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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 507 522 470
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -52
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 90 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £510 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
20751 20243 17620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13469 13142 10837
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 470 627
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.20 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +16 86 £450 -11.76% 63
London -5 32 £525 -5.40% 24
South East +1 31 £408 - 13
West Midlands -7 14 - - 10
Surrey +10 13 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 10 - - 1
Berkshire +13 8 £338 - 3
Leatherhead - 8 £450 -
Slough +2 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 5
East of England +8 3 £350 +16.66% 7
Oxford - 3 - - 2
Middlesex +3 2 - -
City of London +1 2 £725 +42.15% 7
Northern Ireland - 2 £325 - 3
County Antrim - 2 £325 - 2
Belfast - 2 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £390 - 2
Bristol +2 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £350 - 7
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 3
South West -17 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 50 (34.48%) Python
2 49 (33.79%) R
3 41 (28.28%) C++
4 36 (24.83%) Analytics
5 35 (24.14%) Simulink
6 34 (23.45%) Degree
6 34 (23.45%) Hadoop
7 33 (22.76%) Software Engineering
8 30 (20.69%) Finance
9 27 (18.62%) C
9 27 (18.62%) Statistics
10 26 (17.93%) SAS
11 25 (17.24%) SQL
11 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (13.79%) Data Analysis
13 20 (13.79%) Java
14 19 (13.10%) VBA
14 19 (13.10%) Automotive
15 18 (12.41%) Algorithms
16 17 (11.72%) Data Modelling
17 16 (11.03%) Validation
17 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
17 16 (11.03%) Big Data
18 15 (10.34%) Banking
18 15 (10.34%) UML
19 14 (9.66%) C#
19 14 (9.66%) Retail
19 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
19 14 (9.66%) Mathematics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 26 (17.93%) SAS
2 8 (5.52%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.83%) ArcGIS
4 6 (4.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 35 (24.14%) Simulink
2 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.21%) Stateflow
4 7 (4.83%) SPSS
5 6 (4.14%) MS Office
5 6 (4.14%) TargetLink
6 5 (3.45%) Mathematica
7 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Summit
1 1 (0.69%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) Wireless
2 2 (1.38%) LTE
2 2 (1.38%) FlexRay
3 1 (0.69%) Modbus
3 1 (0.69%) 3G
3 1 (0.69%) ATM
3 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.45%) Hadoop
2 16 (11.03%) Big Data
3 8 (5.52%) Apache Hive
3 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.38%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) HBase
8 1 (0.69%) Mahout
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (4.83%) Subversion
3 5 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.76%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.38%) JIRA
5 2 (1.38%) CANoe
6 1 (0.69%) RSpec
6 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) eggPlant
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 19 (13.10%) Automotive
3 15 (10.34%) Banking
4 14 (9.66%) Retail
5 13 (8.97%) Electronics
6 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
7 9 (6.21%) Investment Banking
8 8 (5.52%) Aerospace
9 4 (2.76%) Front Office
10 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.38%) Marketing
12 1 (0.69%) German Language
12 1 (0.69%) Avionics
12 1 (0.69%) Military
12 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 29 (20.00%) Developer
2 25 (17.24%) Analyst
3 14 (9.66%) Data Scientist
4 9 (6.21%) Data Analyst
4 9 (6.21%) C++ Developer
5 8 (5.52%) Scala Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Architect
6 7 (4.83%) Quantitative Developer
6 7 (4.83%) Data Manager
7 6 (4.14%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Data Modeller
9 4 (2.76%) Credit Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 4 (2.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (2.07%) WinForms
3 3 (2.07%) HTML
4 2 (1.38%) SciPy
4 2 (1.38%) NumPy
4 2 (1.38%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.69%) Middleware
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.69%) Java EE
5 1 (0.69%) jQuery
5 1 (0.69%) Qt
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) Haml
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.69%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Statistics
2 21 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.41%) Algorithms
4 14 (9.66%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.97%) Credit Risk
5 13 (8.97%) Visualisation
6 12 (8.28%) Computer Science
7 11 (7.59%) Physics
7 11 (7.59%) Open Source
8 9 (6.21%) Social Media
9 7 (4.83%) GIS
10 4 (2.76%) Equities
10 4 (2.76%) Derivative
10 4 (2.76%) CAN bus
11 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
11 3 (2.07%) Ontologies
11 3 (2.07%) Mechatronics
11 3 (2.07%) Clustering
11 3 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) Analytics
2 33 (22.76%) Software Engineering
3 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 17 (11.72%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.03%) Validation
7 15 (10.34%) UML
8 13 (8.97%) Statistical Analysis
9 12 (8.28%) Quantitative Analysis
10 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.21%) Project Management
11 9 (6.21%) SysML
11 9 (6.21%) Signal Processing
11 9 (6.21%) Machine Learning
12 8 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (5.52%) Stress Testing
12 8 (5.52%) Software Architecture
12 8 (5.52%) OO
12 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.14%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.48%) Python
2 49 (33.79%) R
3 41 (28.28%) C++
4 27 (18.62%) C
5 25 (17.24%) SQL
6 20 (13.79%) Java
7 19 (13.10%) VBA
8 14 (9.66%) C#
9 10 (6.90%) Scala
10 9 (6.21%) Embedded C
11 6 (4.14%) Ruby
12 5 (3.45%) Clojure
13 2 (1.38%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.38%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.38%) Perl
14 1 (0.69%) VB
14 1 (0.69%) Tcl
14 1 (0.69%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 34 (23.45%) Degree
2 16 (11.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.97%) PhD
5 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) HND
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
1 3 (2.07%) AIFMD
2 1 (0.69%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) HDFS
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (0.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.83%) Mapinfo
2 7 (4.83%) Tableau
3 6 (4.14%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle
5 4 (2.76%) Splunk
6 3 (2.07%) Google
6 3 (2.07%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.07%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.38%) Perforce
7 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.69%) Murex
8 1 (0.69%) Misys
8 1 (0.69%) EMC
8 1 (0.69%) Teradata
8 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.69%) Freescale
8 1 (0.69%) Lauterbach
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