The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The MathWorks Simulink
UK
Rank 575 610 593
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 34 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.058% 0.056%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.54% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Median daily rate £350 £313 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £179 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £355
% change year-on-year +12.00% -11.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 16
Median hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.12% +22.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £35.00 £30.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 £40.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year +23.12% +22.13%  

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4868 5755 6477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.88% 10.81% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2881 3427 3553
Median daily rate £350 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 481 630
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.53 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Simulink over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +42 34 £350 +12.00% 6
East of England +1 13 - -
Hertfordshire +7 11 - -
West Midlands +19 8 - - 2
South West +1 6 - - 1
Bristol +4 5 - - 1
Stevenage +2 4 - -
East Midlands 0 4 £325 +4.00% 1
Northampton -3 4 £325 +4.00%
Northamptonshire -4 4 £325 +4.00%
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
South East +21 1 £350 - 1
Surrey +8 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Bedfordshire -1 1 - -
Peterborough -3 1 - -
Filton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £370 -
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 £370 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Simulink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Simulink.

1 63 (98.44%) MATLAB
2 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
3 28 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
4 26 (40.63%) C++
5 25 (39.06%) C
5 25 (39.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 24 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 24 (37.50%) UML
7 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
8 16 (25.00%) Ada
8 16 (25.00%) Ada 95
9 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
9 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.31%) Yourdon
11 12 (18.75%) Automotive
12 10 (15.63%) ISO26262
12 10 (15.63%) Validation
13 9 (14.06%) Linux
14 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
15 7 (10.94%) Electronics
15 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
15 7 (10.94%) Mathematical Modelling
16 6 (9.38%) Prototyping
16 6 (9.38%) Python
17 5 (7.81%) MISRA
17 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
18 4 (6.25%) MISRA C
18 4 (6.25%) FlexRay
18 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
18 4 (6.25%) IEC 61508

Simulink
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Stateflow
1 4 (6.25%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) FlexRay
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) LTE
3 1 (1.56%) Profibus
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
2 25 (39.06%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.56%) GDB
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (18.75%) Automotive
2 7 (10.94%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Ada Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Ada Software Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Validation Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Software Validation Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) ActiveX
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
1 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.13%) RIA
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Software Engineering
2 24 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 24 (37.50%) UML
3 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.31%) Yourdon
5 10 (15.63%) Validation
6 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 7 (10.94%) Mathematical Modelling
8 6 (9.38%) Prototyping
9 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (3.13%) Hazard Analysis
12 2 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (3.13%) System Testing
13 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
13 1 (1.56%) Speech Recognition
13 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (98.44%) MATLAB
2 26 (40.63%) C++
3 25 (39.06%) C
4 16 (25.00%) Ada
4 16 (25.00%) Ada 95
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.69%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) ISO26262
2 5 (7.81%) MISRA
3 4 (6.25%) IEC 61508
3 4 (6.25%) MISRA C
4 2 (3.13%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.56%) Coverity
2 1 (1.56%) IBM
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.56%) Serena
2 1 (1.56%) Tableau
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