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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 119 126
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.053% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.81% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £286 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

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 439 620 786
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.17% 24.88% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 402 483
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Median hourly rate £46.00 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +268.00% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing MATLAB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 27 April 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 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SPSS
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (60.00%) R
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (20.00%) Sentiment Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) UIMA
5 1 (20.00%) Semantic Search
5 1 (20.00%) scikit-learn
5 1 (20.00%) MLlib
5 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (20.00%) Pandas
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) Apache

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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SPSS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Mahout
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MLlib
1 1 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (20.00%) NumPy
1 1 (20.00%) Pandas
1 1 (20.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (20.00%) UIMA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Sentiment Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau