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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
England / South West
Rank 126 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.38 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+23.66% +10.29%

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
1009 1201 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.09% 40.14% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 797 729
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 74
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.46 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 3 £410 - 1
Devon +11 2 £250 -44.44%
Bristol -3 2 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (66.67%) C
2 10 (55.56%) Simulink
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Aerospace
4 8 (44.44%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Validation
7 4 (22.22%) MathWorks
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (16.67%) Stateflow
8 3 (16.67%) Ada
8 3 (16.67%) Fortran
9 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.11%) Java
9 2 (11.11%) UML
9 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) R
9 2 (11.11%) PyQt
9 2 (11.11%) Algorithms

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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Simulink
2 3 (16.67%) Stateflow
3 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.56%) PVCS
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Avionics
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
3 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) FPGA Design
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Ada
6 3 (16.67%) Fortran
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) R
8 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Def Stans
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA
1 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.56%) Altera
2 1 (5.56%) Serena
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau