The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The MathWorks Simulink
UK / England
Rank 544 582 567
Rank change year-on-year +38 -15  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 33 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.062% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 0.75% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £348 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -15.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £179 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £355
% change year-on-year +11.20% -11.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 14
Median hourly rate £49.25 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £35.00 £29.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +31.33% +15.38%  

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4409 5296 5817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.69% 10.88% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2634 3182 3217
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 450 570
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.19 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in England

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in England

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Simulink in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Simulink in England

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 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
East of England -1 13 - -
West Midlands +20 8 - - 3
South West +1 6 - - 1
East Midlands -3 4 £325 +4.00% 1
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £370 -
Simulink
UK

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 62 (98.41%) MATLAB
2 39 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 27 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
4 25 (39.68%) Rational Rhapsody
4 25 (39.68%) C
4 25 (39.68%) C++
5 24 (38.10%) UML
5 24 (38.10%) Integration Testing
6 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 16 (25.40%) Ada
7 16 (25.40%) Ada 95
8 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 13 (20.63%) Yourdon
10 12 (19.05%) Automotive
11 9 (14.29%) ISO26262
11 9 (14.29%) Validation
11 9 (14.29%) Linux
12 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
13 7 (11.11%) Mathematical Modelling
13 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 7 (11.11%) Electronics
14 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
15 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (7.94%) Python
16 4 (6.35%) Stateflow
16 4 (6.35%) IEC 61508
16 4 (6.35%) TargetLink
16 4 (6.35%) FlexRay
16 4 (6.35%) MISRA C

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Stateflow
1 4 (6.35%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.59%) Profibus
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 25 (39.68%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.17%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.59%) GDB
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (19.05%) Automotive
2 7 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Software Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Ada Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Ada Software Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Validation Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.17%) RIA
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 24 (38.10%) Integration Testing
2 24 (38.10%) UML
3 21 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.63%) Yourdon
5 9 (14.29%) Validation
6 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
7 7 (11.11%) Mathematical Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
12 2 (3.17%) Hazard Analysis
12 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (3.17%) System Testing
13 1 (1.59%) Change Control
13 1 (1.59%) Process Improvement
13 1 (1.59%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) MATLAB
2 25 (39.68%) C
2 25 (39.68%) C++
3 16 (25.40%) Ada
3 16 (25.40%) Ada 95
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) ISO26262
2 4 (6.35%) IEC 61508
2 4 (6.35%) MISRA
2 4 (6.35%) MISRA C
3 2 (3.17%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.59%) Coverity
2 1 (1.59%) IBM
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Serena
2 1 (1.59%) Tableau
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