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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 512 557 591
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +34
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 124 107 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 27
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £594 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.66 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £46.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+33.80% -12.34%

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
21531 22087 21370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.26% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 15025 13861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 524 417
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 £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +50 123 £400 -11.11% 61
London +22 52 £500 - 10
East of England +35 35 £325 -23.52% 13
Hertfordshire +21 31 £325 - 8
South East +20 15 £375 -11.76% 14
South West +20 11 - - 9
City of London +25 8 £375 -25.00% 2
Bristol +4 7 - - 1
West Sussex - 7 £375 - 2
Stevenage +8 6 £375 - 6
Surrey +12 4 - -
Crawley - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £463 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
North West - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 4
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £480 +12.94% 5
Huntingdon +1 2 £480 +9.09%
West Midlands -30 2 - - 4
Gatwick - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £525 - 6
Essex - 2 - -
Wales +17 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire -10 1 £320 - 3
East Midlands -20 1 - - 6
Staffordshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 86 (39.45%) SQL
1 86 (39.45%) R
2 85 (38.99%) Python
3 66 (30.28%) C++
4 55 (25.23%) Simulink
5 54 (24.77%) Algorithms
6 52 (23.85%) Java
7 51 (23.39%) Degree
8 50 (22.94%) Software Engineering
9 49 (22.48%) Analytics
10 48 (22.02%) Finance
11 40 (18.35%) Machine Learning
12 39 (17.89%) Statistics
13 36 (16.51%) Mathematics
14 35 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (15.60%) C
16 31 (14.22%) SAS
17 29 (13.30%) Computer Science
17 29 (13.30%) Data Analytics
17 29 (13.30%) Hadoop
18 28 (12.84%) PhD
19 27 (12.39%) Linux
20 26 (11.93%) Validation
21 25 (11.47%) Data Analysis
22 24 (11.01%) Data Mining
22 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (10.55%) Retail
24 22 (10.09%) Banking
24 22 (10.09%) C#

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 31 (14.22%) SAS
2 16 (7.34%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.29%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.29%) IIS
4 4 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 55 (25.23%) Simulink
2 19 (8.72%) SPSS
3 8 (3.67%) Stata
4 7 (3.21%) Stateflow
5 5 (2.29%) Mathematica
6 3 (1.38%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.38%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.46%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.38%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) LDAP
3 2 (0.92%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.92%) LTE
3 2 (0.92%) Network Security
3 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.46%) DAB
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) NFC
4 1 (0.46%) OFDM
4 1 (0.46%) RS-232
4 1 (0.46%) SMTP
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.30%) Hadoop
2 24 (11.01%) Data Mining
3 21 (9.63%) Big Data
4 17 (7.80%) Apache Hive
5 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.05%) HBase
7 9 (4.13%) QlikView
8 8 (3.67%) MySQL
8 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.29%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.29%) Mahout
9 5 (2.29%) OLAP
9 5 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.38%) HAWQ
11 3 (1.38%) Mixpanel
11 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (10.09%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (5.05%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.29%) JIRA
6 5 (2.29%) NUnit
6 5 (2.29%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.83%) Subversion
8 3 (1.38%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.92%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.46%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.46%) PVCS
10 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
General
1 48 (22.02%) Finance
2 23 (10.55%) Retail
3 22 (10.09%) Banking
4 15 (6.88%) Aerospace
5 11 (5.05%) Electronics
6 10 (4.59%) Automotive
7 9 (4.13%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.29%) Marketing
9 4 (1.83%) Front Office
10 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Advertising
11 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.92%) Military
12 1 (0.46%) Avionics
12 1 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (19.27%) Developer
2 40 (18.35%) Software Engineer
3 36 (16.51%) Data Scientist
4 30 (13.76%) Analyst
5 16 (7.34%) MATLAB Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) MATLAB Developer
7 12 (5.50%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.13%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.13%) Data Analyst
8 9 (4.13%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.67%) Data Engineer
10 7 (3.21%) Ada Engineer
10 7 (3.21%) Ada Software Engineer
10 7 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.21%) Quantitative Developer
10 7 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.26%) .NET
2 11 (5.05%) RESTful
2 11 (5.05%) Web Services
3 8 (3.67%) CSS
3 8 (3.67%) HTML
4 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.38%) Cascading
6 3 (1.38%) D3.js
6 3 (1.38%) Middleware
7 2 (0.92%) Kafka
7 2 (0.92%) PyQt
8 1 (0.46%) GraphX
8 1 (0.46%) MLlib
8 1 (0.46%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.46%) NumPy
8 1 (0.46%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.46%) Pandas
8 1 (0.46%) REST
8 1 (0.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (24.77%) Algorithms
2 39 (17.89%) Statistics
3 36 (16.51%) Mathematics
4 35 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (13.30%) Computer Science
6 15 (6.88%) Credit Risk
7 12 (5.50%) Physics
8 9 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (3.21%) Economics
9 7 (3.21%) User Experience
10 6 (2.75%) Market Risk
10 6 (2.75%) TWAP
10 6 (2.75%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.75%) VWAP
11 5 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (2.29%) Neural Network
11 5 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 3 (1.38%) Applied Mathematics
13 3 (1.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.39%) Linux
2 16 (7.34%) Unix
3 6 (2.75%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.94%) Software Engineering
2 49 (22.48%) Analytics
3 40 (18.35%) Machine Learning
4 35 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (13.30%) Data Analytics
6 26 (11.93%) Validation
7 25 (11.47%) Data Analysis
8 24 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.72%) Configuration Management
10 17 (7.80%) Integration Testing
11 16 (7.34%) UML
12 14 (6.42%) OO
13 12 (5.50%) Data Modelling
14 10 (4.59%) Statistical Modelling
15 8 (3.67%) API Development
15 8 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.67%) Electronic Trading
15 8 (3.67%) Low Latency
15 8 (3.67%) Requirements Management
16 7 (3.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.45%) R
1 86 (39.45%) SQL
2 85 (38.99%) Python
3 66 (30.28%) C++
4 52 (23.85%) Java
5 34 (15.60%) C
6 22 (10.09%) C#
7 15 (6.88%) Ruby
7 15 (6.88%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.96%) PHP
9 12 (5.50%) Ada
10 10 (4.59%) Perl
11 9 (4.13%) Ada 95
12 7 (3.21%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.75%) Scala
14 5 (2.29%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.83%) Fortran
16 3 (1.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (23.39%) Degree
2 28 (12.84%) PhD
3 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.46%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) DO-178B
1 5 (2.29%) MISRA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO26262
2 4 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.46%) Basel II
4 1 (0.46%) DO-254
4 1 (0.46%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) HDFS
1 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (8.72%) Teradata
2 18 (8.26%) Oracle
3 12 (5.50%) Tableau
4 9 (4.13%) Informatica
5 6 (2.75%) VMware
6 5 (2.29%) MathWorks
7 4 (1.83%) Google
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.83%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.38%) Apple
8 3 (1.38%) Attivio
8 3 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.46%) CA
9 1 (0.46%) Freescale
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) MKS
9 1 (0.46%) Serena
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