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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
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
2670 1908 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 76.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1140 1011
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 92 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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