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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 492 529 521
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 130 89 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 21
Average daily rate £475 £450 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.35 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
19642 19438 18583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.33% 37.75% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13637 12836 12308
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 417 444
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 57 £600 +20.00% 26
South West +34 28 £450 - 7
South East -25 22 £300 -26.38% 10
East of England +20 13 £325 -7.14% 9
East Midlands +9 4 £200 - 5
West Midlands -22 4 £310 - 3
MATLAB
UK

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 90 (46.15%) Python
2 83 (42.56%) SQL
3 64 (32.82%) C++
4 62 (31.79%) R
5 52 (26.67%) Java
5 52 (26.67%) Algorithms
6 48 (24.62%) Finance
7 45 (23.08%) Degree
8 43 (22.05%) Mathematics
9 42 (21.54%) C
10 41 (21.03%) Simulink
11 40 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (19.49%) C#
12 38 (19.49%) SAS
13 35 (17.95%) Analytics
14 30 (15.38%) Machine Learning
14 30 (15.38%) Big Data
15 28 (14.36%) Validation
15 28 (14.36%) Banking
16 25 (12.82%) Data Analysis
16 25 (12.82%) VBA
17 23 (11.79%) .NET
17 23 (11.79%) Hadoop
18 22 (11.28%) Apache Hive
18 22 (11.28%) Linux
18 22 (11.28%) SPSS
19 21 (10.77%) Unix
19 21 (10.77%) OO
19 21 (10.77%) CSS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 38 (19.49%) SAS
2 19 (9.74%) Apache Pig
3 11 (5.64%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.05%) Apache
5 3 (1.54%) IIS
6 2 (1.03%) JBoss
6 2 (1.03%) Kinematics
Applications
1 41 (21.03%) Simulink
2 22 (11.28%) SPSS
3 18 (9.23%) MS Excel
4 11 (5.64%) Stata
5 8 (4.10%) MS Office
6 3 (1.54%) LaTeX
7 2 (1.03%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) GitHub
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) RS-232
2 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.03%) LDAP
3 2 (1.03%) SpaceWire
3 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.51%) DAB
4 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.51%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) NFC
4 1 (0.51%) OFDM
4 1 (0.51%) RS-485
4 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.38%) Big Data
2 23 (11.79%) Hadoop
3 22 (11.28%) Apache Hive
4 18 (9.23%) Data Mining
4 18 (9.23%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.69%) QlikView
6 14 (7.18%) MySQL
7 11 (5.64%) CouchDB
7 11 (5.64%) HBase
7 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.08%) MS Access
9 3 (1.54%) KDB
10 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.03%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.51%) KNIME
11 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.10%) JIRA
3 7 (3.59%) Subversion
4 6 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.05%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.05%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.54%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.03%) Arquillian
8 2 (1.03%) GCC
8 2 (1.03%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.03%) Selenium
9 1 (0.51%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.51%) RStudio
General
1 48 (24.62%) Finance
2 28 (14.36%) Banking
3 20 (10.26%) Front Office
4 16 (8.21%) Aerospace
5 13 (6.67%) Electronics
5 13 (6.67%) Retail
6 6 (3.08%) Automotive
7 5 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.03%) Avionics
10 2 (1.03%) Marketing
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (31.28%) Developer
2 33 (16.92%) Analyst
2 33 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 22 (11.28%) MATLAB Developer
4 18 (9.23%) Data Scientist
5 16 (8.21%) Quantitative Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Data Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.64%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.62%) Quantitative Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.79%) .NET
2 21 (10.77%) CSS
2 21 (10.77%) HTML
3 11 (5.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.59%) WPF
6 5 (2.56%) WCF
7 3 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.54%) Middleware
8 2 (1.03%) ActiveX
8 2 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.03%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.03%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.03%) SciPy
8 2 (1.03%) Web Services
8 2 (1.03%) XML
9 1 (0.51%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.51%) NumPy
9 1 (0.51%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 43 (22.05%) Mathematics
3 17 (8.72%) Statistics
4 15 (7.69%) Credit Risk
5 14 (7.18%) Physics
6 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (5.64%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (5.64%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (5.13%) Computer Science
8 10 (5.13%) Derivative
9 9 (4.62%) Fixed Income
9 9 (4.62%) Market Risk
10 8 (4.10%) Mobile App
11 7 (3.59%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (3.59%) Equities
12 5 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (2.05%) Hedge funds
13 4 (2.05%) VHDL
14 3 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.28%) Linux
2 21 (10.77%) Unix
3 11 (5.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) CentOS
4 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.51%) MVS
4 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.95%) Analytics
4 30 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 28 (14.36%) Validation
6 25 (12.82%) Data Analysis
7 21 (10.77%) OO
8 17 (8.72%) OOP
8 17 (8.72%) Signal Processing
9 15 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.18%) Data Analytics
11 13 (6.67%) Scrum
12 11 (5.64%) Digital Signal Processing
12 11 (5.64%) UML
12 11 (5.64%) Web Application Development
13 10 (5.13%) Investment Management
13 10 (5.13%) Risk Management
14 9 (4.62%) Integration Testing
14 9 (4.62%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.15%) Python
2 83 (42.56%) SQL
3 64 (32.82%) C++
4 62 (31.79%) R
5 52 (26.67%) Java
6 42 (21.54%) C
7 38 (19.49%) C#
8 25 (12.82%) VBA
9 20 (10.26%) Ruby
10 16 (8.21%) Perl
10 16 (8.21%) Shell Script
11 15 (7.69%) Embedded C
12 14 (7.18%) Scala
13 12 (6.15%) VB
14 11 (5.64%) PHP
14 11 (5.64%) PL/SQL
15 9 (4.62%) Objective-C
16 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
17 6 (3.08%) VB.NET
18 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (23.08%) Degree
2 13 (6.67%) PhD
2 13 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.59%) Postgraduate
3 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) HND
6 1 (0.51%) MCSD
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.69%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.54%) MISRA
3 3 (1.54%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) DO-254
5 1 (0.51%) JTAG
5 1 (0.51%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Firmware
2 2 (1.03%) Cygwin
2 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (8.72%) Microsoft
1 17 (8.72%) Oracle
2 16 (8.21%) Informatica
2 16 (8.21%) Tableau
3 15 (7.69%) Teradata
4 8 (4.10%) Apple
5 7 (3.59%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.05%) Reuters
6 4 (2.05%) VMware
7 3 (1.54%) Freescale
8 2 (1.03%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.51%) FactSet
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.51%) MKS
9 1 (0.51%) Murex
9 1 (0.51%) QAD
9 1 (0.51%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Xilinx
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