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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 493 580 572
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -8
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 128 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 33
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £267 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £393 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.55% +26.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.25 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% +2.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £34.47 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +2.68%

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
20312 21270 21290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.82% 38.52% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13933 14486 14491
Median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 542 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +92 126 £500 -4.76% 62
London +26 68 £550 +10.00% 19
East of England +18 20 £305 -20.77% 14
South East +51 19 £525 - 14
City of London +3 14 £481 -19.79% 7
Hertfordshire +9 12 £298 - 1
South West +21 8 £400 - 1
Surrey - 7 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £550 +42.85% 13
West Midlands -5 6 - - 3
Hampshire - 6 £525 - 3
East Midlands -4 5 £475 - 1
Bristol +7 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £360 - 5
Essex +6 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Derby - 2 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 £290 - 1
Woking - 2 £450 -
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridge +9 1 £550 +42.85% 11
Canary Wharf +5 1 £475 +35.71%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 4

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 115 (46.18%) Python
2 93 (37.35%) R
3 77 (30.92%) SQL
4 71 (28.51%) Finance
5 69 (27.71%) Algorithms
6 67 (26.91%) C++
7 65 (26.10%) Simulink
8 57 (22.89%) Analytics
9 56 (22.49%) Statistics
10 52 (20.88%) Software Engineering
11 51 (20.48%) Degree
12 49 (19.68%) Machine Learning
13 47 (18.88%) Java
14 45 (18.07%) Mathematics
15 43 (17.27%) C
16 38 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (14.46%) Banking
17 36 (14.46%) Hadoop
18 35 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (12.45%) Big Data
20 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
21 27 (10.84%) PhD
22 26 (10.44%) Linux
22 26 (10.44%) Validation
22 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
22 26 (10.44%) Relational Database
23 25 (10.04%) Apache Hive
24 24 (9.64%) Data Analysis
25 23 (9.24%) Physics
25 23 (9.24%) Business Intelligence

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 29 (11.65%) Apache Spark
2 21 (8.43%) SAS
3 10 (4.02%) Apache
4 8 (3.21%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (26.10%) Simulink
2 14 (5.62%) SPSS
3 7 (2.81%) Stateflow
4 4 (1.61%) Mathematica
4 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.61%) TargetLink
4 4 (1.61%) Weka
5 3 (1.20%) Stata
6 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.40%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.40%) MS Office
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.20%) Flurry Analytics
3 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) LDAP
3 2 (0.80%) LTE
3 2 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) DHCP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Profibus
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.46%) Hadoop
2 31 (12.45%) Big Data
3 26 (10.44%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.04%) Apache Hive
5 15 (6.02%) Data Mining
6 13 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.42%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.42%) SQL Server
8 10 (4.02%) HBase
9 9 (3.61%) Mahout
9 9 (3.61%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (3.21%) Power BI
11 6 (2.41%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.01%) Data Lake
12 5 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.01%) KDB
12 5 (2.01%) QlikView
13 4 (1.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (9.24%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (5.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.41%) JIRA
5 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.20%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.80%) Apache Continuum
6 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) PVCS
7 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (28.51%) Finance
2 36 (14.46%) Banking
3 22 (8.84%) Retail
4 16 (6.43%) Front Office
4 16 (6.43%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.42%) Aerospace
5 11 (4.42%) Electronics
6 8 (3.21%) Automotive
7 7 (2.81%) Marketing
8 6 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Advertising
10 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.80%) Military
11 1 (0.40%) Avionics
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (24.10%) Developer
2 43 (17.27%) Software Engineer
3 40 (16.06%) Data Scientist
4 30 (12.05%) Analyst
5 27 (10.84%) MATLAB Developer
6 19 (7.63%) MATLAB Engineer
7 11 (4.42%) Architect
7 11 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.61%) Ada Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Ada Software Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.61%) Data Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
10 8 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (3.21%) SQL Developer
11 7 (2.81%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (2.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.62%) .NET
2 12 (4.82%) RESTful
2 12 (4.82%) Web Services
3 9 (3.61%) Kafka
4 7 (2.81%) D3.js
4 7 (2.81%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (2.41%) NumPy
5 6 (2.41%) scikit-learn
6 3 (1.20%) Akka
6 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.20%) Cascading
7 2 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.80%) HTML
7 2 (0.80%) Middleware
7 2 (0.80%) MLlib
7 2 (0.80%) Node.js
7 2 (0.80%) PyQt
7 2 (0.80%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.40%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 69 (27.71%) Algorithms
2 56 (22.49%) Statistics
3 45 (18.07%) Mathematics
4 35 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (9.24%) Physics
7 21 (8.43%) Market Risk
8 16 (6.43%) Visualisation
9 14 (5.62%) Credit Risk
10 13 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (4.82%) Neural Network
12 6 (2.41%) Economics
12 6 (2.41%) TWAP
12 6 (2.41%) User Experience
12 6 (2.41%) VWAP
13 5 (2.01%) Social Network
14 4 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (1.20%) Derivative
15 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
16 2 (0.80%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.44%) Linux
2 13 (5.22%) Unix
3 4 (1.61%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.80%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) MVS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.89%) Analytics
2 52 (20.88%) Software Engineering
3 49 (19.68%) Machine Learning
4 38 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.44%) Validation
6 24 (9.64%) Data Analysis
7 23 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.84%) Data Analytics
9 21 (8.43%) OO
10 19 (7.63%) Configuration Management
10 19 (7.63%) Integration Testing
11 17 (6.83%) UML
12 14 (5.62%) Open Source
13 13 (5.22%) Data Visualisation
14 11 (4.42%) SDLC
15 10 (4.02%) Electronic Trading
15 10 (4.02%) MapReduce
15 10 (4.02%) Prototyping
15 10 (4.02%) Statistical Modelling
16 9 (3.61%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (46.18%) Python
2 93 (37.35%) R
3 77 (30.92%) SQL
4 67 (26.91%) C++
5 47 (18.88%) Java
6 43 (17.27%) C
7 19 (7.63%) C#
8 15 (6.02%) Scala
9 14 (5.62%) Ada
10 11 (4.42%) Ada 95
11 8 (3.21%) PHP
11 8 (3.21%) Ruby
12 7 (2.81%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.81%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.01%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.61%) Fortran
14 4 (1.61%) Perl
15 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.80%) AWK
16 2 (0.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 51 (20.48%) Degree
2 27 (10.84%) PhD
3 16 (6.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.80%) CFA
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) ISO26262
2 3 (1.20%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.80%) MISRA
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) Basel II
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (1.61%) HDFS
2 2 (0.80%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Kibana
2 4 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.80%) Ambari
3 2 (0.80%) Oozie
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (6.43%) Tableau
2 12 (4.82%) Teradata
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle
4 5 (2.01%) Hortonworks
4 5 (2.01%) MathWorks
4 5 (2.01%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.61%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.61%) Google
5 4 (1.61%) VMware
6 3 (1.20%) Attivio
6 3 (1.20%) SAP
7 2 (0.80%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.80%) GoldenSource
7 2 (0.80%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Informatica
7 2 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.80%) Platfora
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.40%) Coverity
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