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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signal Processing
Rank 133 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Signal Processing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.040% 0.031% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £305
% change year-on-year
- +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
Signal Processing
UK

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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Signal Processing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Signal Processing
UK

Signal Processing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Signal Processing.

1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB