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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank - 110 112
Contract jobs citing Simulink 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.047% 0.088%
As % of the Applications category - 0.33% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £301 £225
% change year-on-year
- +33.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.43 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% -2.02%
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
377 299 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.66% 14.16% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 132 151
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 37
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £23.55 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Coventry - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Automotive
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (62.50%) CAN bus
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Verilog
6 1 (12.50%) Altera
6 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (12.50%) PhD

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior FPGA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CAN bus
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Verilog
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (12.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altera