The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Simulink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Simulink over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The MathWorks Simulink
England / East of England
Rank 114 113 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.41% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 4.58% 2.98% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £355
% change year-on-year +12.00% -11.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Median hourly rate £50.13 £49.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +52.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +23.12% +21.21%  

Simulink is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 284 336 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.38% 13.66% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 156 156
Median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 74
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Simulink as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Simulink in the East of England

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Simulink in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in the East of England

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Simulink in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the East of England

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Hertfordshire +5 11 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
Simulink
England

Simulink
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 19 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
3 17 (89.47%) UML
3 17 (89.47%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (89.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 16 (84.21%) Integration Testing
5 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
6 11 (57.89%) Ada
6 11 (57.89%) Ada 95
7 10 (52.63%) Yourdon
8 7 (36.84%) C
8 7 (36.84%) C++
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Automotive
10 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (10.53%) RIA
11 1 (5.26%) GDB
11 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
11 1 (5.26%) Serena
11 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
11 1 (5.26%) Degree
11 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
11 1 (5.26%) Linux
11 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (5.26%) Risk Management

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Rational DOORS
1 17 (89.47%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) GDB
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Ada Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (10.53%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 17 (89.47%) UML
3 16 (84.21%) Integration Testing
4 15 (78.95%) Configuration Management
5 10 (52.63%) Yourdon
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 11 (57.89%) Ada
2 11 (57.89%) Ada 95
3 7 (36.84%) C
3 7 (36.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Serena