The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 632 644 618
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing Simulink 29 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Applications category 0.50% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £390 £350 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 12
Median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £33.50 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5746 6740 7143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 11.81% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3400 3921 3941
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 649 747
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Simulink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Simulink within the UK.

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Simulink within the UK.

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Simulink
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Simulink
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 28 £390 +11.42% 6
South West +12 8 £368 -
West Midlands -24 7 - - 1
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
East of England +20 3 - - 1
South East +15 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +15 3 - -
North East - 3 - - 1
Stevenage +7 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 - - 2
Bristol - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £368 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Stafford - 2 - -
Woking - 1 - - 2
Crawley - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £355 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Simulink 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 Simulink.

1 49 (89.09%) MATLAB
2 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 18 (32.73%) C
4 16 (29.09%) Aerospace
5 15 (27.27%) Validation
6 13 (23.64%) Rational DOORS
7 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
8 11 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (20.00%) C++
9 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
9 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 10 (18.18%) Automotive
10 8 (14.55%) Electronics
10 8 (14.55%) Ada
10 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Degree
11 6 (10.91%) Python
12 5 (9.09%) Ada 95
12 5 (9.09%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) OO
12 5 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
12 5 (9.09%) Signal Processing
12 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 4 (7.27%) DO-178B
13 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
13 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (7.27%) Freescale
13 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development

Simulink
Top Related 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 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) RS-232
2 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) PVCS
6 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (29.09%) Aerospace
2 10 (18.18%) Automotive
3 8 (14.55%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.64%) Finance
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) MATLAB Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Ada Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Algorithms
2 11 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Verilog
5 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) Validation
3 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (9.09%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.09%) UML
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Change Control
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Yourdon
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) MATLAB
2 18 (32.73%) C
3 11 (20.00%) C++
4 10 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 8 (14.55%) Ada
6 6 (10.91%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) Ada 95
8 4 (7.27%) Assembly Language
8 4 (7.27%) Perl
9 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.64%) Java
11 1 (1.82%) C#
11 1 (1.82%) Tcl
11 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) MCSD
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) DO-178B
1 4 (7.27%) MISRA
1 4 (7.27%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.82%) DO-254
3 1 (1.82%) ISO26262
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Freescale
2 1 (1.82%) CA
2 1 (1.82%) Lauterbach
2 1 (1.82%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) MKS
2 1 (1.82%) Serena
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