The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 25 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 62 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.45% 0.60% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 1.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.11% +18.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +18.05%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 308 292 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.76% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 296
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Bristol

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 17 (100.00%) Simulink
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) Integration Testing
3 14 (82.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 10 (58.82%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
5 9 (52.94%) C++
5 9 (52.94%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) UML
6 7 (41.18%) Ada
6 7 (41.18%) Ada 95
7 6 (35.29%) Def Stans
7 6 (35.29%) MISRA C
7 6 (35.29%) MISRA
7 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) NetBeans
7 6 (35.29%) C
8 4 (23.53%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Mathematical Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) People Management
11 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
11 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 17 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (58.82%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
3 6 (35.29%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) Integration Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) People Management
7 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.88%) Validation
8 1 (5.88%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Ada
2 7 (41.18%) Ada 95
3 6 (35.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Def Stans
1 6 (35.29%) MISRA
1 6 (35.29%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) MathWorks