The first table below looks at the demand for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 669 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.43% 68.76% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 285 312
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 10
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Signal Processing across the Reading region.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Signal Processing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Direct3D
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++