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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 109 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Simulink 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.12% -
As % of the Applications category 2.16% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £376 -
% change year-on-year
-6.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +24.61%
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
324 392 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.48% 16.01% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 171 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 65 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £27.90 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) MATLAB
2 19 (82.61%) Automotive
3 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) C
5 7 (30.43%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) TargetLink
6 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) Stateflow
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
7 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
7 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
7 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) CAN bus
8 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) Mechatronics
8 4 (17.39%) UML
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) MathWorks
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.04%) Subversion
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) Stateflow
1 6 (26.09%) TargetLink
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
3 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (82.61%) Automotive
2 5 (21.74%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Process Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mechatronics
1 4 (17.39%) CAN bus
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) MATLAB
2 10 (43.48%) C
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) MathWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Perforce
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