Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

MathWorks MATLAB
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 60 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.43% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Cambridge median daily rate - £550 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% +23.20%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £480 £405
% change year-on-year - +18.52% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £53.75 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £50.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +61.29% - -

MATLAB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 339 333 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.99% 53.19% 53.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 180 338
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £476 £479
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -26.09%
10th Percentile £33.00 £32.50 £26.90
90th Percentile £52.50 £70.00 £54.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -7.25%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Cambridge

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Cambridge

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Infotainment
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

MATLAB
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Infotainment
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture