The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 113 141
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 5 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.68% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 1.95% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £315 £358 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +58.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.54 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +1.40%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 936 872 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.22% 34.89% 35.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 511 645
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in the East of England

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in the East of England

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - - 10
Hertfordshire -13 2 £315 +14.54% 1
Essex - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) UML
2 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (53.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (50.00%) Simulink
4 12 (46.15%) C
5 11 (42.31%) C++
5 11 (42.31%) Integration Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Ada
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Ada 95
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Python
8 5 (19.23%) Yourdon
9 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
10 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (11.54%) Automotive
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) Robotics
11 2 (7.69%) RIA
11 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (7.69%) SysML
11 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
11 2 (7.69%) Wireless
11 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (50.00%) Simulink
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
2 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Rational DOORS
1 14 (53.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.85%) GDB
General
1 3 (11.54%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Ada Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Ada Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) RF Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (3.85%) NumPy
1 1 (3.85%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (7.69%) RIA
1 2 (7.69%) Robotics
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) UML
3 11 (42.31%) Integration Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Yourdon
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.69%) SysML
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Computational Linguistics
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Physics
7 1 (3.85%) Presales
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.85%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C
2 11 (42.31%) C++
3 6 (23.08%) Ada
3 6 (23.08%) Ada 95
4 5 (19.23%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
7 2 (7.69%) R
8 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (3.85%) MapBasic
8 1 (3.85%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Greenplum
2 1 (3.85%) Huawei
2 1 (3.85%) Nokia
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Serena
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata
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