The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 30 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.

The MathWorks Simulink
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.87% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 11.46% 4.08% 3.57%
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 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £50.25 £49.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +52.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +31.33% +13.63%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 96 98 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.35% 14.04% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 34
Median daily rate £225 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.35% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.28 £30.00 £26.30
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in Hertfordshire

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Stevenage +3 4 - -
Simulink
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 16 (100.00%) UML
1 16 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 16 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
3 11 (68.75%) Ada
3 11 (68.75%) Ada 95
4 10 (62.50%) Yourdon
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) RIA
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Serena
7 1 (6.25%) GDB

Simulink
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 16 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) GDB
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Ada Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Ada Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (100.00%) UML
2 15 (93.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (62.50%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 11 (68.75%) Ada
2 11 (68.75%) Ada 95
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Serena