The table below looks at the statistics for Image Processing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Image Processing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Image Processing
Rank 635 639 592
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -47
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.015% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £320 £363 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +18.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median 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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Image Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Image Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 7 - - 33
London +3 6 - - 15
Fife - 1 £320 -
Scotland - 1 £320 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 7

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Image Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) Validation
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) GIS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SAP HR
6 2 (15.38%) SAP

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HR
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP CO Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Concur
1 2 (15.38%) SAP