Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 647 640 644
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +68
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 217 193 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 98 133
England median daily rate £400 £428 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% -2.84% -2.22%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £264
90th Percentile £635 £758 £638
UK median daily rate £400 £430 £433
% change year-on-year -6.98% -0.58% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 36
England median hourly rate £41.75 £46.60 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% +20.26% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24.50 £30.65 £30.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.75 £53.13
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £46.60 £38.75
% change year-on-year -12.02% +20.26% +3.33%

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 41,881 36,762 39,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.07% 41.60% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,568 25,334 27,469
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 752 850
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.49 £16.57 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.63 £53.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -38 93 £550 +10.00% 23
South East +23 53 £373 -6.75% 34
South West -5 25 £400 -5.88% 11
Midlands -20 21 £375 +12.78% 23
East of England -10 17 £315 -40.85% 36
West Midlands -34 17 £375 +15.38% 17
North of England -10 6 £575 +55.41% 8
East Midlands +1 4 - - 6
Yorkshire - 3 £563 - 4
North West -10 2 £575 +55.41% 3
North East - 1 - - 1
MATLAB
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 111 (51.15%) Python
2 75 (34.56%) R
3 72 (33.18%) Algorithms
4 65 (29.95%) C
5 60 (27.65%) C++
6 57 (26.27%) SQL
6 57 (26.27%) Analytics
6 57 (26.27%) Data Science
7 54 (24.88%) Simulink
8 52 (23.96%) Software Engineering
9 51 (23.50%) Hadoop
10 45 (20.74%) Degree
11 44 (20.28%) Finance
12 43 (19.82%) Mathematics
13 41 (18.89%) Machine Learning
14 32 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (14.75%) Statistics
15 31 (14.29%) Validation
16 29 (13.36%) Apache Spark
16 29 (13.36%) Visualisation
17 28 (12.90%) Security Cleared
18 27 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (11.98%) SAS
19 26 (11.98%) Big Data
20 24 (11.06%) UML
21 23 (10.60%) Embedded C++
21 23 (10.60%) SC Cleared
21 23 (10.60%) Kafka
22 22 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
23 21 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing

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 29 (13.36%) Apache Spark
2 26 (11.98%) SAS
3 9 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.92%) DNN
4 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 54 (24.88%) Simulink
2 15 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.76%) Chatbot
4 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.84%) NUKE
5 4 (1.84%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (1.84%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.92%) SPSS
6 2 (0.92%) Stata
7 1 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.46%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (0.92%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.15%) Wireless
2 7 (3.23%) RS-232
3 6 (2.76%) Network Security
4 4 (1.84%) FlexRay
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
6 2 (0.92%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.92%) 5G
6 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
6 2 (0.92%) Junos
6 2 (0.92%) MIMO
6 2 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.46%) 3G
7 1 (0.46%) LTE
7 1 (0.46%) NFC
7 1 (0.46%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.46%) RFID
7 1 (0.46%) SMS
7 1 (0.46%) Wideband
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.50%) Hadoop
2 26 (11.98%) Big Data
3 19 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 18 (8.29%) Power BI
5 17 (7.83%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.91%) HBase
7 14 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.99%) Spotfire
9 12 (5.53%) Data Mining
9 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
10 11 (5.07%) Sqoop
11 9 (4.15%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.76%) Data Lake
13 6 (2.76%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.76%) RDBMS
13 6 (2.76%) Text Mining
14 5 (2.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.53%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.23%) Subversion
6 6 (2.76%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.30%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.84%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.84%) MSI
8 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.38%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (0.92%) CANoe
10 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.92%) GitLab
10 2 (0.92%) JIRA
10 2 (0.92%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.46%) Rational Statemate
General
