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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
UK
Rank 496 524 555
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +31
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 100 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 36
Median daily rate £488 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 12
Median hourly rate £49.63 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £35.00 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £49.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +7.14%

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
18433 19551 19825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.65% 38.23% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12670 13272 13053
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 482 421
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £18.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +48 96 £500 -6.97% 57
London +12 44 £571 -4.79% 21
East of England -8 19 £303 +10.09% 13
Hertfordshire -2 14 £303 +10.09% 2
South East +9 10 £400 +86.04% 8
East Midlands +7 9 £350 -17.64% 1
South West +6 7 £390 -13.33% 5
West Midlands - 7 - -
Stevenage -1 6 - -
City of London -3 5 £500 -16.66% 1
Hove - 5 £414 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £414 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 4 - - 11
Northamptonshire -3 4 £325 -23.52%
Northampton -6 4 £325 -23.52%
Salisbury - 3 £410 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 4
Wiltshire - 3 £410 -
Berkshire +20 2 £281 +12.50% 1
Cambridge +4 2 - - 11
Peterborough +2 2 - -
Devon +1 2 £281 -37.50% 1
Bristol -2 2 - - 2
Coventry - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Scotland +19 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire +5 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 102 (44.54%) Python
2 84 (36.68%) C++
3 76 (33.19%) R
4 73 (31.88%) Mathematics
5 70 (30.57%) Finance
6 68 (29.69%) SQL
7 60 (26.20%) Simulink
8 59 (25.76%) C
9 58 (25.33%) Algorithms
10 53 (23.14%) Software Engineering
11 45 (19.65%) Analytics
11 45 (19.65%) Machine Learning
12 41 (17.90%) Java
13 40 (17.47%) Statistics
14 39 (17.03%) Big Data
15 36 (15.72%) Hadoop
15 36 (15.72%) Degree
16 34 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (13.54%) Banking
18 30 (13.10%) Mathematical Modelling
19 27 (11.79%) C#
19 27 (11.79%) Linux
19 27 (11.79%) Rational DOORS
20 25 (10.92%) Apache Spark
21 23 (10.04%) PhD
21 23 (10.04%) Front Office
22 22 (9.61%) Computer Science
22 22 (9.61%) Market Risk
23 21 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
23 21 (9.17%) UML

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 25 (10.92%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.99%) SAS
3 9 (3.93%) Apache Pig
4 8 (3.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (26.20%) Simulink
2 14 (6.11%) SPSS
3 11 (4.80%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.93%) MS Office
5 7 (3.06%) Stateflow
6 5 (2.18%) TargetLink
6 5 (2.18%) Weka
7 3 (1.31%) GNU Octave
7 3 (1.31%) Mathematica
7 3 (1.31%) Stata
8 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.31%) Flurry Analytics
3 3 (1.31%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) FlexRay
2 3 (1.31%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.87%) 2G
3 2 (0.87%) 4G
3 2 (0.87%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.87%) LTE
3 2 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) Profibus
4 1 (0.44%) RS-232
4 1 (0.44%) RS-485
4 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.03%) Big Data
2 36 (15.72%) Hadoop
3 20 (8.73%) Apache Hive
4 16 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.55%) Data Mining
5 15 (6.55%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.93%) KDB
8 9 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.49%) Power BI
10 6 (2.62%) HBase
10 6 (2.62%) Mahout
10 6 (2.62%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (8.73%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.18%) LabVIEW
5 4 (1.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Continuum
6 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.44%) GDB
7 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (30.57%) Finance
2 31 (13.54%) Banking
3 23 (10.04%) Front Office
4 17 (7.42%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.99%) Automotive
6 14 (6.11%) Electronics
7 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.06%) Marketing
9 5 (2.18%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.31%) Retail
11 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) French Language
11 1 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (28.38%) Developer
2 42 (18.34%) Software Engineer
3 37 (16.16%) Data Scientist
4 25 (10.92%) MATLAB Developer
5 18 (7.86%) Analyst
6 16 (6.99%) Quantitative Developer
7 12 (5.24%) Architect
8 10 (4.37%) Ada Engineer
8 10 (4.37%) Ada Software Engineer
8 10 (4.37%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.37%) Data Analyst
8 10 (4.37%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 10 (4.37%) Python Developer
8 10 (4.37%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.49%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) MATLAB Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.86%) .NET
2 9 (3.93%) Kafka
2 9 (3.93%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (3.93%) NumPy
3 7 (3.06%) D3.js
3 7 (3.06%) scikit-learn
4 4 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.31%) Akka
5 3 (1.31%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.31%) Web Services
6 2 (0.87%) MLlib
6 2 (0.87%) Node.js
6 2 (0.87%) Pandas
6 2 (0.87%) SciPy
6 2 (0.87%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.44%) Esper
7 1 (0.44%) GraphX
7 1 (0.44%) Keras
7 1 (0.44%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.44%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 58 (25.33%) Algorithms
2 34 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 22 (9.61%) Market Risk
4 9 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.49%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.62%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.62%) TWAP
6 6 (2.62%) VWAP
7 5 (2.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) Derivative
10 2 (0.87%) Equities
10 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.87%) Robotics
10 2 (0.87%) Social Network
10 2 (0.87%) VHDL
11 1 (0.44%) RIA
11 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.79%) Linux
2 8 (3.49%) Unix
3 6 (2.62%) MVS
4 4 (1.75%) Windows
5 2 (0.87%) Android
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.88%) Mathematics
2 53 (23.14%) Software Engineering
3 45 (19.65%) Analytics
3 45 (19.65%) Machine Learning
4 40 (17.47%) Statistics
5 30 (13.10%) Mathematical Modelling
6 21 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.17%) UML
7 20 (8.73%) Integration Testing
7 20 (8.73%) Visualisation
8 18 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.86%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.42%) Data Analysis
9 17 (7.42%) OO
10 16 (6.99%) Data Visualisation
10 16 (6.99%) Physics
10 16 (6.99%) Validation
11 15 (6.55%) Data Analytics
12 13 (5.68%) MapReduce
12 13 (5.68%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 102 (44.54%) Python
2 84 (36.68%) C++
3 76 (33.19%) R
4 68 (29.69%) SQL
5 59 (25.76%) C
6 41 (17.90%) Java
7 27 (11.79%) C#
8 13 (5.68%) Ada
9 12 (5.24%) Ada 95
9 12 (5.24%) Scala
10 11 (4.80%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.93%) VB
12 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.62%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.18%) VBA
15 3 (1.31%) JavaScript
15 3 (1.31%) Perl
16 2 (0.87%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (15.72%) Degree
2 23 (10.04%) PhD
3 18 (7.86%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CFA
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.24%) ISO26262
2 5 (2.18%) MISRA
3 4 (1.75%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.31%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.87%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) Basel II
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) HDFS
2 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Kibana
2 4 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.87%) Ambari
3 2 (0.87%) Oozie
4 1 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (9.17%) Tableau
2 12 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.80%) Oracle
4 6 (2.62%) Alteryx
5 5 (2.18%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.31%) Google
6 3 (1.31%) IBM
6 3 (1.31%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.31%) SAP
6 3 (1.31%) Splunk
7 2 (0.87%) Altera
7 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.87%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.87%) FactSet
7 2 (0.87%) GoldenSource
7 2 (0.87%) Huawei
7 2 (0.87%) Informatica
7 2 (0.87%) Minitab
7 2 (0.87%) Nokia
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