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 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 628 618
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10  
Contract jobs citing Simulink 26 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.041%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.48% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £340 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +1.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -4.22% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 13
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% +25.00%  
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4038 4801 6008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.04% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2888 3399
Median daily rate £365 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 426 575
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.97 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +9.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.89 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £36.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Top 15 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 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
England +36 24 £340 -4.22% 10
South West +15 16 - - 4
Bristol +5 12 - - 3
Cheltenham +10 4 - -
Gloucestershire +10 4 - -
South East +30 3 £360 - 1
Surrey +6 3 £360 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £340 -
Northampton - 3 £340 -
East Midlands - 3 £340 -
West Midlands +20 2 - - 2
Woking 0 1 £360 -
Staffordshire 0 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -

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

1 59 (98.33%) MATLAB
2 46 (76.67%) Software Engineering
3 31 (51.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 28 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
4 28 (46.67%) Integration Testing
5 23 (38.33%) C++
6 22 (36.67%) C
6 22 (36.67%) UML
6 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
7 17 (28.33%) Automotive
8 14 (23.33%) Ada
8 14 (23.33%) Ada 95
9 12 (20.00%) MISRA
10 10 (16.67%) Validation
11 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) Java
11 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) FlexRay
11 9 (15.00%) ISO 26262
12 8 (13.33%) MISRA C
13 6 (10.00%) NetBeans
13 6 (10.00%) SysML
13 6 (10.00%) Yourdon
13 6 (10.00%) Windows
13 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
13 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
13 6 (10.00%) TargetLink
13 6 (10.00%) Def Stans
14 5 (8.33%) Degree

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 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) TargetLink
2 2 (3.33%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) FlexRay
2 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 28 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.67%) CANoe
5 1 (1.67%) GDB
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (28.33%) Automotive
2 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.67%) Avionics
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) German Language
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Ada Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Ada Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) MATLAB Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Research Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Validation Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ActiveX
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (3.33%) RIA
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Software Engineering
2 28 (46.67%) Integration Testing
3 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
3 22 (36.67%) UML
4 10 (16.67%) Validation
5 6 (10.00%) SysML
5 6 (10.00%) Yourdon
6 4 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Mathematical Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.33%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Prototyping
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.67%) Bug Management
9 1 (1.67%) Component Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) MATLAB
2 23 (38.33%) C++
3 22 (36.67%) C
4 14 (23.33%) Ada
4 14 (23.33%) Ada 95
5 9 (15.00%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) MISRA
2 9 (15.00%) ISO 26262
3 8 (13.33%) MISRA C
4 6 (10.00%) Def Stans
5 3 (5.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (3.33%) MathWorks
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Serena
3 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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