Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 752 808
Rank change year-on-year -46 +56 +18
Contract jobs citing Simulink 58 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.086% 0.068%
As % of the Applications category 0.73% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 41 8
England median daily rate £373 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -18.92% +32.14%
10th Percentile £353 £288 £354
90th Percentile £388 £438 £549
UK median daily rate £373 £375 £463
% change year-on-year -0.53% -18.92% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +38.69%
10th Percentile £38.50 £30.29 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.25 £53.95
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +37.68%

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 7,902 8,128 9,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 8.89% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,722 4,952 5,294
England median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £145
90th Percentile £556 £560 £525
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.98% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 628 911
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.23 £37.65 £40.50
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 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +6 28 £373 +3.61% 14
South West -18 16 - - 10
East of England -8 6 - - 10
Midlands -35 5 - - 22
West Midlands -43 3 - - 18
East Midlands -1 2 - - 4
North of England - 2 - - 3
North West - 2 - -
Simulink
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 57 (98.28%) MATLAB
2 41 (70.69%) C
3 37 (63.79%) Software Engineering
4 23 (39.66%) C++
5 20 (34.48%) Embedded C
6 17 (29.31%) Automotive
7 16 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (22.41%) Rational Rhapsody
9 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) Embedded C++
10 11 (18.97%) UML
10 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
10 11 (18.97%) MISRA
11 10 (17.24%) Python
11 10 (17.24%) Validation
12 9 (15.52%) Windows
12 9 (15.52%) Algorithms
13 8 (13.79%) MISRA C
13 8 (13.79%) Ada 95
13 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
13 8 (13.79%) Ada
14 7 (12.07%) Linux
14 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
14 7 (12.07%) C#
15 6 (10.34%) RS-232
15 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
15 6 (10.34%) FMEA
15 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
15 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
15 6 (10.34%) Rational DOORS

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:

Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) RS-232
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Junos
3 1 (1.72%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.72%) GPRS
3 1 (1.72%) NFC
3 1 (1.72%) RFID
3 1 (1.72%) RS-422
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
3 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Mercurial
3 6 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (10.34%) Subversion
3 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.45%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.45%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.72%) CANoe
General
1 17 (29.31%) Automotive
2 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Ada Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Ada Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.52%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Software Engineering
2 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
2 11 (18.97%) UML
3 10 (17.24%) Validation
4 6 (10.34%) FMEA
4 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 6 (10.34%) Software Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.90%) Machine Learning
6 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.17%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.45%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (3.45%) Physics
8 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.72%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (1.72%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) MATLAB
2 41 (70.69%) C
3 23 (39.66%) C++
4 20 (34.48%) Embedded C
5 11 (18.97%) Embedded C++
6 10 (17.24%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) Ada
7 8 (13.79%) Ada 95
8 7 (12.07%) C#
9 6 (10.34%) Assembly Language
10 3 (5.17%) Fortran
11 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) MISRA
2 8 (13.79%) MISRA C
3 5 (8.62%) DO-178B
4 2 (3.45%) ARP4754
4 2 (3.45%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.72%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) MathWorks
2 4 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (1.72%) Apple