Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OpenCV skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OpenCV over the 6 months to 18 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.

Intel OpenCV
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 878 900
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -26
Contract jobs citing OpenCV 18 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.025% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
UK median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £400 -
% change year-on-year -23.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OpenCV is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

OpenCV
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenCV in the UK

OpenCV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OpenCV in the UK

OpenCV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OpenCV in the UK

OpenCV
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenCV within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +53 18 £400 +23.08% 5
London -1 13 £405 +24.62%
UK excluding London +38 5 £306 -23.44% 5
South East - 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £306 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OpenCV 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 OpenCV.

1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) NumPy
3 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) JIRA
3 11 (61.11%) MySQL
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Pandas
5 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (50.00%) PyQt
5 9 (50.00%) OOP
5 9 (50.00%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) STB
7 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
8 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Vision
9 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 3 (16.67%) TensorFlow
10 3 (16.67%) Torch
10 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 3 (16.67%) Git (software)

OpenCV
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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Documentum
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) HBase
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Python Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Documentum Architect
5 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) NumPy
2 10 (55.56%) Pandas
3 9 (50.00%) PyQt
4 6 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (16.67%) TensorFlow
5 3 (16.67%) Torch
6 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) D3.js
6 2 (11.11%) FFmpeg
6 2 (11.11%) ggplot
6 2 (11.11%) HEVC
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (11.11%) OpenCL
6 2 (11.11%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) Sass
6 2 (11.11%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) STB
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Vision
6 3 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Deep Learning
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Neural Network
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Statistics
7 2 (11.11%) Video Processing
7 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) ES6
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) R
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet