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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 536 476 492
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +16
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 56 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.49% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 16
Average daily rate
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£538 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £204 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £552 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.00 £34.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%

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
20685 19299 18387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.70% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 12258 11255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 559 731
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.29 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 -64 55 £538 +79.16% 53
London +7 30 £600 +33.33% 9
South East -32 9 £310 - 17
City of London 0 7 £525 -2.32% 3
East of England -17 5 £305 +10.90% 7
Cambridge -3 4 £305 +10.90% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £305 +10.90% 7
South West -42 4 £440 +60.00% 7
Surrey -5 3 - - 4
West Midlands -9 3 - - 5
Wiltshire -19 3 £440 +60.00%
Salisbury -3 2 £440 -
Hampshire -19 2 £290 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £318 - 9
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
Weymouth -2 1 - -
Coventry -7 1 - - 1
Dorset -9 1 - -
Swindon -12 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £310 - 3
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £330 - 1
Farnham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 1
Scotland - - - - 3
Torfaen - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (32.67%) C++
1 33 (32.67%) R
2 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 23 (22.77%) C
2 23 (22.77%) Python
2 23 (22.77%) Algorithms
3 21 (20.79%) SQL
4 20 (19.80%) Degree
5 19 (18.81%) Signal Processing
5 19 (18.81%) Simulink
6 18 (17.82%) UML
7 17 (16.83%) PhD
8 16 (15.84%) SAS
8 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
8 16 (15.84%) Analytics
9 15 (14.85%) Hadoop
9 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
10 14 (13.86%) Mathematics
10 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
10 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.87%) Linux
11 13 (12.87%) Java
11 13 (12.87%) Physics
11 13 (12.87%) Visualisation
12 12 (11.88%) C#
13 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
13 11 (10.89%) Multithreading
13 11 (10.89%) Statistics
14 10 (9.90%) Validation
14 10 (9.90%) Rational Rhapsody

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (15.84%) SAS
2 7 (6.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Simulink
2 8 (7.92%) Mathematica
3 6 (5.94%) SPSS
4 4 (3.96%) Stata
5 2 (1.98%) TargetLink
5 2 (1.98%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Summit
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) Wireless
3 2 (1.98%) LTE
3 2 (1.98%) 3G
4 1 (0.99%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.99%) 4G
4 1 (0.99%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.90%) Big Data
3 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) MS Access
5 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.97%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (5.94%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 3 (2.97%) RSpec
4 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Electronics
2 8 (7.92%) Automotive
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Games
4 4 (3.96%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Law
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) Avionics
7 1 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Developer
2 14 (13.86%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.91%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Scala Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Computer Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Data Scientist
9 3 (2.97%) Python Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Applications Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Data Modeller
9 3 (2.97%) Database Developer
9 3 (2.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 6 (5.94%) OpenMP
3 4 (3.96%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) HTML
4 3 (2.97%) jQuery
4 3 (2.97%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.97%) HTML5
4 3 (2.97%) Haml
4 3 (2.97%) Backbone.js
4 3 (2.97%) D3.js
4 3 (2.97%) Sass
4 3 (2.97%) Underscore.js
4 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.99%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) WinForms
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.99%) SciPy
6 1 (0.99%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Algorithms
2 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (13.86%) Mathematics
4 13 (12.87%) Physics
4 13 (12.87%) Visualisation
5 11 (10.89%) Statistics
6 8 (7.92%) User Experience
7 5 (4.95%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
9 3 (2.97%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.97%) Clustering
9 3 (2.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.98%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.99%) CUDA
11 1 (0.99%) Social Media
11 1 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Signal Processing
2 18 (17.82%) UML
3 16 (15.84%) Analytics
4 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.89%) Multithreading
6 10 (9.90%) Validation
7 8 (7.92%) OO
7 8 (7.92%) Image Processing
7 8 (7.92%) Video Processing
8 7 (6.93%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.94%) SysML
9 6 (5.94%) Data Management
9 6 (5.94%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (4.95%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.95%) ETL
11 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.97%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (32.67%) C++
1 33 (32.67%) R
2 23 (22.77%) C
2 23 (22.77%) Python
3 21 (20.79%) SQL
4 13 (12.87%) Java
5 12 (11.88%) C#
6 9 (8.91%) VBA
7 8 (7.92%) Scala
8 7 (6.93%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.97%) Perl
10 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.97%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.98%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.99%) PHP
12 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.99%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 17 (16.83%) PhD
3 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.98%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) HND
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Nagios
1 2 (1.98%) Ganglia
1 2 (1.98%) yum
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Intel
3 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.97%) Tableau
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Misys
6 1 (0.99%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.99%) Lauterbach
6 1 (0.99%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.99%) Omniture
6 1 (0.99%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.99%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.99%) Actel
6 1 (0.99%) Splunk
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