The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 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.

Image Processing
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £550 £313
% change year-on-year -41.81% +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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 377 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 87.75% 84.15% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 204 192
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 39
Median hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.24% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £56.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Image Processing in Essex

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Image Processing in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

Image Processing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++