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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 545 564 556
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 97 69 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 17
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £715 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.49 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £45.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -11.11%

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
20612 21310 20325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 38.04% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14149 14242 13252
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 433 437
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 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
England +36 96 £425 - 53
London +20 35 £600 +9.09% 14
South West +23 25 £425 +1.19% 2
East of England +28 17 £358 +58.88% 16
Devon - 14 £425 - 1
Exeter - 12 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire +23 11 £275 +22.22% 3
South East +5 9 £300 - 12
West Midlands -22 6 £310 - 3
Cambridgeshire +23 5 £440 - 13
Bristol +13 5 - - 1
Surrey -5 4 £225 - 5
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
City of London +33 3 £200 -52.94% 4
North East - 3 - -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Southampton +15 2 £400 - 1
Hampshire +3 2 £400 - 3
Wiltshire -10 2 £368 -12.50%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £468 - 1
Stafford - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £225 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Cambridge +12 1 - - 13
Slough +5 1 £300 -
Salisbury -7 1 £355 -15.47%
Birmingham -8 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 £300 -
Woking - 1 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 97 (44.29%) Python
2 92 (42.01%) SQL
3 75 (34.25%) C++
4 74 (33.79%) Java
5 72 (32.88%) R
6 56 (25.57%) Degree
7 53 (24.20%) Algorithms
8 52 (23.74%) Simulink
9 46 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (20.55%) Finance
10 45 (20.55%) C
11 43 (19.63%) Software Engineering
12 42 (19.18%) SAS
13 41 (18.72%) Mathematics
14 38 (17.35%) Analytics
15 33 (15.07%) Machine Learning
16 32 (14.61%) Big Data
17 31 (14.16%) C#
18 30 (13.70%) Linux
18 30 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (12.33%) SPSS
19 27 (12.33%) Data Analysis
20 26 (11.87%) Validation
20 26 (11.87%) Data Mining
20 26 (11.87%) Hadoop
21 25 (11.42%) Ruby
22 24 (10.96%) OO
23 23 (10.50%) .NET
23 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (10.50%) Banking

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 42 (19.18%) SAS
2 19 (8.68%) Apache Pig
3 10 (4.57%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.11%) IIS
5 7 (3.20%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.46%) Kinematics
Applications
1 52 (23.74%) Simulink
2 27 (12.33%) SPSS
3 12 (5.48%) Stata
4 11 (5.02%) MS Excel
5 9 (4.11%) MS Office
6 4 (1.83%) Mathematica
7 3 (1.37%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.46%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.46%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) RS-232
2 4 (1.83%) LDAP
3 3 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.91%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.46%) DAB
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) Internet
5 1 (0.46%) NFC
5 1 (0.46%) OFDM
5 1 (0.46%) RS-485
5 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.46%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.61%) Big Data
2 26 (11.87%) Data Mining
2 26 (11.87%) Hadoop
3 22 (10.05%) Apache Hive
4 21 (9.59%) SQL Server
5 16 (7.31%) QlikView
6 14 (6.39%) MySQL
7 13 (5.94%) HBase
8 12 (5.48%) CouchDB
9 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.28%) OLAP
10 5 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.91%) KDB
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.46%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) JIRA
2 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.65%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.20%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.20%) Subversion
5 6 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.28%) NUnit
6 5 (2.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.83%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.83%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.91%) Arquillian
9 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.46%) GCC
10 1 (0.46%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 45 (20.55%) Finance
2 23 (10.50%) Banking
3 17 (7.76%) Aerospace
3 17 (7.76%) Retail
4 15 (6.85%) Electronics
5 12 (5.48%) Automotive
6 8 (3.65%) Front Office
7 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.91%) Marketing
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Avionics
11 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (27.40%) Developer
2 36 (16.44%) Analyst
3 34 (15.53%) Software Engineer
4 27 (12.33%) Data Scientist
5 20 (9.13%) MATLAB Developer
6 15 (6.85%) Software Developer
6 15 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.39%) Data Engineer
8 13 (5.94%) Embedded Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Big Data Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 12 (5.48%) Python Developer
9 12 (5.48%) Quantitative Developer
10 11 (5.02%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.57%) MATLAB Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) C Software Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Embedded C Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 9 (4.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.50%) .NET
2 21 (9.59%) CSS
2 21 (9.59%) HTML
3 12 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.74%) Web Services
6 4 (1.83%) Middleware
6 4 (1.83%) RESTful
7 3 (1.37%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.91%) ActiveX
8 2 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.91%) WPF
8 2 (0.91%) XML
9 1 (0.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.46%) Kafka
9 1 (0.46%) MLlib
9 1 (0.46%) NumPy
9 1 (0.46%) OpenCV
9 1 (0.46%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.46%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) Algorithms
2 41 (18.72%) Mathematics
3 30 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.05%) Computer Science
5 16 (7.31%) Statistics
6 12 (5.48%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (5.02%) Credit Risk
7 11 (5.02%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (5.02%) Physics
8 10 (4.57%) Equities
8 10 (4.57%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.65%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.74%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.28%) Derivative
11 5 (2.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (2.28%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.37%) CESG
12 3 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.70%) Linux
2 22 (10.05%) Unix
3 10 (4.57%) Windows
4 2 (0.91%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) MVS
4 2 (0.91%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.63%) Software Engineering
3 38 (17.35%) Analytics
4 33 (15.07%) Machine Learning
5 27 (12.33%) Data Analysis
6 26 (11.87%) Validation
7 24 (10.96%) OO
8 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (10.50%) Data Analytics
9 18 (8.22%) Signal Processing
10 17 (7.76%) Data Modelling
10 17 (7.76%) OOP
11 14 (6.39%) Scrum
12 13 (5.94%) Digital Signal Processing
13 12 (5.48%) Web Application Development
14 11 (5.02%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.02%) UML
15 10 (4.57%) Integration Testing
15 10 (4.57%) Project Management
16 9 (4.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 97 (44.29%) Python
2 92 (42.01%) SQL
3 75 (34.25%) C++
4 74 (33.79%) Java
5 72 (32.88%) R
6 45 (20.55%) C
7 31 (14.16%) C#
8 25 (11.42%) Ruby
9 22 (10.05%) Shell Script
10 17 (7.76%) Perl
11 16 (7.31%) Embedded C
11 16 (7.31%) PHP
12 13 (5.94%) VBA
13 12 (5.48%) PL/SQL
13 12 (5.48%) VB.NET
14 11 (5.02%) Scala
15 9 (4.11%) Objective-C
15 9 (4.11%) VB
16 6 (2.74%) T-SQL
17 5 (2.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 56 (25.57%) Degree
2 19 (8.68%) PhD
3 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.20%) Postgraduate
6 6 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.37%) ISEB
8 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) HND
9 1 (0.46%) MCSD
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.85%) QA
2 8 (3.65%) DO-178B
3 7 (3.20%) MISRA
4 4 (1.83%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.46%) DO-254
6 1 (0.46%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.46%) JTAG
6 1 (0.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Firmware
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.46%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (9.59%) Oracle
2 20 (9.13%) Informatica
3 19 (8.68%) Teradata
4 16 (7.31%) Tableau
5 13 (5.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.65%) Apple
7 7 (3.20%) VMware
8 6 (2.74%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.83%) Freescale
10 3 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.37%) Reuters
11 2 (0.91%) MathWorks
11 2 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.46%) CA
12 1 (0.46%) IBM
12 1 (0.46%) Lauterbach
12 1 (0.46%) MKS
12 1 (0.46%) Xilinx
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