The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £480
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +70.00%
Signal Processing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2310 2037 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.66% 75.81% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1230 929
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 103 98
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.80 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the West Midlands region.

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands