Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.13% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.68% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate - £325 £405
% change year-on-year - -19.75% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £30.50 - £39.00
10th Percentile £30.25 - £38.50
90th Percentile £30.75 - £39.50
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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 295 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.34% 33.60% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 193 253
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £235
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 62
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £26.35 £29.38 £25.33
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.88 £43.75
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Essex

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SysML
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CANoe
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SysML