The table below looks at the statistics for the DSP Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSP Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DSP Engineer
Rank - 249 230
Contract jobs requiring a DSP Engineer 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.022% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.024% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £44.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

DSP Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSP Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DSP Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DSP Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DSP Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DSP Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited DSP Engineer in their job title 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 with DSP Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

DSP Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited DSP Engineer in their job title 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 with DSP Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
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