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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 521 543 543
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 126 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 21
Median daily rate £475 £450 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £725 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £24.35 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.36 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50

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
21209 20865 20370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.36% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14599 13576 13264
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 443 481
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.77 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +16 125 £475 +5.55% 52
London +16 56 £600 +20.00% 18
South West +29 29 £450 - 5
South East -21 18 £300 -26.38% 4
East of England +17 12 £325 -7.14% 9
Bristol +5 11 - - 3
Devon - 10 £450 - 2
City of London +47 8 £600 -17.24% 4
Hampshire +5 7 £220 -43.58% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £325 - 1
East Midlands +13 4 £200 - 6
Cambridgeshire +7 4 - - 7
West Midlands -22 4 £310 - 4
Exeter - 4 £438 - 2
Fareham - 4 £220 -
Southampton +15 3 £299 -
Slough +8 3 £300 -
Berkshire +1 3 £300 -11.11%
Surrey -16 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £420 -
Northampton - 3 £185 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £185 - 3
Oxfordshire +6 2 £375 +25.00% 3
Cambridge +2 2 - - 7
Peterborough - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
Waltham Cross - 2 £325 -
Dorset - 2 - -
Essex +4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 93 (46.27%) Python
2 86 (42.79%) SQL
3 67 (33.33%) C++
4 64 (31.84%) R
5 56 (27.86%) Java
6 53 (26.37%) Algorithms
7 50 (24.88%) Finance
8 46 (22.89%) C
8 46 (22.89%) Degree
9 45 (22.39%) Mathematics
10 43 (21.39%) Simulink
11 41 (20.40%) SAS
12 40 (19.90%) Software Engineering
13 39 (19.40%) C#
13 39 (19.40%) Analytics
14 37 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (15.92%) Machine Learning
16 31 (15.42%) Big Data
17 29 (14.43%) Banking
18 28 (13.93%) Validation
19 25 (12.44%) Data Analysis
19 25 (12.44%) Hadoop
20 24 (11.94%) VBA
20 24 (11.94%) .NET
21 23 (11.44%) SPSS
21 23 (11.44%) Apache Hive
22 22 (10.95%) Linux
23 21 (10.45%) Unix
23 21 (10.45%) OO
23 21 (10.45%) CSS

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 41 (20.40%) SAS
2 19 (9.45%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.97%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.49%) Apache
5 4 (1.99%) IIS
6 2 (1.00%) JBoss
6 2 (1.00%) Kinematics
Applications
1 43 (21.39%) Simulink
2 23 (11.44%) SPSS
3 18 (8.96%) MS Excel
4 11 (5.47%) Stata
5 10 (4.98%) MS Office
6 3 (1.49%) LaTeX
7 2 (1.00%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) RS-232
2 3 (1.49%) LDAP
2 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.00%) RS-485
3 2 (1.00%) SpaceWire
3 2 (1.00%) Wireless
4 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.50%) DAB
4 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.50%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) NFC
4 1 (0.50%) OFDM
4 1 (0.50%) RS-422
4 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.42%) Big Data
2 25 (12.44%) Hadoop
3 23 (11.44%) Apache Hive
4 20 (9.95%) SQL Server
5 19 (9.45%) Data Mining
6 16 (7.96%) QlikView
7 14 (6.97%) MySQL
8 11 (5.47%) CouchDB
8 11 (5.47%) HBase
8 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.99%) MS Access
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.00%) KDB
11 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.00%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.98%) JIRA
3 7 (3.48%) Subversion
4 6 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.99%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.00%) Arquillian
8 2 (1.00%) GCC
8 2 (1.00%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.50%) RStudio
General
1 50 (24.88%) Finance
2 29 (14.43%) Banking
3 19 (9.45%) Front Office
4 18 (8.96%) Aerospace
5 14 (6.97%) Electronics
6 13 (6.47%) Retail
7 7 (3.48%) Automotive
8 6 (2.99%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.99%) Avionics
10 4 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.99%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.00%) Marketing
12 1 (0.50%) Advertising
12 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (31.34%) Developer
2 33 (16.42%) Analyst
2 33 (16.42%) Software Engineer
3 22 (10.95%) MATLAB Developer
4 19 (9.45%) Data Scientist
5 17 (8.46%) Quantitative Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Embedded Engineer
7 13 (6.47%) Data Engineer
7 13 (6.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (5.47%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.98%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.48%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Quantitative Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.94%) .NET
2 21 (10.45%) CSS
2 21 (10.45%) HTML
3 11 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.48%) WPF
6 5 (2.49%) WCF
7 3 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.49%) Middleware
8 2 (1.00%) ActiveX
8 2 (1.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.00%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.00%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.00%) SciPy
8 2 (1.00%) Web Services
8 2 (1.00%) XML
9 1 (0.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.50%) NumPy
9 1 (0.50%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.37%) Algorithms
2 45 (22.39%) Mathematics
3 17 (8.46%) Statistics
4 15 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.46%) Credit Risk
5 14 (6.97%) Physics
6 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.47%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (5.47%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (4.98%) Market Risk
8 9 (4.48%) Derivative
8 9 (4.48%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.98%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.48%) Applied Mathematics
10 7 (3.48%) Equities
11 5 (2.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.99%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.99%) VHDL
13 3 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.95%) Linux
2 21 (10.45%) Unix
3 12 (5.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) MVS
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) Software Engineering
2 39 (19.40%) Analytics
3 37 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (15.92%) Machine Learning
5 28 (13.93%) Validation
6 25 (12.44%) Data Analysis
7 21 (10.45%) OO
8 17 (8.46%) OOP
8 17 (8.46%) Signal Processing
9 16 (7.96%) Data Analytics
10 15 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.97%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.47%) Scrum
13 12 (5.97%) UML
14 11 (5.47%) Digital Signal Processing
14 11 (5.47%) Web Application Development
15 10 (4.98%) Investment Management
15 10 (4.98%) Risk Management
16 9 (4.48%) Integration Testing
16 9 (4.48%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.27%) Python
2 86 (42.79%) SQL
3 67 (33.33%) C++
4 64 (31.84%) R
5 56 (27.86%) Java
6 46 (22.89%) C
7 39 (19.40%) C#
8 24 (11.94%) VBA
9 20 (9.95%) Ruby
10 17 (8.46%) Shell Script
11 16 (7.96%) Embedded C
11 16 (7.96%) Perl
12 15 (7.46%) Scala
13 14 (6.97%) VB
14 11 (5.47%) PHP
14 11 (5.47%) PL/SQL
15 9 (4.48%) Objective-C
16 7 (3.48%) JavaScript
16 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
17 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (22.89%) Degree
2 14 (6.97%) PhD
3 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.48%) Postgraduate
4 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.99%) ISEB
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) HND
7 1 (0.50%) MCSD
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.99%) MISRA
4 3 (1.49%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.50%) DO-254
6 1 (0.50%) JTAG
6 1 (0.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Firmware
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.46%) Oracle
2 17 (8.46%) Tableau
3 16 (7.96%) Informatica
3 16 (7.96%) Teradata
4 8 (3.98%) Apple
5 6 (2.99%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.49%) VMware
7 3 (1.49%) Freescale
7 3 (1.49%) Reuters
8 2 (1.00%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.50%) Atmel
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.50%) MKS
9 1 (0.50%) Murex
9 1 (0.50%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) Xilinx
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