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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 532 568 532
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 101 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £733
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.89% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £36.90 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -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
22386 20754 20268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.31% 37.15% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15063 13125 12778
Average daily rate £400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 429 570
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +43 87 £425 +9.67% 64
London +24 33 £490 +1.81% 16
East of England +20 15 £425 +54.54% 7
East Midlands - 11 £325 - 5
Hertfordshire +12 10 - - 1
South West -7 10 £420 -1.17% 11
West Midlands - 10 £425 - 3
Stevenage - 7 - - 1
City of London +12 6 £500 -28.57% 4
Edinburgh - 6 £225 - 2
Scotland - 6 £225 - 2
Bristol -1 5 - - 2
Wiltshire +7 4 £420 +27.27% 4
South East -28 4 - - 22
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 - 5
Salisbury +10 3 £420 +27.27% 1
Cambridge - 3 £400 - 5
Wales - 3 - - 3
Berkshire -2 2 - - 1
Gaydon - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £240 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -16 1 - - 9
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 79 (45.40%) C++
2 49 (28.16%) C
3 48 (27.59%) Degree
4 46 (26.44%) Python
5 45 (25.86%) R
6 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (23.56%) Simulink
8 38 (21.84%) Software Engineering
9 33 (18.97%) Finance
9 33 (18.97%) Algorithms
10 27 (15.52%) Security Cleared
11 25 (14.37%) Java
11 25 (14.37%) Analytics
12 24 (13.79%) C#
13 23 (13.22%) Validation
13 23 (13.22%) SQL
14 22 (12.64%) Automotive
14 22 (12.64%) Mathematics
15 21 (12.07%) VBA
16 20 (11.49%) .NET
16 20 (11.49%) SAS
17 19 (10.92%) MS Excel
18 18 (10.34%) Linux
19 17 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (9.77%) UML
19 17 (9.77%) SC Cleared
19 17 (9.77%) Computer Science
19 17 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
20 15 (8.62%) Banking
21 14 (8.05%) Agile Software Development

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (11.49%) SAS
2 5 (2.87%) Apache
3 4 (2.30%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.15%) Kinematics
4 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (23.56%) Simulink
2 19 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.47%) SPSS
4 10 (5.75%) MS Office
5 8 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (4.02%) Stateflow
7 5 (2.87%) TargetLink
8 2 (1.15%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.57%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) LDAP
1 5 (2.87%) Wireless
2 4 (2.30%) LTE
2 4 (2.30%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) ATM
5 1 (0.57%) GSM
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.57%) WLAN
5 1 (0.57%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.57%) SNMP
5 1 (0.57%) HSDPA
5 1 (0.57%) VLAN
5 1 (0.57%) HSUPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 12 (6.90%) Big Data
2 9 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.02%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.87%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.30%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Mahout
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (8.05%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (4.60%) Subversion
4 7 (4.02%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.30%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.72%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.15%) GCC
7 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.15%) JIRA
7 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) eggPlant
General
1 33 (18.97%) Finance
2 22 (12.64%) Automotive
3 15 (8.62%) Banking
4 13 (7.47%) Electronics
5 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.60%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.60%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.87%) Marketing
7 5 (2.87%) Avionics
7 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.30%) Back Office
9 2 (1.15%) Front Office
9 2 (1.15%) Military
9 2 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (22.41%) Developer
2 29 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 24 (13.79%) Analyst
4 18 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Architect
6 11 (6.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Data Scientist
8 8 (4.60%) Systems Architect
9 7 (4.02%) RAD Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.87%) Quantitative Developer
11 4 (2.30%) Quantitative Analyst
11 4 (2.30%) Data Manager
11 4 (2.30%) Programmer
11 4 (2.30%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.30%) Software Developer
12 3 (1.72%) Project Manager
12 3 (1.72%) Senior Manager
12 3 (1.72%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.49%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.87%) Web Services
3 5 (2.87%) REST
4 3 (1.72%) SciPy
4 3 (1.72%) NumPy
4 3 (1.72%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.72%) HTML
4 3 (1.72%) JFC
5 2 (1.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.15%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) WinForms
6 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.57%) WCF
6 1 (0.57%) WPF
6 1 (0.57%) Qt
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (18.97%) Algorithms
3 22 (12.64%) Mathematics
4 17 (9.77%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.90%) Physics
6 11 (6.32%) Statistics
6 11 (6.32%) Market Risk
7 9 (5.17%) Mechatronics
7 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.60%) Credit Risk
8 8 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (4.02%) VHDL
9 7 (4.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (3.45%) Equities
10 6 (3.45%) Derivative
10 6 (3.45%) CAN bus
11 5 (2.87%) Fixed Income
11 5 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (2.30%) GIS
12 4 (2.30%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.34%) Linux
2 11 (6.32%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.15%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.84%) Software Engineering
2 25 (14.37%) Analytics
3 23 (13.22%) Validation
4 17 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (9.77%) UML
5 14 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.47%) Signal Processing
7 12 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
7 12 (6.90%) SysML
8 11 (6.32%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.32%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
9 9 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.17%) Project Management
10 8 (4.60%) RAD
10 8 (4.60%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.60%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.60%) Machine Learning
11 7 (4.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.40%) C++
2 49 (28.16%) C
3 46 (26.44%) Python
4 45 (25.86%) R
5 25 (14.37%) Java
6 24 (13.79%) C#
7 23 (13.22%) SQL
8 21 (12.07%) VBA
9 11 (6.32%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.60%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.02%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.30%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.30%) VB
12 4 (2.30%) Perl
12 4 (2.30%) Ruby
13 3 (1.72%) Erlang
13 3 (1.72%) F#
14 2 (1.15%) Scala
14 2 (1.15%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) Degree
2 27 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.90%) PhD
5 7 (4.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) ISEB
6 2 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.72%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.72%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.15%) TickIT
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.57%) DO-254
5 1 (0.57%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.30%) Firmware
2 4 (2.30%) HDFS
3 2 (1.15%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Ambari
2 1 (0.57%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle
2 6 (3.45%) SAP
3 5 (2.87%) VMware
4 4 (2.30%) IBM
4 4 (2.30%) Mapinfo
5 3 (1.72%) Motorola
5 3 (1.72%) Nokia
5 3 (1.72%) Panasonic
5 3 (1.72%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.15%) Tableau
6 2 (1.15%) Teradata
6 2 (1.15%) Luciad
6 2 (1.15%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.15%) Informatica
6 2 (1.15%) ESRI
7 1 (0.57%) QNX
7 1 (0.57%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.57%) ANSYS
7 1 (0.57%) Freescale
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