Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 101
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -3
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.42% 0.71% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.41% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £480 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% +35.00%
East of England median daily rate - £325 £405
% change year-on-year - -19.75% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £50.00 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.29% - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.46% +9.46%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 630 568 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.24% 50.35% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 274 461
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £285 £238 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 3 - - 6
Peterborough -11 3 - -
MATLAB
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Infotainment
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (16.67%) MISRA
3 1 (16.67%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive

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 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture