Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MathWorks MATLAB
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 171 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.094% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Berkshire median daily rate £319 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.87% - -
South East median daily rate £375 £403 £425
% change year-on-year -6.83% -5.29% +37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +14.46%

MATLAB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1191 1208 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.03% 28.28% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 709 800
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £507
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 51
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.83 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Berkshire

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MATLAB in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Berkshire

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Berkshire

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +1 1 £325 +12.55%
Reading - 1 - - 1
MATLAB
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SciPy
3 3 (50.00%) NumPy
3 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (33.33%) Celery
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Jupyter
4 2 (33.33%) Pandas
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Jupyter
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) OFDM
1 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
1 1 (16.67%) WiMAX
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) QGIS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) NumPy
1 3 (50.00%) SciPy
2 2 (33.33%) Celery
2 2 (33.33%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft