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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 526 563 526
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -37
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 94 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £310 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £450 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.44% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -19.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-8.64% -19.00%

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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 82 £425 +33.85% 78
London +18 34 £513 +26.23% 24
East of England +6 16 £400 +28.00% 4
Hertfordshire +4 11 £225 -18.18%
South West -7 10 £420 +44.82% 8
City of London -1 9 £425 - 4
West Midlands +8 8 £425 - 11
Stevenage 0 8 £225 -
East Midlands - 8 £325 - 4
Bristol - 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £425 +36.00% 2
Cambridge -7 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Salisbury - 3 £420 -
Wiltshire - 3 £420 -
South East -16 2 - - 24
Edinburgh - 2 £225 - 1
Wales - 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £225 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Bedfordshire +10 1 - - 2
Birmingham +1 1 - - 1
Somerset +1 1 - - 1
Yeovil -6 1 - -
Oxford -19 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire -23 1 - - 6
Surrey - 1 - - 6
Kenilworth - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 71 (37.77%) C++
2 66 (35.11%) Python
3 59 (31.38%) R
4 52 (27.66%) Degree
5 45 (23.94%) C
5 45 (23.94%) Analytics
6 41 (21.81%) Simulink
7 38 (20.21%) Software Engineering
8 37 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (18.62%) Finance
10 31 (16.49%) Java
10 31 (16.49%) Algorithms
11 29 (15.43%) SAS
12 27 (14.36%) SQL
12 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (14.36%) Security Cleared
12 27 (14.36%) Hadoop
13 26 (13.83%) VBA
14 23 (12.23%) Automotive
15 22 (11.70%) Validation
15 22 (11.70%) C#
15 22 (11.70%) Statistics
16 21 (11.17%) Mathematics
16 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
17 20 (10.64%) Statistical Analysis
18 18 (9.57%) Rational DOORS
18 18 (9.57%) UML
18 18 (9.57%) .NET
19 17 (9.04%) Computer Science
20 16 (8.51%) SC Cleared

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (15.43%) SAS
2 6 (3.19%) ArcGIS
3 5 (2.66%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.66%) Apache
4 2 (1.06%) Kinematics
Applications
1 41 (21.81%) Simulink
2 21 (11.17%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.85%) SPSS
4 10 (5.32%) MS Office
5 7 (3.72%) Stateflow
6 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (3.19%) TargetLink
7 2 (1.06%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.53%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.53%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.66%) LDAP
1 5 (2.66%) Wireless
2 4 (2.13%) LTE
3 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.60%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.53%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.53%) VLAN
5 1 (0.53%) HSUPA
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) ATM
5 1 (0.53%) GSM
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.53%) WLAN
5 1 (0.53%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) Hadoop
2 12 (6.38%) Big Data
3 9 (4.79%) Data Mining
4 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.72%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.60%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.53%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 18 (9.57%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (7.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (4.26%) Subversion
4 7 (3.72%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.13%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.60%) JIRA
7 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.06%) GCC
8 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.53%) CANoe
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (18.62%) Finance
2 23 (12.23%) Automotive
3 16 (8.51%) Banking
4 15 (7.98%) Retail
5 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.32%) Aerospace
7 9 (4.79%) Electronics
7 9 (4.79%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.66%) Marketing
9 4 (2.13%) Avionics
9 4 (2.13%) Back Office
10 3 (1.60%) Front Office
11 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.53%) Military
12 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (19.15%) Developer
2 35 (18.62%) Software Engineer
3 32 (17.02%) Analyst
4 19 (10.11%) Data Scientist
5 16 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (6.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Architect
9 8 (4.26%) Systems Architect
10 7 (3.72%) RAD Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Quantitative Analyst
11 6 (3.19%) Data Manager
11 6 (3.19%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.66%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.66%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.66%) Programmer
13 4 (2.13%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.13%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.13%) Quantitative Developer
13 4 (2.13%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.57%) .NET
2 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.66%) Web Services
3 5 (2.66%) REST
3 5 (2.66%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (1.60%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) SciPy
4 3 (1.60%) NumPy
4 3 (1.60%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.60%) JFC
5 2 (1.06%) WinForms
5 2 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.06%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.53%) WCF
6 1 (0.53%) WPF
6 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (16.49%) Algorithms
3 22 (11.70%) Statistics
4 21 (11.17%) Mathematics
5 17 (9.04%) Computer Science
6 14 (7.45%) Credit Risk
7 11 (5.85%) Market Risk
8 10 (5.32%) Mechatronics
8 10 (5.32%) Physics
9 9 (4.79%) Social Media
10 8 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (4.26%) Visualisation
11 7 (3.72%) Management Information System
11 7 (3.72%) VHDL
11 7 (3.72%) Equities
12 6 (3.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (3.19%) GIS
13 5 (2.66%) CAN bus
14 4 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (2.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Linux
2 11 (5.85%) Windows
3 8 (4.26%) UNIX
4 2 (1.06%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.94%) Analytics
2 38 (20.21%) Software Engineering
3 27 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.70%) Validation
5 20 (10.64%) Statistical Analysis
6 18 (9.57%) UML
7 16 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
9 14 (7.45%) Data Modelling
10 13 (6.91%) Signal Processing
11 11 (5.85%) Machine Learning
11 11 (5.85%) SysML
11 11 (5.85%) Open Source
12 10 (5.32%) Quantitative Analysis
12 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.32%) Project Management
12 10 (5.32%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
13 8 (4.26%) RAD
14 7 (3.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.77%) C++
2 66 (35.11%) Python
3 59 (31.38%) R
4 45 (23.94%) C
5 31 (16.49%) Java
6 27 (14.36%) SQL
7 26 (13.83%) VBA
8 22 (11.70%) C#
9 13 (6.91%) Embedded C
10 9 (4.79%) Ruby
11 8 (4.26%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.72%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.66%) Clojure
14 4 (2.13%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.13%) VB
15 3 (1.60%) Perl
15 3 (1.60%) Erlang
15 3 (1.60%) F#
16 2 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (27.66%) Degree
2 27 (14.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.85%) PhD
5 7 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.60%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.06%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.06%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) DO-254
4 1 (0.53%) TickIT
4 1 (0.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.13%) Firmware
3 2 (1.06%) Cygwin
3 2 (1.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) SAP
3 6 (3.19%) Mapinfo
4 5 (2.66%) VMware
4 5 (2.66%) Tableau
5 4 (2.13%) Splunk
6 3 (1.60%) Panasonic
6 3 (1.60%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.60%) Motorola
6 3 (1.60%) Nokia
6 3 (1.60%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.06%) Google
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle
7 2 (1.06%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) Teradata
8 1 (0.53%) Luciad
8 1 (0.53%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.53%) ESRI
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Murex
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