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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 534 517 487
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 46 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.27% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 34
Average daily rate
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£318 £450 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +44.57%
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 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 24
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 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £38.35
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
19995 19448 20620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.14% 38.15% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12817 12034 12307
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 405 572 790
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.83 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.53 £45.00
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 23 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
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 23 July 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 23 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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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 -19 43 £318 -29.44% 62
London -6 12 £409 -18.20% 17
East of England -22 10 £313 -3.84% 15
South West -22 10 £283 -37.22% 5
South East -9 7 £308 +7.89% 13
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £313 -3.84% 12
Hertfordshire +1 3 £275 - 1
Cambridge -4 3 £325 -3.70% 12
West Midlands - 3 - - 6
Scotland -15 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £275 -
Somerset - 2 £290 - 3
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +26 1 - - 6
Stevenage +6 1 - -
Devon -7 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 £310 +8.77% 5
Oxfordshire - 1 £305 - 3
Suffolk - 1 £338 - 2
Yeovil - 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £305 - 2
Reading - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Harwich - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 (44.35%) Software Engineering
2 45 (36.29%) C++
3 43 (34.68%) Simulink
4 33 (26.61%) C
5 32 (25.81%) Degree
6 29 (23.39%) SQL
6 29 (23.39%) UML
7 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 24 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
9 23 (18.55%) Java
10 21 (16.94%) R
11 20 (16.13%) SAS
11 20 (16.13%) Validation
12 17 (13.71%) Automotive
13 16 (12.90%) Finance
13 16 (12.90%) Military
13 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
14 15 (12.10%) Rational Rhapsody
14 15 (12.10%) C#
14 15 (12.10%) Hadoop
15 14 (11.29%) Analytics
16 13 (10.48%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (10.48%) Signal Processing
16 13 (10.48%) Avionics
16 13 (10.48%) Requirements Management
16 13 (10.48%) Electronics
17 12 (9.68%) .NET
17 12 (9.68%) Statistics
18 11 (8.87%) DO-178B
18 11 (8.87%) MapReduce

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (16.13%) SAS
2 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.61%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (34.68%) Simulink
2 6 (4.84%) SPSS
2 6 (4.84%) Mathematica
3 5 (4.03%) Stata
4 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.61%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.61%) MS Office
5 2 (1.61%) GIMP
6 1 (0.81%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.81%) Weka
6 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) LTE
2 2 (1.61%) 4G
2 2 (1.61%) GSM
2 2 (1.61%) Wireless
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
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.26%) Big Data
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.84%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.23%) HBase
5 4 (3.23%) Mahout
6 3 (2.42%) QlikView
7 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.61%) MySQL
7 2 (1.61%) MS Access
7 2 (1.61%) 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 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (12.10%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (6.45%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.23%) Subversion
4 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.61%) Selenium
6 2 (1.61%) NUnit
6 2 (1.61%) 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 (13.71%) Automotive
2 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 16 (12.90%) Military
3 13 (10.48%) Avionics
3 13 (10.48%) Electronics
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.71%) Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (9.68%) Data Scientist
4 8 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
4 8 (6.45%) Analyst
5 7 (5.65%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Quantitative Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) FPGA Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Test Leader
9 2 (1.61%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (1.61%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 11 (8.87%) MapReduce
3 6 (4.84%) jQuery
4 4 (3.23%) HTML
4 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.23%) CSS
4 4 (3.23%) STL
5 3 (2.42%) WinForms
5 3 (2.42%) WPF
5 3 (2.42%) Ajax
5 3 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (2.42%) CSS3
6 2 (1.61%) HTML5
6 2 (1.61%) Scilab
6 2 (1.61%) LINQ
6 2 (1.61%) DHTML
6 2 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (9.68%) Statistics
3 11 (8.87%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.26%) Visualisation
4 9 (7.26%) Physics
5 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.84%) CAN bus
6 6 (4.84%) Economics
6 6 (4.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (4.84%) Firmware
7 4 (3.23%) Mechatronics
8 3 (2.42%) Equities
8 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.42%) VHDL
9 2 (1.61%) Verilog
9 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.61%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) UNIX
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Software Engineering
2 29 (23.39%) UML
3 20 (16.13%) Validation
4 14 (11.29%) Analytics
5 13 (10.48%) Signal Processing
5 13 (10.48%) Requirements Management
6 11 (8.87%) OO
7 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.65%) ETL
10 7 (5.65%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (4.84%) Data Management
11 6 (4.84%) Resource Management
12 5 (4.03%) Predictive Analytics
12 5 (4.03%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
13 4 (3.23%) Requirements Engineering
13 4 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.29%) C++
2 33 (26.61%) C
3 29 (23.39%) SQL
4 23 (18.55%) Java
5 21 (16.94%) R
6 15 (12.10%) C#
7 10 (8.06%) Python
8 6 (4.84%) VBA
8 6 (4.84%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.03%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.23%) VB
11 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.42%) Ruby
12 2 (1.61%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.61%) Perl
12 2 (1.61%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) Ada
Qualifications
1 32 (25.81%) Degree
2 28 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) PhD
5 3 (2.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.61%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.61%) 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 (8.87%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.23%) 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 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) Oracle
3 4 (3.23%) Serena
3 4 (3.23%) Xilinx
3 4 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (2.42%) MathWorks
5 2 (1.61%) MKS
5 2 (1.61%) SolidWorks
5 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.61%) HP
5 2 (1.61%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.61%) Teradata
5 2 (1.61%) Omniture
5 2 (1.61%) 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
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