The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Image Processing
Rank 579 537 583
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +46
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £288 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £265 -
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Image Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Image Processing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -85 8 £288 -23.33% 25
London -24 1 £350 -6.66% 3
Manchester - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Reading - - - - 4
Romsey - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - - 7
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - - 15
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) C++
3 18 (56.25%) C#
4 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 10 (31.25%) Retail
8 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (28.13%) Perl
8 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (25.00%) Scala
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Ruby
10 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.75%) Degree
11 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
12 5 (15.63%) WPF
12 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
12 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
12 5 (15.63%) REST
12 5 (15.63%) Web 2.0
12 5 (15.63%) Python
13 4 (12.50%) Web Services
13 4 (12.50%) C

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Scientist
6 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Python Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) WPF
1 5 (15.63%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) Lucene
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.13%) MFC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Web 2.0
3 4 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
6 1 (3.13%) Social Network
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
6 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Video Processing
7 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.38%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) OO
7 3 (9.38%) RUP
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) User Stories
8 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.13%) Game Development
9 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
9 1 (3.13%) MVVM
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) C++
3 18 (56.25%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Perl
5 8 (25.00%) Scala
5 8 (25.00%) Ruby
6 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) Python
8 4 (12.50%) C
9 3 (9.38%) VC++
10 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
11 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Altera
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
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