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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
London / City of London
Rank 145 143 191
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +48
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.25% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £528 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £600 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £670 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.33% +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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1404 1447 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.13% 45.20% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1208 1919
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
3 8 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
4 7 (43.75%) R
4 7 (43.75%) Big Data
5 6 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
5 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
5 6 (37.50%) Statistics
5 6 (37.50%) Front Office
5 6 (37.50%) PhD
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
6 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
7 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 4 (25.00%) Kafka
7 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
7 4 (25.00%) Tableau
7 4 (25.00%) HBase
7 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) OO

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
2 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
1 1 (6.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Hive
2 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
3 4 (25.00%) HBase
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (18.75%) Data Lake
4 3 (18.75%) Flink
4 3 (18.75%) Neo4j
4 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (12.50%) Text Mining
6 1 (6.25%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (6.25%) KDB
6 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) MATLAB Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Market Risk Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Kafka
2 3 (18.75%) Akka
2 3 (18.75%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
2 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (6.25%) Social Network
5 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Mathematics
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Mathematical Modelling
2 6 (37.50%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Neural Network
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) R
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PhD
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Tableau
2 3 (18.75%) Hortonworks
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk