The first table below looks at the demand for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 16 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 West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 135 125 140
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Simulink 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.13% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +4.05%
Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
531 336 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.80% 14.08% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 172 287
Average daily rate £303 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 36 84
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.73 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.38% -60.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Simulink
England

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Bristol -13 1 - - 1
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Avionics
2 4 (57.14%) DO-178B
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) SysML
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Stateflow
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Ada
4 2 (28.57%) Fortran
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (28.57%) Stateflow
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
1 4 (57.14%) Avionics
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) SysML
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Ada
2 2 (28.57%) Fortran
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) DO-178B
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