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 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 181 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.16% 37.47% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 116
Median daily rate £465 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.80% -15.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £34.25 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% -15.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Computational Linguistics
2 1 (33.33%) Sentiment Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) RF Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Computational Linguistics
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Sentiment Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared