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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.78% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 2.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +21.88% +3.44%  

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 316 302 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.44% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 203 231
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Bristol

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (100.00%) Simulink
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Ada
5 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (25.00%) MathWorks
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Def Stans
5 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
5 2 (25.00%) MISRA
5 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Yourdon

MATLAB
Top Related 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 8 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ada
2 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Def Stans
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA
1 2 (25.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MathWorks
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