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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
England / South East
Rank 219 251 251
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.060% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £440 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £440 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2413 2868 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.98% 34.22% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1807 1761
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £15.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Berkshire - 4 £288 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 4
Hampshire +9 2 £538 +22.15% 2
Surrey - 1 - - 2
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 22 (62.86%) C++
2 18 (51.43%) C
3 17 (48.57%) Simulink
4 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) R
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Big Data
7 7 (20.00%) Degree
7 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) SAS
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (14.29%) VB
9 5 (14.29%) .NET
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (11.43%) ISO26262
10 4 (11.43%) System Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (11.43%) TargetLink
10 4 (11.43%) Hazard Analysis

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (17.14%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Simulink
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) Stateflow
2 4 (11.43%) TargetLink
3 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) SPSS
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Big Data
1 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Mahout
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Electronics
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Data Scientist
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Architect
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Image Processing Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) SAS Developer
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) Cascading
2 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) NumPy
2 1 (2.86%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.86%) Pandas
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) RESTful
2 1 (2.86%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Neural Network
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) MVS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Analytics
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.43%) Hazard Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (11.43%) System Testing
4 3 (8.57%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) Image Processing
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.71%) UML
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Vision
6 1 (2.86%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C++
2 18 (51.43%) C
3 9 (25.71%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) R
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (14.29%) VB
7 3 (8.57%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO26262
2 1 (2.86%) MISRA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau