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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 534 498 463
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -35
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 45 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £21.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +33.33%
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
18664 19105 20193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.28% 39.36% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12054 12170 12275
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 517 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 20 £412 -17.60% 29
South East +1 9 £308 +7.89% 13
South West -23 9 £425 - 7
East of England -29 4 £300 - 15
West Midlands - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
MATLAB
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MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
2 39 (33.91%) Simulink
3 37 (32.17%) C++
4 31 (26.96%) UML
5 28 (24.35%) SQL
5 28 (24.35%) Degree
5 28 (24.35%) Security Cleared
6 24 (20.87%) Java
6 24 (20.87%) Rational DOORS
7 23 (20.00%) R
8 22 (19.13%) C
9 20 (17.39%) Validation
10 18 (15.65%) SAS
10 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
11 17 (14.78%) Rational Rhapsody
12 16 (13.91%) Hadoop
13 15 (13.04%) Analytics
13 15 (13.04%) Finance
13 15 (13.04%) Automotive
14 14 (12.17%) C#
14 14 (12.17%) Military
15 13 (11.30%) Statistics
15 13 (11.30%) Avionics
15 13 (11.30%) Mathematics
15 13 (11.30%) Linux
15 13 (11.30%) DO-178B
16 12 (10.43%) Visualisation
16 12 (10.43%) Requirements Management
17 11 (9.57%) Python
17 11 (9.57%) .NET

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (15.65%) SAS
2 3 (2.61%) Apache
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (33.91%) Simulink
2 6 (5.22%) Mathematica
3 5 (4.35%) SPSS
4 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.48%) Stata
5 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.74%) MS Office
5 2 (1.74%) GIMP
6 1 (0.87%) Weka
6 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.87%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.61%) LTE
2 3 (2.61%) Wireless
3 2 (1.74%) 4G
3 2 (1.74%) GSM
4 1 (0.87%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.87%) PPP
4 1 (0.87%) CDMA
4 1 (0.87%) GPRS
4 1 (0.87%) IPv6
4 1 (0.87%) 3G
4 1 (0.87%) TDMA
4 1 (0.87%) HSDPA
4 1 (0.87%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.87%) HSUPA
4 1 (0.87%) OFDM
4 1 (0.87%) MIMO
4 1 (0.87%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.96%) Big Data
4 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.48%) MySQL
7 4 (3.48%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.61%) QlikView
9 2 (1.74%) HBase
9 2 (1.74%) Mahout
9 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.74%) MS Access
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (14.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (5.22%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) Subversion
5 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 2 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.74%) NUnit
6 2 (1.74%) RSpec
6 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.87%) MSTest
7 1 (0.87%) Moq
7 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.87%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
1 15 (13.04%) Automotive
2 14 (12.17%) Military
3 13 (11.30%) Avionics
4 6 (5.22%) Electronics
5 5 (4.35%) Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.87%) Games
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Software Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Developer
3 12 (10.43%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Data Scientist
5 9 (7.83%) Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Principal Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Quantitative Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) FPGA Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Quantitative Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Web Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Test Manager
11 2 (1.74%) C++ Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) .NET
2 6 (5.22%) jQuery
3 5 (4.35%) HTML
3 5 (4.35%) CSS
4 4 (3.48%) STL
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.61%) HTML5
5 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.61%) WPF
5 3 (2.61%) WinForms
5 3 (2.61%) OpenMP
5 3 (2.61%) Ajax
5 3 (2.61%) CSS3
6 2 (1.74%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.74%) D3.js
6 2 (1.74%) Sass
6 2 (1.74%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Statistics
1 13 (11.30%) Mathematics
2 12 (10.43%) Visualisation
3 11 (9.57%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.96%) Physics
5 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.22%) CAN bus
6 6 (5.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (4.35%) Economics
8 4 (3.48%) Firmware
9 3 (2.61%) VHDL
9 3 (2.61%) Equities
10 2 (1.74%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.74%) Verilog
10 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.87%) Life Science
11 1 (0.87%) Wiki
11 1 (0.87%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) UNIX
3 3 (2.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.74%) CentOS
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Software Engineering
2 31 (26.96%) UML
3 20 (17.39%) Validation
4 15 (13.04%) Analytics
5 12 (10.43%) Requirements Management
6 11 (9.57%) OO
7 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.83%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.83%) MapReduce
7 9 (7.83%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.09%) Signal Processing
9 7 (6.09%) ETL
10 6 (5.22%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.22%) Predictive Analytics
11 5 (4.35%) Data Management
12 4 (3.48%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.48%) Scrum
12 4 (3.48%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) C++
2 28 (24.35%) SQL
3 24 (20.87%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) R
5 22 (19.13%) C
6 14 (12.17%) C#
7 11 (9.57%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.22%) VBA
9 4 (3.48%) Perl
9 4 (3.48%) VB
10 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.74%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.87%) Scala
12 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.87%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 28 (24.35%) Degree
1 28 (24.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) PhD
4 3 (2.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ACCA
6 1 (0.87%) CIMA
6 1 (0.87%) MBA
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.30%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.48%) DO-254
3 1 (0.87%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) GPFS
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Nagios
1 2 (1.74%) Ganglia
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.74%) YUM
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Serena
3 4 (3.48%) Xilinx
3 4 (3.48%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (2.61%) Intel
5 2 (1.74%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.74%) HP
5 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.74%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.74%) MKS
5 2 (1.74%) Omniture
5 2 (1.74%) Actel
6 1 (0.87%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.87%) Splunk
6 1 (0.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.87%) Teradata
6 1 (0.87%) Telerik
6 1 (0.87%) Agilent
6 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
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