Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 July 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 505 547 527
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20 +7
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 86 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 59
London median daily rate £606 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.23% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £304
90th Percentile £763 £700 £865
England median daily rate £450 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +14.79% -
10th Percentile £32.88 £35.18 £25.25
90th Percentile £38.63 £43.73 £45.75
England median hourly rate £46.50 £41.75 £46.60
% change year-on-year +11.38% -10.41% +16.51%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19,516 22,658 19,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.47% 49.05% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,740 17,326 14,627
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +10.99%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 193 148
London median hourly rate £36.67 £41.41 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +6.86% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.85 £17.52 £16.91
90th Percentile £60.67 £62.00 £52.15
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in London

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in London

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MATLAB in London

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in London

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the London region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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
Central London +9 12 £550 -6.38% 6
West London +32 11 £494 +12.86% 3
East London 0 2 £575 +4.55%
South London +20 1 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 76 (88.37%) Python
2 70 (81.40%) R
3 54 (62.79%) SQL
4 52 (60.47%) Data Science
5 43 (50.00%) Analytics
6 42 (48.84%) Finance
7 36 (41.86%) Statistics
8 32 (37.21%) SAS
9 31 (36.05%) C++
10 26 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (29.07%) Mathematics
11 25 (29.07%) Machine Learning
12 24 (27.91%) Java
13 23 (26.74%) Hadoop
14 22 (25.58%) Google Cloud Platform
15 21 (24.42%) Statistical Modelling
16 20 (23.26%) Big Data
17 19 (22.09%) Apache Spark
18 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (20.93%) C
19 17 (19.77%) Algorithms
19 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
20 16 (18.60%) Visualisation
21 15 (17.44%) Apache Hive
21 15 (17.44%) BigQuery
21 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Excel
22 14 (16.28%) Degree
22 14 (16.28%) Data Visualisation
22 14 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
22 14 (16.28%) Predictive Modelling

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (37.21%) SAS
2 19 (22.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.16%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (13.95%) Stata
3 11 (12.79%) SPSS
4 6 (6.98%) Weka
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.16%) EViews
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (10.47%) Power Platform
5 6 (6.98%) Serverless
6 4 (4.65%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) Hadoop
2 20 (23.26%) Big Data
3 15 (17.44%) Apache Hive
3 15 (17.44%) BigQuery
4 13 (15.12%) MySQL
5 9 (10.47%) Data Mining
5 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
5 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.47%) Power BI
5 9 (10.47%) Sqoop
6 8 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.98%) MS Access
9 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.65%) KDB
10 4 (4.65%) Kdb+
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
11 3 (3.49%) HBase
12 2 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) ERwin
3 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.16%) Hudson
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (48.84%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Marketing
4 8 (9.30%) Front Office
5 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.49%) Advertising
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.33%) Social Science
8 1 (1.16%) Automotive
8 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Data Scientist
2 18 (20.93%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Python Developer
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Statistician
6 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Market Risk Developer
6 4 (4.65%) RAD Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Data Scientist
6 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Python Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Qualitative Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Quantitative Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Analytics Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Natural Language Processing
2 11 (12.79%) TensorFlow
3 10 (11.63%) .NET
3 10 (11.63%) Caffe
4 8 (9.30%) NumPy
5 7 (8.14%) Kafka
5 7 (8.14%) Keras
5 7 (8.14%) Torch
5 7 (8.14%) WPF
6 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.98%) WCF
6 6 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) Core Data
8 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.16%) ggplot
8 1 (1.16%) J2SE
8 1 (1.16%) OpenCV
8 1 (1.16%) React
8 1 (1.16%) SciPy
8 1 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.47%) Fixed Income
3 8 (9.30%) Derivative
4 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.14%) Market Risk
4 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
6 5 (5.81%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (5.81%) Social Media
7 3 (3.49%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.16%) CCTV
9 1 (1.16%) Equities
9 1 (1.16%) HoloLens
9 1 (1.16%) Robotics
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) Solaris
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Data Science
2 43 (50.00%) Analytics
3 36 (41.86%) Statistics
4 26 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.07%) Machine Learning
5 25 (29.07%) Mathematics
6 21 (24.42%) Statistical Modelling
7 17 (19.77%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (18.60%) Visualisation
9 14 (16.28%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (16.28%) Predictive Modelling
10 13 (15.12%) Data Modelling
10 13 (15.12%) Econometrics
10 13 (15.12%) ETL
10 13 (15.12%) Multivariate Analysis
10 13 (15.12%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (13.95%) Data Analysis
12 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.79%) Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 76 (88.37%) Python
2 70 (81.40%) R
3 54 (62.79%) SQL
4 31 (36.05%) C++
5 24 (27.91%) Java
6 18 (20.93%) C
7 13 (15.12%) VBA
8 9 (10.47%) C#
9 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.14%) Lua
9 7 (8.14%) Perl
10 5 (5.81%) PHP
11 2 (2.33%) Scala
12 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) PhD
3 3 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Basel III
3 1 (1.16%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Kibana
2 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Google
2 9 (10.47%) Tableau
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Vertica
4 4 (4.65%) Adobe
4 4 (4.65%) MapR
5 3 (3.49%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.33%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.16%) Databricks
7 1 (1.16%) Palantir