Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 539 549 522
Rank change year-on-year +10 -27 +30
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 92 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 60
London median daily rate £480 £488 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £336
90th Percentile £750 £630 £676
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £46.07
% change year-on-year +19.72% -22.94% +22.85%

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 23,096 21,253 19,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.32% 48.18% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,597 15,914 14,721
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £340 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £631
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 142 103
London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.91 £30.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +16.07% +19.67%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.78 £14.00
90th Percentile £62.72 £52.45 £57.38
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +1.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -15 27 £480 +37.14% 5
East London -5 14 £510 +7.37% 2
South London - 4 £500 -
West London -13 1 - - 7
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 74 (80.43%) Python
2 64 (69.57%) R
3 54 (58.70%) Analytics
4 51 (55.43%) SQL
5 47 (51.09%) Data Science
6 46 (50.00%) Finance
7 40 (43.48%) Algorithms
8 38 (41.30%) Hadoop
9 30 (32.61%) Degree
10 28 (30.43%) Apache Spark
10 28 (30.43%) SAS
11 26 (28.26%) Visualisation
11 26 (28.26%) Big Data
12 25 (27.17%) Statistics
13 24 (26.09%) Mathematics
14 23 (25.00%) ETL
14 23 (25.00%) Machine Learning
15 22 (23.91%) Oracle
15 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (21.74%) Kafka
17 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (19.57%) Alteryx
17 18 (19.57%) Power BI
18 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (18.48%) Apache Flume
18 17 (18.48%) Scala
18 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
19 16 (17.39%) Spotfire
19 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (17.39%) Data Integration

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 28 (30.43%) Apache Spark
1 28 (30.43%) SAS
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) DNN
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Chatbot
2 3 (3.26%) SPSS
2 3 (3.26%) Stata
3 2 (2.17%) Mathematica
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.09%) Broadband
1 1 (1.09%) IPsec
1 1 (1.09%) LTE
1 1 (1.09%) Network Security
1 1 (1.09%) PPP
1 1 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.09%) SMS
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.09%) UMTS
1 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.30%) Hadoop
2 26 (28.26%) Big Data
3 18 (19.57%) Power BI
4 16 (17.39%) Spotfire
5 15 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (16.30%) NoSQL
6 14 (15.22%) MongoDB
7 12 (13.04%) HBase
8 10 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (10.87%) Data Mining
8 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
9 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 7 (7.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.61%) Data Lake
11 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
11 7 (7.61%) Sqoop
12 6 (6.52%) SAP HANA
13 5 (5.43%) HDInsight
13 5 (5.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) Maven
2 4 (4.35%) RStudio
General
1 46 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Front Office
3 9 (9.78%) Banking
4 7 (7.61%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Avionics
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Data Scientist
2 20 (21.74%) Analyst
3 15 (16.30%) Data Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Developer
5 10 (10.87%) Big Data Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Qualitative Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Quantitative Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Validation Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Architect
9 5 (5.43%) SAP Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) Kafka
2 13 (14.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (8.70%) TensorFlow
4 7 (7.61%) NumPy
4 7 (7.61%) Theano
5 6 (6.52%) Caffe
5 6 (6.52%) Pandas
6 5 (5.43%) Keras
6 5 (5.43%) OpenCV
6 5 (5.43%) RESTful
6 5 (5.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (4.35%) Web Services
8 3 (3.26%) GraphX
8 3 (3.26%) HTML
9 2 (2.17%) SciPy
9 2 (2.17%) Torch
10 1 (1.09%) Dask
10 1 (1.09%) Deeplearning4j
10 1 (1.09%) MXNet
10 1 (1.09%) OpenAL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Algorithms
2 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Credit Risk
4 5 (5.43%) Fintech
4 5 (5.43%) HoloLens
4 5 (5.43%) Reference Data
4 5 (5.43%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Derivative
6 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.17%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.17%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) CCTV
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Equities
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.09%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.70%) Analytics
2 47 (51.09%) Data Science
3 26 (28.26%) Visualisation
4 25 (27.17%) Statistics
5 24 (26.09%) Mathematics
6 23 (25.00%) ETL
6 23 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (17.39%) Data Integration
9 15 (16.30%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (16.30%) Data Security
9 15 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (16.30%) Statistical Modelling
10 14 (15.22%) Metadata Management
11 12 (13.04%) Convolutional Neural Network
11 12 (13.04%) Deep Learning
11 12 (13.04%) Operations Research
12 11 (11.96%) Predictive Modelling
13 10 (10.87%) Data Visualisation
13 10 (10.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) Python
2 64 (69.57%) R
3 51 (55.43%) SQL
4 17 (18.48%) Scala
5 12 (13.04%) Java
6 9 (9.78%) VBA
7 7 (7.61%) C
7 7 (7.61%) C++
8 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.35%) Ruby
10 2 (2.17%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) Julia
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Degree
2 15 (16.30%) PhD
3 8 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.61%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.17%) MBA
6 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.61%) GDPR
3 6 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Apache Flume
2 4 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
1 4 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Oracle
2 18 (19.57%) Alteryx
3 11 (11.96%) Tableau
4 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.78%) Informatica
5 9 (9.78%) Talend
6 8 (8.70%) Hortonworks
7 7 (7.61%) Databricks
7 7 (7.61%) SAP
8 5 (5.43%) Google
9 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.09%) Greenplum
11 1 (1.09%) Teradata