Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 337 340
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +56
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 59 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 14
South East median daily rate £525 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £362 £313 £329
90th Percentile £575 £390 £564
England median daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 8
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.75 £39.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% -17.89% +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 7,018 5,896 5,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.34% 35.41% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,509 3,642 3,473
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £552 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 162 210
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23.02 £16.66 £14.41
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.23 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.57% +2.89% +3.67%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Thames Valley +29 22 £450 +41.18% 30
Berkshire +9 18 £450 +41.18% 8
Kent +18 14 - - 7
Surrey -31 11 £525 +40.00% 9
Hampshire - 6 £438 - 10
Oxfordshire +16 3 £375 - 14
East Sussex -18 2 £550 +46.67% 5
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 - 8
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 38 (64.41%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) C
3 25 (42.37%) Simulink
4 24 (40.68%) C++
5 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
6 17 (28.81%) Embedded C
6 17 (28.81%) Data Science
7 16 (27.12%) Automotive
8 13 (22.03%) R
8 13 (22.03%) Analytics
9 12 (20.34%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
10 11 (18.64%) Big Data
11 10 (16.95%) MISRA
11 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
11 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
12 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
12 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.56%) Apache Spark
13 8 (13.56%) scikit-learn
13 8 (13.56%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (13.56%) SQL
13 8 (13.56%) Windows
13 8 (13.56%) Subversion
13 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
14 7 (11.86%) Migration
14 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
14 7 (11.86%) Machine Learning
15 6 (10.17%) Test Planning

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 8 (13.56%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.17%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Simulink
2 5 (8.47%) SPSS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.39%) NUKE
4 2 (3.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) RS-232
2 2 (3.39%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.39%) 5G
2 2 (3.39%) MIMO
2 2 (3.39%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) Modbus
3 1 (1.69%) NFC
3 1 (1.69%) RFID
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 10 (16.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.47%) SAS EBI
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.39%) HBase
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
2 8 (13.56%) Subversion
3 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) Mercurial
3 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.08%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.39%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.39%) MSI
6 1 (1.69%) Ant
General
1 16 (27.12%) Automotive
2 12 (20.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Software Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Data Scientist
5 8 (13.56%) Data Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Python Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) PC Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) scikit-learn
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Kafka
2 2 (3.39%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
4 6 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.69%) CUDA
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.69%) Life Science
6 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.81%) Data Science
3 13 (22.03%) Analytics
4 10 (16.95%) Mathematics
5 7 (11.86%) Machine Learning
5 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
6 6 (10.17%) FMEA
6 6 (10.17%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) Test Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.47%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) Statistics
8 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.78%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.08%) Data Strategy
9 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (5.08%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) Python
2 32 (54.24%) C
3 24 (40.68%) C++
4 17 (28.81%) Embedded C
5 13 (22.03%) R
6 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Assembly Language
7 6 (10.17%) C#
7 6 (10.17%) Embedded C++
8 5 (8.47%) Java
8 5 (8.47%) Scala
9 3 (5.08%) VBA
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) PhD
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) MISRA
2 6 (10.17%) MISRA C
3 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.08%) DO-178B
4 3 (5.08%) GDPR
5 2 (3.39%) QA
6 1 (1.69%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Apache Flume
1 2 (3.39%) Firmware
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) IBM
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) Autodesk
2 2 (3.39%) Hortonworks
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Tableau
3 1 (1.69%) Apple