The first table below looks at the demand for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 733 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.45% 71.72% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 355 336
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Signal Processing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Mechatronics

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree