The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 245 252 235
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £233 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
MATLAB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2899 3181 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.88% 33.59% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1787 1437
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 117 127
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB across the South East region.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MATLAB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the South East region.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Hampshire +8 5 £215 -41.89% 1
Berkshire +6 2 £250 - 2
Surrey -1 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Sussex - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (36.84%) Python
1 7 (36.84%) Simulink
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
3 5 (26.32%) C
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Electronics
3 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
4 4 (21.05%) LabVIEW
5 3 (15.79%) Automotive
5 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
5 3 (15.79%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Freescale
6 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
6 2 (10.53%) MISRA
6 2 (10.53%) RS-232
6 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) R
6 2 (10.53%) Physics
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) SAS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Simulink
2 2 (10.53%) SPSS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) RS-232
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Control Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Research Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Research Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 5 (26.32%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Applied Mathematics
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.26%) Robotics
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Telematics
5 1 (5.26%) VHDL
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) C
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.53%) R
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Postgraduate
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Freescale
2 1 (5.26%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) QNX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Xilinx