The table below looks at the statistics for Image Processing skills 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 Image Processing over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Image Processing
Rank 268 254 243
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.014% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.50
Image 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
7697 6928 6483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.77% 74.51% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 3915 3571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 273 262
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Image Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Image Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Image 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 Image Processing across the South East region.

Image Processing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Image 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 Image Processing across the South East region.

Image Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Image Processing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £275 -9.83% 8
Image Processing
England

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Image 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 Image Processing.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) SWT
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) JNI
3 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) JAXB
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) POSIX
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) C#

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Image 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 Image Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SWT
2 3 (37.50%) JAX-WS
2 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) JAXB
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) JNI
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) POSIX
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Xilinx