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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 567 505 480
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -25
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 51 81 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 49
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £30.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.09 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
21641 20443 20821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.17% 38.89% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13100 12385
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 567 726
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.45 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -58 49 £400 +14.28% 83
London -36 17 £400 -17.94% 22
South East -18 12 £310 - 21
South West -33 11 £425 +44.68% 13
Dorset +3 6 £438 - 1
East of England -24 5 - - 18
Oxfordshire - 5 £310 - 6
City of London +12 4 £400 -23.80% 10
Wiltshire -16 4 £318 +8.08% 1
Hampshire -11 3 £290 - 3
Oxford - 3 £310 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 2 - - 14
Cambridge -2 2 - - 13
Surrey -6 2 - - 6
Salisbury -11 2 £318 - 1
North West -13 2 £350 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -14 2 - - 4
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
Coventry -11 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -16 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £313 - 3
Farnham - 1 - -
Guildford - - - - 3
Horsham - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Peterborough - - - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (32.65%) C++
2 28 (28.57%) Simulink
3 26 (26.53%) SQL
4 23 (23.47%) Software Engineering
5 22 (22.45%) R
6 21 (21.43%) Degree
6 21 (21.43%) Algorithms
7 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.41%) C
8 19 (19.39%) SAS
8 19 (19.39%) Signal Processing
9 17 (17.35%) UML
10 16 (16.33%) Java
10 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
11 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
12 13 (13.27%) Statistical Modelling
12 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
12 13 (13.27%) Linux
12 13 (13.27%) Python
12 13 (13.27%) Analytics
13 12 (12.24%) Validation
14 11 (11.22%) Automotive
14 11 (11.22%) PhD
14 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
14 11 (11.22%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (11.22%) Hadoop
14 11 (11.22%) DO-178B
14 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
15 10 (10.20%) Physics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (19.39%) SAS
2 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Simulink
2 10 (10.20%) Mathematica
3 6 (6.12%) SPSS
4 3 (3.06%) TargetLink
4 3 (3.06%) Stata
5 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.04%) MS Office
5 2 (2.04%) GIMP
5 2 (2.04%) Stateflow
6 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.02%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) Wireless
3 2 (2.04%) LTE
4 1 (1.02%) 4G
4 1 (1.02%) IPv6
4 1 (1.02%) 3G
4 1 (1.02%) TDMA
4 1 (1.02%) HSDPA
4 1 (1.02%) HSUPA
4 1 (1.02%) OFDM
4 1 (1.02%) HSPA
4 1 (1.02%) CDMA
4 1 (1.02%) GPRS
4 1 (1.02%) GSM
4 1 (1.02%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.10%) MS Access
3 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (4.08%) LabVIEW
3 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) RSpec
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (11.22%) Automotive
2 10 (10.20%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Avionics
4 6 (6.12%) Games
5 3 (3.06%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.04%) Military
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Data Scientist
6 6 (6.12%) Computer Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) FPGA Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Administrator
9 3 (3.06%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.06%) Principal Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 6 (6.12%) OpenMP
3 5 (5.10%) CSS
3 5 (5.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) jQuery
4 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.06%) WinForms
5 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.04%) DHTML
6 2 (2.04%) Web Services
6 2 (2.04%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) XHTML
6 2 (2.04%) Ajax
6 2 (2.04%) Scilab
6 2 (2.04%) HTML5
6 2 (2.04%) Haml
6 2 (2.04%) CSS3
6 2 (2.04%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.04%) D3.js
6 2 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 15 (15.31%) Visualisation
3 13 (13.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
4 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (10.20%) Physics
6 9 (9.18%) User Experience
6 9 (9.18%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (6.12%) Statistics
8 3 (3.06%) VHDL
9 2 (2.04%) Verilog
9 2 (2.04%) Equities
9 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.02%) CAN bus
10 1 (1.02%) CUDA
10 1 (1.02%) Social Media
10 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.02%) Economics
10 1 (1.02%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) UNIX
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 2 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.39%) Signal Processing
3 17 (17.35%) UML
4 13 (13.27%) Analytics
4 13 (13.27%) Statistical Modelling
5 12 (12.24%) Validation
6 10 (10.20%) ETL
7 9 (9.18%) Data Management
7 9 (9.18%) Resource Management
7 9 (9.18%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.14%) OO
9 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.12%) Image Processing
9 6 (6.12%) Video Processing
9 6 (6.12%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (5.10%) MapReduce
11 4 (4.08%) SysML
11 4 (4.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) C++
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) R
4 20 (20.41%) C
5 16 (16.33%) Java
6 13 (13.27%) Python
7 10 (10.20%) C#
8 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.10%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.10%) VB
10 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 3 (3.06%) PHP
11 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.04%) VBA
11 2 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (2.04%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.02%) F#
12 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.22%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.08%) DO-254
3 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.04%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Firmware
1 2 (2.04%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Nagios
1 2 (2.04%) Ganglia
1 2 (2.04%) YUM
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Intel
3 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.08%) Xilinx
3 4 (4.08%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Actel
4 2 (2.04%) MathWorks
4 2 (2.04%) Omniture
5 1 (1.02%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.02%) Serena
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata
5 1 (1.02%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.02%) Tableau
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Agilent
5 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.02%) Altera
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