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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 561 576 544
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing Simulink 32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.041% 0.041%
As % of the Applications category 0.47% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £31.75 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -3.89%

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
6821 7366 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.07% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3723 3855 3248
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 684 736
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.99 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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
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 17 April 2015.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Simulink
Top 28 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 17 April 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 +3 30 £370 - 18
West Midlands -8 14 - - 8
Warwickshire - 9 - - 1
South East -13 8 £370 - 3
East of England +18 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire +9 4 - -
Staffordshire -11 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Stafford - 1 - - 3
Stevenage - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Derby - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Nuneaton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (75.56%) MATLAB
2 20 (44.44%) Automotive
2 20 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 19 (42.22%) C
4 18 (40.00%) C++
5 13 (28.89%) UML
5 13 (28.89%) Degree
6 10 (22.22%) SysML
7 9 (20.00%) Stateflow
7 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (17.78%) Embedded C
8 8 (17.78%) Electronics
9 7 (15.56%) C#
9 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (15.56%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (13.33%) TargetLink
10 6 (13.33%) Validation
11 5 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (11.11%) ClearCase
11 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.89%) Change Management
12 4 (8.89%) CAN bus
12 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
12 4 (8.89%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.89%) ClearQuest

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (20.00%) Stateflow
2 6 (13.33%) TargetLink
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (15.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 4 (8.89%) ClearQuest
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) CANoe
6 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (44.44%) Automotive
2 8 (17.78%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Software Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) RF Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (2.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) CAN bus
3 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.67%) Mechatronics
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.89%) UML
3 10 (22.22%) SysML
4 6 (13.33%) Validation
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) MATLAB
2 19 (42.22%) C
3 18 (40.00%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) Embedded C
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.22%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) MathWorks
2 2 (4.44%) Perforce
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Lauterbach
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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