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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 247 227 229
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 13 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.095% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.27% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £36.50 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
3196 2992 3008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 35.43% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1833 1668 1404
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 118 175
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
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 23 October 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
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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
Oxfordshire - 6 £310 - 5
Hampshire -15 3 £290 - 3
Surrey -7 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 9 (45.00%) Simulink
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (40.00%) Physics
4 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (40.00%) Signal Processing
5 7 (35.00%) Image Processing
5 7 (35.00%) Video Processing
5 7 (35.00%) Games
5 7 (35.00%) PhD
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (15.00%) UML
9 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (10.00%) Aerospace

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Simulink
2 1 (5.00%) TargetLink
2 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) LTE
3 1 (5.00%) TDMA
3 1 (5.00%) HSDPA
3 1 (5.00%) HSUPA
3 1 (5.00%) OFDM
3 1 (5.00%) HSPA
3 1 (5.00%) CDMA
3 1 (5.00%) GPRS
3 1 (5.00%) GSM
3 1 (5.00%) PPP
3 1 (5.00%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) STL
1 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.00%) DirectX
1 1 (5.00%) WinForms
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (40.00%) Physics
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.00%) Handset
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 7 (35.00%) Image Processing
2 7 (35.00%) Video Processing
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Research
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.00%) CAD
7 1 (5.00%) SysML
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) PhD
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.00%) DO-254
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (10.00%) Actel
2 1 (5.00%) Agilent
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (5.00%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.00%) SolidWorks
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