Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 180 182
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.052% 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Berkshire median daily rate - £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
South East median daily rate £400 £300 £408
% change year-on-year +33.33% -26.38% +32.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +15.71% -20.00% +2.94%

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 921 1235 1394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.03% 25.44% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 750 843
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £246
90th Percentile £542 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year - +9.97% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -65.28% +105.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £16.79
90th Percentile £54.13 £39.13 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +3.90% +2.67%

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SciPy
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Mahout
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (50.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Celery
2 1 (50.00%) MLlib

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Jupyter
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Mahout
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Celery
1 1 (50.00%) MLlib
1 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (50.00%) NumPy
1 1 (50.00%) Pandas
1 1 (50.00%) SciPy
1 1 (50.00%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Cognitive Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic Search
1 1 (50.00%) Sentiment Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) R
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM