Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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 West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 181 172
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 +32
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 22 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.36% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
South West median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £330 £413 £383
90th Percentile £420 £445 £550
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
South West median hourly rate £42.63 £48.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +14.12% +15.65%
10th Percentile £41.44 £35.35 £32.73
90th Percentile £44.11 £50.25 £47.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.67% -9.77% +20.00%

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 2,317 2,064 2,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.79% 37.60% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,253 1,511
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £513 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 102 158
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27.13 £17.28 £21.80
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 19 September 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
Bristol -6 21 £375 - 13
Devon - 1 - - 2
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 West region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) Simulink
3 12 (54.55%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) Rational Rhapsody
4 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 11 (50.00%) C
5 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Ada
6 7 (31.82%) Validation
7 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (27.27%) Ada 95
8 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
9 4 (18.18%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) C++
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) VxWorks
10 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.64%) MathWorks
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
10 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
10 3 (13.64%) ARP4754
11 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (9.09%) Def Stans
11 2 (9.09%) MISRA C
11 2 (9.09%) MISRA
11 2 (9.09%) Junos
11 2 (9.09%) Physics

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 15 (68.18%) Simulink
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) GNU Octave
3 1 (4.55%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Junos
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 2 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Ada Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Ada Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithm Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) VxWorks
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) UML
3 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.09%) Physics
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source Development
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) SysML
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C
2 7 (31.82%) Ada
3 6 (27.27%) Ada 95
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Fortran
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ARP4754
2 2 (9.09%) Def Stans
2 2 (9.09%) MISRA
2 2 (9.09%) MISRA C
3 1 (4.55%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) MathWorks
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft