The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
London / City of London
Rank 150 155 194
Rank change year-on-year +5 +39  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.39% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £578 £600 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £630 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +2.66% +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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1446 1532 2212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.28% 46.59% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1297 1782
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in the City of London

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in the City of London

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Mathematics
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) R
5 7 (41.18%) Statistics
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) PhD
5 7 (41.18%) Big Data
6 6 (35.29%) Mathematical Modelling
6 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Front Office
6 6 (35.29%) Market Risk
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
7 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
7 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
7 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
8 4 (23.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
8 4 (23.53%) Kafka
8 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
8 4 (23.53%) Tableau
8 4 (23.53%) HBase
8 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
8 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) OO

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Pig
3 3 (17.65%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
1 1 (5.88%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
2 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) HBase
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
4 3 (17.65%) Flink
4 3 (17.65%) Neo4j
4 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
6 1 (5.88%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (5.88%) KDB
6 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) Front Office
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Electronics
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) MATLAB Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Market Risk Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Qualitative Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Kafka
2 3 (17.65%) Akka
2 3 (17.65%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Django
3 1 (5.88%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Market Risk
2 5 (29.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Social Network
4 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Mathematics
2 7 (41.18%) Statistics
3 6 (35.29%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Mathematical Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
5 4 (23.53%) MapReduce
5 4 (23.53%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Neural Network
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Physics
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 1 (5.88%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) R
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Scala
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) PhD
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Tableau
2 3 (17.65%) Hortonworks
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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