The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Signal Processing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Signal Processing
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £500 £225
% change year-on-year -32.50% +122.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2197 2349 2436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.07% 78.83% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1550 1640
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.28% -1.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in the South West

Signal Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Signal Processing in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Signal Processing in the South West

Signal Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Signal Processing in the South West
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
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