The table below looks at the statistics for Simulink skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The MathWorks Simulink
Rank 130 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Simulink 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 2.05% 0.92% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.40%
Simulink
England

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
292 327 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.66% 12.78% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 186
Median daily rate £355 £336 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 54
Median hourly rate £17.12 £20.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £28.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Simulink
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Simulink Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Simulink across the West Midlands region.

Simulink Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Simulink across the West Midlands region.

Simulink Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 8 (72.73%) MATLAB
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 3 (27.27%) Automotive
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) IEC 61508
4 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Profibus
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Control Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Case Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Energy Management
5 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) MATLAB
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (9.09%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 1 (9.09%) Coverity