Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 592 722
Rank change year-on-year -51 +130 +17
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 202 237 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.65% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 124 59
England median daily rate £425 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.92% +9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £262
90th Percentile £638 £650 £685
UK median daily rate £425 £494 £425
% change year-on-year -13.92% +16.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £30.05 £32.25 £31.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.28
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +4.17%

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 39,310 36,477 38,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.44% 40.86% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,939 25,278 26,198
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 780 980
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.78 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.58
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -68 80 £505 -8.18% 70
Midlands +24 38 £425 -10.53% 61
South East -20 35 £375 -6.54% 42
West Midlands +37 31 £413 - 57
East of England -30 29 £325 - 56
North of England +58 14 £420 +8.39% 9
Yorkshire +14 7 - - 3
East Midlands -2 7 £525 +10.53% 4
South West -2 5 - - 9
North East - 4 - -
North West +14 3 £420 +5.00% 6
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 80 (39.60%) Python
2 74 (36.63%) Simulink
3 70 (34.65%) R
4 60 (29.70%) SQL
5 59 (29.21%) C++
5 59 (29.21%) Software Engineering
6 54 (26.73%) C
7 45 (22.28%) Degree
7 45 (22.28%) Mathematics
8 40 (19.80%) Analytics
9 39 (19.31%) SAS
10 36 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (17.33%) Finance
12 34 (16.83%) Algorithms
13 32 (15.84%) Machine Learning
14 31 (15.35%) SPSS
15 30 (14.85%) Automotive
16 27 (13.37%) Java
17 24 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (11.39%) UML
18 23 (11.39%) Computer Science
18 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (11.39%) Hadoop
19 20 (9.90%) Validation
19 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (9.90%) Physics
20 19 (9.41%) Big Data
20 19 (9.41%) Tableau
20 19 (9.41%) Visualisation
20 19 (9.41%) Statistics

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 39 (19.31%) SAS
2 18 (8.91%) Apache Spark
3 13 (6.44%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) IIS
4 2 (0.99%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) Documentum
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 74 (36.63%) Simulink
2 31 (15.35%) SPSS
3 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.96%) Stata
5 3 (1.49%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.99%) Pipeline Pilot
6 2 (0.99%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.50%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.50%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.99%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.47%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.98%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.49%) Wireless
4 2 (0.99%) 4G
4 2 (0.99%) 5G
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.50%) Broadband
5 1 (0.50%) LTE
5 1 (0.50%) OFDM
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.50%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) Hadoop
2 19 (9.41%) Big Data
3 12 (5.94%) Power BI
4 10 (4.95%) Data Mining
5 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.96%) Mahout
6 8 (3.96%) Qlik Sense
7 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.97%) Spotfire
9 5 (2.48%) Base SAS
9 5 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.98%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.98%) Text Mining
11 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.49%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.49%) QlikView
11 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.49%) SAS EBI
11 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.42%) Rational DOORS
1 17 (8.42%) Rational Rhapsody
2 16 (7.92%) CANoe
3 5 (2.48%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.99%) RStudio
6 2 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) GCC
7 1 (0.50%) GDB
7 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (17.33%) Finance
2 30 (14.85%) Automotive
3 17 (8.42%) Electronics
4 11 (5.45%) Banking
5 9 (4.46%) Retail
5 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.96%) Front Office
7 7 (3.47%) Marketing
8 5 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.98%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.50%) Local Government
11 1 (0.50%) Military
11 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (21.29%) Software Engineer
2 39 (19.31%) Analyst
3 22 (10.89%) Developer
4 20 (9.90%) Data Scientist
5 17 (8.42%) Embedded Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (6.93%) Data Analyst
7 14 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Architect
9 10 (4.95%) MATLAB Engineer
10 7 (3.47%) Data Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Ada Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Ada Software Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.97%) Lead Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Software Verification Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Validation Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.93%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (3.96%) MLlib
2 8 (3.96%) NumPy
3 7 (3.47%) .NET
4 6 (2.97%) D3.js
4 6 (2.97%) XML
5 5 (2.48%) Pandas
5 5 (2.48%) SciPy
6 4 (1.98%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.98%) OpenCV
7 3 (1.49%) ggplot
7 3 (1.49%) Middleware
7 3 (1.49%) OpenCL
7 3 (1.49%) TensorFlow
7 3 (1.49%) Web Services
7 3 (1.49%) WPF
8 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.99%) J2EE
8 2 (0.99%) OpenGL
8 2 (0.99%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Algorithms
2 23 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.46%) Credit Risk
3 9 (4.46%) Reinsurance
4 8 (3.96%) Linked Data
4 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.96%) Robotics
5 7 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) CUDA
8 3 (1.49%) Derivative
8 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.49%) Fintech
8 3 (1.49%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.49%) Verilog
8 3 (1.49%) VHDL
9 2 (0.99%) Blog
9 2 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.42%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) Unix
3 5 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) VxWorks
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.21%) Software Engineering
2 45 (22.28%) Mathematics
3 40 (19.80%) Analytics
4 36 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.84%) Machine Learning
6 24 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (11.39%) UML
8 20 (9.90%) Physics
8 20 (9.90%) Validation
9 19 (9.41%) Statistics
9 19 (9.41%) Visualisation
10 18 (8.91%) Statistical Analysis
11 17 (8.42%) Integration Testing
12 16 (7.92%) Data Analysis
13 15 (7.43%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 14 (6.93%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (6.44%) Configuration Management
16 12 (5.94%) Actionable Insight
16 12 (5.94%) Data Analytics
17 11 (5.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (39.60%) Python
2 70 (34.65%) R
3 60 (29.70%) SQL
4 59 (29.21%) C++
5 54 (26.73%) C
6 27 (13.37%) Java
7 17 (8.42%) Embedded C
8 12 (5.94%) Ada
8 12 (5.94%) C#
9 11 (5.45%) VBA
10 8 (3.96%) SPARQL
11 6 (2.97%) Ada 95
11 6 (2.97%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.98%) Scala
13 3 (1.49%) Perl
14 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.50%) VB
15 1 (0.50%) VBScript
15 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 45 (22.28%) Degree
2 10 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.47%) PhD
4 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) MISRA
2 13 (6.44%) ISO 26262
3 5 (2.48%) IFRS
3 5 (2.48%) IFRS 9
4 3 (1.49%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.99%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.50%) AQAP
6 1 (0.50%) Basel III
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.50%) DO-254
6 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Firmware
2 1 (0.50%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 19 (9.41%) Tableau
2 13 (6.44%) IBM
3 9 (4.46%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle
5 6 (2.97%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.49%) SAP
8 2 (0.99%) Apple
8 2 (0.99%) Cadence
8 2 (0.99%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.99%) Serena
8 2 (0.99%) Teradata
9 1 (0.50%) Google
9 1 (0.50%) Intel
9 1 (0.50%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.50%) QAD
9 1 (0.50%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Xilinx