The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank - 112 102
Contract jobs citing Simulink 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.045% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category - 0.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -12.00%
Simulink
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
296 321 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.76% 14.53% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 145 159
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £138 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £411 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 54 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.69 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Automotive
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 5 (71.43%) Stateflow
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) TargetLink
3 5 (71.43%) MISRA
4 4 (57.14%) MathWorks
4 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) ISO26262
5 3 (42.86%) CAN bus
5 3 (42.86%) Factor Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) FlexRay
6 2 (28.57%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) SysML
6 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Stateflow
1 5 (71.43%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (85.71%) Automotive
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CAN bus
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Factor Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
5 2 (28.57%) SysML
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Network Management
6 1 (14.29%) QMS
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) MISRA
2 3 (42.86%) ISO26262
3 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
3 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (14.29%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) MathWorks
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
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