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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Image Processing
Rank 605 578 549
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -29
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 8 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.035% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
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£340 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 7 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 3 July 2015. 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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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 -37 7 £340 +8.80% 26
London -9 6 £350 -12.50% 9
Isleworth - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £340 -
Twickenham - 1 £338 -
North East - 1 £340 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £340 -

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (28.57%) GitHub
3 4 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) OpenGL
4 3 (21.43%) DirectX
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Video Processing
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) NUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) Degree

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
1 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Umbraco Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) CMS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 4 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) DirectX
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) OpenCL
5 1 (7.14%) Renderscript
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Video Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
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