The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mentor Graphics products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mentor Graphics over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Mentor Graphics, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mentor Graphics
Rank 586 559 536
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -23
Contract jobs citing Mentor Graphics 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.018% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Mentor Graphics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mentor Graphics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mentor Graphics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mentor Graphics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mentor Graphics Daily Rate Trend in England

Mentor Graphics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mentor Graphics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mentor Graphics
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 Mentor Graphics within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 4 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Mentor Graphics
UK

Mentor Graphics
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mentor Graphics 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 Mentor Graphics.

1 8 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Automotive
3 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (40.00%) Simulink
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) DO-254
4 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (30.00%) VHDL
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (20.00%) Avionics
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Actel
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) CAD
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C++

Mentor Graphics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mentor Graphics 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 Mentor Graphics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
1 5 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (30.00%) VHDL
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
1 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Xilinx
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Actel