The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
England / South West
Rank 124 114 141
Rank change year-on-year -10 +27  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 9 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.73% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.93% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £313 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +2.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +21.88% +3.44%  

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1021 1086 1129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.90% 37.87% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 637 713
Median daily rate £393 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 112 54
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.23 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing MATLAB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in the South West

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +3 5 - - 1
Devon -8 2 £281 -37.50% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 £441 +5.00%
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Simulink
3 8 (50.00%) C
3 8 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (18.75%) Ada
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) Ada 95
8 2 (12.50%) FPGA Design
8 2 (12.50%) MathWorks
8 2 (12.50%) Firmware
8 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Simulink
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) RS-232
2 1 (6.25%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Scientific Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) FPGA Design
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Ada
3 3 (18.75%) Ada 95
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 2 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Def Stans
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA
1 2 (12.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Altera
1 2 (12.50%) MathWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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