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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 525 553 589
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +36
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 125 102 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 22
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £31.75 £37.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.00 £45.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -8.64%

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
21729 22246 20869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.05% 38.07% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14891 13256
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 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 496 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +29 123 £375 -11.76% 56
London -3 46 £450 -5.75% 24
East of England +38 38 £325 -23.52% 8
Hertfordshire +38 36 £325 - 1
South West +17 15 £425 +1.19% 3
South East +15 10 £375 - 9
City of London +38 8 £375 -11.76% 4
Stevenage +5 6 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £325 -
West Sussex - 6 £375 -
Bristol -6 5 - - 1
Devon - 5 £425 - 1
Crawley - 5 - -
Exeter - 5 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +7 4 £463 - 2
West Midlands -38 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - -
North East - 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £400 - 4
Leeds - 3 £375 -
Stafford - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £480 +12.94% 6
Huntingdon 0 2 £480 +9.09%
Surrey -1 2 £225 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - - 1
Hertford - 2 - -
Wales +20 1 £400 -
Scotland +10 1 - - 2

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 101 (44.30%) Python
1 101 (44.30%) R
2 94 (41.23%) SQL
3 72 (31.58%) C++
4 65 (28.51%) Java
5 59 (25.88%) Degree
6 58 (25.44%) Analytics
7 53 (23.25%) Finance
8 52 (22.81%) Algorithms
9 49 (21.49%) Simulink
10 45 (19.74%) Mathematics
11 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (18.86%) Software Engineering
13 42 (18.42%) SAS
14 39 (17.11%) Statistics
15 38 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (14.91%) C
16 34 (14.91%) Data Analysis
17 33 (14.47%) Hadoop
18 32 (14.04%) Machine Learning
19 30 (13.16%) Data Analytics
19 30 (13.16%) Validation
20 29 (12.72%) Linux
21 28 (12.28%) PhD
21 28 (12.28%) Computer Science
22 27 (11.84%) Data Mining
22 27 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (11.84%) C#
23 26 (11.40%) SPSS
24 25 (10.96%) 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 (18.42%) SAS
2 12 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.95%) Apache Pig
4 7 (3.07%) IIS
5 5 (2.19%) Apache
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 49 (21.49%) Simulink
2 26 (11.40%) SPSS
3 11 (4.82%) Stata
4 6 (2.63%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.19%) Mathematica
5 5 (2.19%) MS Office
6 4 (1.75%) LaTeX
7 3 (1.32%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) LDAP
2 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.88%) Network Security
3 2 (0.88%) RS-232
3 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) DAB
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) LTE
4 1 (0.44%) NFC
4 1 (0.44%) OFDM
4 1 (0.44%) RS-485
4 1 (0.44%) SMTP
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.47%) Hadoop
2 27 (11.84%) Data Mining
3 25 (10.96%) Big Data
4 19 (8.33%) Apache Hive
5 15 (6.58%) HBase
6 14 (6.14%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.70%) QlikView
7 13 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.26%) MySQL
8 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.95%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.19%) OLAP
10 5 (2.19%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.75%) Mahout
11 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.32%) HAWQ
12 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (7.02%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.51%) JIRA
4 7 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.07%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.19%) NUnit
6 5 (2.19%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.75%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.75%) Subversion
8 3 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.44%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.44%) PVCS
10 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
General
1 53 (23.25%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Banking
3 22 (9.65%) Retail
4 17 (7.46%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.95%) Electronics
6 7 (3.07%) Automotive
6 7 (3.07%) Front Office
7 5 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.19%) Marketing
8 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (22.37%) Developer
2 37 (16.23%) Analyst
3 35 (15.35%) Software Engineer
4 32 (14.04%) Data Scientist
5 16 (7.02%) MATLAB Developer
5 16 (7.02%) MATLAB Engineer
6 15 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.70%) Data Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 12 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.95%) Big Data Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.95%) Risk Analyst
10 8 (3.51%) Quantitative Developer
10 8 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.07%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.07%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (3.07%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) .NET
2 16 (7.02%) CSS
2 16 (7.02%) HTML
3 11 (4.82%) RESTful
4 10 (4.39%) Web Services
5 9 (3.95%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (1.75%) Middleware
7 3 (1.32%) Cascading
8 2 (0.88%) D3.js
8 2 (0.88%) PyQt
9 1 (0.44%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.44%) Kafka
9 1 (0.44%) MLlib
9 1 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.44%) NumPy
9 1 (0.44%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.44%) Pandas
9 1 (0.44%) REST
9 1 (0.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.81%) Algorithms
2 45 (19.74%) Mathematics
3 39 (17.11%) Statistics
4 38 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (12.28%) Computer Science
6 20 (8.77%) Credit Risk
7 18 (7.89%) Physics
8 9 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
9 8 (3.51%) Economics
9 8 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (3.07%) User Experience
11 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (2.19%) Market Risk
12 5 (2.19%) Neural Network
12 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.75%) Equities
13 4 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 3 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.72%) Linux
2 23 (10.09%) Unix
3 9 (3.95%) Windows
4 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Android
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.88%) MVS
5 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.44%) Analytics
2 44 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.86%) Software Engineering
4 34 (14.91%) Data Analysis
5 32 (14.04%) Machine Learning
6 30 (13.16%) Data Analytics
6 30 (13.16%) Validation
7 27 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.77%) OO
9 17 (7.46%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.26%) UML
12 11 (4.82%) Integration Testing
12 11 (4.82%) OOP
12 11 (4.82%) Project Management
13 10 (4.39%) Credit Risk Modelling
14 9 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.95%) DevOps
14 9 (3.95%) Statistical Modelling
14 9 (3.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.30%) Python
1 101 (44.30%) R
2 94 (41.23%) SQL
3 72 (31.58%) C++
4 65 (28.51%) Java
5 34 (14.91%) C
6 27 (11.84%) C#
7 23 (10.09%) Ruby
8 21 (9.21%) Shell Script
9 17 (7.46%) PHP
10 15 (6.58%) Perl
11 9 (3.95%) Ada
11 9 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.07%) Ada 95
12 7 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.07%) VBA
13 6 (2.63%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.63%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.63%) Scala
14 4 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (25.88%) Degree
2 28 (12.28%) PhD
3 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.44%) CFA
7 1 (0.44%) HND
7 1 (0.44%) MCSD
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) QA
2 7 (3.07%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.75%) MISRA
4 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) DO-254
5 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Control-M
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (10.09%) Teradata
2 20 (8.77%) Oracle
3 15 (6.58%) Tableau
4 14 (6.14%) Informatica
5 9 (3.95%) VMware
6 6 (2.63%) Apple
6 6 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) Attivio
8 3 (1.32%) Google
8 3 (1.32%) MathWorks
8 3 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.44%) CA
9 1 (0.44%) Freescale
9 1 (0.44%) IBM
9 1 (0.44%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.44%) MKS
9 1 (0.44%) Serena
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