Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 6 months to 18 December 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 4.73% 0.93% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 1.64% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Stevenage median daily rate £285 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £285 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Stevenage median hourly rate - - £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £41.25

Signal 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 Stevenage with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 112 61 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 75.68% 56.48% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 47
Stevenage median daily rate £328 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -28.89% +56.52%
10th Percentile £194 £199 £263
90th Percentile £403 £600 £575
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £414
% change year-on-year -3.03% -0.30% +10.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 21
Stevenage median hourly rate £43.50 £47.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +121.84% +43.50%
10th Percentile £14.79 £15.71 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £43.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.28 £42.20 £21.25
% change year-on-year -49.59% +98.56% +30.78%

Signal Processing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

Job postings citing Signal Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stevenage.

Job vacancy trend for Signal Processing in Stevenage

Signal Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Signal Processing in Stevenage

Signal Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Signal Processing in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Signal 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 7 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) VHDL
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++

Signal Processing
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 7 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 7 (100.00%) LTE
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DSP Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (100.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 7 (100.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 7 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (42.86%) C++