The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Signal Processing
Rank 610 611 582
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 16 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.002% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Digital Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Digital Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Digital Signal Processing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the UK.

Digital Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Digital Signal Processing
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +12 16 £500 +42.85% 9
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 3
East of England - 7 - - 6
Cambridge - 7 - - 3
South East - 4 £419 - 3
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £419 - 1
Oxford - 1 £500 - 1

Digital Signal Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 19 (79.17%) Algorithms
3 15 (62.50%) C
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) MATLAB
5 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 8 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (29.17%) WiX
8 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
8 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) PHP
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Firmware
10 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
11 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Radio
11 2 (8.33%) Xilinx
11 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) MathWorks
11 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 2 (8.33%) PhD
11 2 (8.33%) Military
11 2 (8.33%) VHDL

Digital Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) WiX
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) DSP Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Applications Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Audio DSP Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Audio Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Audio Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) DSP Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C++ Applications Developer
5 5 (20.83%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Algorithms
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.33%) VHDL
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Mechatronics
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Machine Learning
4 3 (12.50%) Video Processing
5 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Hidden Markov Model
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (62.50%) C
3 10 (41.67%) MATLAB
4 9 (37.50%) Embedded C
5 8 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) PHP
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.17%) Java
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) MathWorks
1 2 (8.33%) Xilinx
Hemel Hempstead
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago