Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 251 224
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27 +27
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 23 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.069% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.13% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 19
City of London median daily rate £480 £625 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +35.14% -11.90%
10th Percentile £415 £411 £358
90th Percentile £750 £638 £665
Central London median daily rate £480 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.41% -11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £149.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £149.50 £35.50 -
% change year-on-year +321.13% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,883 3,791 3,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.44% 52.59% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,223 3,167 2,770
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £383 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £660
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.35 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £30.00 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 22 (95.65%) Python
2 18 (78.26%) R
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) Analytics
5 11 (47.83%) Data Science
6 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
6 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
7 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
7 9 (39.13%) Data Security
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) Kafka
7 9 (39.13%) Apache Flume
8 8 (34.78%) SAS
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 7 (30.43%) ETL
9 7 (30.43%) Scala
9 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
10 6 (26.09%) Talend
10 6 (26.09%) Alteryx
10 6 (26.09%) Metadata Management
10 6 (26.09%) Power BI
10 6 (26.09%) Catastrophe Modelling
10 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
10 6 (26.09%) Spotfire
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (26.09%) Tableau
10 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
10 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence

MATLAB
Co-occurring 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 8 (34.78%) SAS
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) Data Mining
2 6 (26.09%) Power BI
2 6 (26.09%) Spotfire
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) HBase
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Sqoop
4 1 (4.35%) KDB
4 1 (4.35%) Kdb+
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Data Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Python Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Data Scientist
4 1 (4.35%) KDB Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Kafka
2 5 (21.74%) NumPy
2 5 (21.74%) Pandas
3 3 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Caffe
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Keras
4 1 (4.35%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
2 5 (21.74%) Fintech
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Reinsurance
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 11 (47.83%) Data Science
3 9 (39.13%) Data Security
3 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
4 7 (30.43%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (26.09%) Catastrophe Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) Data Integration
5 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (26.09%) Metadata Management
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) HOOD
6 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Statistics
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
7 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Python
2 18 (78.26%) R
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Alteryx
2 6 (26.09%) Informatica
2 6 (26.09%) Tableau
2 6 (26.09%) Talend
3 3 (13.04%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft