Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 524 574 512
Rank change year-on-year +50 -62 +30
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 98 67 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.29% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 79
London median daily rate £480 £503 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +0.50% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £335
90th Percentile £750 £675 £640
England median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year +1.86% -15.26% +31.94%

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 23,365 22,914 20,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.31% 48.68% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,827 17,360 14,984
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £669 £634
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 157 116
London median hourly rate £36.80 £35.00 £33.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +5.48% +36.95%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.01 £16.07
90th Percentile £60.85 £52.20 £57.19
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.13%

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 21 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2018. 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 -1 26 £540 +54.29% 12
East London - 20 £455 - 1
West London +2 2 £315 -37.62% 7
South London - 2 £450 -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 81 (82.65%) Python
2 75 (76.53%) R
3 58 (59.18%) Analytics
4 57 (58.16%) SQL
5 55 (56.12%) Finance
6 51 (52.04%) Data Science
7 45 (45.92%) Algorithms
8 43 (43.88%) Hadoop
9 39 (39.80%) ETL
10 37 (37.76%) SAS
11 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (35.71%) Apache Spark
13 34 (34.69%) Mathematics
14 31 (31.63%) Statistics
15 30 (30.61%) Degree
16 29 (29.59%) Visualisation
17 28 (28.57%) Scala
17 28 (28.57%) Oracle
18 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
19 23 (23.47%) PhD
19 23 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
19 23 (23.47%) Big Data
20 22 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
21 21 (21.43%) Kafka
21 21 (21.43%) Power BI
22 20 (20.41%) Alteryx
22 20 (20.41%) Apache Flume
22 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving

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 37 (37.76%) SAS
2 35 (35.71%) Apache Spark
3 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.06%) Mathematica
2 3 (3.06%) SPSS
2 3 (3.06%) Stata
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.02%) Broadband
1 1 (1.02%) IPsec
1 1 (1.02%) LTE
1 1 (1.02%) Network Security
1 1 (1.02%) PPP
1 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.02%) SMS
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) UMTS
1 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.88%) Hadoop
2 23 (23.47%) Big Data
3 22 (22.45%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (21.43%) Power BI
5 19 (19.39%) Spotfire
6 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (13.27%) Data Mining
7 13 (13.27%) NoSQL
8 12 (12.24%) HBase
8 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
8 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.14%) Data Lake
9 7 (7.14%) Sqoop
10 6 (6.12%) SAP HANA
11 5 (5.10%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (5.10%) HDInsight
11 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
11 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) RStudio
2 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.08%) Artifactory
3 4 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.08%) Maven
General
1 55 (56.12%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Marketing
6 5 (5.10%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Social Science
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Data Scientist
2 18 (18.37%) Data Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Python Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
8 5 (5.10%) SAP Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) Kafka
2 13 (13.27%) TensorFlow
3 12 (12.24%) Caffe
3 12 (12.24%) Keras
3 12 (12.24%) Theano
4 10 (10.20%) Natural Language Processing
5 9 (9.18%) Web Services
6 7 (7.14%) NumPy
7 6 (6.12%) Pandas
8 5 (5.10%) OpenCV
8 5 (5.10%) RESTful
8 5 (5.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (5.10%) XML
9 3 (3.06%) HTML
10 2 (2.04%) SciPy
11 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.02%) Dask
11 1 (1.02%) GraphX
11 1 (1.02%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) Algorithms
2 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Fintech
4 5 (5.10%) HoloLens
4 5 (5.10%) Reference Data
4 5 (5.10%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.02%) CCTV
7 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.02%) Equities
7 1 (1.02%) Life Science
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Analytics
2 51 (52.04%) Data Science
3 39 (39.80%) ETL
4 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (34.69%) Mathematics
6 31 (31.63%) Statistics
7 29 (29.59%) Visualisation
8 23 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (20.41%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (19.39%) Data Integration
10 19 (19.39%) Machine Learning
10 19 (19.39%) Operations Research
11 18 (18.37%) Data Security
11 18 (18.37%) Deep Learning
12 17 (17.35%) Metadata Management
13 16 (16.33%) Data Modelling
14 13 (13.27%) Statistical Modelling
15 12 (12.24%) Convolutional Neural Network
15 12 (12.24%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 12 (12.24%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 81 (82.65%) Python
2 75 (76.53%) R
3 57 (58.16%) SQL
4 28 (28.57%) Scala
5 10 (10.20%) Java
6 8 (8.16%) VBA
7 6 (6.12%) C
7 6 (6.12%) C++
8 5 (5.10%) Perl
9 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 2 (2.04%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Degree
2 23 (23.47%) PhD
3 14 (14.29%) Master's Degree
4 8 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.04%) MBA
6 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.14%) GDPR
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) IFRS
3 3 (3.06%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Apache Flume
2 4 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Puppet
1 4 (4.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Oracle
2 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.41%) Alteryx
4 14 (14.29%) Tableau
5 12 (12.24%) Google
5 12 (12.24%) Informatica
5 12 (12.24%) Talend
6 8 (8.16%) Hortonworks
7 6 (6.12%) Databricks
7 6 (6.12%) SAP
8 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.02%) Greenplum