The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 605 600 589
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Simulink 25 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.36% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£295 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £301
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.25 £40.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.72 £36.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £45.70 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +11.72%

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
6919 7318 6766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.68% 12.94% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4069 4112 3696
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 722 661
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £31.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Simulink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Simulink Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Simulink
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England +8 21 £295 - 25
West Midlands - 8 - - 7
East of England - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
South East -23 3 £350 - 8
Stevenage - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £350 - 2
Southampton - 2 £350 - 2
Bromley - 2 £240 - 1
London - 2 £240 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 5
Gaydon - 2 - -
South West -2 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Kenilworth - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Powys - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (80.39%) MATLAB
2 29 (56.86%) C
3 24 (47.06%) Automotive
4 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
4 22 (43.14%) C++
5 13 (25.49%) Validation
5 13 (25.49%) Degree
6 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
7 9 (17.65%) UML
8 8 (15.69%) Electronics
8 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
9 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.73%) Stateflow
10 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
10 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (11.76%) CAN bus
10 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (9.80%) TargetLink
11 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) SysML
11 5 (9.80%) Project Management
11 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
11 5 (9.80%) C#
12 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
12 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
12 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (13.73%) Stateflow
2 5 (9.80%) TargetLink
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.80%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (47.06%) Automotive
2 8 (15.69%) Electronics
3 6 (11.76%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Avionics
5 2 (3.92%) Military
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Software Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 3 (5.88%) RF Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Development Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Project Leader
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (11.76%) CAN bus
1 6 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.88%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.96%) DTV
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
2 13 (25.49%) Validation
3 9 (17.65%) UML
4 8 (15.69%) Software Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) SysML
5 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) MATLAB
2 29 (56.86%) C
3 22 (43.14%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
5 5 (9.80%) Embedded C++
5 5 (9.80%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Ada
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.92%) TickIT
2 2 (3.92%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.92%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.96%) DO-254
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (3.92%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.96%) QNX
3 1 (1.96%) Xilinx
3 1 (1.96%) Freescale
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
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