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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Image Processing
Rank 637 640 610
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.011% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £320 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £338 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 - £275
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
44007 44399 41585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 79.29% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29216 28157 26311
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1266 1219
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

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 11 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 29 May 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 +13 8 £406 +20.37% 22
London +8 5 £263 -22.22% 9
Oxfordshire +10 2 - - 2
South East +2 2 - - 6
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Fife - 1 £320 -
Scotland - 1 £320 -
Dorset - 1 £550 -
South West - 1 £550 -
Poole - 1 £550 -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) C
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Web Services
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) GIS
3 11 (40.74%) DV Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 10 (37.04%) Python
5 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 7 (25.93%) CMS
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
5 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
6 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) Validation
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Unix
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) GIS
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Integration Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB Developer
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Cabling Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
2 6 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) Dojo
3 4 (14.81%) GWT
3 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) JSF
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (3.70%) OpenCL
5 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.70%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
1 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Validation
4 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Process Management
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
5 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Android Development
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) DV Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Google
3 4 (14.81%) ESRI
3 4 (14.81%) Fujitsu
3 4 (14.81%) Lumension
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Sophos
4 1 (3.70%) PayPal