The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
UK / England
Rank 444 542 545
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +3
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 121 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 32 30
Median daily rate £500 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £695 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £48.88 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £49.60 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.38 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+23.66% +10.29%

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
16738 18165 17568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.41% 39.03% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11551 12389 11983
Median daily rate £441 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 485 388
Median hourly rate £41.13 £39.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +10.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.09 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
London +49 70 £550 +4.76% 22
East of England +9 17 £301 +9.27% 11
South East +32 15 £400 -9.09% 10
South West +22 7 £400 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +6 6 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 6 - - 10
MATLAB
UK

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 110 (46.41%) Python
2 80 (33.76%) C++
3 79 (33.33%) R
4 76 (32.07%) SQL
5 66 (27.85%) Finance
6 62 (26.16%) Algorithms
7 58 (24.47%) Simulink
8 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
8 54 (22.78%) Analytics
9 53 (22.36%) C
10 46 (19.41%) Java
11 44 (18.57%) Machine Learning
12 42 (17.72%) Statistics
13 40 (16.88%) Degree
14 39 (16.46%) Hadoop
15 38 (16.03%) Mathematics
16 32 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (13.50%) Big Data
17 28 (11.81%) Apache Spark
17 28 (11.81%) Banking
17 28 (11.81%) Linux
18 27 (11.39%) C#
18 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (10.97%) Apache Hive
20 25 (10.55%) Rational DOORS
21 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
21 22 (9.28%) Market Risk
22 21 (8.86%) Data Analytics
22 21 (8.86%) PhD

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in 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 28 (11.81%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.75%) SAS
3 9 (3.80%) Apache
4 8 (3.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (24.47%) Simulink
2 11 (4.64%) SPSS
3 8 (3.38%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.95%) Stateflow
5 5 (2.11%) MS Office
6 4 (1.69%) Mathematica
6 4 (1.69%) TargetLink
6 4 (1.69%) Weka
7 3 (1.27%) Stata
8 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.42%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) FINCAD Analytics
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Flurry Analytics
3 3 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.84%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.84%) LDAP
2 2 (0.84%) LTE
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.46%) Hadoop
2 32 (13.50%) Big Data
3 26 (10.97%) Apache Hive
4 18 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.33%) Data Mining
6 14 (5.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.22%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.80%) HBase
9 9 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.38%) KDB
10 8 (3.38%) Mahout
10 8 (3.38%) Power BI
11 7 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.53%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (2.11%) Data Lake
13 5 (2.11%) QlikView
14 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (6.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.69%) JIRA
5 3 (1.27%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Continuum
6 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.42%) Maven
7 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.42%) PVCS
7 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (27.85%) Finance
2 28 (11.81%) Banking
3 20 (8.44%) Front Office
4 17 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.49%) Electronics
6 10 (4.22%) Aerospace
7 9 (3.80%) Retail
8 8 (3.38%) Automotive
8 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.11%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) Military
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Avionics
12 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (28.27%) Developer
2 42 (17.72%) Software Engineer
3 38 (16.03%) Data Scientist
4 26 (10.97%) MATLAB Developer
5 23 (9.70%) Analyst
6 13 (5.49%) Quantitative Developer
7 11 (4.64%) Data Engineer
8 10 (4.22%) Architect
8 10 (4.22%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.22%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) MATLAB Engineer
8 10 (4.22%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Ada Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Ada Software Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.38%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.95%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.59%) .NET
2 8 (3.38%) Kafka
3 7 (2.95%) D3.js
3 7 (2.95%) scikit-learn
4 6 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (2.53%) NumPy
5 5 (2.11%) RESTful
5 5 (2.11%) Web Services
6 4 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.27%) Akka
7 3 (1.27%) Cascading
8 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.84%) HTML
8 2 (0.84%) Node.js
8 2 (0.84%) Pandas
8 2 (0.84%) PyQt
8 2 (0.84%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.42%) CSS
9 1 (0.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (26.16%) Algorithms
2 42 (17.72%) Statistics
3 38 (16.03%) Mathematics
4 32 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.28%) Market Risk
6 20 (8.44%) Physics
7 18 (7.59%) Visualisation
8 12 (5.06%) Neural Network
9 11 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (3.38%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.53%) TWAP
11 6 (2.53%) VWAP
12 5 (2.11%) Social Network
13 4 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (1.27%) Derivative
15 2 (0.84%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.81%) Linux
2 11 (4.64%) Unix
3 4 (1.69%) MVS
3 4 (1.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Android
4 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.78%) Analytics
1 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
2 44 (18.57%) Machine Learning
3 27 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (8.86%) Data Analytics
6 20 (8.44%) OO
7 19 (8.02%) Integration Testing
7 19 (8.02%) Validation
8 18 (7.59%) UML
9 16 (6.75%) Data Analysis
10 14 (5.91%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.49%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (4.22%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.22%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (4.22%) Low Latency
12 10 (4.22%) MapReduce
12 10 (4.22%) Prototyping
13 9 (3.80%) Statistical Analysis
13 9 (3.80%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 110 (46.41%) Python
2 80 (33.76%) C++
3 79 (33.33%) R
4 76 (32.07%) SQL
5 53 (22.36%) C
6 46 (19.41%) Java
7 27 (11.39%) C#
8 16 (6.75%) Scala
9 14 (5.91%) Ada
10 11 (4.64%) Ada 95
11 10 (4.22%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.53%) Embedded C++
13 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.11%) VB
14 5 (2.11%) VBA
15 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.27%) Fortran
15 3 (1.27%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) Degree
2 21 (8.86%) PhD
3 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) CFA
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) ISO26262
2 3 (1.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.42%) Basel II
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) HDFS
2 2 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Kibana
2 4 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.84%) Ambari
3 2 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (8.02%) Tableau
2 12 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.64%) Oracle
4 5 (2.11%) Hortonworks
4 5 (2.11%) MathWorks
4 5 (2.11%) Teradata
5 4 (1.69%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.27%) Attivio
6 3 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.27%) SAP
6 3 (1.27%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.84%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.84%) FactSet
7 2 (0.84%) GoldenSource
7 2 (0.84%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) Informatica
7 2 (0.84%) Platfora
7 2 (0.84%) Splunk
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