1 44 (20.28%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Electronics
3 18 (8.29%) Automotive
4 13 (5.99%) Front Office
5 10 (4.61%) Retail
6 9 (4.15%) Banking
6 9 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.23%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.76%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.84%) French Language
9 4 (1.84%) Polish Language
10 3 (1.38%) Military
11 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.92%) Law
11 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 38 (17.51%) Data Scientist
3 30 (13.82%) Analyst
4 21 (9.68%) Qualitative Analyst
4 21 (9.68%) Quantitative Analyst
5 20 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (7.83%) Developer
8 15 (6.91%) Validation Analyst
9 14 (6.45%) Data Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 14 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (5.53%) Embedded Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) Design Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) C Software Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Ada Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Ada Software Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.60%) Kafka
2 21 (9.68%) Natural Language Processing
3 12 (5.53%) .NET
4 6 (2.76%) GraphX
4 6 (2.76%) MFC
4 6 (2.76%) TensorFlow
5 5 (2.30%) NumPy
5 5 (2.30%) Theano
6 4 (1.84%) HTML
6 4 (1.84%) OpenCV
6 4 (1.84%) Pandas
6 4 (1.84%) RESTful
6 4 (1.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (1.38%) Torch
8 2 (0.92%) Keras
9 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.46%) Deeplearning4j
9 1 (0.46%) MXNet
9 1 (0.46%) OpenAL
9 1 (0.46%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.18%) Algorithms
2 32 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.91%) Credit Risk
5 14 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (5.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.30%) Fintech
7 5 (2.30%) Reference Data
7 5 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.30%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.84%) HoloLens
9 3 (1.38%) Arduino
9 3 (1.38%) Blog
9 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.38%) VHDL
10 2 (0.92%) ASIC
10 2 (0.92%) Derivative
10 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.92%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.45%) Linux
2 13 (5.99%) Windows
3 8 (3.69%) Unix
4 6 (2.76%) Android
5 4 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.38%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.27%) Analytics
1 57 (26.27%) Data Science
2 52 (23.96%) Software Engineering
3 43 (19.82%) Mathematics
4 41 (18.89%) Machine Learning
5 32 (14.75%) Statistics
6 31 (14.29%) Validation
7 29 (13.36%) Visualisation
8 27 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (11.06%) UML
10 22 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (9.22%) Predictive Modelling
11 20 (9.22%) Statistical Modelling
12 19 (8.76%) ETL
13 16 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (6.91%) Convolutional Neural Network
14 15 (6.91%) Data Security
15 14 (6.45%) Migration
15 14 (6.45%) OO
15 14 (6.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 111 (51.15%) Python
2 75 (34.56%) R
3 65 (29.95%) C
4 60 (27.65%) C++
5 57 (26.27%) SQL
6 23 (10.60%) Embedded C++
7 20 (9.22%) C#
8 19 (8.76%) Java
9 14 (6.45%) Embedded C
10 12 (5.53%) Assembly Language
10 12 (5.53%) Scala
10 12 (5.53%) VBA
11 11 (5.07%) Ada
12 8 (3.69%) Ada 95
13 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.92%) Julia
16 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (20.74%) Degree
2 28 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.60%) SC Cleared
4 20 (9.22%) PhD
5 9 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.30%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.84%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.92%) MBA
10 1 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 10 (4.61%) GDPR
2 10 (4.61%) MISRA
2 10 (4.61%) QA
3 9 (4.15%) MISRA C
4 5 (2.30%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.38%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.92%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.92%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.46%) DO-254
7 1 (0.46%) IFRS
7 1 (0.46%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 19 (8.76%) Apache Flume
2 9 (4.15%) Firmware
3 4 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) SELinux
2 4 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Ambari
3 1 (0.46%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 21 (9.68%) Oracle
2 18 (8.29%) Tableau
3 16 (7.37%) Alteryx
4 12 (5.53%) Hortonworks
5 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.23%) Informatica
6 7 (3.23%) SAP
6 7 (3.23%) Talend
7 6 (2.76%) Databricks
7 6 (2.76%) MathWorks
8 5 (2.30%) Adobe
9 4 (1.84%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.38%) Google
11 2 (0.92%) IBM
11 2 (0.92%) Juniper
11 2 (0.92%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.46%) Apple
12 1 (0.46%) Cognos
12 1 (0.46%) Mentor Graphics
12 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy