The first table below looks at the demand for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 578 532 554
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Contract jobs citing Simulink 25 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.041% 0.063%
As % of the Applications category 0.34% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 24
Average hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £32.25 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £51.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +4.05%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7459 6342 7469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 13.05% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 3231 3785
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 735 801
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend

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

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Simulink
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK 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
England -31 25 - - 21
West Midlands -2 8 - - 3
South West -10 6 - - 8
East of England -30 6 - - 3
South East -13 3 - - 1
Staffordshire -1 2 - - 1
Bristol -13 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 - - 2
Surrey -15 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - -
Luton - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
York - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 5
Essex - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (93.55%) MATLAB
2 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (41.94%) UML
4 11 (35.48%) C
5 9 (29.03%) Automotive
5 9 (29.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) C++
9 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
9 5 (16.13%) CAN bus
9 5 (16.13%) Avionics
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
10 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (12.90%) DO-178B
10 4 (12.90%) CAD
10 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
10 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.90%) Serena
11 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
11 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (6.45%) Data Management
12 2 (6.45%) Renesas
12 2 (6.45%) Electronics

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Stateflow
1 2 (6.45%) CATIA
1 2 (6.45%) Windchill
1 2 (6.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) GSM
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (29.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (29.03%) Automotive
2 5 (16.13%) Avionics
3 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Military
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DSP Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.45%) JSP
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (16.13%) CAN bus
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) VHDL
4 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) Requirements Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) CAD
4 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) SysML
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) PDM
6 1 (3.23%) PLM
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) MODAF
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) MATLAB
2 11 (35.48%) C
3 6 (19.35%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.45%) Fortran
5 2 (6.45%) Ada
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.23%) HNC
5 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.23%) DO-254
2 1 (3.23%) ARP4754
2 1 (3.23%) DO-160
2 1 (3.23%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Serena
2 2 (6.45%) Renesas
2 2 (6.45%) Green Hills
2 2 (6.45%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.23%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Siemens
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
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