Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 654 601 643
Rank change year-on-year -53 +42 +55
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 205 231 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 122 106
England median daily rate £430 £481 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.65% -1.28% +1.30%
10th Percentile £289 £293 £254
90th Percentile £638 £750 £650
UK median daily rate £430 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -9.47% - +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 36
England median hourly rate £40.50 £47.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.18% +23.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24.85 £31.70 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £53.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £47.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +27.33% -

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 40,133 35,079 37,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.30% 40.84% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,258 24,217 26,169
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £601
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 773 916
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.43 £17.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.88 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 -75 92 £550 +7.32% 29
South East -7 31 £375 -6.25% 34
East of England -13 26 £320 +5.70% 35
Midlands -3 25 £375 +8.70% 31
West Midlands +12 23 £375 - 23
South West -3 16 £400 -5.88% 13
North of England +3 14 - - 7
Yorkshire - 7 - - 2
North East - 5 - - 1
East Midlands -4 2 - - 7
North West -16 2 - - 4
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 90 (43.90%) Python
2 83 (40.49%) R
3 62 (30.24%) C++
4 58 (28.29%) SQL
5 57 (27.80%) Degree
6 53 (25.85%) Mathematics
7 51 (24.88%) Software Engineering
7 51 (24.88%) Algorithms
8 47 (22.93%) Simulink
9 45 (21.95%) C
10 44 (21.46%) Analytics
11 40 (19.51%) Machine Learning
12 38 (18.54%) SAS
13 37 (18.05%) Finance
13 37 (18.05%) Data Science
14 32 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (15.12%) Hadoop
16 30 (14.63%) Validation
17 25 (12.20%) Electronics
18 24 (11.71%) Statistics
18 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (11.22%) Physics
19 23 (11.22%) UML
20 21 (10.24%) Java
20 21 (10.24%) Automotive
20 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
20 21 (10.24%) Statistical Analysis
21 19 (9.27%) Stress Testing
21 19 (9.27%) Apache Spark
21 19 (9.27%) Problem-Solving

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 38 (18.54%) SAS
2 19 (9.27%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.93%) Apache
3 6 (2.93%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) DNN
5 1 (0.49%) Jupyter
Applications
1 47 (22.93%) Simulink
2 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.29%) SPSS
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.90%) Stata
4 5 (2.44%) Chatbot
5 3 (1.46%) GNU Octave
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.46%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.98%) Pipeline Pilot
6 2 (0.98%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.49%) NUKE
7 1 (0.49%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.49%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.49%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.98%) GitHub
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) Network Security
2 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.46%) FlexRay
2 3 (1.46%) Wireless
3 2 (0.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) LTE
3 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) 3G
4 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.49%) 4G
4 1 (0.49%) 5G
4 1 (0.49%) OFDM
4 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.49%) RS-232
4 1 (0.49%) Skype
4 1 (0.49%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.12%) Hadoop
2 12 (5.85%) Power BI
3 11 (5.37%) Big Data
4 9 (4.39%) Data Mining
4 9 (4.39%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.41%) Neo4j
5 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.41%) Text Mining
6 5 (2.44%) Base SAS
7 4 (1.95%) Mahout
7 4 (1.95%) QlikView
7 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.46%) MySQL
8 3 (1.46%) SAS EBI
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.98%) KNIME
9 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.98%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (5.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 10 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.41%) CANoe
5 6 (2.93%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.98%) GitLab
6 2 (0.98%) JIRA
6 2 (0.98%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.98%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.49%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.49%) MSI
7 1 (0.49%) Polyspace
7 1 (0.49%) Rational Statemate
General
1 37 (18.05%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Electronics
