The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 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 West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Applications category 6.58% 2.08% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £368 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -4.22% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.11% +25.00%  

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 West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 228 289 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.52% 9.70% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 161 212
Median daily rate £350 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 38 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.91% +35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £39.13 £41.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in the South West

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the South West

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol +6 12 - - 1
Gloucestershire +10 3 - - 1
Simulink
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 21 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Rational Rhapsody
3 17 (80.95%) Integration Testing
4 13 (61.90%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (42.86%) C++
6 9 (42.86%) Java
7 8 (38.10%) UML
7 8 (38.10%) Ada
7 8 (38.10%) Ada 95
8 6 (28.57%) Def Stans
8 6 (28.57%) MISRA C
8 6 (28.57%) MISRA
8 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) C
8 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
9 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Validation
10 3 (14.29%) SysML
10 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
10 3 (14.29%) Avionics
10 3 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (14.29%) OO
10 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
10 3 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling

Simulink
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (61.90%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 3 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) Integration Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) SysML
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.76%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 9 (42.86%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) Ada
3 8 (38.10%) Ada 95
4 6 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Def Stans
1 6 (28.57%) MISRA
1 6 (28.57%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) MathWorks
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