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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 116 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 25 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 0.50% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £420 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +44.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -11.11%
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
1118 1194 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.87% 38.34% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 799 785
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 53
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Devon - 14 £425 - 1
Bristol +13 5 - - 1
Wiltshire -14 2 £368 -12.50%
Dorset - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (72.34%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) Python
3 29 (61.70%) Java
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
5 25 (53.19%) Degree
6 24 (51.06%) R
7 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
8 14 (29.79%) C
9 13 (27.66%) OO
9 13 (27.66%) SAS
9 13 (27.66%) Simulink
10 12 (25.53%) PhD
10 12 (25.53%) Data Mining
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
10 12 (25.53%) Data Analytics
10 12 (25.53%) Analytics
10 12 (25.53%) Machine Learning
11 11 (23.40%) Algorithms
11 11 (23.40%) Aerospace
11 11 (23.40%) OOP
12 9 (19.15%) C#
12 9 (19.15%) HTML
12 9 (19.15%) CSS
12 9 (19.15%) Validation
12 9 (19.15%) Scrum
12 9 (19.15%) Objective-C
12 9 (19.15%) Ruby
12 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis

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 13 (27.66%) SAS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Simulink
2 7 (14.89%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) DAB
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) NFC
2 1 (2.13%) OFDM
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Data Scientist
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Software Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Programmer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) CSS
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.40%) Algorithms
3 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.38%) Statistics
6 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) OO
2 12 (25.53%) Analytics
2 12 (25.53%) Data Analytics
2 12 (25.53%) Machine Learning
3 11 (23.40%) OOP
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.15%) Validation
5 8 (17.02%) DevOps
5 8 (17.02%) Line Management
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.51%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (6.38%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Data Acquisition
8 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.26%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) C++
2 32 (68.09%) Python
3 29 (61.70%) Java
4 26 (55.32%) SQL
5 24 (51.06%) R
6 14 (29.79%) C
7 9 (19.15%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) Objective-C
7 9 (19.15%) Ruby
8 3 (6.38%) Lua
9 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) PhD
3 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Apple
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) CA