The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.34% 0.84% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.79% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.11%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 232 279 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.19% 46.89% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 362 527
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 29 49
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.50 £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Cambridgeshire

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Cambridgeshire

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Cambridgeshire

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 1 - - 9
Peterborough -1 1 - -
MATLAB
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
3 2 (40.00%) Robotics
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Simulink
4 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) MISRA
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Robotics
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (40.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware