Period
to 28 February 2020

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 6 months to 28 February 2020 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
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 668 827 823
Rank change year-on-year +159 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Simulink 50 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.060% 0.075%
As % of the Applications category 0.86% 0.72% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 27
UK median daily rate £445 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £371 £375 £318
90th Percentile £526 £635 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 18
UK median hourly rate £45.50 £44.00 £39.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.41% +10.54% -16.20%
10th Percentile £33.25 £32.81 £31.83
90th Percentile £53.83 £52.50 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £44.00 £39.81
% change year-on-year +3.41% +10.54% -16.20%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,794 8,218 8,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.58% 8.31% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,303 4,842 5,498
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £136 £140 £143
90th Percentile £550 £563 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 727 769
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.21 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.08% +8.03% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.77 £10.50 £10.29
90th Percentile £42.85 £42.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.10 £15.98 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.01% +10.21% -2.52%

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Simulink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Simulink over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Top 11 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 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
UK excluding London +91 48 £450 - 70
England +132 47 £450 - 62
South West +34 16 £450 - 11
South East +69 14 - - 12
East of England +29 14 - - 24
Scotland +22 2 - - 7
North of England +67 1 - - 2
Midlands +49 1 - - 13
London - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for Simulink.

1 36 (72.00%) MATLAB
2 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
3 23 (46.00%) C
3 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) Rational DOORS
4 20 (40.00%) UML
5 16 (32.00%) C++
6 15 (30.00%) Ada
7 14 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
9 10 (20.00%) SysML
9 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 10 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
10 9 (18.00%) Rational Team Concert
10 9 (18.00%) Mathematical Modelling
10 9 (18.00%) OO
10 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (16.00%) Validation
12 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
13 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (12.00%) Military
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) MathWorks
13 6 (12.00%) Law
14 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
14 5 (10.00%) Electronics
14 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
14 5 (10.00%) RS-485
14 5 (10.00%) Signal Processing

Simulink
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (10.00%) RS-485
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) MIMO
2 4 (8.00%) RS-422
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) RS-232
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 9 (18.00%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.00%) Law
1 6 (12.00%) Military
2 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Avionics
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Ada Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Control Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) MATLAB Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) System Verification Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) SysML Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) DOORS Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) FPGA Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) VHDL Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (6.00%) VHDL
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) VxWorks
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (2.00%) LynxOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (40.00%) UML
3 13 (26.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (20.00%) SysML
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
5 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.00%) Mathematical Modelling
5 9 (18.00%) OO
6 8 (16.00%) Validation
7 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (8.00%) Complexity Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Control Theory
9 4 (8.00%) Mechatronics
9 4 (8.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.00%) Decision-Making
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) MATLAB
2 23 (46.00%) C
3 16 (32.00%) C++
4 15 (30.00%) Ada
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.00%) Fortran
8 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) DO-254
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.00%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) MathWorks
2 1 (2.00%) IFS
2 1 (2.00%) PTC
2 1 (2.00%) Xilinx