Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 590 653 634
Rank change year-on-year +63 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 226 216 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 82 94
England median daily rate £450 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £288
90th Percentile £700 £636 £810
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 22
England median hourly rate £46.50 £41.75 £46.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.38% -10.41% +16.51%
10th Percentile £32.50 £24.50 £30.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.13 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £46.50 £41.00 £46.60
% change year-on-year +13.41% -12.02% +16.51%

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 36,413 41,612 36,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.88% 44.08% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,457 29,371 25,128
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £444
% change year-on-year +2.70% +4.17% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 744 758
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%
10th Percentile £20.31 £17.50 £16.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.38 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +42 86 £606 +10.23% 18
South East +21 49 £450 +20.64% 49
South West -13 28 £300 -25.00% 22
Midlands +24 22 £388 +3.33% 20
East of England +20 21 £420 +33.33% 45
West Midlands +5 20 £388 +3.33% 8
North of England +36 17 £425 -26.09% 11
North West +18 10 £450 -21.74% 6
Yorkshire +28 7 £213 -62.22% 2
East Midlands +24 2 £300 - 12
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 111 (49.12%) Python
2 86 (38.05%) R
3 84 (37.17%) C++
4 76 (33.63%) C
5 64 (28.32%) Data Science
6 60 (26.55%) SQL
7 59 (26.11%) Analytics
8 57 (25.22%) Algorithms
9 56 (24.78%) Mathematics
10 55 (24.34%) Software Engineering
11 52 (23.01%) Statistics
12 43 (19.03%) Finance
13 41 (18.14%) Security Cleared
14 38 (16.81%) Signal Processing
15 37 (16.37%) Degree
15 37 (16.37%) SAS
16 36 (15.93%) Simulink
17 35 (15.49%) Machine Learning
17 35 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (15.04%) SC Cleared
18 34 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (12.39%) Validation
19 28 (12.39%) Java
20 26 (11.50%) Linux
20 26 (11.50%) Statistical Modelling
20 26 (11.50%) Rational DOORS
21 25 (11.06%) Big Data
22 24 (10.62%) Computer Science
23 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel

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 37 (16.37%) SAS
2 22 (9.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.44%) Kinematics
Applications
1 36 (15.93%) Simulink
2 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (7.08%) SPSS
3 16 (7.08%) Stata
4 11 (4.87%) CATIA
4 11 (4.87%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 11 (4.87%) PTC Creo
4 11 (4.87%) Weka
5 10 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (3.54%) Stateflow
8 7 (3.10%) Windchill
9 2 (0.88%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.88%) Maya
9 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.44%) EViews
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.98%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.65%) Serverless
6 4 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Ethernet
1 7 (3.10%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) X.21
3 3 (1.33%) LTE
3 3 (1.33%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (0.88%) 5G
4 2 (0.88%) RS-232
4 2 (0.88%) RS-485
4 2 (0.88%) UTRAN
5 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.06%) Big Data
2 23 (10.18%) Hadoop
3 16 (7.08%) Apache Hive
3 16 (7.08%) Data Mining
4 15 (6.64%) BigQuery
5 14 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 13 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (5.75%) MySQL
7 9 (3.98%) Power BI
7 9 (3.98%) Sqoop
8 8 (3.54%) HBase
9 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.65%) MS Access
11 5 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.77%) KDB
12 4 (1.77%) Kdb+
12 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
13 2 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 26 (11.50%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.98%) Rational Team Concert
4 5 (2.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.33%) JIRA
5 3 (1.33%) Rational Statemate
6 2 (0.88%) ERwin
6 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.88%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.44%) CANoe
7 1 (0.44%) Hudson
7 1 (0.44%) Maven
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (19.03%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Banking
