The table below looks at the statistics for TargetLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TargetLink over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
dSPACE TargetLink
UK
Rank 590 - 615
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TargetLink 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 0.083% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
4804 5646 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.86% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2896 3329 3446
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 593
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

TargetLink
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TargetLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

TargetLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TargetLink
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TargetLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TargetLink
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TargetLink within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
London - 1 - -

TargetLink
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TargetLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TargetLink.

1 6 (75.00%) Simulink
1 6 (75.00%) Stateflow
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (75.00%) ISO26262
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 4 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) FlexRay
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) PTC
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C

TargetLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Simulink
1 6 (75.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Diagnostic Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) PTC