The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 533 456 461
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +5
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 56 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 21
Average daily rate
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£525 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 27
Average hourly rate £36.75 £36.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £32.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
MATLAB
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in England

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in England

MATLAB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram in England

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in England

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 30 £600 +29.72% 11
South East -23 10 £310 - 16
East of England -24 5 £305 +10.90% 13
South West -42 4 £440 +58.55% 5
West Midlands -19 3 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
MATLAB
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MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 35 (35.00%) C++
2 32 (32.00%) R
3 23 (23.00%) Finance
4 22 (22.00%) C
5 21 (21.00%) SQL
5 21 (21.00%) Python
5 21 (21.00%) Algorithms
6 20 (20.00%) Degree
7 19 (19.00%) Simulink
7 19 (19.00%) Signal Processing
8 18 (18.00%) UML
9 17 (17.00%) PhD
9 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
10 15 (15.00%) Mathematics
10 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 15 (15.00%) Hadoop
10 15 (15.00%) SAS
10 15 (15.00%) Java
10 15 (15.00%) Analytics
11 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.00%) Physics
12 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
12 13 (13.00%) C#
13 12 (12.00%) Linux
13 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
14 11 (11.00%) Multithreading
14 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (11.00%) Statistics
14 11 (11.00%) .NET
15 10 (10.00%) Validation

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.00%) SAS
2 7 (7.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Simulink
2 7 (7.00%) Mathematica
3 6 (6.00%) SPSS
4 4 (4.00%) Stata
5 2 (2.00%) TargetLink
6 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.00%) MS Office
6 1 (1.00%) Stateflow
6 1 (1.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 3 (3.00%) Wireless
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
3 2 (2.00%) 3G
4 1 (1.00%) 4G
4 1 (1.00%) Modbus
4 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (10.00%) Big Data
3 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) MS Access
4 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 3 (3.00%) RSpec
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Automotive
3 7 (7.00%) Games
3 7 (7.00%) Electronics
4 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Avionics
6 2 (2.00%) Front Office
6 2 (2.00%) Law
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Developer
2 13 (13.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (9.00%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.00%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Scala Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Computer Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (4.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Data Scientist
9 3 (3.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) OpenMP
3 5 (5.00%) HTML
3 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (4.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (3.00%) Sass
5 3 (3.00%) Underscore.js
5 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.00%) D3.js
5 3 (3.00%) HTML5
5 3 (3.00%) Haml
6 2 (2.00%) WinForms
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (1.00%) WebGL
7 1 (1.00%) CSS3
7 1 (1.00%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Algorithms
2 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (14.00%) Physics
5 12 (12.00%) Visualisation
6 11 (11.00%) Statistics
7 7 (7.00%) User Experience
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (4.00%) Credit Risk
10 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.00%) Internet of Things
10 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (3.00%) Clustering
10 3 (3.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (2.00%) CAN bus
12 1 (1.00%) NHS
12 1 (1.00%) DTV
12 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Signal Processing
2 18 (18.00%) UML
3 15 (15.00%) Analytics
4 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (11.00%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.00%) Validation
7 8 (8.00%) Image Processing
7 8 (8.00%) Video Processing
7 8 (8.00%) OO
8 6 (6.00%) SysML
8 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.00%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.00%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (5.00%) Data Management
10 4 (4.00%) Operations Research
10 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.00%) ETL
10 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) C++
2 32 (32.00%) R
3 22 (22.00%) C
4 21 (21.00%) SQL
4 21 (21.00%) Python
5 15 (15.00%) Java
6 13 (13.00%) C#
7 9 (9.00%) VBA
8 8 (8.00%) Scala
9 6 (6.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.00%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.00%) VB
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.00%) Perl
11 2 (2.00%) PHP
12 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.00%) VC++
12 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Degree
2 17 (17.00%) PhD
3 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.00%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) DO-254
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) yum
1 2 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Intel
3 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.00%) Tableau
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.00%) Misys
6 1 (1.00%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.00%) MathWorks
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.00%) Actel
6 1 (1.00%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.00%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.00%) Omniture
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