The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 121 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
-43.21% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -25.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 1940 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.09% 75.05% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1093 932
Average daily rate £375 £379 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B