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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 111 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Simulink 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 0.82% 0.33% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
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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
364 306 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.35% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 140 118
Average daily rate £313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 48
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £22.69 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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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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
Coventry -6 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) SysML
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TargetLink
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CAN bus
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Stateflow
1 1 (33.33%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CAN bus
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification