The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Image Processing
Rank 606 610 572
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 20 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.004% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.005% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 14
Average daily rate £350 - £361
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 18 £350 - 9
London - 15 £350 - 2
South East +18 3 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £303 -
Fife - 1 £320 -
Slough - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) C
3 12 (34.29%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 9 (25.71%) C++
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) GIS
7 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (20.00%) Electronics
8 7 (20.00%) Migration
8 7 (20.00%) CMS
8 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) J2EE
8 7 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (20.00%) JSON

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (20.00%) CMS
2 5 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FlexRay
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) GIS
2 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.57%) MySQL
7 1 (2.86%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.86%) GCC
4 1 (2.86%) SCons
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 7 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) MongoDB Developer
4 4 (11.43%) NoSQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Process Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Image Processing Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) J2EE
3 7 (20.00%) JSON
4 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) SWT
6 4 (11.43%) Dojo
6 4 (11.43%) GWT
6 4 (11.43%) JSF
6 4 (11.43%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) JAXB
7 3 (8.57%) JAX-WS
7 3 (8.57%) JNI
7 3 (8.57%) OpenGL
7 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 3 (8.57%) Struts
8 2 (5.71%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.29%) Physics
4 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
4 4 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (5.71%) Biology
6 2 (5.71%) Chemistry
6 2 (5.71%) Life Science
6 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience
7 1 (2.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) Process Management
5 4 (11.43%) System Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.71%) 3D Rendering
7 2 (5.71%) Android Development
7 2 (5.71%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Knowledge Discovery
7 2 (5.71%) Microscopy
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C
2 12 (34.29%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) IronPython
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Google
3 4 (11.43%) ESRI
3 4 (11.43%) Fujitsu
3 4 (11.43%) Lumension
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Sophos
3 4 (11.43%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) PayPal