Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 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
England > South East
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 328 349 335
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 +25
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 47 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.47% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 18
South East median daily rate £500 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -9.37% +37.92%
10th Percentile £424 £362 £287
90th Percentile £575 £432 £549
England median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 1
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £39.81 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -1.72% +15.71%
10th Percentile £25.75 £36.00 £38.75
90th Percentile £52.13 £47.00 £42.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.74% +26.67%

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 6,203 6,143 5,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.61% 36.86% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,966 3,730 3,039
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £275
90th Percentile £583 £575 £538
England median daily rate £484 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.89% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 158 186
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.75 £15.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the South East over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the South East over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 March 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
Hampshire -4 19 £450 +20.00% 7
Kent +22 14 - - 1
Thames Valley +23 10 £550 +52.78% 11
Buckinghamshire +33 4 £500 -
Berkshire -5 4 £550 - 6
Oxfordshire +28 2 £375 +4.17% 5
Surrey -3 2 £588 +56.67%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 27 (57.45%) C
2 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
3 20 (42.55%) Python
3 20 (42.55%) Simulink
4 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
4 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Algorithms
5 13 (27.66%) C++
6 12 (25.53%) Embedded C
7 10 (21.28%) Linux
7 10 (21.28%) Automotive
8 9 (19.15%) C#
8 9 (19.15%) ClearCase
9 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.02%) Statistics
10 7 (14.89%) WPF
10 7 (14.89%) Data Science
11 6 (12.77%) Scala
11 6 (12.77%) R
11 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) Big Data
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
12 5 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
12 5 (10.64%) Analytics
12 5 (10.64%) Electronics
12 5 (10.64%) IBM
13 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
13 4 (8.51%) Finance

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 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Simulink
2 2 (4.26%) Mathcad
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.13%) Ant
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (21.28%) Automotive
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Games
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Data Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Development Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Python Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Data Scientist
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) WPF
2 4 (8.51%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.13%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.26%) VHDL
7 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.02%) Statistics
3 7 (14.89%) Data Science
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
5 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.51%) Prototyping
6 4 (8.51%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C
2 20 (42.55%) Python
3 13 (27.66%) C++
4 12 (25.53%) Embedded C
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 6 (12.77%) R
6 6 (12.77%) Scala
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.26%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) MISRA
2 3 (6.38%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) IBM
2 2 (4.26%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau