Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 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.

The MathWorks Simulink
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 760 820
Rank change year-on-year -49 +60 0
Contract jobs citing Simulink 62 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.078% 0.056%
As % of the Applications category 0.78% 0.88% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 9
England median daily rate £373 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.71% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £319 £288 £194
90th Percentile £425 £386 £425
UK median daily rate £373 £340 £380
% change year-on-year +9.71% -10.53% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35.88 £32.40 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.63 £53.75 £56.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% +23.19%

Simulink is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7,967 7,805 9,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.45% 8.83% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,774 4,588 5,729
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £155
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 689 807
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.90
90th Percentile £40.73 £43.75 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Simulink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Simulink in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Simulink in England

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +1 26 £373 +3.61% 15
South West -4 16 £315 - 4
East of England -1 8 - - 9
Midlands -26 6 £265 -18.46% 17
London - 4 £550 - 2
East Midlands 0 3 - - 2
West Midlands -39 3 £265 -18.46% 15
North West -16 2 - -
North of England -21 2 - -
Simulink
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Simulink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 52 (83.87%) MATLAB
2 35 (56.45%) Software Engineering
3 33 (53.23%) C
4 19 (30.65%) C++
5 15 (24.19%) UML
5 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
5 15 (24.19%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (22.58%) Rational Rhapsody
6 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
7 12 (19.35%) Windows
8 11 (17.74%) Electronics
8 11 (17.74%) Automotive
8 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.13%) Embedded C++
9 10 (16.13%) Ada
10 9 (14.52%) Subversion
10 9 (14.52%) MISRA
10 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (12.90%) MISRA C
11 8 (12.90%) Ada 95
11 8 (12.90%) Validation
11 8 (12.90%) MathWorks
11 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
11 8 (12.90%) DO-178B
12 7 (11.29%) Rational DOORS
12 7 (11.29%) Python
12 7 (11.29%) C#
13 6 (9.68%) Military
13 6 (9.68%) SysML

Simulink
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) RS-232
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) FlexRay
2 2 (3.23%) Junos
3 1 (1.61%) NFC
3 1 (1.61%) RFID
3 1 (1.61%) RS-422
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 7 (11.29%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.68%) Mercurial
4 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.84%) Gradle
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) Rational Team Concert
5 3 (4.84%) RhodeCode
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.23%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.61%) CANoe
7 1 (1.61%) Rational Statemate
7 1 (1.61%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (17.74%) Automotive
1 11 (17.74%) Electronics
2 6 (9.68%) Military
3 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Ada Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Ada Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) PC Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.61%) RIA
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Software Engineering
2 15 (24.19%) UML
3 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.90%) Validation
6 6 (9.68%) FMEA
6 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) SysML
6 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
7 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.45%) Signal Processing
9 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.84%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.84%) DevOps
9 3 (4.84%) Migration
9 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (83.87%) MATLAB
2 33 (53.23%) C
3 19 (30.65%) C++
4 12 (19.35%) Embedded C
5 10 (16.13%) Ada
5 10 (16.13%) Embedded C++
6 8 (12.90%) Ada 95
7 7 (11.29%) C#
7 7 (11.29%) Python
8 6 (9.68%) Assembly Language
9 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.23%) Java
11 1 (1.61%) Fortran
11 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) BC Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) MISRA
2 8 (12.90%) DO-178B
2 8 (12.90%) MISRA C
3 2 (3.23%) ARP4754
3 2 (3.23%) Def Stans
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 26262
4 1 (1.61%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) MathWorks
2 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) Actel
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.61%) PTC
4 1 (1.61%) Xilinx