The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 597 575 576
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing Simulink 9 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.060% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £301 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £22.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+11.72% -3.97%

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7309 6641 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.60% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4109 3620 3918
Average daily rate £338 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 655 794
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 30 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 29 August 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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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
England -13 9 - - 20
South East -11 6 - - 2
South West - 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 5
Northern Ireland - - - -
York - - - - 1
Salisbury - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 4
Derby - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (97.14%) MATLAB
2 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
3 16 (45.71%) Automotive
4 14 (40.00%) C
5 12 (34.29%) UML
5 12 (34.29%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (31.43%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Avionics
8 9 (25.71%) DO-178B
9 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) C++
11 6 (17.14%) CAN bus
12 5 (14.29%) Embedded C
12 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (11.43%) Xilinx
13 4 (11.43%) Mentor Graphics
13 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (11.43%) DO-254
14 3 (8.57%) Serena
14 3 (8.57%) Requirements Engineering
14 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
14 3 (8.57%) Validation
14 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
14 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
15 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
15 2 (5.71%) Aerospace

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.86%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.86%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (31.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (45.71%) Automotive
2 9 (25.71%) Avionics
3 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Developer
2 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) FPGA Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Graduate
4 1 (2.86%) Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) WinForms
2 1 (2.86%) WPF
2 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.86%) WebGL
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) STL
2 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
2 1 (2.86%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (17.14%) CAN bus
3 5 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.71%) Firmware
4 2 (5.71%) VHDL
5 1 (2.86%) Verilog
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (34.29%) UML
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Research
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) MATLAB
2 14 (40.00%) C
3 7 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.71%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) DO-178B
2 4 (11.43%) DO-254
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Xilinx
1 4 (11.43%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (8.57%) Serena
3 2 (5.71%) Actel
4 1 (2.86%) Renesas
4 1 (2.86%) Altera
4 1 (2.86%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.86%) Autodesk
4 1 (2.86%) MathWorks
4 1 (2.86%) SolidWorks
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