The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 490 457 486
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 67 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 20
Average daily rate £510 £525 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +64.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 39
Average hourly rate £39.75 £33.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.65% -10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £32.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19062 15930 19785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.12% 36.89% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12543 9991 11907
Average daily rate £375 £385 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 584 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.63 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
MATLAB
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 25 £555 +5.71% 28
South West -20 14 - - 12
South East -16 11 - - 7
East of England -38 8 £300 +4.34% 27
West Midlands -18 7 - - 4
Midlands +4 2 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 7
MATLAB
UK

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (48.59%) C++
2 58 (40.85%) Software Engineering
3 46 (32.39%) Degree
4 42 (29.58%) SQL
5 40 (28.17%) Security Cleared
6 37 (26.06%) Linux
7 34 (23.94%) Java
8 30 (21.13%) UML
9 29 (20.42%) C
9 29 (20.42%) Python
9 29 (20.42%) Simulink
9 29 (20.42%) Multithreading
10 27 (19.01%) OO
11 24 (16.90%) Rational DOORS
12 22 (15.49%) C#
13 21 (14.79%) Validation
14 20 (14.08%) Military
14 20 (14.08%) Analytics
15 19 (13.38%) Finance
16 18 (12.68%) Big Data
17 17 (11.97%) Signal Processing
18 16 (11.27%) SC Cleared
19 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
19 15 (10.56%) .NET
19 15 (10.56%) SAS
20 14 (9.86%) Electronics
21 13 (9.15%) R
22 12 (8.45%) Rational Rhapsody
22 12 (8.45%) Mathematics
23 11 (7.75%) Requirements Management

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.56%) SAS
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.41%) Apache
3 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.70%) WinCC
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Simulink
2 5 (3.52%) Stata
3 4 (2.82%) SPSS
4 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.41%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.41%) CATIA
5 2 (1.41%) Windchill
5 2 (1.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.70%) Weka
6 1 (0.70%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.41%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) LTE
2 2 (1.41%) Wireless
3 1 (0.70%) 4G
3 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.70%) CDMA
3 1 (0.70%) GSM
3 1 (0.70%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) Big Data
2 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.93%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.52%) HBase
7 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.82%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (2.82%) Mahout
9 3 (2.11%) QlikView
9 3 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.70%) OLAP
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (8.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.52%) LabVIEW
4 5 (3.52%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.41%) NUnit
6 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.70%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) MSTest
7 1 (0.70%) Moq
7 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Bower
General
1 20 (14.08%) Military
2 19 (13.38%) Finance
3 14 (9.86%) Electronics
4 11 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 9 (6.34%) Automotive
6 8 (5.63%) Banking
7 7 (4.93%) Avionics
8 4 (2.82%) Aerospace
9 3 (2.11%) Front Office
9 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.70%) Legal
10 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Software Engineer
2 27 (19.01%) Developer
3 14 (9.86%) Data Scientist
4 12 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.63%) Quantitative Developer
6 7 (4.93%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.52%) C++ Developer
8 5 (3.52%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) SAS Developer
10 3 (2.11%) RF Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) RF Design Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Analyst
10 3 (2.11%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.11%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) .NET
2 8 (5.63%) STL
3 6 (4.23%) MapReduce
4 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.82%) jQuery
6 3 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (2.11%) Web Services
6 3 (2.11%) WPF
7 2 (1.41%) HTML
7 2 (1.41%) LINQ
7 2 (1.41%) WCF
7 2 (1.41%) Ajax
7 2 (1.41%) Swing
7 2 (1.41%) CSS
7 2 (1.41%) JSP
7 2 (1.41%) J2EE
7 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.45%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.75%) Statistics
4 9 (6.34%) Physics
5 8 (5.63%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.93%) Machine Learning
7 6 (4.23%) Economics
8 5 (3.52%) CAN bus
9 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.82%) Firmware
10 3 (2.11%) Biometrics
10 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.11%) Derivative
10 3 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.41%) VHDL
11 2 (1.41%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.41%) Robotics
12 1 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.06%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) UNIX
2 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Software Engineering
2 30 (21.13%) UML
3 29 (20.42%) Multithreading
4 27 (19.01%) OO
5 21 (14.79%) Validation
6 20 (14.08%) Analytics
7 17 (11.97%) Signal Processing
8 11 (7.75%) OOP
8 11 (7.75%) Requirements Management
9 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.34%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.93%) ETL
11 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.23%) Predictive Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) Test Management
13 4 (2.82%) Performance Testing
13 4 (2.82%) Performance Management
13 4 (2.82%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.59%) C++
2 42 (29.58%) SQL
3 34 (23.94%) Java
4 29 (20.42%) C
4 29 (20.42%) Python
5 22 (15.49%) C#
6 13 (9.15%) R
7 10 (7.04%) Perl
8 7 (4.93%) VBA
9 6 (4.23%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.82%) VB
10 4 (2.82%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.41%) Ada
11 2 (1.41%) Fortran
11 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.41%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.41%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (32.39%) Degree
2 40 (28.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (11.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) PhD
5 3 (2.11%) HND
5 3 (2.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.70%) HNC
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ACCA
7 1 (0.70%) CIMA
7 1 (0.70%) MBA
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.70%) DO-254
2 1 (0.70%) ARP4754
2 1 (0.70%) DO-160
2 1 (0.70%) Basel III
2 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle
2 4 (2.82%) IBM
2 4 (2.82%) Serena
3 3 (2.11%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.41%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.41%) HP
4 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.41%) MathWorks
4 2 (1.41%) MKS
4 2 (1.41%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.70%) Intel
5 1 (0.70%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.70%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.70%) Freescale
5 1 (0.70%) Teradata
5 1 (0.70%) Telerik
5 1 (0.70%) Omniture
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Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
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Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £39 - £47 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £39 to £42 per hour Dep on Exp
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Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
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Yeovil
Computer Futures
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £35 per hour
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Yeovil
Computer Futures
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Eames Consulting
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
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Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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Progressive Recruitment
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