Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 644 629 714
Rank change year-on-year -15 +85 +29
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 187 247 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 130 73
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £273
90th Percentile £624 £619 £628
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 28
England median hourly rate £36.75 £47.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.63% +29.25% -9.26%
10th Percentile £25.73 £32.13 £31.44
90th Percentile £52.28 £53.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.63% +31.94% -11.11%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39620 39750 40690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.21% 40.50% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27942 27561 27880
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 818 948
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.77 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +22.63%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MATLAB in England

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -53 65 £505 +1.00% 14
Midlands +62 51 £400 -15.79% 2
West Midlands +69 42 £393 - 2
South East +15 31 £375 -16.67% 5
East of England -50 26 - - 8
South West -3 10 - - 2
East Midlands +10 9 £525 +10.53%
North of England +58 3 £420 +5.00% 7
North West +26 2 £420 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire +19 1 - - 1
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 84 (44.92%) Simulink
2 68 (36.36%) Python
3 61 (32.62%) SQL
4 60 (32.09%) C
5 58 (31.02%) C++
6 55 (29.41%) R
7 53 (28.34%) Software Engineering
8 41 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (17.65%) Analytics
10 32 (17.11%) Java
11 29 (15.51%) Machine Learning
12 27 (14.44%) Finance
13 26 (13.90%) Algorithms
13 26 (13.90%) Rational DOORS
13 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 24 (12.83%) Big Data
14 24 (12.83%) Rational Rhapsody
14 24 (12.83%) Automotive
14 24 (12.83%) SAS
15 23 (12.30%) UML
15 23 (12.30%) SPSS
15 23 (12.30%) Mathematics
16 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (11.23%) Hadoop
17 21 (11.23%) IBM
18 20 (10.70%) Degree
18 20 (10.70%) Apache Spark
19 19 (10.16%) Integration Testing
20 18 (9.63%) Linux
21 17 (9.09%) Configuration Management

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (12.83%) SAS
2 20 (10.70%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.88%) Apache
4 3 (1.60%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) Documentum
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 84 (44.92%) Simulink
2 23 (12.30%) SPSS
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.67%) Stata
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.07%) GNU Octave
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.53%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.53%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.53%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.53%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) thinkFolio
1 2 (1.07%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.53%) Primavera
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.81%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.21%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.60%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) 4G
4 1 (0.53%) 5G
4 1 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) Big Data
2 21 (11.23%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.28%) Data Mining
5 8 (4.28%) Mahout
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.67%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.14%) Blockchain
8 4 (2.14%) Power BI
8 4 (2.14%) Spotfire
8 4 (2.14%) Text Mining
9 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.60%) HBase
9 3 (1.60%) QlikView
9 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (13.90%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (12.83%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (6.95%) CANoe
4 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.60%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Subversion
6 2 (1.07%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.07%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.07%) RStudio
7 1 (0.53%) GCC
7 1 (0.53%) GDB
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (14.44%) Finance
2 24 (12.83%) Automotive
3 12 (6.42%) Banking
4 8 (4.28%) Aerospace
4 8 (4.28%) Electronics
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Avionics
6 6 (3.21%) Front Office
6 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.14%) Marketing
7 4 (2.14%) Retail
8 3 (1.60%) Legal
9 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (18.72%) Software Engineer
2 34 (18.18%) Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Analyst
4 18 (9.63%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 13 (6.95%) Embedded Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) MATLAB Engineer
7 12 (6.42%) MATLAB Developer
8 11 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Architect
10 9 (4.81%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.74%) Data Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Lead Architect
12 6 (3.21%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Validation Engineer
13 5 (2.67%) Ada Software Engineer
13 5 (2.67%) Python Developer
13 5 (2.67%) Quantitative Analyst
13 5 (2.67%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) Natural Language Processing
2 9 (4.81%) NumPy
3 8 (4.28%) MLlib
4 7 (3.74%) Pandas
5 6 (3.21%) .NET
6 5 (2.67%) SciPy
7 4 (2.14%) OpenCV
7 4 (2.14%) TensorFlow
8 3 (1.60%) Celery
8 3 (1.60%) D3.js
8 3 (1.60%) Middleware
8 3 (1.60%) Web Services
8 3 (1.60%) WPF
9 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.07%) HTML
9 2 (1.07%) J2EE
9 2 (1.07%) OpenCL
9 2 (1.07%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.07%) STL
9 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Algorithms
2 22 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.21%) Robotics
6 5 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.60%) Verilog
8 3 (1.60%) VHDL
9 2 (1.07%) CUDA
9 2 (1.07%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.07%) Life Science
10 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Linux
2 8 (4.28%) Unix
3 4 (2.14%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Android
4 2 (1.07%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) CentOS
5 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.53%) MVS
5 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.34%) Software Engineering
2 41 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.65%) Analytics
4 29 (15.51%) Machine Learning
5 26 (13.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 23 (12.30%) Mathematics
6 23 (12.30%) UML
7 19 (10.16%) Integration Testing
8 17 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.56%) Validation
10 15 (8.02%) Visualisation
11 14 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.49%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.95%) Change Management
12 13 (6.95%) SysML
13 11 (5.88%) Data Analytics
13 11 (5.88%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.88%) Statistics
13 11 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (5.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (36.36%) Python
2 61 (32.62%) SQL
3 60 (32.09%) C
4 58 (31.02%) C++
5 55 (29.41%) R
6 32 (17.11%) Java
7 15 (8.02%) Embedded C
8 11 (5.88%) Ada
8 11 (5.88%) C#
9 8 (4.28%) SPARQL
9 8 (4.28%) VBA
10 6 (3.21%) Scala
11 5 (2.67%) Ada 95
11 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.60%) Perl
13 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.07%) Tcl
13 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.07%) VB
13 2 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.70%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.67%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) MISRA
2 14 (7.49%) ISO 26262
3 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.07%) DO-254
3 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Basel III
4 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.53%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) IBM
2 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.42%) Tableau
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle
5 6 (3.21%) Blue Prism
6 4 (2.14%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
7 3 (1.60%) Teradata
8 2 (1.07%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.53%) Cadence
9 1 (0.53%) Google
9 1 (0.53%) Informatica
9 1 (0.53%) Intel
9 1 (0.53%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.53%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.53%) QAD
9 1 (0.53%) VMware