The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Image Processing
UK
Rank 576 619 606
Rank change year-on-year +43 -13  
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £331 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £246 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36922 43751 41629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.12% 82.86% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24340 28690 25778
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1113 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Image Processing in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Image Processing in the UK

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Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +46 9 £425 +28.30% 23
London +10 7 £450 +44.00% 3
South East +18 1 £400 - 9
East of England - 1 - - 7
Fife - 1 £320 -
Scotland - 1 £320 -
Essex - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 5

Image Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Image Processing.

1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) OpenCV
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (25.00%) GIS
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Effects
7 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) CRUD
7 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded C

Image Processing
Top Related IT Skills 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 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Image Processing Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# GUI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) GUI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Image Processing Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) OpenCV
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
4 1 (6.25%) JAX-RS
4 1 (6.25%) OpenCL
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 2 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Verilog
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) CRUD
4 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Effects
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) FPGA Design
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Lua
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Altera
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk
1 1 (6.25%) Xilinx
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