Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Image Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Image Processing over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Image Processing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 846 847
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -41
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 33 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.011% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
England median daily rate £350 £333 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -6.67% +14.92%
10th Percentile £285 £314 £291
90th Percentile £575 £365 £406
UK median daily rate £350 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 26
England median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £30.88 - £35.00
90th Percentile £51.88 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50

Image Processing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Image Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Image Processing in England

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Image Processing in England

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Image Processing in England

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Image Processing in England

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Image Processing in England

Image Processing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 17 £425 - 9
South East +9 6 £750 +134.38% 2
East of England +2 4 £308 - 7
South West -2 4 £342 -1.94% 6
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1
Image Processing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Image 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 England region with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) C
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) C++
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) Python
5 6 (18.18%) XML
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) J2EE
5 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) Quality Management
5 6 (18.18%) Process Management
5 6 (18.18%) GIS
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (18.18%) Android
5 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) JSF

Image Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Documentum
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.03%) Primavera
2 1 (3.03%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.06%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) GIS
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) HBase
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) GitLab
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Mocha
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Integration Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Android Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.03%) Documentum Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Process Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) JSF
2 6 (18.18%) NumPy
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Pandas
3 4 (12.12%) SciPy
4 3 (9.09%) D3.js
4 3 (9.09%) Keras
4 3 (9.09%) MXNet
4 3 (9.09%) OpenCV
4 3 (9.09%) TensorFlow
4 3 (9.09%) Torch
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) JAX-WS
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) CUDA
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Android
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Software Architecture
3 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Process Management
4 6 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Web Application Development
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Signal Processing
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Vision
6 4 (12.12%) Deep Learning
6 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.09%) OCR
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.09%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) C++
2 8 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.06%) R
8 1 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle