The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 192 200 220
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.034% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.081% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £700 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £700 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £700 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.70% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2464 2469 3225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.85% 42.47% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2056 1894 2491
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MATLAB
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) R
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) VBA
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) RAD
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) RAD Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) RAD
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) R
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) VBA
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft