The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Signal Processing over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - 266 244
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.013% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £309
% change year-on-year
- +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
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
7189 7638 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4354 4594 3872
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 254
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Signal Processing across the South East region.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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 Signal Processing across the South East region.

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Signal Processing.

1 4 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) CITP
3 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) RS-232
4 1 (25.00%) RS-485

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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
1 1 (25.00%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DSP Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CITP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP