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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 503 546 504
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -42
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 87 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £733
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.89% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £36.90 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
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
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +24 33 £490 +1.81% 18
East of England +20 15 £425 +54.54% 7
East Midlands - 11 £325 - 5
South West -7 10 £420 -1.17% 11
West Midlands - 10 £425 - 3
South East -28 4 - - 22
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
MATLAB
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MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 65 (42.48%) C++
2 45 (29.41%) Python
3 43 (28.10%) Degree
4 42 (27.45%) R
5 41 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (24.18%) Simulink
7 35 (22.88%) C
8 31 (20.26%) Software Engineering
9 30 (19.61%) Finance
10 26 (16.99%) Security Cleared
11 23 (15.03%) C#
11 23 (15.03%) Analytics
12 22 (14.38%) Mathematics
13 21 (13.73%) Java
13 21 (13.73%) VBA
13 21 (13.73%) Validation
13 21 (13.73%) Algorithms
14 20 (13.07%) Automotive
14 20 (13.07%) SQL
14 20 (13.07%) SAS
15 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
15 19 (12.42%) .NET
16 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 15 (9.80%) Linux
17 15 (9.80%) UML
17 15 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
18 14 (9.15%) Rational Rhapsody
18 14 (9.15%) Microsoft

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (13.07%) SAS
2 4 (2.61%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.31%) Kinematics
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (24.18%) Simulink
2 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (8.50%) SPSS
4 10 (6.54%) MS Office
5 8 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (3.92%) Stateflow
7 5 (3.27%) TargetLink
8 2 (1.31%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.65%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Wireless
2 4 (2.61%) LTE
2 4 (2.61%) FlexRay
2 4 (2.61%) LDAP
3 3 (1.96%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.65%) ATM
5 1 (0.65%) GSM
5 1 (0.65%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.65%) WLAN
5 1 (0.65%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.65%) SNMP
5 1 (0.65%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.65%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) Big Data
2 11 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.27%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.96%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) Mahout
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (9.15%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (4.58%) Subversion
4 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.96%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.96%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.31%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.31%) GCC
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (19.61%) Finance
2 20 (13.07%) Automotive
3 13 (8.50%) Banking
4 11 (7.19%) Electronics
5 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.23%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.27%) Marketing
7 5 (3.27%) Avionics
7 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.61%) Back Office
9 2 (1.31%) Front Office
9 2 (1.31%) Military
9 2 (1.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (24.18%) Developer
2 25 (16.34%) Software Engineer
3 20 (13.07%) Analyst
4 16 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) Architect
6 10 (6.54%) Data Scientist
7 7 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Systems Architect
7 7 (4.58%) RAD Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Programmer
9 4 (2.61%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Data Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) Systems Programmer
10 3 (1.96%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.27%) Web Services
3 5 (3.27%) REST
4 3 (1.96%) SciPy
4 3 (1.96%) NumPy
4 3 (1.96%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.96%) HTML
5 2 (1.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.31%) OpenCV
5 2 (1.31%) JFC
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) WPF
6 1 (0.65%) Qt
6 1 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.80%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.38%) Mathematics
3 21 (13.73%) Algorithms
4 17 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.84%) Physics
6 11 (7.19%) Statistics
6 11 (7.19%) Market Risk
7 8 (5.23%) Credit Risk
7 8 (5.23%) Management Information System
8 7 (4.58%) VHDL
8 7 (4.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (4.58%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (3.92%) CAN bus
9 6 (3.92%) Mechatronics
10 4 (2.61%) GIS
11 3 (1.96%) Derivative
11 3 (1.96%) Equities
11 3 (1.96%) Economics
11 3 (1.96%) Robotics
11 3 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Linux
2 8 (5.23%) UNIX
2 8 (5.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.26%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.03%) Analytics
3 21 (13.73%) Validation
4 17 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.80%) UML
6 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.19%) SysML
7 11 (7.19%) Statistical Analysis
8 10 (6.54%) Data Analysis
9 9 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 9 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (5.88%) Signal Processing
10 8 (5.23%) Project Management
10 8 (5.23%) RAD
10 8 (5.23%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.58%) Software Architecture
12 6 (3.92%) Monte Carlo Method
12 6 (3.92%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (42.48%) C++
2 45 (29.41%) Python
3 42 (27.45%) R
4 35 (22.88%) C
5 23 (15.03%) C#
6 21 (13.73%) Java
6 21 (13.73%) VBA
7 20 (13.07%) SQL
8 8 (5.23%) Embedded C
8 8 (5.23%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.61%) Ruby
10 4 (2.61%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.61%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.61%) VB
10 4 (2.61%) Perl
11 3 (1.96%) Erlang
11 3 (1.96%) F#
12 2 (1.31%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 43 (28.10%) Degree
2 26 (16.99%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.54%) PhD
5 6 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.96%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) TickIT
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.65%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Firmware
1 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.61%) HDFS
2 2 (1.31%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Ambari
2 1 (0.65%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.92%) Oracle
3 5 (3.27%) SAP
4 4 (2.61%) IBM
4 4 (2.61%) Mapinfo
4 4 (2.61%) VMware
5 3 (1.96%) Panasonic
5 3 (1.96%) Motorola
5 3 (1.96%) Nokia
6 2 (1.31%) Tableau
6 2 (1.31%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.31%) Teradata
6 2 (1.31%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.31%) Informatica
7 1 (0.65%) QNX
7 1 (0.65%) ESRI
7 1 (0.65%) Luciad
7 1 (0.65%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.65%) Freescale
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