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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Image Processing
UK
Rank 592 609 621
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 10 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.035% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.042% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £331 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £285 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.19% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 - -

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
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 February 2017.

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 12 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +29 9 £400 +14.28% 20
London +12 4 £575 +64.28% 6
South East +20 3 £400 - 5
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 3
Scotland +17 1 £320 +12.28%
East of England - 1 - - 8
South West - 1 - - 1
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £320 -
Essex - 1 - -

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) OpenCV
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Robotics
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Effects
6 2 (15.38%) CRUD
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
7 1 (7.69%) Splunk

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Image Processing Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# GUI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) GUI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Image Processing Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Creative Technologist
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) OpenCV
2 3 (23.08%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) Robotics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Verilog
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 2 (15.38%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) CRUD
3 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Effects
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Vision
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) FPGA Design
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Mechatronics
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Altera
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk
1 1 (7.69%) Xilinx