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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £225 £396
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -43.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.54 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +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
2258 1946 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.31% 76.08% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1212 943
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 90 109
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £15.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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