Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Mentor Graphics products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mentor Graphics over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mentor Graphics, Inc.

Mentor Graphics
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 841 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +868
Contract jobs citing Mentor Graphics 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.007% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.25 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year -9.03% - -

Mentor Graphics is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 41,815 43,709 46,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.06% 45.14% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,410 26,754 27,443
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,366 1,660 1,943
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Mentor Graphics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mentor Graphics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mentor Graphics in the UK

Mentor Graphics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mentor Graphics.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentor Graphics in the UK

Mentor Graphics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentor Graphics.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentor Graphics in the UK

Mentor Graphics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentor Graphics over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentor Graphics in the UK

Mentor Graphics
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentor Graphics within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +10 5 - - 13
England -5 4 - - 10
West Midlands +23 2 - - 3
Midlands +7 2 - - 3
South East -21 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mentor Graphics 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 Mentor Graphics.

1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (60.00%) FPGA Design
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) J2SE
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Altera
3 1 (20.00%) DO-254
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) VHDL
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) ASIC
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Xilinx

Mentor Graphics
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2SE
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) ASIC
2 1 (20.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) FPGA Design
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altera
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Xilinx