The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 265 258 248
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.027% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -
Digital Signal Processing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 7351 6750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.07% 78.76% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4509 4157 3769
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 268 282
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Digital Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Digital Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Digital Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Digital Signal Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Signal Processing across the South East region.

Digital Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Digital Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 3 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Digital Signal Processing
England

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 7 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
3 2 (28.57%) CITP
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) PhD
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) RS-232
1 1 (14.29%) RS-485
1 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DSP Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CITP
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) MathWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Xilinx