Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 624 666 671
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 167 210 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 76 105
England median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £288
90th Percentile £700 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +14.29% +8.02% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 11
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -25.26%
10th Percentile £40.00 £31.25 £25.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -25.26%

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 32,917 42,360 38,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 44.92% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,089 30,013 26,805
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £309
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 608 655 743
England median hourly rate £44.51 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.07 £17.35 £16.28
90th Percentile £55.15 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +49 60 £550 +14.58% 26
South East -1 35 £403 -10.56% 52
South West +6 33 £300 -20.00% 21
East of England +36 20 £475 +58.33% 35
North of England +45 13 £445 -22.61% 4
North West +37 8 £450 -21.74% 2
Midlands +40 5 £450 +2.86% 19
Yorkshire +34 5 £213 -62.22% 1
West Midlands +30 5 £450 +2.86% 13
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 73 (43.71%) Python
2 65 (38.92%) C++
3 56 (33.53%) C
4 50 (29.94%) R
5 46 (27.54%) Data Science
6 45 (26.95%) Mathematics
7 43 (25.75%) Simulink
8 42 (25.15%) Software Engineering
9 34 (20.36%) Statistics
10 33 (19.76%) Security Cleared
11 30 (17.96%) SC Cleared
11 30 (17.96%) Analytics
11 30 (17.96%) Algorithms
12 29 (17.37%) Degree
12 29 (17.37%) Validation
12 29 (17.37%) SQL
13 27 (16.17%) Signal Processing
14 26 (15.57%) Machine Learning
15 23 (13.77%) Java
16 22 (13.17%) Finance
16 22 (13.17%) Self-Motivation
17 21 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (11.98%) SAS
18 20 (11.98%) Systems Engineering
19 19 (11.38%) Data Analysis
20 18 (10.78%) Computer Science
20 18 (10.78%) Hadoop
20 18 (10.78%) GCP
21 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (10.18%) Mathematical Modelling

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 20 (11.98%) SAS
2 10 (5.99%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.80%) Kinematics
4 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 43 (25.75%) Simulink
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.99%) CATIA
3 10 (5.99%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 10 (5.99%) PTC Creo
3 10 (5.99%) Stateflow
4 9 (5.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (4.79%) SPSS
5 8 (4.79%) Stata
5 8 (4.79%) Weka
6 3 (1.80%) Windchill
7 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.60%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) GCP
2 15 (8.98%) AWS
3 14 (8.38%) Azure
4 9 (5.39%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.59%) Serverless
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) Ethernet
2 6 (3.59%) Software-Defined Radio
3 5 (2.99%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) RS-485
5 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 2 (1.20%) MIMO
5 2 (1.20%) RS-232
5 2 (1.20%) RS-422
6 1 (0.60%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.60%) LTE
6 1 (0.60%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) Hadoop
2 16 (9.58%) Big Data
3 12 (7.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (7.19%) Apache Hive
3 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.59%) BigQuery
4 11 (6.59%) Data Mining
4 11 (6.59%) MySQL
5 9 (5.39%) Power BI
6 6 (3.59%) HBase
6 6 (3.59%) KDB
6 6 (3.59%) Kdb+
6 6 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.59%) Sqoop
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (8.98%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) CANoe
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.60%) ERwin
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Statemate
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 22 (13.17%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Banking
3 8 (4.79%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.79%) Electronics
3 8 (4.79%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 6 (3.59%) Military
5 5 (2.99%) Automotive
6 4 (2.40%) Avionics
6 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (22.75%) Data Scientist
2 26 (15.57%) Software Engineer
3 22 (13.17%) Developer
4 21 (12.57%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (5.99%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (5.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (5.39%) MATLAB Developer
7 8 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) C Developer
9 6 (3.59%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Desktop Support
10 5 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Statistician
10 5 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) NumPy
2 9 (5.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (4.19%) TensorFlow
4 6 (3.59%) Kafka
4 6 (3.59%) Web Services
5 5 (2.99%) Caffe
5 5 (2.99%) WPF
6 4 (2.40%) Keras
7 3 (1.80%) Torch
8 2 (1.20%) .NET
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.60%) D3.js
9 1 (0.60%) ggplot
9 1 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.96%) Algorithms
2 22 (13.17%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.59%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.20%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.20%) Social Media
6 2 (1.20%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) VHDL
7 1 (0.60%) ASIC
7 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.60%) CPLD
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) MMIC
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.58%) Linux
2 6 (3.59%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.54%) Data Science
2 45 (26.95%) Mathematics
3 42 (25.15%) Software Engineering
4 34 (20.36%) Statistics
5 30 (17.96%) Analytics
6 29 (17.37%) Validation
7 27 (16.17%) Signal Processing
8 26 (15.57%) Machine Learning
9 21 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.98%) Systems Engineering
11 19 (11.38%) Data Analysis
12 18 (10.78%) Computer Science
13 17 (10.18%) Mathematical Modelling
13 17 (10.18%) Visualisation
14 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.98%) Physics
14 15 (8.98%) UML
15 14 (8.38%) Statistical Analysis
15 14 (8.38%) Statistical Modelling
16 13 (7.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.71%) Python
2 65 (38.92%) C++
3 56 (33.53%) C
4 50 (29.94%) R
5 29 (17.37%) SQL
6 23 (13.77%) Java
7 11 (6.59%) C#
8 7 (4.19%) VBA
9 6 (3.59%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.59%) Perl
10 4 (2.40%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.40%) PHP
11 3 (1.80%) Lua
12 2 (1.20%) Ada
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.60%) Delphi
13 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.96%) SC Cleared
3 29 (17.37%) Degree
4 14 (8.38%) PhD
5 7 (4.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Basel III
4 1 (0.60%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.60%) DO-254
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.19%) MathWorks
3 10 (5.99%) ANSYS
4 9 (5.39%) Google
5 8 (4.79%) Tableau
6 4 (2.40%) MapR
6 4 (2.40%) Mentor Graphics
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle
6 4 (2.40%) Vertica
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Agilent
8 1 (0.60%) Altera
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
8 1 (0.60%) Intel
8 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.60%) Palantir
8 1 (0.60%) PTC
8 1 (0.60%) Xilinx