The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.096% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +21.88% +3.44%  

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 295 335 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.67% 32.12% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 201
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +35.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MATLAB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Buckinghamshire