The first table below looks at the demand for Finite Element Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finite Element Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Rank 589 494 569
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +75
Contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 1 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.029% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £295 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Finite Element Analysis
UK

Finite Element Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finite Element Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Finite Element Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Finite Element Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis across the England region.

Finite Element Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Finite Element Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finite Element Analysis across the England region.

Finite Element Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Finite Element Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 3
South East - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 4
Finite Element Analysis
UK

Finite Element Analysis
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Finite Element Analysis 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 Finite Element Analysis.

1 6 (85.71%) CAD
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 5 (71.43%) SolidWorks
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 4 (57.14%) ANSYS
3 4 (57.14%) Stress Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Murex
4 1 (14.29%) Calypso
4 1 (14.29%) SunGard
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Summit
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) SunGard Panorama
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Monis
4 1 (14.29%) Kondor+
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics

Finite Element Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Finite Element Analysis 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 Finite Element Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
1 1 (14.29%) SunGard Panorama
1 1 (14.29%) Monis
1 1 (14.29%) Kondor+
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Stress Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SolidWorks
2 4 (57.14%) ANSYS
3 1 (14.29%) Murex
3 1 (14.29%) Calypso
3 1 (14.29%) SunGard
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £37 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £28 - £34 per hour + Long Term Contract
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago