The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.69% 2.06% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 4.91% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 163 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.48% 41.90% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 95
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £55.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) NumPy
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) NumPy
1 1 (33.33%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana