Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 811 863
Rank change year-on-year +13 +52 -5
Contract jobs citing Simulink 91 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.071% 0.036%
As % of the Applications category 1.01% 0.77% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 4
UK median daily rate £375 £525 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +68.00% -
10th Percentile £297 £361 £243
90th Percentile £438 £575 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £525 £388
% change year-on-year -28.57% +35.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 41 24
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £30.15 £32.50 £31.44
90th Percentile £46.35 £53.75 £41.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -31.05% +26.67% -7.41%

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 8996 9694 11779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.17% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5473 5669 6878
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £153
90th Percentile £552 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £324 £325
% change year-on-year +1.16% -0.38% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 957 1102
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +4.19% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.13 £9.52
90th Percentile £35.60 £39.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.31% +5.43% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +55 87 £375 -28.57% 2
UK excluding London +49 86 £375 -28.57% 2
Midlands +47 34 £400 -
West Midlands +52 28 £393 -
East of England -12 21 £350 - 2
South East +14 20 £375 -28.57%
South West +4 10 - -
East Midlands +11 6 £475 -
North of England +61 1 - -
London -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 88 (96.70%) MATLAB
2 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
3 40 (43.96%) C
4 29 (31.87%) C++
5 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.57%) Automotive
7 24 (26.37%) Rational Rhapsody
8 23 (25.27%) Rational DOORS
8 23 (25.27%) UML
9 20 (21.98%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 19 (20.88%) MISRA
10 19 (20.88%) Integration Testing
11 16 (17.58%) ISO 26262
12 15 (16.48%) Embedded C
13 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.38%) SysML
14 13 (14.29%) Validation
14 13 (14.29%) SQL
14 13 (14.29%) CANoe
15 11 (12.09%) Java
15 11 (12.09%) Python
15 11 (12.09%) Ada
16 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
16 10 (10.99%) IBM
17 9 (9.89%) FlexRay
18 8 (8.79%) Linux
18 8 (8.79%) Aerospace
18 8 (8.79%) Algorithms
19 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
19 7 (7.69%) 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 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.10%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
2 9 (9.89%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.40%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Rational Rhapsody
2 23 (25.27%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (14.29%) CANoe
4 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) VectorCAST
General
1 26 (28.57%) Automotive
2 8 (8.79%) Aerospace
3 6 (6.59%) Avionics
4 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) German Language
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Military
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Software Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Embedded Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Developer
6 10 (10.99%) MATLAB Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Validation Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Ada Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Ada Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) MATLAB Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Validation Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Verification Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Verification Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Development Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Embedded C Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.20%) J2EE
2 2 (2.20%) WPF
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
3 1 (1.10%) MFC
3 1 (1.10%) STL
3 1 (1.10%) WCF
3 1 (1.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.30%) VHDL
4 2 (2.20%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) UML
4 20 (21.98%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 19 (20.88%) Integration Testing
6 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 14 (15.38%) SysML
7 13 (14.29%) Validation
8 7 (7.69%) Change Management
8 7 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (6.59%) Fault Management
9 6 (6.59%) OO
9 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.49%) Change Control
10 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
12 3 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (96.70%) MATLAB
2 40 (43.96%) C
3 29 (31.87%) C++
4 15 (16.48%) Embedded C
5 13 (14.29%) SQL
6 11 (12.09%) Ada
6 11 (12.09%) Java
6 11 (12.09%) Python
7 5 (5.49%) Ada 95
8 4 (4.40%) C#
8 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.30%) R
10 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.20%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) Tcl
11 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) MISRA
2 16 (17.58%) ISO 26262
3 2 (2.20%) DO-254
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.20%) MISRA C
4 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) IBM
2 4 (4.40%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (4.40%) Tableau
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.20%) Apple
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Intel
5 1 (1.10%) MathWorks