Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2017 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 352 387
Rank change year-on-year +6 +35 -32
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 31 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.18% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.51% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 1
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +37.10%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £413
90th Percentile £390 £568 £438
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +14.46%
England median hourly rate £36.75 £47.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -22.63% +29.25% -9.26%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5926 5924 6789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.18% 35.31% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3617 4219
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MATLAB in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in the South East

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Surrey -7 21 £375 +11.11% 1
Thames Valley -6 6 £319 +4.51% 4
Berkshire +12 5 £319 +9.91% 1
East Sussex - 3 £393 -
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 20 (64.52%) Simulink
2 18 (58.06%) C
3 16 (51.61%) Automotive
4 15 (48.39%) Python
5 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 13 (41.94%) Embedded C
6 13 (41.94%) MISRA
7 12 (38.71%) C++
8 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 11 (35.48%) CANoe
8 11 (35.48%) ISO 26262
9 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
9 6 (19.35%) UML
9 6 (19.35%) SysML
9 6 (19.35%) Validation
9 6 (19.35%) FlexRay
9 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
10 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.13%) NumPy
10 5 (16.13%) R
11 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
11 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
12 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
12 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.68%) SciPy
12 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
12 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.68%) SQL

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.45%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) GNU Octave
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
1 6 (19.35%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) HBase
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Text Mining
3 1 (3.23%) QGIS
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) CANoe
General
1 16 (51.61%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Validation Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Verification Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Validation Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Data Scientist
5 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) NumPy
2 3 (9.68%) SciPy
3 2 (6.45%) Celery
3 2 (6.45%) D3.js
3 2 (6.45%) ggplot
3 2 (6.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.45%) OpenCV
3 2 (6.45%) Pandas
3 2 (6.45%) SparkR
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
2 6 (19.35%) SysML
2 6 (19.35%) UML
2 6 (19.35%) Validation
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Biostatistics
6 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) SDLC
6 2 (6.45%) Statistics
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) FPGA Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) Embedded C
4 12 (38.71%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) R
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Java
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) MISRA
2 11 (35.48%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Intel
2 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo