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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 104 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Simulink 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 3.17% 1.10% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +2.77%
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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
378 364 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 16.61% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 121
Average daily rate £313 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 69
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £30.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Simulink across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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 - 7 - - 1
Coventry +2 1 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (93.75%) MATLAB
2 13 (81.25%) Automotive
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TargetLink
5 6 (37.50%) C
6 5 (31.25%) Stateflow
7 4 (25.00%) Validation
7 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
7 4 (25.00%) UML
7 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (18.75%) CAN bus
8 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (18.75%) Mechatronics
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
8 3 (18.75%) Subversion
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) MathWorks
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) Migration
9 2 (12.50%) Perforce
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (37.50%) TargetLink
2 5 (31.25%) Stateflow
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (81.25%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Process Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) CAN bus
2 3 (18.75%) Mechatronics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) SysML
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.25%) Hazard Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) MATLAB
2 6 (37.50%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) MathWorks
1 2 (12.50%) Perforce
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