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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 129 145 136
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.48% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £41.22
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -12.65%
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
1191 1250 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.20% 37.78% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 813 714
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 +2 7 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 23 (63.89%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Degree
3 18 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) R
5 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
6 14 (38.89%) Simulink
7 13 (36.11%) Aerospace
8 12 (33.33%) C
8 12 (33.33%) PhD
8 12 (33.33%) Data Mining
8 12 (33.33%) Data Analytics
8 12 (33.33%) Analytics
8 12 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (19.44%) Validation
10 7 (19.44%) SPSS
10 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
11 6 (16.67%) SAS
11 6 (16.67%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
13 4 (11.11%) MathWorks
13 4 (11.11%) UML
13 4 (11.11%) OOP
13 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
14 3 (8.33%) Lua

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 6 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Simulink
2 7 (19.44%) SPSS
3 3 (8.33%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.78%) DAB
1 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.78%) NFC
1 1 (2.78%) OFDM
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.78%) PVCS
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Avionics
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Data Scientist
2 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.33%) Statistics
5 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.78%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Analytics
1 12 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 12 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Validation
4 6 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) OOP
5 4 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
6 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 20 (55.56%) Python
3 18 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) R
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Ada
6 3 (8.33%) Fortran
6 3 (8.33%) Lua
7 2 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
2 12 (33.33%) PhD
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) MathWorks
2 2 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) CA
3 1 (2.78%) Serena
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £43 to £45 per hour Dep on Exp
Posted: 6 days ago