Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 669 641
Rank change year-on-year +18 -28 +78
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 210 187 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.49% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 107 114
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £302 £288 £302
90th Percentile £625 £613 £608
UK median daily rate £438 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +8.02% -4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 42
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -25.26% +29.25%
10th Percentile £31.25 £25.25 £30.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -25.26% +31.94%

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 42,308 38,277 39,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.89% 41.96% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,974 26,801 27,461
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £308 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 746 842
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.40 £16.31 £14.27
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +5 84 £480 -4.00% 35
South East +37 66 £450 +25.00% 39
South West -14 23 £375 -11.76% 17
East of England -1 19 £300 -4.76% 30
Midlands -55 12 £438 +9.38% 27
West Midlands -55 9 £438 +9.38% 24
North of England - 4 £575 - 14
East Midlands -10 3 - - 3
North West - 2 £575 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 £563 - 2
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 117 (55.71%) Python
2 74 (35.24%) C
3 73 (34.76%) R
4 66 (31.43%) Analytics
5 60 (28.57%) Data Science
6 59 (28.10%) SQL
7 57 (27.14%) Simulink
8 56 (26.67%) Algorithms
9 53 (25.24%) C++
10 52 (24.76%) Software Engineering
11 50 (23.81%) Finance
12 48 (22.86%) Mathematics
13 47 (22.38%) Degree
14 45 (21.43%) Hadoop
15 35 (16.67%) Big Data
16 34 (16.19%) Statistics
17 32 (15.24%) SAS
17 32 (15.24%) Machine Learning
18 31 (14.76%) Apache Spark
19 29 (13.81%) Visualisation
20 28 (13.33%) Computer Science
20 28 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
22 23 (10.95%) Embedded C
22 23 (10.95%) PhD
22 23 (10.95%) Kafka
23 22 (10.48%) ETL
23 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
24 21 (10.00%) Validation
24 21 (10.00%) Apache Flume

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 32 (15.24%) SAS
2 31 (14.76%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.48%) DNN
Applications
1 57 (27.14%) Simulink
2 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.81%) SPSS
4 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.86%) Stateflow
6 5 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.90%) NUKE
7 4 (1.90%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (1.43%) Stata
9 2 (0.95%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.48%) CATIA
10 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.48%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.95%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.48%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) Wireless
2 6 (2.86%) RS-232
3 3 (1.43%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.43%) 5G
3 3 (1.43%) Network Security
3 3 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.95%) Junos
4 2 (0.95%) MIMO
5 1 (0.48%) 802.11
5 1 (0.48%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) Modbus
5 1 (0.48%) PPP
5 1 (0.48%) RFID
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) Wideband
5 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 35 (16.67%) Big Data
3 19 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.57%) Power BI
5 17 (8.10%) MongoDB
6 16 (7.62%) HBase
6 16 (7.62%) Spotfire
7 12 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (5.24%) Sqoop
9 10 (4.76%) Data Mining
9 10 (4.76%) SQL Server
10 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.33%) Data Lake
12 6 (2.86%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.86%) SAP HANA
13 5 (2.38%) Redis
13 5 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.81%) Subversion
4 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.33%) ClearCase
6 6 (2.86%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.90%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.90%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.90%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.90%) Maven
8 4 (1.90%) MSI
8 4 (1.90%) Rational Team Concert
8 4 (1.90%) RStudio
9 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.95%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.48%) CANoe
General
1 50 (23.81%) Finance
2 20 (9.52%) Automotive
3 15 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.24%) Banking
5 10 (4.76%) Electronics
6 9 (4.29%) Front Office
6 9 (4.29%) Retail
7 7 (3.33%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.43%) Law
8 3 (1.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.95%) Avionics
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.95%) Military
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 39 (18.57%) Software Engineer
2 36 (17.14%) Data Scientist
3 25 (11.90%) Developer
4 23 (10.95%) Analyst
5 21 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 19 (9.05%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
8 15 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.29%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.81%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.81%) Python Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) MATLAB Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) Qualitative Analyst
12 7 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.95%) Kafka
2 15 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (3.81%) TensorFlow
4 7 (3.33%) .NET
4 7 (3.33%) NumPy
5 6 (2.86%) Caffe
5 6 (2.86%) Keras
5 6 (2.86%) Pandas
5 6 (2.86%) scikit-learn
5 6 (2.86%) Theano
6 5 (2.38%) OpenCV
6 5 (2.38%) RESTful
6 5 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (1.90%) Web Services
8 3 (1.43%) HTML
9 2 (0.95%) SciPy
9 2 (0.95%) XML
10 1 (0.48%) OpenAL
10 1 (0.48%) PyQt
10 1 (0.48%) Scilab
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 28 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (3.81%) Reference Data
4 8 (3.81%) Taxonomies
5 7 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.86%) VHDL
7 5 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.38%) Fintech
7 5 (2.38%) HoloLens
8 3 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.95%) ASIC
9 2 (0.95%) CPLD
9 2 (0.95%) CUDA
9 2 (0.95%) Derivative
9 2 (0.95%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.57%) Linux
2 14 (6.67%) Windows
3 6 (2.86%) Unix
4 5 (2.38%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.43%) Analytics
2 60 (28.57%) Data Science
3 52 (24.76%) Software Engineering
4 48 (22.86%) Mathematics
5 34 (16.19%) Statistics
6 32 (15.24%) Machine Learning
7 29 (13.81%) Visualisation
8 27 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (10.48%) ETL
10 21 (10.00%) Validation
11 20 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (9.05%) Data Integration
13 17 (8.10%) Data Security
13 17 (8.10%) Metadata Management
13 17 (8.10%) Migration
13 17 (8.10%) UML
14 16 (7.62%) Convolutional Neural Network
15 14 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
15 14 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 117 (55.71%) Python
2 74 (35.24%) C
3 73 (34.76%) R
4 59 (28.10%) SQL
5 53 (25.24%) C++
6 23 (10.95%) Embedded C
7 20 (9.52%) Scala
8 19 (9.05%) Java
9 13 (6.19%) VBA
10 11 (5.24%) Assembly Language
10 11 (5.24%) C#
10 11 (5.24%) Embedded C++
11 9 (4.29%) Ada
12 8 (3.81%) Ada 95
13 6 (2.86%) Perl
14 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.90%) Ruby
15 3 (1.43%) Fortran
16 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (22.38%) Degree
2 23 (10.95%) PhD
3 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.29%) Master's Degree
7 7 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (2.38%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) MBA
10 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.05%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.24%) MISRA
3 10 (4.76%) GDPR
3 10 (4.76%) QA
4 8 (3.81%) MISRA C
5 6 (2.86%) DO-178B
6 5 (2.38%) ARP4754
7 2 (0.95%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.48%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 21 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 5 (2.38%) Firmware
3 4 (1.90%) Docker
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
1 4 (1.90%) Terraform
2 3 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.95%) SELinux
4 1 (0.48%) Ambari
Vendors
1 20 (9.52%) Oracle
2 17 (8.10%) Alteryx
2 17 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.62%) Tableau
4 12 (5.71%) Hortonworks
5 9 (4.29%) Informatica
5 9 (4.29%) Talend
6 7 (3.33%) SAP
7 6 (2.86%) Databricks
7 6 (2.86%) Google
7 6 (2.86%) IBM
8 5 (2.38%) Adobe
8 5 (2.38%) MathWorks
9 4 (1.90%) Autodesk
9 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.95%) Juniper
10 2 (0.95%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.48%) Altera
11 1 (0.48%) Greenplum