Period
to 16 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 153 176
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 +2
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.027% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Berkshire median daily rate £373 - £286
10th Percentile £352 - £256
90th Percentile £385 - £320
South East median daily rate £374 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -6.50% +33.33% -26.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +15.71% -20.00%

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 1,306 893 1,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.80% 23.85% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 526 746
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £283 £273
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.60 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%

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 July 2018. 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
Reading - 6 £373 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
MATLAB
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (75.00%) Simulink
3 5 (62.50%) Automotive
3 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 5 (62.50%) RS-232
3 5 (62.50%) MISRA C
3 5 (62.50%) MISRA
3 5 (62.50%) FMEA
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 26262

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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) RS-232
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) NFC
3 1 (12.50%) RFID
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Mercurial
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) PC Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) FMEA
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (75.00%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Assembly Language
3 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) MISRA
1 5 (62.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple