The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 547 516 482
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -34
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 46 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.27% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 35
Average daily rate
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£318 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £640 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 26
Average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.36 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £50.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +36.98%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 2014.

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 -32 44 £318 -29.44% 60
London -6 12 £409 -18.20% 22
South West -20 10 £283 -37.22% 1
East of England -28 10 £313 -3.84% 12
South East -11 8 £308 +7.89% 14
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £313 -3.84% 8
Hertfordshire -2 3 £275 - 1
Cambridge -13 3 £325 -3.70% 8
West Midlands - 3 - - 3
Dorset - 2 £275 -
Somerset - 2 £290 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 - - 7
Stevenage +7 1 - -
Devon -10 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 £310 +8.77% 4
Scotland -21 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £338 - 2
Oxford - 1 £305 - 3
Yeovil - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Harwich - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 55 (44.72%) Software Engineering
2 44 (35.77%) C++
3 42 (34.15%) Simulink
4 34 (27.64%) C
5 32 (26.02%) Degree
6 29 (23.58%) SQL
7 28 (22.76%) UML
8 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
9 24 (19.51%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (17.89%) Java
11 21 (17.07%) R
12 20 (16.26%) SAS
13 19 (15.45%) Validation
14 17 (13.82%) Automotive
15 16 (13.01%) Finance
15 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
16 15 (12.20%) Hadoop
16 15 (12.20%) Military
16 15 (12.20%) C#
16 15 (12.20%) Rational Rhapsody
17 14 (11.38%) Analytics
18 13 (10.57%) Embedded Systems
18 13 (10.57%) Signal Processing
18 13 (10.57%) Avionics
18 13 (10.57%) Requirements Management
19 12 (9.76%) Statistics
19 12 (9.76%) .NET
19 12 (9.76%) Electronics
20 11 (8.94%) MapReduce
20 11 (8.94%) DO-178B

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (16.26%) SAS
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) Apache
3 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (34.15%) Simulink
2 6 (4.88%) SPSS
2 6 (4.88%) Mathematica
3 5 (4.07%) Stata
4 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.63%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.63%) MS Office
5 2 (1.63%) GIMP
6 1 (0.81%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.81%) Weka
6 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Wireless
1 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.44%) LTE
2 2 (1.63%) 4G
2 2 (1.63%) GSM
3 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.81%) PPP
3 1 (0.81%) CDMA
3 1 (0.81%) GPRS
3 1 (0.81%) IPv6
3 1 (0.81%) 3G
3 1 (0.81%) TDMA
3 1 (0.81%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.81%) WiMAX
3 1 (0.81%) HSUPA
3 1 (0.81%) OFDM
3 1 (0.81%) MIMO
3 1 (0.81%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.32%) Big Data
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.25%) HBase
5 4 (3.25%) Mahout
6 3 (2.44%) QlikView
7 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) MS Access
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (12.20%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (6.50%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.63%) Selenium
6 2 (1.63%) NUnit
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.81%) RSpec
7 1 (0.81%) MSTest
7 1 (0.81%) Moq
7 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (13.82%) Automotive
2 16 (13.01%) Finance
3 15 (12.20%) Military
4 13 (10.57%) Avionics
5 12 (9.76%) Electronics
6 5 (4.07%) Banking
7 4 (3.25%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.82%) Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (9.76%) Data Scientist
4 8 (6.50%) Principal Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.44%) Quantitative Analyst
8 3 (2.44%) DSP Engineer
8 3 (2.44%) FPGA Engineer
8 3 (2.44%) Test Leader
9 2 (1.63%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) .NET
2 11 (8.94%) MapReduce
3 6 (4.88%) jQuery
4 4 (3.25%) HTML
4 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.25%) CSS
4 4 (3.25%) STL
5 3 (2.44%) WinForms
5 3 (2.44%) WPF
5 3 (2.44%) Ajax
5 3 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (2.44%) CSS3
6 2 (1.63%) HTML5
6 2 (1.63%) Scilab
6 2 (1.63%) LINQ
6 2 (1.63%) DHTML
6 2 (1.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (9.76%) Statistics
3 11 (8.94%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.32%) Physics
5 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.88%) CAN bus
6 6 (4.88%) Economics
6 6 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (4.88%) Firmware
7 4 (3.25%) Mechatronics
8 3 (2.44%) Equities
8 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.44%) VHDL
9 2 (1.63%) Verilog
9 2 (1.63%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.81%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 3 (2.44%) UNIX
2 3 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) Software Engineering
2 28 (22.76%) UML
3 19 (15.45%) Validation
4 14 (11.38%) Analytics
5 13 (10.57%) Requirements Management
5 13 (10.57%) Signal Processing
6 10 (8.13%) OO
6 10 (8.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.32%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.69%) ETL
8 7 (5.69%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.69%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (4.88%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.07%) Predictive Analytics
10 5 (4.07%) Data Management
10 5 (4.07%) Machine Learning
11 4 (3.25%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (3.25%) Requirements Engineering
11 4 (3.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.77%) C++
2 34 (27.64%) C
3 29 (23.58%) SQL
4 22 (17.89%) Java
5 21 (17.07%) R
6 15 (12.20%) C#
7 10 (8.13%) Python
8 7 (5.69%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.88%) VBA
10 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.25%) VB
12 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.44%) Ruby
13 2 (1.63%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.63%) Perl
13 2 (1.63%) PHP
14 1 (0.81%) Delphi
14 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.81%) Ada
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) Degree
2 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) PhD
5 3 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.63%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ACCA
7 1 (0.81%) CIMA
7 1 (0.81%) MBA
7 1 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.25%) DO-254
3 1 (0.81%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.81%) DO-160
3 1 (0.81%) Basel III
3 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle
3 4 (3.25%) Serena
3 4 (3.25%) Xilinx
3 4 (3.25%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (2.44%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.63%) MKS
5 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.63%) Teradata
5 2 (1.63%) Omniture
5 2 (1.63%) Actel
6 1 (0.81%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.81%) Tableau
6 1 (0.81%) Freescale
6 1 (0.81%) Telerik
6 1 (0.81%) Agilent
6 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
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City of London
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