3 11 (4.87%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.87%) Avionics
3 11 (4.87%) Marketing
4 10 (4.42%) Electronics
5 9 (3.98%) Law
6 8 (3.54%) Front Office
6 8 (3.54%) Military
7 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.21%) Automotive
9 4 (1.77%) Advertising
9 4 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.88%) Legal
11 2 (0.88%) Retail
11 2 (0.88%) Social Science
12 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (22.57%) Data Scientist
2 34 (15.04%) Developer
2 34 (15.04%) Software Engineer
3 24 (10.62%) Analyst
4 19 (8.41%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (7.08%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (7.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (4.87%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (4.87%) MATLAB Engineer
6 11 (4.87%) Python Developer
6 11 (4.87%) Software Developer
7 10 (4.42%) DSP Engineer
8 9 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (3.98%) Process Engineer
9 8 (3.54%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (3.54%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.54%) MATLAB Developer
10 7 (3.10%) FPGA Engineer
10 7 (3.10%) IT Engineer
11 6 (2.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) Natural Language Processing
1 14 (6.19%) WPF
2 13 (5.75%) NumPy
3 11 (4.87%) TensorFlow
4 10 (4.42%) .NET
4 10 (4.42%) Caffe
5 7 (3.10%) Kafka
5 7 (3.10%) Keras
5 7 (3.10%) Torch
6 6 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.65%) WCF
6 6 (2.65%) Web Services
7 4 (1.77%) OpenCV
8 2 (0.88%) Core Data
8 2 (0.88%) D3.js
8 2 (0.88%) ggplot
8 2 (0.88%) OpenMP
8 2 (0.88%) WS-I
9 1 (0.44%) J2SE
9 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.22%) Algorithms
2 34 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.41%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (3.98%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.98%) VHDL
6 8 (3.54%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.54%) Derivative
7 7 (3.10%) ASIC
7 7 (3.10%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.65%) CPLD
8 6 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.21%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (2.21%) Social Media
10 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.44%) MMIC
12 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Linux
2 4 (1.77%) Windows
3 3 (1.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.88%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) Data Science
2 59 (26.11%) Analytics
3 56 (24.78%) Mathematics
4 55 (24.34%) Software Engineering
5 52 (23.01%) Statistics
6 38 (16.81%) Signal Processing
7 35 (15.49%) Machine Learning
7 35 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (12.39%) Validation
10 26 (11.50%) Statistical Modelling
11 24 (10.62%) Computer Science
12 22 (9.73%) Data Analysis
13 21 (9.29%) Systems Engineering
14 20 (8.85%) Statistical Analysis
15 19 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (8.41%) Mathematical Modelling
15 19 (8.41%) Visualisation
16 18 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
17 17 (7.52%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 111 (49.12%) Python
2 86 (38.05%) R
3 84 (37.17%) C++
4 76 (33.63%) C
5 60 (26.55%) SQL
6 28 (12.39%) Java
7 23 (10.18%) C#
8 14 (6.19%) VBA
9 11 (4.87%) Embedded C
10 9 (3.98%) Assembly Language
11 8 (3.54%) JavaScript
11 8 (3.54%) Perl
12 7 (3.10%) Lua
13 5 (2.21%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.21%) PHP
14 3 (1.33%) Scala
15 1 (0.44%) Delphi
15 1 (0.44%) Tcl
15 1 (0.44%) VB
15 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 37 (16.37%) Degree
3 34 (15.04%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.41%) PhD
5 4 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.33%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) DO-254
4 1 (0.44%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.44%) Basel III
4 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (4.42%) Firmware
2 7 (3.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Kibana
2 1 (0.44%) SELinux
2 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.19%) MathWorks
3 11 (4.87%) ANSYS
3 11 (4.87%) Google
3 11 (4.87%) Tableau
4 8 (3.54%) Mentor Graphics
5 6 (2.65%) Oracle
6 5 (2.21%) Vertica
7 4 (1.77%) Adobe
7 4 (1.77%) IBM
7 4 (1.77%) MapR
8 3 (1.33%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.33%) Minitab
8 3 (1.33%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.88%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.88%) Intel
9 2 (0.88%) Palantir
10 1 (0.44%) Agilent
10 1 (0.44%) Altera
10 1 (0.44%) Databricks