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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 267 238 245
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 16 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.33% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 1.00% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Median daily rate £300 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3298 3292 3032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.17% 33.07% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 1976 1723
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 114 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +12 6 £225 -42.30% 1
Berkshire -5 3 £300 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £375 +25.00% 4
Surrey -15 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £420 -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) Algorithms
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Simulink
5 6 (22.22%) Electronics
5 6 (22.22%) C
5 6 (22.22%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
6 5 (18.52%) SAS
6 5 (18.52%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (14.81%) RS-232
7 4 (14.81%) SPSS
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
8 3 (11.11%) Automotive

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 5 (18.52%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Simulink
2 4 (14.81%) SPSS
3 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) RS-232
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) RS-485
2 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.70%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Research Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Research Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Modeller
6 2 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) PCB Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ActiveX
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.70%) NumPy
3 1 (3.70%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.70%) SciPy
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Algorithms
2 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
3 5 (18.52%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Physics
5 2 (7.41%) Statistics
6 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) C
3 6 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 3 (11.11%) R
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) MISRA
1 3 (11.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Freescale
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Xilinx