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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 545 555 535
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 103 72 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 21 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £725 £810
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £381 £357
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 44
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.35 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.79 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
20690 20418 19661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.49% 37.62% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14249 13515 12990
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +28 102 £450 - 41
London +9 41 £600 +9.09% 15
South West +18 29 £445 - 3
Devon - 13 £450 -
South East -16 12 £303 -28.82% 7
East of England +20 11 £440 +95.55% 8
Bristol +1 9 - - 1
Exeter - 8 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £440 - 5
West Midlands -13 6 £310 - 3
City of London +43 4 £338 - 4
Hertfordshire +14 4 £371 +65.00% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £400 - 2
Peterborough - 4 - - 1
Slough +5 3 £300 -
Hampshire +2 3 £433 - 2
Berkshire -8 3 £300 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +11 2 £170 -
Southampton +9 2 £400 -
Staffordshire +8 2 - - 1
Surrey -10 2 £225 -50.00%
Northampton - 2 £170 -
Salisbury - 2 £378 - 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £170 -
Home Counties - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire +9 1 £375 - 3
Cambridge +3 1 - - 4
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £420 -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 95 (45.45%) Python
2 89 (42.58%) SQL
3 73 (34.93%) C++
4 65 (31.10%) R
5 62 (29.67%) Java
6 52 (24.88%) Finance
7 49 (23.44%) Algorithms
8 48 (22.97%) Degree
9 45 (21.53%) Mathematics
9 45 (21.53%) Simulink
9 45 (21.53%) C
10 42 (20.10%) SAS
10 42 (20.10%) Software Engineering
11 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (18.18%) C#
11 38 (18.18%) Analytics
12 34 (16.27%) Machine Learning
13 33 (15.79%) Big Data
14 29 (13.88%) Linux
15 28 (13.40%) Banking
15 28 (13.40%) Hadoop
16 26 (12.44%) Validation
17 25 (11.96%) SPSS
17 25 (11.96%) Data Analysis
17 25 (11.96%) Apache Hive
18 23 (11.00%) Unix
18 23 (11.00%) .NET
19 22 (10.53%) Oracle
19 22 (10.53%) OO
19 22 (10.53%) VBA

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 42 (20.10%) SAS
2 20 (9.57%) Apache Pig
3 12 (5.74%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.87%) Apache
4 6 (2.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.96%) JBoss
5 2 (0.96%) Kinematics
Applications
1 45 (21.53%) Simulink
2 25 (11.96%) SPSS
3 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
4 12 (5.74%) Stata
5 9 (4.31%) MS Office
6 3 (1.44%) LaTeX
6 3 (1.44%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.96%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) RS-232
2 4 (1.91%) LDAP
3 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.48%) DAB
5 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.48%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) NFC
5 1 (0.48%) OFDM
5 1 (0.48%) RS-485
5 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.79%) Big Data
2 28 (13.40%) Hadoop
3 25 (11.96%) Apache Hive
4 22 (10.53%) Data Mining
5 20 (9.57%) SQL Server
6 18 (8.61%) QlikView
7 13 (6.22%) HBase
7 13 (6.22%) MySQL
8 12 (5.74%) CouchDB
9 11 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.91%) MS Access
11 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.96%) KDB
12 2 (0.96%) OLAP
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (4.31%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.83%) JIRA
3 7 (3.35%) Subversion
4 6 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.91%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.91%) LabVIEW
5 4 (1.91%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.91%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.96%) Arquillian
7 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.96%) GCC
7 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.96%) NUnit
8 1 (0.48%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 52 (24.88%) Finance
2 28 (13.40%) Banking
3 18 (8.61%) Front Office
4 17 (8.13%) Aerospace
5 16 (7.66%) Electronics
6 14 (6.70%) Retail
7 10 (4.78%) Automotive
8 6 (2.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.91%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.96%) Avionics
12 2 (0.96%) Marketing
13 1 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (29.19%) Developer
2 35 (16.75%) Analyst
3 34 (16.27%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.00%) MATLAB Developer
5 21 (10.05%) Data Scientist
6 18 (8.61%) Quantitative Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Embedded Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Data Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 13 (6.22%) Python Developer
9 13 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (5.74%) Big Data Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.78%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (3.83%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.00%) .NET
2 21 (10.05%) CSS
2 21 (10.05%) HTML
3 12 (5.74%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.39%) WPF
6 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.44%) Middleware
6 3 (1.44%) WCF
7 2 (0.96%) ActiveX
7 2 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.96%) OpenCV
7 2 (0.96%) OpenGL
7 2 (0.96%) Web Services
7 2 (0.96%) XML
8 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.48%) NumPy
8 1 (0.48%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.48%) SciPy
8 1 (0.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.44%) Algorithms
2 45 (21.53%) Mathematics
3 22 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.66%) Computer Science
5 15 (7.18%) Statistics
6 12 (5.74%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (5.74%) Physics
7 11 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 11 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (4.78%) Derivative
8 10 (4.78%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.83%) Equities
9 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.35%) Market Risk
11 6 (2.87%) Applied Mathematics
12 5 (2.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.91%) VHDL
14 3 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (1.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.88%) Linux
2 23 (11.00%) Unix
3 13 (6.22%) Windows
4 2 (0.96%) MVS
5 1 (0.48%) CentOS
5 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.10%) Software Engineering
2 38 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.18%) Analytics
3 34 (16.27%) Machine Learning
4 26 (12.44%) Validation
5 25 (11.96%) Data Analysis
6 22 (10.53%) OO
7 21 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.57%) Data Analytics
9 17 (8.13%) OOP
10 16 (7.66%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.66%) Signal Processing
11 12 (5.74%) Scrum
11 12 (5.74%) Web Application Development
12 11 (5.26%) Digital Signal Processing
12 11 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (5.26%) UML
13 10 (4.78%) Investment Management
14 8 (3.83%) Integration Testing
14 8 (3.83%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.45%) Python
2 89 (42.58%) SQL
3 73 (34.93%) C++
4 65 (31.10%) R
5 62 (29.67%) Java
6 45 (21.53%) C
7 38 (18.18%) C#
8 22 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 22 (10.53%) VBA
9 21 (10.05%) Ruby
10 17 (8.13%) Perl
11 16 (7.66%) Embedded C
12 14 (6.70%) Scala
13 12 (5.74%) PHP
13 12 (5.74%) PL/SQL
13 12 (5.74%) VB
14 9 (4.31%) Objective-C
14 9 (4.31%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.87%) T-SQL
16 5 (2.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 48 (22.97%) Degree
2 16 (7.66%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.70%) PhD
4 7 (3.35%) Postgraduate
4 7 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) ISEB
7 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) MCSD
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) DO-178B
3 7 (3.35%) MISRA
4 4 (1.91%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.48%) DO-254
6 1 (0.48%) JTAG
6 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.91%) Firmware
1 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (10.53%) Oracle
2 18 (8.61%) Informatica
2 18 (8.61%) Tableau
2 18 (8.61%) Teradata
3 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.83%) Apple
5 6 (2.87%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.87%) VMware
6 4 (1.91%) Freescale
7 3 (1.44%) Reuters
8 2 (0.96%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.48%) CA
9 1 (0.48%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.48%) MKS
9 1 (0.48%) Murex
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) Xilinx
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