The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 564 525 494
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 42 54 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 44
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £735 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £21.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +33.33%

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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 41 £338 -25.00% 56
London +6 16 £481 -3.75% 18
South West -26 10 £425 - 8
South East -15 8 £305 - 12
East of England -38 4 £300 - 7
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £300 -6.97% 6
North West - 3 £350 - 2
City of London +14 2 £700 +27.27% 6
Cambridge -13 2 £313 -10.71% 6
Hampshire -14 2 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £290 -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Devon -11 1 - -
Hertfordshire -20 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £305 - 3
Yeovil - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £300 -
Belfast - 1 £300 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Falmouth - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Harwich - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 52 (43.70%) Software Engineering
2 43 (36.13%) C++
3 34 (28.57%) Simulink
4 33 (27.73%) C
5 29 (24.37%) SQL
5 29 (24.37%) Degree
6 28 (23.53%) UML
7 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
8 21 (17.65%) Java
8 21 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
8 21 (17.65%) R
9 20 (16.81%) Validation
10 18 (15.13%) SAS
11 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 16 (13.45%) C#
12 16 (13.45%) Automotive
12 16 (13.45%) Signal Processing
12 16 (13.45%) Rational Rhapsody
13 15 (12.61%) Analytics
13 15 (12.61%) Finance
14 14 (11.76%) Linux
15 13 (10.92%) DO-178B
16 12 (10.08%) Hadoop
17 11 (9.24%) Embedded Systems
17 11 (9.24%) .NET
17 11 (9.24%) OO
17 11 (9.24%) Military
17 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
18 10 (8.40%) Avionics
18 10 (8.40%) Statistics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.13%) SAS
2 3 (2.52%) Apache
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.68%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Simulink
2 6 (5.04%) SPSS
2 6 (5.04%) Mathematica
3 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.36%) Stata
4 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) GIMP
5 1 (0.84%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.84%) Weka
5 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.84%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) LTE
2 3 (2.52%) Wireless
3 2 (1.68%) 4G
4 1 (0.84%) IPv6
4 1 (0.84%) 3G
4 1 (0.84%) CDMA
4 1 (0.84%) GPRS
4 1 (0.84%) GSM
4 1 (0.84%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.84%) PPP
4 1 (0.84%) TDMA
4 1 (0.84%) HSDPA
4 1 (0.84%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.84%) HSUPA
4 1 (0.84%) OFDM
4 1 (0.84%) MIMO
4 1 (0.84%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.36%) Big Data
4 4 (3.36%) MySQL
5 3 (2.52%) QlikView
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.68%) MS Access
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (13.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (6.72%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
5 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) RSpec
6 2 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) NUnit
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.84%) MSTest
7 1 (0.84%) Moq
7 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (13.45%) Automotive
2 15 (12.61%) Finance
3 11 (9.24%) Military
4 10 (8.40%) Avionics
5 9 (7.56%) Electronics
6 3 (2.52%) Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.65%) Developer
3 11 (9.24%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (8.40%) Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Data Scientist
6 6 (5.04%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (3.36%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.52%) FPGA Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Quantitative Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Web Developer
10 2 (1.68%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) jQuery
3 5 (4.20%) HTML
3 5 (4.20%) CSS
4 4 (3.36%) STL
4 4 (3.36%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) OpenMP
4 4 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.52%) HTML5
5 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.52%) WPF
5 3 (2.52%) Ajax
5 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.52%) WinForms
5 3 (2.52%) CSS3
6 2 (1.68%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.68%) D3.js
6 2 (1.68%) Sass
6 2 (1.68%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
1 11 (9.24%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (8.40%) Visualisation
2 10 (8.40%) Statistics
3 6 (5.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (5.04%) Firmware
3 6 (5.04%) CAN bus
4 5 (4.20%) Economics
4 5 (4.20%) Physics
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) Mechatronics
6 3 (2.52%) Equities
6 3 (2.52%) VHDL
7 2 (1.68%) Verilog
7 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.68%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.84%) Life Science
8 1 (0.84%) Wiki
8 1 (0.84%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) UNIX
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
4 2 (1.68%) CentOS
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Software Engineering
2 28 (23.53%) UML
3 20 (16.81%) Validation
4 16 (13.45%) Signal Processing
5 15 (12.61%) Analytics
6 11 (9.24%) OO
7 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.56%) Requirements Management
7 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.56%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (6.72%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) ETL
10 6 (5.04%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.04%) MapReduce
11 5 (4.20%) Predictive Analytics
11 5 (4.20%) Data Management
12 4 (3.36%) Scrum
12 4 (3.36%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.36%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.13%) C++
2 33 (27.73%) C
3 29 (24.37%) SQL
4 21 (17.65%) Java
4 21 (17.65%) R
5 16 (13.45%) C#
6 8 (6.72%) Python
7 6 (5.04%) Embedded C
7 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.04%) VBA
8 4 (3.36%) Perl
8 4 (3.36%) VB
9 3 (2.52%) PHP
9 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 29 (24.37%) Degree
2 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.04%) PhD
5 3 (2.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) ACCA
7 1 (0.84%) CIMA
7 1 (0.84%) MBA
7 1 (0.84%) ISEB
7 1 (0.84%) MCP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSE
7 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.36%) DO-254
3 1 (0.84%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) GPFS
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Nagios
1 2 (1.68%) Ganglia
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.68%) YUM
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) Xilinx
3 4 (3.36%) Mentor Graphics
3 4 (3.36%) Intel
4 3 (2.52%) Serena
5 2 (1.68%) Omniture
5 2 (1.68%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.68%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.68%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.68%) MKS
5 2 (1.68%) Actel
6 1 (0.84%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.84%) Splunk
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.84%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.84%) Borland
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