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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The MathWorks Simulink
UK
Rank 580 604 588
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Contract jobs citing Simulink 20 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Applications category 0.43% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £538 £275 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.45% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £275 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £37.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.21%

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
4671 5718 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 11.24% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3311 3515
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 500 583
Median hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Simulink
Top 16 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 18 January 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 +32 20 £538 +95.45% 11
East of England +6 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - - 8
Hertfordshire +1 4 - -
South East +22 3 £538 -
London +10 3 - -
South West +12 2 - - 1
Hampshire +10 2 £538 -
Bristol +4 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
Stevenage -2 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 57 (90.48%) MATLAB
2 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 30 (47.62%) C
4 27 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
5 24 (38.10%) C++
6 17 (26.98%) Ada
6 17 (26.98%) Integration Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 14 (22.22%) UML
7 14 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 11 (17.46%) Ada 95
10 10 (15.87%) Validation
11 9 (14.29%) Yourdon
11 9 (14.29%) Electronics
11 9 (14.29%) Degree
12 8 (12.70%) Automotive
13 7 (11.11%) Requirements Management
13 7 (11.11%) Aerospace
13 7 (11.11%) Stateflow
13 7 (11.11%) Linux
13 7 (11.11%) ISO26262
14 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
14 6 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
15 5 (7.94%) MathWorks
15 5 (7.94%) Python
15 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (7.94%) Algorithms

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 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Stateflow
2 5 (7.94%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.59%) Profibus
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.59%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.59%) PVCS
3 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.29%) Electronics
2 8 (12.70%) Automotive
3 7 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Ada Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Control Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Validation Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Designer
8 1 (1.59%) Research Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) Integration Testing
3 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 14 (22.22%) UML
4 10 (15.87%) Validation
5 9 (14.29%) Yourdon
6 7 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.35%) Hazard Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.35%) System Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.76%) Change Control
11 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.17%) Rapid Prototyping
11 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) MATLAB
2 30 (47.62%) C
3 24 (38.10%) C++
4 17 (26.98%) Ada
5 11 (17.46%) Ada 95
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.94%) Python
8 4 (6.35%) Embedded C++
9 3 (4.76%) Fortran
9 3 (4.76%) Java
10 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO26262
2 2 (3.17%) MISRA
3 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.59%) Coverity
2 1 (1.59%) Serena
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