Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 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 West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 185 186
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 16 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.095% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.25% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
South West median daily rate £348 - £400
10th Percentile £341 - £267
90th Percentile £354 - £436
England median daily rate £480 £425 £480
% change year-on-year +12.94% -11.46% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £37.88 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £42.50 £52.17
England median hourly rate £44.38 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -13.16% +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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,592 2,039 2,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.67% 38.61% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,672 1,249 1,440
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £306 £272 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 87 162
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -3.01%
10th Percentile £26.25 £16.75 £21.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 January 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
Bristol -3 15 £348 - 15
Devon - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 West region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 10 (62.50%) C
1 10 (62.50%) Simulink
1 10 (62.50%) Validation
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (31.25%) Physics
5 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
5 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Fortran
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) ARP4754
6 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
6 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
6 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
7 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
7 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Information Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Vision

MATLAB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Simulink
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) GNU Octave
3 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithm Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Development Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 10 (62.50%) Validation
2 8 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Physics
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
5 4 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Vision
6 3 (18.75%) Information Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
6 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
7 1 (6.25%) SysML
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Fortran
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ada
4 2 (12.50%) Ada 95
4 2 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ARP4754
2 1 (6.25%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.25%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) MathWorks
3 1 (6.25%) PTC