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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Image Processing
Rank 582 559 562
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 11 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.024% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
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£305 £413 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.06% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £341 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £219
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +41.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £36.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -27 10 £290 -29.69% 10
East of England -24 5 £275 -11.29% 1
South East -7 3 £305 - 5
Cambridge - 3 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £275 - 1
Berkshire +4 2 - -
London +2 2 £400 -3.03% 3
Hertfordshire -2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £305 - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Witney - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (52.63%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Web 2.0
5 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) Android Development
8 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) AMQP

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VLAN
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
1 2 (10.53%) AMQP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) IDOL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Python Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
4 2 (10.53%) Lucene
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Web 2.0
3 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.26%) GIS
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Physics
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Video Processing
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) COBOL
6 1 (5.26%) JCL
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Avaya
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