The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 273 261
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.041% 0.088%
As % of the Applications category 0.12% 0.38% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £200 £350
% change year-on-year +70.00% -42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +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 South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 845 1055 1338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.45% 10.83% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 586 640
Median daily rate £350 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 102 121
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.00 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.56% +7.74%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Surrey +3 1 £350 -
Simulink
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) ISO26262
3 1 (33.33%) MISRA
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling

Simulink
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Software Validation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Verification Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Validation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematical Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO26262
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA