The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 131 152 146
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £378
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £393 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.55% +26.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +2.68%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1130 1271 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.46% 39.82% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 853 763
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 83
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Bristol +7 3 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 11 (57.89%) Simulink
2 10 (52.63%) C
3 9 (47.37%) Aerospace
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) R
8 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
8 4 (21.05%) MathWorks
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 4 (21.05%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) Ada
9 3 (15.79%) Fortran
9 3 (15.79%) Stateflow
9 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Science

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Simulink
2 3 (15.79%) Stateflow
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) PVCS
General
1 9 (47.37%) Aerospace
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Data Scientist
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Machine Learning
2 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
2 8 (42.11%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) R
5 3 (15.79%) Ada
5 3 (15.79%) Fortran
6 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.26%) Serena
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau