The first table below looks at the demand for Signal Processing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signal Processing
Rank - 109 102
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.058% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £381
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Signal Processing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Signal Processing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Signal Processing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Signal Processing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Signal Processing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Signal Processing
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Signal Processing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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