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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 515 499 474
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 56 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 13
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £568 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £231
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +37.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £32.00 £35.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%

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
18999 18097 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.05% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12660 11367 10676
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 419 493 726
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 £17.50 £14.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -24 53 £525 +23.52% 74
London +24 28 £600 +9.09% 23
East of England +1 7 £258 - 10
South East -15 7 £363 - 19
City of London +14 6 £538 -2.27% 9
South West -29 5 £440 +81.81% 5
Cambridge -2 4 £258 - 5
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £258 - 6
Hampshire -17 4 £370 - 3
Wiltshire -8 2 £440 +90.06%
Suffolk - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - - 1
Surrey +1 1 - - 7
Weymouth -1 1 - -
West Midlands -4 1 - -
Dorset -10 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Ipswich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £330 - 6
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £355 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 7
Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 9
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 - 3
Staffordshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 5
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (32.71%) C++
2 33 (30.84%) R
3 27 (25.23%) Degree
4 23 (21.50%) Finance
4 23 (21.50%) Python
4 23 (21.50%) Simulink
5 22 (20.56%) C
5 22 (20.56%) SQL
5 22 (20.56%) Algorithms
6 20 (18.69%) UML
7 19 (17.76%) Signal Processing
8 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
10 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
10 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
10 16 (14.95%) Analytics
11 15 (14.02%) Hadoop
11 15 (14.02%) PhD
11 15 (14.02%) C#
11 15 (14.02%) Java
11 15 (14.02%) SAS
12 14 (13.08%) Visualisation
12 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
13 13 (12.15%) Mathematics
14 12 (11.21%) Physics
14 12 (11.21%) Statistics
14 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
14 12 (11.21%) Automotive
14 12 (11.21%) Validation
14 12 (11.21%) Rational Rhapsody

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (14.02%) SAS
2 8 (7.48%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (21.50%) Simulink
2 9 (8.41%) Mathematica
3 6 (5.61%) SPSS
4 5 (4.67%) Stateflow
5 4 (3.74%) Stata
6 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.87%) MS Office
7 2 (1.87%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Summit
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.93%) Yammer
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) 3G
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) Modbus
4 1 (0.93%) 4G
4 1 (0.93%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.93%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) Hadoop
2 11 (10.28%) Big Data
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) MS Access
4 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Mahout
6 1 (0.93%) HBase
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) Impala
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (5.61%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.87%) RSpec
4 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Automotive
3 11 (10.28%) Electronics
4 8 (7.48%) Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Games
6 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 2 (1.87%) Front Office
8 2 (1.87%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.93%) Retail
9 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Software Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) C++ Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Scala Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Computer Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.74%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 3 (2.80%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Data Modeller
11 2 (1.87%) Python Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Applications Architect
11 2 (1.87%) Data Manager
11 2 (1.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) .NET
2 5 (4.67%) HTML
2 5 (4.67%) OpenMP
3 3 (2.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.87%) HTML5
4 2 (1.87%) Haml
4 2 (1.87%) jQuery
4 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.87%) WinForms
4 2 (1.87%) Sass
4 2 (1.87%) Underscore.js
4 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.87%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.87%) D3.js
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.93%) QML
5 1 (0.93%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Algorithms
2 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.08%) Visualisation
5 13 (12.15%) Mathematics
6 12 (11.21%) Physics
6 12 (11.21%) Statistics
7 7 (6.54%) User Experience
8 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
9 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.80%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.80%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.80%) Clustering
10 2 (1.87%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.87%) CUDA
10 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) UML
2 19 (17.76%) Signal Processing
3 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.95%) Analytics
4 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
4 12 (11.21%) Validation
5 11 (10.28%) SysML
6 10 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.48%) OO
8 7 (6.54%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Image Processing
8 7 (6.54%) Video Processing
8 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) Data Management
9 6 (5.61%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.67%) ETL
10 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.67%) Parallel Programming
11 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) C++
2 33 (30.84%) R
3 23 (21.50%) Python
4 22 (20.56%) C
4 22 (20.56%) SQL
5 15 (14.02%) C#
5 15 (14.02%) Java
6 9 (8.41%) VBA
7 8 (7.48%) Scala
8 7 (6.54%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.87%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.93%) GLSL
11 1 (0.93%) VC++
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Degree
2 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) PhD
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.87%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.93%) GPFS
1 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) yum
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Oozie
1 1 (0.93%) Nagios
1 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Intel
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) Tableau
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
5 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.93%) Lauterbach
5 1 (0.93%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Misys
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.93%) Google
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