The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
England / East of England
Rank 105 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 18 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.06% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 3.10% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £301 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -9.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 3
Median hourly rate £49.63 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £37.50 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
779 807 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.11% 34.15% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 473 512
Median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 73 69
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.05 £32.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB across the East of England region.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the East of England region.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 13 £301 +9.27% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - - 11
Bedfordshire +3 1 - -
Essex -3 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB 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 East of England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 20 (47.62%) Simulink
3 19 (45.24%) Integration Testing
3 19 (45.24%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (45.24%) Rational Rhapsody
4 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 13 (30.95%) C
5 13 (30.95%) C++
6 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Ada
6 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 12 (28.57%) Ada 95
7 11 (26.19%) Yourdon
8 8 (19.05%) Statistics
8 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
9 7 (16.67%) Physics
9 7 (16.67%) Python
10 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) Machine Learning
11 5 (11.90%) R
11 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.90%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) Automotive
12 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
12 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
12 4 (9.52%) Embedded C++
12 4 (9.52%) Java

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Simulink
2 3 (7.14%) Weka
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
1 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
2 4 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.52%) Power BI
3 3 (7.14%) Mahout
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Rational DOORS
1 19 (45.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) GDB
General
1 5 (11.90%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Ada Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Ada Software Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 5 (11.90%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Principal Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) RF Design Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) RF Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) NumPy
1 4 (9.52%) scikit-learn
2 3 (7.14%) D3.js
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Robotics
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 19 (45.24%) Integration Testing
2 19 (45.24%) UML
3 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 11 (26.19%) Yourdon
5 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
5 8 (19.05%) Statistics
6 7 (16.67%) Physics
7 6 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (9.52%) Mathematical Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (7.14%) Bayesian Methods
9 3 (7.14%) Information Management
9 3 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
10 2 (4.76%) Monte Carlo Method
10 2 (4.76%) Predictive Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C
1 13 (30.95%) C++
2 12 (28.57%) Ada
2 12 (28.57%) Ada 95
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) R
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 4 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) Serena