Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 135 187
Rank change year-on-year -50 +52 +20
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 28 60 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 1.23% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 3.13% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 4
East of England median daily rate - £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.75% +35.00%
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 8
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.46% +9.46%
10th Percentile £30.35 £43.75 £35.70
90th Percentile £57.75 £53.75 £46.75
England median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +31.94% -7.69%

MATLAB is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2001 1919 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.78% 39.37% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1134 1296
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 140 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.62 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -37 19 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -17 6 - - 6
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex -17 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (75.00%) Simulink
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (60.71%) C
3 16 (57.14%) C++
3 16 (57.14%) UML
3 16 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 12 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (39.29%) Ada
5 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Firmware
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (17.86%) Ada 95
8 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) Electronics
10 2 (7.14%) Subversion
10 2 (7.14%) Automotive
10 2 (7.14%) Validation
10 2 (7.14%) VHDL
10 2 (7.14%) Verilog
10 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (7.14%) Degree
10 2 (7.14%) Perl

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 21 (75.00%) Simulink
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) CANoe
4 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (7.14%) Infotainment
3 2 (7.14%) Verilog
3 2 (7.14%) VHDL
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 16 (57.14%) UML
3 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (7.14%) FPGA Design
4 2 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.57%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) SysML
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C
2 16 (57.14%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Ada
4 5 (17.86%) Ada 95
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Tcl
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) COBOL
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) DO-254
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Blue Prism
1 1 (3.57%) MathWorks
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft