Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 203 160
Rank change year-on-year +43 -43 +17
Contract jobs citing Simulink 28 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 5.41% 2.05% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £393 - -
England median daily rate £375 £525 £313
% change year-on-year -28.57% +68.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £36.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.24% +14.50% -4.73%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 518 585 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.71% 9.44% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 354 270
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £152 £160 £160
90th Percentile £488 £470 £481
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 52 72
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.32 £15.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.46% -20.78% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £35.78 £35.98
England median hourly rate £15.60 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.48% +6.45% +3.33%

Simulink
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Simulink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Simulink in the West Midlands

Simulink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Simulink in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Simulink in the West Midlands

Simulink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Simulink in the West Midlands

Simulink
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Simulink within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +30 22 £393 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire +8 1 - - 1
Simulink
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Simulink.

1 26 (92.86%) MATLAB
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) C
7 7 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
8 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 6 (21.43%) C++
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) Change Control
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) Automotive
11 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (7.14%) MISRA
11 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
11 2 (7.14%) IBM
11 2 (7.14%) Degree
12 1 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
12 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (3.57%) TargetLink
12 1 (3.57%) SysML
12 1 (3.57%) Scrum
12 1 (3.57%) Electronics
12 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
12 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
12 1 (3.57%) VxWorks

Simulink
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.57%) Stateflow
1 1 (3.57%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) MATLAB Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) MATLAB Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
7 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Bug Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
8 1 (3.57%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) MATLAB
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) C
4 6 (21.43%) C++
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) MISRA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) MathWorks