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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
England / London
Rank 363 393 396
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 43 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 20
Median daily rate £553 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.91% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £455 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £645 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8852 9398 8872
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 45.99% 42.45% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6581 7042 6416
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +25.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MATLAB in London

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 3 £578 -3.75% 5
Osterley - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £505 -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 72 (64.86%) Python
2 68 (61.26%) Finance
3 48 (43.24%) R
4 44 (39.64%) Mathematics
5 41 (36.94%) C++
6 39 (35.14%) SQL
7 36 (32.43%) Analytics
8 32 (28.83%) Algorithms
9 28 (25.23%) Java
10 27 (24.32%) Front Office
11 26 (23.42%) Big Data
12 25 (22.52%) Banking
13 23 (20.72%) Degree
14 22 (19.82%) Statistics
14 22 (19.82%) Market Risk
14 22 (19.82%) PhD
15 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (18.02%) Machine Learning
16 19 (17.12%) OO
17 18 (16.22%) C
17 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (16.22%) Hadoop
18 17 (15.32%) Linux
19 16 (14.41%) Apache Spark
19 16 (14.41%) Mathematical Modelling
20 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
22 13 (11.71%) KDB
22 13 (11.71%) NoSQL

MATLAB
Top Related 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 16 (14.41%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.21%) Apache
3 5 (4.50%) Apache Pig
4 3 (2.70%) SAS
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.90%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) SPSS
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) GNU Octave
3 3 (2.70%) Mathematica
3 3 (2.70%) Simulink
3 3 (2.70%) S-PLUS
4 2 (1.80%) MS Office
5 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.90%) Stata
5 1 (0.90%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.90%) Flurry Analytics
2 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.70%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) Big Data
2 18 (16.22%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.71%) KDB
3 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.01%) MongoDB
5 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
6 9 (8.11%) Data Mining
6 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.21%) Apache Hive
8 7 (6.31%) Kdb+
9 6 (5.41%) HBase
9 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.41%) QlikView
10 5 (4.50%) Data Lake
10 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.50%) Flink
10 5 (4.50%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (1.80%) ERwin
3 2 (1.80%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.80%) Toad
4 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.90%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 68 (61.26%) Finance
2 27 (24.32%) Front Office
3 25 (22.52%) Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.21%) Marketing
6 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.60%) Electronics
8 2 (1.80%) Games
8 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.80%) Retail
9 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) MATLAB Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Data Scientist
4 17 (15.32%) Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Quantitative Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Python Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 7 (6.31%) KDB Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Architect
9 6 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.60%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (7.21%) Kafka
3 4 (3.60%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.70%) .NET
4 3 (2.70%) Akka
4 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.70%) NumPy
5 2 (1.80%) MLlib
5 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.80%) SciPy
6 1 (0.90%) Ajax
6 1 (0.90%) D3.js
6 1 (0.90%) Django
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
6 1 (0.90%) iBATIS
6 1 (0.90%) J2EE
6 1 (0.90%) RESTful
6 1 (0.90%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.90%) WPF
6 1 (0.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.83%) Algorithms
2 22 (19.82%) Market Risk
3 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.31%) Credit Risk
7 6 (5.41%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.80%) Derivative
8 2 (1.80%) Equities
8 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.80%) Social Network
9 1 (0.90%) Clustering
9 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 8 (7.21%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Mathematics
2 36 (32.43%) Analytics
3 22 (19.82%) Statistics
4 20 (18.02%) Machine Learning
5 19 (17.12%) OO
6 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.41%) Mathematical Modelling
8 14 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.81%) Neural Network
10 10 (9.01%) Data Analytics
10 10 (9.01%) MapReduce
11 9 (8.11%) Visualisation
12 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (7.21%) Open Source
12 8 (7.21%) Physics
12 8 (7.21%) SDLC
13 7 (6.31%) A/B Testing
13 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
13 7 (6.31%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) Python
2 48 (43.24%) R
3 41 (36.94%) C++
4 39 (35.14%) SQL
5 28 (25.23%) Java
6 18 (16.22%) C
7 12 (10.81%) Scala
8 6 (5.41%) C#
8 6 (5.41%) VBA
9 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.80%) Haskell
12 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.90%) Clojure
13 1 (0.90%) Perl
13 1 (0.90%) Ruby
13 1 (0.90%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Degree
2 22 (19.82%) PhD
3 1 (0.90%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.80%) Ambari
2 2 (1.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Tableau
2 6 (5.41%) Alteryx
2 6 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.70%) Splunk
5 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.80%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.80%) FactSet
5 2 (1.80%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) Informatica
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Platfora
5 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Snowplow
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
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