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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 196 224 210
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.081% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 16
Average daily rate
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£700 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +33.33%
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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
2462 3289 3134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.57% 44.65% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 2539 2419
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £49.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 20 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) R
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
4 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) PhD
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Stata
5 2 (20.00%) Economics
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Stata
2 1 (10.00%) GIMP
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Mahout
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Scilab
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) DHTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Statistics
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
3 2 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stochastic Calculus
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) R
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
2 1 (10.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) MKS