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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 541 562 528
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 85 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 16
Average daily rate £550 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £333 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +21.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.55 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%

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
19656 19551 18415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.21% 37.75% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13337 12950 11549
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 498
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 82 £550 - 63
London +17 36 £600 -2.04% 26
East of England +18 23 £275 +6.79% 16
Hertfordshire - 13 £275 - 1
South East +23 12 £233 -37.16% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 8 - - 14
Cambridge -1 8 - - 14
City of London +36 7 £600 +11.62% 8
South West +8 7 £450 +2.27% 5
Hampshire +6 5 £215 -41.89%
Stevenage - 5 - -
Bristol - 3 - -
Cheshunt - 3 £275 -
Berkshire +9 2 £250 -
Devon +1 2 £450 - 1
Fareham -5 2 £215 -39.43%
Surrey -7 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 6
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Southampton +18 1 £198 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £375 -
Wokingham - 1 £250 -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (38.22%) Python
2 47 (29.94%) C++
3 45 (28.66%) C
3 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
4 42 (26.75%) SQL
5 41 (26.11%) Algorithms
6 40 (25.48%) Simulink
6 40 (25.48%) Finance
7 36 (22.93%) Java
7 36 (22.93%) R
8 33 (21.02%) Degree
9 32 (20.38%) Mathematics
9 32 (20.38%) Analytics
10 31 (19.75%) C#
11 23 (14.65%) Machine Learning
12 22 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (13.38%) Validation
13 21 (13.38%) Big Data
14 20 (12.74%) VBA
14 20 (12.74%) Linux
14 20 (12.74%) Embedded C
15 19 (12.10%) Electronics
15 19 (12.10%) Banking
15 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
16 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
17 16 (10.19%) .NET
17 16 (10.19%) SAS
17 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
18 15 (9.55%) Unix

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (10.19%) SAS
2 12 (7.64%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.46%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.91%) Apache
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.64%) Kinematics
Applications
1 40 (25.48%) Simulink
2 16 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.01%) SPSS
4 9 (5.73%) MS Office
5 7 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (3.18%) Stateflow
6 5 (3.18%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.64%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.64%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) FlexRay
2 3 (1.91%) RS-232
3 2 (1.27%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) RS-422
4 1 (0.64%) RS-485
4 1 (0.64%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.64%) SpaceWire
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.38%) Big Data
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.92%) Apache Hive
4 13 (8.28%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.73%) Data Mining
6 6 (3.82%) MS Access
7 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.55%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.91%) HBase
8 3 (1.91%) KDB
8 3 (1.91%) MySQL
8 3 (1.91%) QlikView
8 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Eclipse
1 7 (4.46%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (4.46%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (3.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (3.82%) SpecFlow
2 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.55%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.55%) Subversion
4 3 (1.91%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.91%) Selenium
5 2 (1.27%) Arquillian
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.64%) GCC
6 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.64%) RStudio
General
1 40 (25.48%) Finance
2 19 (12.10%) Banking
2 19 (12.10%) Electronics
3 15 (9.55%) Front Office
4 13 (8.28%) Automotive
5 12 (7.64%) Aerospace
6 11 (7.01%) Manufacturing
7 10 (6.37%) Retail
8 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.55%) Avionics
9 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.91%) Marketing
10 3 (1.91%) Military
11 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 49 (31.21%) Developer
2 30 (19.11%) Software Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) Analyst
4 18 (11.46%) MATLAB Developer
5 14 (8.92%) Quantitative Developer
6 12 (7.64%) Data Scientist
7 11 (7.01%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) C Software Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.73%) Embedded C Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) DSP Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Audio DSP Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Audio Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Audio Software Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) DSP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) .NET
2 8 (5.10%) WPF
3 6 (3.82%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) XML
4 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.18%) CSS
4 5 (3.18%) WCF
5 4 (2.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.91%) Web Services
7 2 (1.27%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.64%) Middleware
8 1 (0.64%) ODBC
8 1 (0.64%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.64%) Qt
8 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.64%) SciPy
8 1 (0.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.11%) Algorithms
2 32 (20.38%) Mathematics
3 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.55%) Statistics
5 12 (7.64%) Derivative
6 11 (7.01%) Physics
7 8 (5.10%) Fixed Income
8 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.46%) Credit Risk
8 7 (4.46%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.82%) Equities
9 6 (3.82%) Market Risk
10 5 (3.18%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (2.55%) Economics
11 4 (2.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.55%) Social Media
11 4 (2.55%) Wiki
12 3 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.74%) Linux
2 15 (9.55%) Unix
3 7 (4.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
2 32 (20.38%) Analytics
3 23 (14.65%) Machine Learning
4 22 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (13.38%) Validation
6 14 (8.92%) Signal Processing
7 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.28%) Data Analysis
8 11 (7.01%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.37%) Digital Signal Processing
10 9 (5.73%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.73%) UML
11 8 (5.10%) Data Analytics
11 8 (5.10%) Investment Management
11 8 (5.10%) MVC
11 8 (5.10%) Project Management
11 8 (5.10%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.10%) Scrum
12 7 (4.46%) BDD
12 7 (4.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.22%) Python
2 47 (29.94%) C++
3 45 (28.66%) C
4 42 (26.75%) SQL
5 36 (22.93%) Java
5 36 (22.93%) R
6 31 (19.75%) C#
7 20 (12.74%) Embedded C
7 20 (12.74%) VBA
8 12 (7.64%) Scala
9 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.46%) VB
11 6 (3.82%) Perl
12 5 (3.18%) Ada
12 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.55%) Ada 95
13 4 (2.55%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.55%) VC++
14 3 (1.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) PhD
3 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.46%) ISEB
4 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.27%) CFA
6 2 (1.27%) MBA
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) QA
2 8 (5.10%) MISRA
3 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.91%) ISO26262
5 2 (1.27%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.27%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (0.64%) JTAG
6 1 (0.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Firmware
2 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Ambari
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 8 (5.10%) Informatica
3 8 (5.10%) Tableau
3 8 (5.10%) Teradata
4 7 (4.46%) IBM
4 7 (4.46%) SAP
5 5 (3.18%) MathWorks
6 4 (2.55%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.55%) Reuters
7 3 (1.91%) FactSet
8 2 (1.27%) Apple
8 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.27%) Freescale
8 2 (1.27%) QNX
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.64%) Murex
9 1 (0.64%) QAD
9 1 (0.64%) RapidMiner
Wales
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Inverness
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago