Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 787 830 770
Rank change year-on-year +43 -60 +81
Contract jobs citing Simulink 60 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.065% 0.072%
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 14
UK median daily rate £448 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.97% +9.71% -10.53%
10th Percentile £375 £323 £288
90th Percentile £518 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £373 £340
% change year-on-year +19.97% +9.71% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 19
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -12.37% +14.12%
10th Percentile £38.05 £35.88 £32.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.63 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% -12.37% +14.12%

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 7,744 8,877 8,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.58% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,563 5,312 4,908
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £148 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £330
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.17% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 801 736
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.81 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £39.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.31 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Top 8 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 19 July 2019. 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 -4 60 £448 +19.97% 73
England +51 59 £448 +19.97% 73
East of England +33 25 £418 - 20
South East +11 15 £475 +27.40% 20
South West -18 14 - - 15
Midlands +22 5 - - 11
West Midlands +4 5 - - 5
Scotland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 37 (61.67%) MATLAB
2 30 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 28 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
4 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (38.33%) C
4 23 (38.33%) UML
5 22 (36.67%) Rational Team Concert
6 21 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (30.00%) C++
8 16 (26.67%) Validation
9 15 (25.00%) Ada
9 15 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 14 (23.33%) OO
10 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (23.33%) MathWorks
11 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
12 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (18.33%) Avionics
13 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
13 10 (16.67%) Electronics
14 9 (15.00%) Degree
14 9 (15.00%) Military
14 9 (15.00%) SysML
15 8 (13.33%) Stateflow
15 8 (13.33%) SDLC
16 7 (11.67%) Mathematical Modelling
16 7 (11.67%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (11.67%) Windchill
17 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
17 6 (10.00%) Aerospace

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:

Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Stateflow
2 7 (11.67%) Windchill
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.33%) Mathcad
4 2 (3.33%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) X.21
2 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.33%) RS-232
2 2 (3.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (36.67%) Rational Team Concert
3 15 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.00%) Rational Statemate
5 2 (3.33%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.67%) CANoe
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Avionics
2 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 9 (15.00%) Military
4 6 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.67%) Law
6 3 (5.00%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Ada Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Ada Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Control Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) MATLAB Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.67%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.33%) UML
3 16 (26.67%) Validation
4 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 14 (23.33%) OO
5 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 9 (15.00%) SysML
9 8 (13.33%) SDLC
10 7 (11.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (11.67%) Mathematical Modelling
11 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Signal Processing
13 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
13 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineering
14 3 (5.00%) Code Coverage
14 3 (5.00%) DRM
15 2 (3.33%) CAD
15 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) MATLAB
2 23 (38.33%) C
3 18 (30.00%) C++
4 15 (25.00%) Ada
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 4 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Ada 95
8 1 (1.67%) Delphi
8 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) DO-178B
2 4 (6.67%) MISRA
3 1 (1.67%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) MathWorks
2 4 (6.67%) IBM