3 21 (10.24%) Automotive
4 16 (7.80%) Front Office
5 12 (5.85%) Banking
6 10 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.88%) Retail
7 6 (2.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.44%) Marketing
9 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.95%) French Language
9 4 (1.95%) Military
9 4 (1.95%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.49%) Local Government
11 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (23.90%) Analyst
2 42 (20.49%) Software Engineer
3 29 (14.15%) Data Scientist
4 19 (9.27%) Qualitative Analyst
4 19 (9.27%) Quantitative Analyst
4 19 (9.27%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (8.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (6.83%) Risk Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.85%) Embedded Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) Developer
9 11 (5.37%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
10 10 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (4.88%) Validation Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (3.41%) Design Engineer
13 6 (2.93%) Ada Engineer
13 6 (2.93%) Ada Software Engineer
13 6 (2.93%) MATLAB Developer
13 6 (2.93%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.32%) Natural Language Processing
2 10 (4.88%) .NET
3 6 (2.93%) MFC
3 6 (2.93%) TensorFlow
4 5 (2.44%) GraphX
4 5 (2.44%) XML
5 4 (1.95%) MLlib
5 4 (1.95%) Theano
6 3 (1.46%) D3.js
6 3 (1.46%) Kafka
6 3 (1.46%) NumPy
6 3 (1.46%) Torch
7 2 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.98%) OpenCL
7 2 (0.98%) SparkR
7 2 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.49%) HEVC
8 1 (0.49%) Keras
8 1 (0.49%) Pandas
8 1 (0.49%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.88%) Algorithms
2 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.78%) Credit Risk
5 9 (4.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (4.39%) Reinsurance
6 7 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.93%) Robotics
8 4 (1.95%) Blog
8 4 (1.95%) Fintech
8 4 (1.95%) Life Science
8 4 (1.95%) Linked Data
8 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.95%) User Experience
8 4 (1.95%) Verilog
9 3 (1.46%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.98%) Acoustics
10 2 (0.98%) CUDA
10 2 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.32%) Linux
2 9 (4.39%) Unix
3 3 (1.46%) Android
3 3 (1.46%) VxWorks
4 2 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.85%) Mathematics
2 51 (24.88%) Software Engineering
3 44 (21.46%) Analytics
4 40 (19.51%) Machine Learning
5 37 (18.05%) Data Science
6 32 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (14.63%) Validation
8 24 (11.71%) Statistics
9 23 (11.22%) Physics
9 23 (11.22%) UML
10 21 (10.24%) Statistical Analysis
11 19 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (9.27%) Stress Testing
12 17 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (6.83%) Data Analysis
15 13 (6.34%) Predictive Modelling
16 12 (5.85%) Statistical Modelling
16 12 (5.85%) Visualisation
17 11 (5.37%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.90%) Python
2 83 (40.49%) R
3 62 (30.24%) C++
4 58 (28.29%) SQL
5 45 (21.95%) C
6 21 (10.24%) Java
7 16 (7.80%) C#
8 13 (6.34%) Embedded C++
9 9 (4.39%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.90%) Ada
11 7 (3.41%) VBA
12 6 (2.93%) Ada 95
12 6 (2.93%) Assembly Language
13 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
13 5 (2.44%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.95%) Scala
15 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.49%) Julia
16 1 (0.49%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 57 (27.80%) Degree
2 16 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.37%) PhD
5 10 (4.88%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.49%) HND
8 1 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) MISRA
2 5 (2.44%) IFRS
2 5 (2.44%) IFRS 9
3 4 (1.95%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.46%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.98%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.98%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.49%) AQAP
6 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) DO-254
6 1 (0.49%) GDPR
6 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.93%) SELinux
2 1 (0.49%) PTC Integrity
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (7.80%) Tableau
2 12 (5.85%) Oracle
3 7 (3.41%) IBM
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.95%) MathWorks
6 3 (1.46%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.98%) Adobe
7 2 (0.98%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.98%) Cadence
7 2 (0.98%) Google
7 2 (0.98%) SAP
7 2 (0.98%) Serena
7 2 (0.98%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.49%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.49%) Capita
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.49%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.49%) PTC
8 1 (0.49%) Teradata