The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Applications category for the South East 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
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 248 232 243
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Simulink 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £32.60 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £33.40 £36.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +4.05%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1231 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 14.71% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 212 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Simulink
England

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 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
Surrey -10 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Green Hills
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Renesas
2 1 (33.33%) Freescale
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DSP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Green Hills
1 1 (33.33%) Renesas
1 1 (33.33%) Freescale