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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 616 635 635
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Contract jobs citing Simulink 41 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.045% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.71% 0.40% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 3
Median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% -22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.86 £37.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.00 £46.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £36.25 £45.43
% change year-on-year
+36.55% -20.20%

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
5767 6455 7465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 11.28% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3409 3810 4102
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 637 734
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -6.45%

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 27 September 2016.

Simulink Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Simulink
Top 20 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 27 September 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 +46 41 £400 +20.30% 14
South West +19 13 - - 3
East of England +13 11 - - 2
Hertfordshire +10 11 - -
South East +22 9 - -
Gloucestershire - 7 - - 1
West Midlands -27 5 - - 2
Cheltenham - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 - - 1
Surrey +10 4 - -
Stevenage +7 4 - -
Crawley - 4 - -
North West - 2 £400 -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 5
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 55 (85.94%) MATLAB
2 36 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 27 (42.19%) Rational DOORS
4 24 (37.50%) C
5 17 (26.56%) Ada
6 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 15 (23.44%) C++
7 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
8 14 (21.88%) Aerospace
8 14 (21.88%) Validation
9 13 (20.31%) Degree
10 11 (17.19%) UML
10 11 (17.19%) Rational Rhapsody
11 10 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.06%) Ada 95
12 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
12 9 (14.06%) Automotive
13 8 (12.50%) Electronics
14 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
14 7 (10.94%) Yourdon
14 7 (10.94%) Stateflow
15 6 (9.38%) ISO26262
15 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
16 5 (7.81%) Digital Signal Processing
16 5 (7.81%) Signal Processing
16 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
16 5 (7.81%) MathWorks
16 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
16 5 (7.81%) Python

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 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Stateflow
2 3 (4.69%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (17.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.69%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.56%) PVCS
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (21.88%) Aerospace
2 9 (14.06%) Automotive
3 8 (12.50%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Finance
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Ada Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Ada Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Control Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Design Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Programmer
9 1 (1.56%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Physics
5 1 (1.56%) Verilog
5 1 (1.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Validation
5 11 (17.19%) UML
6 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
6 7 (10.94%) Yourdon
7 5 (7.81%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (7.81%) Signal Processing
8 4 (6.25%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) OO
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.69%) System Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (85.94%) MATLAB
2 24 (37.50%) C
3 17 (26.56%) Ada
4 15 (23.44%) C++
5 9 (14.06%) Ada 95
5 9 (14.06%) Embedded C
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) Fortran
9 2 (3.13%) Java
10 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO26262
2 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.13%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.13%) MISRA
4 1 (1.56%) DO-254
4 1 (1.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.56%) CA
2 1 (1.56%) Freescale
2 1 (1.56%) MKS
2 1 (1.56%) Serena
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