The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
UK
Rank 474 550 561
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +11
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 121 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 33 31
Median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £690 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.07 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% +10.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18145 19265 18965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.53% 38.61% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12413 13009 12745
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 510 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB within the UK.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MATLAB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB within the UK.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MATLAB
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +68 118 £500 +5.26% 64
London +40 69 £550 +4.76% 21
East of England +6 17 £301 +9.27% 12
South East +29 16 £401 -8.80% 11
City of London 0 12 £494 -17.70% 5
Hertfordshire +3 10 £295 +7.36% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £550 +42.85% 9
South West +15 6 £390 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +9 5 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 5 - - 9
East Sussex - 4 £425 -
Berkshire - 4 £288 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 5
Hove - 4 £425 -
Stevenage -2 3 - -
Hampshire +16 2 £538 +22.15% 2
Devon +10 2 £250 -44.44%
Bristol +7 2 - -
Cambridge -5 2 £550 +42.85% 7
Slough - 2 £289 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £400 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 - 1
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 - 2
Lincoln - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 3

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 111 (46.06%) Python
2 83 (34.44%) R
3 81 (33.61%) C++
4 75 (31.12%) SQL
5 68 (28.22%) Finance
6 63 (26.14%) Algorithms
7 56 (23.24%) Analytics
7 56 (23.24%) Simulink
8 54 (22.41%) C
8 54 (22.41%) Software Engineering
9 47 (19.50%) Java
10 45 (18.67%) Statistics
10 45 (18.67%) Degree
11 44 (18.26%) Machine Learning
12 42 (17.43%) Mathematics
13 39 (16.18%) Hadoop
14 35 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (13.28%) Big Data
16 31 (12.86%) Banking
17 29 (12.03%) Linux
18 28 (11.62%) Apache Spark
19 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (10.79%) C#
20 26 (10.79%) Apache Hive
21 25 (10.37%) Rational DOORS
22 23 (9.54%) PhD
23 22 (9.13%) Computer Science
23 22 (9.13%) Market Risk
23 22 (9.13%) Data Analytics
24 21 (8.71%) Physics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (11.62%) Apache Spark
2 18 (7.47%) SAS
3 9 (3.73%) Apache
4 8 (3.32%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (23.24%) Simulink
2 12 (4.98%) SPSS
3 10 (4.15%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.90%) MS Office
4 7 (2.90%) Stateflow
5 4 (1.66%) Mathematica
5 4 (1.66%) TargetLink
5 4 (1.66%) Weka
6 3 (1.24%) Stata
7 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.41%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.24%) Flurry Analytics
3 3 (1.24%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.83%) 2G
2 2 (0.83%) 4G
2 2 (0.83%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.83%) Firewall
2 2 (0.83%) LDAP
2 2 (0.83%) LTE
2 2 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) DNS
3 1 (0.41%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) Profibus
3 1 (0.41%) SMTP
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.18%) Hadoop
2 32 (13.28%) Big Data
3 26 (10.79%) Apache Hive
4 18 (7.47%) Relational Database
5 15 (6.22%) Data Mining
6 14 (5.81%) SQL Server
7 12 (4.98%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.15%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.73%) HBase
9 9 (3.73%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.32%) KDB
10 8 (3.32%) Mahout
10 8 (3.32%) Power BI
11 7 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.49%) Neo4j
12 6 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (2.07%) Data Lake
13 5 (2.07%) QlikView
14 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (10.37%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (6.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.66%) JIRA
4 4 (1.66%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.41%) PVCS
6 1 (0.41%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.41%) Subversion
6 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (28.22%) Finance
2 31 (12.86%) Banking
3 19 (7.88%) Front Office
4 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.39%) Electronics
6 11 (4.56%) Aerospace
7 10 (4.15%) Retail
7 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.32%) Automotive
8 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.07%) Marketing
10 2 (0.83%) Military
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Avionics
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (26.97%) Developer
2 41 (17.01%) Software Engineer
3 39 (16.18%) Data Scientist
4 26 (10.79%) MATLAB Developer
5 25 (10.37%) Analyst
6 12 (4.98%) Quantitative Developer
7 11 (4.56%) Data Engineer
8 10 (4.15%) Architect
8 10 (4.15%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.15%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.15%) MATLAB Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Ada Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Ada Software Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (3.73%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.73%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.32%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.90%) C++ Developer
11 7 (2.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) .NET
2 8 (3.32%) Kafka
3 7 (2.90%) D3.js
3 7 (2.90%) scikit-learn
4 6 (2.49%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (2.49%) NumPy
5 5 (2.07%) RESTful
6 4 (1.66%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (1.66%) Web Services
7 3 (1.24%) Akka
7 3 (1.24%) Cascading
8 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.83%) HTML
8 2 (0.83%) Node.js
8 2 (0.83%) Pandas
8 2 (0.83%) PyQt
8 2 (0.83%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.41%) Keras
9 1 (0.41%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.14%) Algorithms
2 45 (18.67%) Statistics
3 42 (17.43%) Mathematics
4 35 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (9.13%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.13%) Market Risk
6 21 (8.71%) Physics
7 17 (7.05%) Visualisation
8 12 (4.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (4.98%) Neural Network
9 10 (4.15%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.49%) TWAP
10 6 (2.49%) VWAP
11 5 (2.07%) Social Network
12 4 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.66%) User Experience
13 3 (1.24%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.03%) Linux
2 12 (4.98%) Unix
3 5 (2.07%) Windows
4 4 (1.66%) MVS
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.24%) Analytics
2 54 (22.41%) Software Engineering
3 44 (18.26%) Machine Learning
4 27 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.13%) Data Analytics
6 21 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (8.30%) OO
7 20 (8.30%) Validation
8 19 (7.88%) Data Analysis
8 19 (7.88%) Integration Testing
9 18 (7.47%) UML
10 16 (6.64%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.39%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (4.56%) Open Source
13 10 (4.15%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.15%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (4.15%) Low Latency
13 10 (4.15%) MapReduce
13 10 (4.15%) Statistical Modelling
14 9 (3.73%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.06%) Python
2 83 (34.44%) R
3 81 (33.61%) C++
4 75 (31.12%) SQL
5 54 (22.41%) C
6 47 (19.50%) Java
7 26 (10.79%) C#
8 16 (6.64%) Scala
9 14 (5.81%) Ada
10 11 (4.56%) Ada 95
11 10 (4.15%) Embedded C
12 8 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.90%) VB
14 6 (2.49%) Embedded C++
14 6 (2.49%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.07%) VBA
16 4 (1.66%) Fortran
16 4 (1.66%) Perl
17 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (18.67%) Degree
2 23 (9.54%) PhD
3 18 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) CFA
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) ISO26262
2 3 (1.24%) MISRA
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) Basel II
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) HDFS
2 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Kibana
2 4 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.83%) Ambari
3 2 (0.83%) Oozie
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (7.47%) Tableau
2 11 (4.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle
4 5 (2.07%) Hortonworks
4 5 (2.07%) MathWorks
4 5 (2.07%) Teradata
5 4 (1.66%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.66%) Google
6 3 (1.24%) Attivio
6 3 (1.24%) SAP
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.83%) GoldenSource
7 2 (0.83%) Huawei
7 2 (0.83%) Informatica
7 2 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.83%) Nokia
7 2 (0.83%) Platfora
7 2 (0.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £441 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago