The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Signal Processing over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Signal Processing
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £500 -
% change year-on-year -32.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  

Digital Signal Processing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1806 2025 2114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.20% 78.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1204 1183
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 116 166
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.13% -15.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Digital Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Digital Signal Processing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Signal Processing in the East of England

Digital Signal Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Signal Processing in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Signal Processing in the East of England

Digital Signal Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Signal Processing in the East of England

Digital Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Signal Processing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £338 - 6
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Digital Signal Processing
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Digital Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Digital Signal Processing.

1 12 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Tcl
3 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
3 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (75.00%) Wireless
4 9 (75.00%) Electronics
5 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC

Digital Signal Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Wireless
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Audio Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Tcl
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
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