The first table below looks at the demand for Digital Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Signal Processing
Rank - 120 146
Contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Digital Signal Processing
England

Digital Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Digital Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Digital Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Digital Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Digital Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Digital Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West