Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 784 850
Rank change year-on-year -50 +66 +6
Contract jobs citing Simulink 56 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.079% 0.057%
As % of the Applications category 0.65% 0.91% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 5
UK median daily rate £373 £370 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £353 £288 £314
90th Percentile £386 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £380
% change year-on-year +0.81% -2.63% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 39
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -26.32% +40.74%
10th Percentile £38.50 £31.19 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.70 £50.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £46.79
% change year-on-year +28.57% -25.19% +36.60%

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 8,571 8,536 9,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.65% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,097 5,086 5,833
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -0.74%
10th Percentile £146 £147 £150
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £326 £320
% change year-on-year +7.28% +1.95% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 774 660 925
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.93 £38.83 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 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 22 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Simulink in the UK

Simulink
Top 12 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 22 September 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 -35 52 £373 +0.81% 70
UK excluding London -57 52 £373 +0.81% 71
South East -5 19 £373 +3.61% 17
South West -14 15 - - 7
East of England -10 9 - - 9
Midlands -40 5 - - 28
West Midlands -49 3 - - 26
East Midlands +6 2 - - 2
North West -17 2 - -
North of England -19 2 - - 4
Scotland - 2 - - 6
London - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (94.64%) MATLAB
2 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 35 (62.50%) C
4 27 (48.21%) C++
5 16 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 16 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (26.79%) UML
7 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
8 13 (23.21%) Embedded C
8 13 (23.21%) Validation
9 11 (19.64%) Automotive
9 11 (19.64%) Embedded C++
10 10 (17.86%) Python
10 10 (17.86%) Windows
11 9 (16.07%) Stateflow
11 9 (16.07%) MISRA C
11 9 (16.07%) MISRA
11 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (14.29%) C#
12 8 (14.29%) Ada
13 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (12.50%) Assembly Language
13 7 (12.50%) MathWorks
13 7 (12.50%) Subversion
13 7 (12.50%) Software Architecture
13 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.50%) Mercurial
13 7 (12.50%) Mathematics

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 9 (16.07%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) RS-232
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) Junos
3 1 (1.79%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.79%) GPRS
3 1 (1.79%) NFC
3 1 (1.79%) RFID
3 1 (1.79%) RS-422
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 7 (12.50%) Subversion
3 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.79%) CANoe
6 1 (1.79%) Rational Statemate
General
1 11 (19.64%) Automotive
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Avionics
6 1 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) PC Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.79%) UML
3 14 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 13 (23.21%) Validation
5 7 (12.50%) FMEA
5 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 7 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.14%) Mathematical Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.14%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.57%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.57%) OO
8 2 (3.57%) OOD
8 2 (3.57%) OOP
8 2 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.57%) SysML
8 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) MATLAB
2 35 (62.50%) C
3 27 (48.21%) C++
4 13 (23.21%) Embedded C
5 11 (19.64%) Embedded C++
6 10 (17.86%) Python
7 8 (14.29%) Ada
7 8 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (12.50%) Ada 95
8 7 (12.50%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.57%) Fortran
9 2 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) MISRA
1 9 (16.07%) MISRA C
2 3 (5.36%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.57%) ARP4754
3 2 (3.57%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.79%) DO-254
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) MathWorks
2 2 (3.57%) Juniper
3 1 (1.79%) Actel
3 1 (1.79%) Apple
3 1 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (1.79%) Xilinx