The table below looks at the statistics for Image 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 Image Processing over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Image Processing
Rank 591 586 546
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.022% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £238 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £225 £265
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -15.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Image Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Image Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Image Processing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Image Processing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Image Processing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Image Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Image 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 Image Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
England -8 9 £325 +13.04% 19
London +2 5 £338 -3.57% 5
Isleworth - 3 - -
South East - 2 £300 - 7
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £338 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Image 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 Image Processing.

1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (25.00%) DirectX
4 3 (25.00%) GitHub
4 3 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Video Processing
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (16.67%) NUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Image 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 Image Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Scientist
5 1 (8.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 4 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (25.00%) DirectX
3 3 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) CAD
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) IronPython
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
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