Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 546 538 476
Rank change year-on-year -8 -62 +58
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 78 95 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 77
London median daily rate £500 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £339 £281 £395
90th Percentile £675 £675 £728
England median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -20.45% +83.33%
10th Percentile £36.50 £36.88 £42.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £73.75 £67.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% -13.68% +26.67%

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 21,796 22,196 18,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.47% 47.65% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,527 17,048 13,802
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £323
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 173 123
London median hourly rate £36.67 £33.54 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -20.14% +41.70%
10th Percentile £18.84 £17.75 £16.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.10 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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
East London -26 15 £575 +4.55%
Central London -15 9 £750 +42.86% 8
West London +20 3 £425 +30.77% 1
South London - 2 - -
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 63 (80.77%) Python
2 59 (75.64%) R
3 49 (62.82%) Finance
4 48 (61.54%) SQL
5 43 (55.13%) Analytics
6 42 (53.85%) Data Science
7 36 (46.15%) Hadoop
8 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (43.59%) ETL
9 34 (43.59%) SAS
10 32 (41.03%) Algorithms
11 30 (38.46%) Mathematics
12 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
12 28 (35.90%) Apache Spark
13 25 (32.05%) PhD
14 23 (29.49%) Java
14 23 (29.49%) Visualisation
15 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
15 22 (28.21%) Statistics
16 21 (26.92%) Degree
16 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
16 21 (26.92%) Scala
17 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (24.36%) Deep Learning
18 19 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (23.08%) Big Data
19 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
20 16 (20.51%) Web Services
20 16 (20.51%) Google
20 16 (20.51%) Banking

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 34 (43.59%) SAS
2 28 (35.90%) Apache Spark
3 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.28%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) SPSS
2 4 (5.13%) Stata
3 3 (3.85%) Mathematica
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.28%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (8.97%) Serverless
5 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.85%) GitHub
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 18 (23.08%) Big Data
3 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
4 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
5 13 (16.67%) Power BI
6 11 (14.10%) Apache Hive
7 10 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
7 10 (12.82%) Sqoop
8 9 (11.54%) Spotfire
9 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (10.26%) MySQL
9 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
10 7 (8.97%) BigQuery
11 6 (7.69%) Data Mining
11 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
12 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) RStudio
2 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (6.41%) Artifactory
4 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.41%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) ERwin
5 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 49 (62.82%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 13 (16.67%) Marketing
4 12 (15.38%) Front Office
5 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.69%) Retail
7 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.56%) Automotive
9 1 (1.28%) Advertising
9 1 (1.28%) Law
9 1 (1.28%) Legal
9 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.28%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Data Scientist
2 20 (25.64%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Data Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) ETL Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.41%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Computer Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 12 (15.38%) TensorFlow
3 11 (14.10%) Caffe
3 11 (14.10%) Kafka
3 11 (14.10%) Keras
4 10 (12.82%) Theano
5 8 (10.26%) .NET
5 8 (10.26%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (7.69%) OpenCV
6 6 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) NumPy
9 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.28%) J2EE
9 1 (1.28%) J2SE
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
9 1 (1.28%) PySpark
9 1 (1.28%) React
9 1 (1.28%) SciPy
9 1 (1.28%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.03%) Algorithms
2 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Derivative
3 9 (11.54%) User Experience
4 7 (8.97%) Fixed Income
5 6 (7.69%) HoloLens
6 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.56%) CCTV
9 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
9 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.56%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.28%) Life Science
10 1 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (1.28%) Social Media
10 1 (1.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Analytics
2 42 (53.85%) Data Science
3 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.59%) ETL
5 30 (38.46%) Mathematics
6 23 (29.49%) Visualisation
7 22 (28.21%) Machine Learning
7 22 (28.21%) Statistics
8 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
9 19 (24.36%) Deep Learning
9 19 (24.36%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (17.95%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
14 11 (14.10%) Asset Management
14 11 (14.10%) Operations Research
14 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
15 10 (12.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (80.77%) Python
2 59 (75.64%) R
3 48 (61.54%) SQL
4 23 (29.49%) Java
5 21 (26.92%) Scala
6 15 (19.23%) C++
7 11 (14.10%) C
8 7 (8.97%) C#
9 6 (7.69%) Perl
9 6 (7.69%) VBA
10 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.13%) Ruby
11 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.28%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) PhD
2 21 (26.92%) Degree
3 11 (14.10%) Master's Degree
4 5 (6.41%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.56%) CFA
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) MBA
6 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.85%) IFRS
3 3 (3.85%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Apache Flume
2 7 (8.97%) Docker
3 3 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.41%) Terraform
3 4 (5.13%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) Google
3 14 (17.95%) Oracle
4 9 (11.54%) Alteryx
5 6 (7.69%) Databricks
6 5 (6.41%) Tableau
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.85%) Informatica
8 3 (3.85%) Talend
8 3 (3.85%) Teradata
9 2 (2.56%) Hortonworks
10 1 (1.28%) Adobe