The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 247 247 229
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Simulink 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Applications category 0.60% 0.14% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -3.89%
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England

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

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1505 1454 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.03% 15.37% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 668 513
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 155 223
Average hourly rate £13.67 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £46.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Hampshire - 6 £350 - 3
Surrey +1 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 6 (42.86%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) SysML
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Stateflow
7 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
7 1 (7.14%) Freescale
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Algorithms

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (14.29%) Stateflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Software Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SysML
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Freescale
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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