Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 788 830
Rank change year-on-year -6 +42 -4
Contract jobs citing Simulink 74 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.065% 0.044%
As % of the Applications category 0.85% 0.72% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 5
UK median daily rate £375 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +23.53% +17.24%
10th Percentile £325 £513 £246
90th Percentile £468 £575 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -28.57% +23.53% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 28
UK median hourly rate £39.90 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.99% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32.63 £31.93 £31.38
90th Percentile £49.75 £53.75 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.90 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.99% +26.67% +10.29%

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 8,733 8,595 10,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 9.03% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,359 5,082 6,354
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £140 £145 £153
90th Percentile £560 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 769 869 1,002
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22% +6.75%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.62 £40.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.69% -1.67% +3.45%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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
England -7 71 £375 -28.57% 93
UK excluding London +14 69 £375 -28.57% 93
South East -9 22 £375 -28.57% 17
Midlands +13 21 £400 - 38
East of England -18 18 £350 - 21
West Midlands +12 17 £393 - 37
North of England - 6 - - 5
Yorkshire - 6 - -
East Midlands -1 4 £500 -
South West 0 2 - - 9
London -43 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 66 (89.19%) MATLAB
2 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
3 36 (48.65%) C
4 31 (41.89%) Automotive
5 25 (33.78%) C++
6 21 (28.38%) MISRA
6 21 (28.38%) UML
7 16 (21.62%) Embedded C
7 16 (21.62%) ISO 26262
8 15 (20.27%) CANoe
8 15 (20.27%) Electronics
9 14 (18.92%) Integration Testing
9 14 (18.92%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (17.57%) Rational Rhapsody
11 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.22%) Python
12 10 (13.51%) SysML
13 9 (12.16%) Ada
14 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
14 8 (10.81%) Validation
14 8 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
14 8 (10.81%) Rational Team Concert
15 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
15 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
15 7 (9.46%) Degree
15 7 (9.46%) Military
15 7 (9.46%) Stateflow
15 7 (9.46%) Linux
16 6 (8.11%) Change Management

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 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Stateflow
2 2 (2.70%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.76%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.05%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) CANoe
2 14 (18.92%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (17.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (10.81%) Rational Team Concert
5 4 (5.41%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.70%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (41.89%) Automotive
2 15 (20.27%) Electronics
3 7 (9.46%) Military
4 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.05%) Finance
7 2 (2.70%) German Language
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Software Engineer
2 22 (29.73%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (25.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Software Verification Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Verification Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Ada Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Ada Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Software Validation Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Validation Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) MATLAB Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Development Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.70%) J2EE
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) MFC
3 1 (1.35%) STL
3 1 (1.35%) WCF
3 1 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) CAN bus
4 2 (2.70%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) ASIC
5 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Software Engineering
2 21 (28.38%) UML
3 14 (18.92%) Integration Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.51%) SysML
6 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.81%) Validation
7 6 (8.11%) Change Management
7 6 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.05%) Fault Management
10 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.05%) Prototyping
10 3 (4.05%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (4.05%) Signal Processing
11 2 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (89.19%) MATLAB
2 36 (48.65%) C
3 25 (33.78%) C++
4 16 (21.62%) Embedded C
5 12 (16.22%) Python
6 9 (12.16%) Ada
7 5 (6.76%) Ada 95
7 5 (6.76%) C#
8 4 (5.41%) SQL
9 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.70%) R
11 1 (1.35%) Perl
11 1 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
1 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) MISRA
2 16 (21.62%) ISO 26262
3 4 (5.41%) MISRA C
4 3 (4.05%) DO-178B
5 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.35%) AQAP
6 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) IBM
1 3 (4.05%) MathWorks
1 3 (4.05%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (4.05%) Tableau
2 2 (2.70%) Apple
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) Serena
3 1 (1.35%) Xilinx