Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 775 837
Rank change year-on-year -32 +62 -9
Contract jobs citing Simulink 63 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.065% 0.048%
As % of the Applications category 0.73% 0.73% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
UK median daily rate £374 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -4.23% -
10th Percentile £311 £323 £188
90th Percentile £425 £382 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £340 £355
% change year-on-year +9.71% -4.23% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 26
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% +28.79%
10th Percentile £36.38 £31.23 £32.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £48.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.37% +14.12% +29.77%

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 8,607 8,127 9,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.90% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,140 4,692 5,958
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £148 £154
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.38% +1.25% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 731 875
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 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Simulink over the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 June 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 -42 61 £373 +9.71% 90
UK excluding London -29 57 £373 +9.71% 93
South East -11 25 £374 +5.35% 13
South West -4 12 £315 - 11
East of England -2 9 - - 21
Midlands -14 6 £265 -22.06% 40
North of England -17 5 - - 3
London -40 4 £550 - 2
East Midlands -5 3 - - 4
West Midlands -32 3 £265 - 36
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
North West -17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 52 (82.54%) MATLAB
2 32 (50.79%) Software Engineering
3 31 (49.21%) C
4 17 (26.98%) C++
5 16 (25.40%) Electronics
6 14 (22.22%) Automotive
6 14 (22.22%) UML
7 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
8 12 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (17.46%) Embedded C
9 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (15.87%) Windows
10 10 (15.87%) Rational Rhapsody
10 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
11 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.29%) DO-178B
11 9 (14.29%) Validation
11 9 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 9 (14.29%) MISRA
12 8 (12.70%) MathWorks
13 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++
13 7 (11.11%) Python
13 7 (11.11%) Ada
13 7 (11.11%) Military
13 7 (11.11%) Subversion
13 7 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (11.11%) MISRA C
14 6 (9.52%) SysML
14 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
14 6 (9.52%) Stateflow

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 3 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) RS-232
2 2 (3.17%) FlexRay
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Junos
3 1 (1.59%) NFC
3 1 (1.59%) RFID
3 1 (1.59%) RS-422
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.35%) CANoe
4 4 (6.35%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.76%) Gradle
5 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 3 (4.76%) LabVIEW
5 3 (4.76%) RhodeCode
6 2 (3.17%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.59%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.59%) Rational Statemate
7 1 (1.59%) VectorCAST
General
1 16 (25.40%) Electronics
2 14 (22.22%) Automotive
3 7 (11.11%) Military
4 5 (7.94%) Aerospace
5 4 (6.35%) Finance
5 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Law
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Ada Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) DSP Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Control Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.17%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) ASIC
5 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Robotics
5 1 (1.59%) VHDL
5 1 (1.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) UML
3 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Validation
6 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 6 (9.52%) SysML
7 5 (7.94%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Signal Processing
8 4 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (6.35%) FMEA
8 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Mathematical Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) MATLAB
2 31 (49.21%) C
3 17 (26.98%) C++
4 11 (17.46%) Embedded C
5 7 (11.11%) Ada
5 7 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 7 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (7.94%) Ada 95
6 5 (7.94%) C#
7 4 (6.35%) Assembly Language
8 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.59%) Fortran
9 1 (1.59%) Java
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 9 (14.29%) MISRA
2 7 (11.11%) MISRA C
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 26262
4 2 (3.17%) ARP4754
5 1 (1.59%) AQAP
5 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.59%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) MathWorks
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.59%) Actel
4 1 (1.59%) Apple
4 1 (1.59%) Juniper
4 1 (1.59%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (1.59%) PTC
4 1 (1.59%) Serena