Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior DSP Engineer was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior DSP Engineer
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior DSP Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.87% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Stevenage
Contract vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 148 107 135
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 91.45% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 43
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +74.76%
10th Percentile £172 £213 £186
90th Percentile £426 £444 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 26
Stevenage median hourly rate £31.50 £41.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% +85.39% +11.25%
10th Percentile £11.34 £11.14 £6.96
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +15.52% -13.43% -5.63%

Senior DSP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings that featured Senior DSP Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Senior DSP Engineer in Stevenage

Senior DSP Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior DSP Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stevenage region featuring Senior DSP Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 6 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++

Senior DSP Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 6 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) C++