The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £313 £309
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
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
2370 2479 2315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.86% 77.32% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1662 1550
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 111 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

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 Signal Processing across the South West region.

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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 Signal Processing across the South West region.

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Signal Processing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared