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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +18.05%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 137 182 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.36% 51.70% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 183
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 26 June 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%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware

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 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++
2 2 (66.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago