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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Signal Processing
England / South East
Rank - 241 268
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.058% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.071% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £344 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £500 £328
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +52.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.74%

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
5993 7002 7603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 80.65% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3540 4317 4168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 278 250
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.31 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) PDM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) PDM
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xilinx
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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