Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 877 869
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -24
Contract jobs citing Image Processing 36 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.009% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.010% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
UK median daily rate £350 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +12.90%
10th Percentile £288 £314 £291
90th Percentile £575 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £333 £320
% change year-on-year +0.30% +3.91% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 27
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £30.88 - £35.00
90th Percentile £51.88 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50

Image 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Image Processing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Image Processing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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

Image Processing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing over the 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Image Processing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Image Processing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Image Processing in the UK

Image Processing
Top 11 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 33 £350 +5.26% 24
UK excluding London +44 17 £334 +0.30% 16
London +5 17 £425 - 9
South East +9 6 £750 +134.38% 2
East of England +2 4 £308 - 6
South West -2 4 £342 -1.94% 6
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) C
2 9 (25.00%) C++
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Quality Management
4 7 (19.44%) GIS
5 6 (16.67%) Process Management
5 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) XML
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (16.67%) J2EE
5 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
5 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (16.67%) Fujitsu

Image Processing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.78%) Documentum
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) GIS
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) HBase
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) GitLab
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Mocha
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) GDB
3 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Python Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Android Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.56%) GUI Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Android Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Documentum Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Process Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) J2EE
2 6 (16.67%) JSF
2 6 (16.67%) NumPy
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) Pandas
3 4 (11.11%) SciPy
4 3 (8.33%) D3.js
4 3 (8.33%) Keras
4 3 (8.33%) MXNet
4 3 (8.33%) OpenCV
4 3 (8.33%) TensorFlow
4 3 (8.33%) Torch
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Chai
5 2 (5.56%) ggplot
5 2 (5.56%) JAX-WS
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) OpenLayers
5 2 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) CUDA
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.11%) CentOS
3 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
3 7 (19.44%) Quality Management
3 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 6 (16.67%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Process Management
4 6 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Signal Processing
6 4 (11.11%) Computer Vision
6 4 (11.11%) Deep Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.33%) Network Design
7 3 (8.33%) OCR
7 3 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C
1 9 (25.00%) C++
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 3 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.56%) R
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Fujitsu
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) ESRI
2 1 (2.78%) VMware