The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink 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 Simulink over the 3 months to 17 December 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 570 551 508
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -43
Contract jobs citing Simulink 12 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.017% 0.057%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£440 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +64.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Average hourly rate £37.25 £39.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £33.85 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
Simulink
UK

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

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6473 6144 5729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.78% 12.98% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3783 3390 2921
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 611 696
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.32 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.29 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in England

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in England

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in England

Simulink
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Simulink across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Simulink
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 Simulink within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
South East - 4 - -
West Midlands -5 3 - - 1
East of England -5 2 - - 1
South West -29 2 £440 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Simulink
UK

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Simulink 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 Simulink.

1 19 (95.00%) MATLAB
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) UML
4 7 (35.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) Automotive
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Electronics
5 6 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 4 (20.00%) SysML
7 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
9 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (10.00%) Validation
9 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Physics
9 2 (10.00%) CAN bus
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
9 2 (10.00%) TargetLink

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Simulink 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 Simulink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) TargetLink
2 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (15.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Automotive
2 6 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.00%) Avionics
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Radio Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.00%) WebGL
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) WinForms
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) STL
1 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (10.00%) Physics
3 2 (10.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Mechatronics
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) SysML
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Research
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) MODAF
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) MATLAB
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.00%) DO-254
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Actel
2 1 (5.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.00%) MathWorks
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