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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Image Processing
UK / England
Rank 565 604 588
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16  
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.022% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £243 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £470 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £550 £313
% change year-on-year -34.54% +76.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

Image 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Image Processing in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 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
London +30 7 £450 +56.52% 4
South East +25 1 £400 - 7
East of England - 1 - - 7
Image Processing
UK

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (53.33%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) OpenCV
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (26.67%) GIS
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (13.33%) CRUD
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Effects
7 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (13.33%) 3D Modelling

Image Processing
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# GUI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) GUI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Image Processing Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
4 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (6.67%) OpenCL
4 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Robotics
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) Verilog
2 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) CRUD
4 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Effects
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) FPGA Design
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Mechatronics
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Lua
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Altera
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Xilinx
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