The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 137 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £313 £363
% change year-on-year
- -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - £40.00
Digital 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2259 2255 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.20% 77.17% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1507 879
Average daily rate £395 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 120 65
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

Digital Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 June 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
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
Digital Signal Processing
England

Digital Signal Processing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Digital Signal 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 Digital Signal Processing.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) SystemC
2 1 (50.00%) Modbus
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Verilog
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) ASIC

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Digital Signal 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 Digital Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Modbus
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SystemC
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Verilog
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft