The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Finite Element Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finite Element Analysis over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 650 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 -  
Contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £90 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Finite Element Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Finite Element Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Finite Element Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finite Element Analysis.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finite Element Analysis in the UK

Finite Element Analysis
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finite Element Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 3 £90 -64.00% 5
London - 3 £90 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finite Element Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Finite Element Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) Peregrine
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma

Finite Element Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) People Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (75.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Peregrine
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy