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 23 June 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.

MathWorks MATLAB
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 391 396
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 42 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 14
Median daily rate £475 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £690 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +18.05%  

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 9881 9411 9827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.78% 43.51% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7315 7173 7188
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 39 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £135.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +2 7 £436 +118.12% 3
Canary Wharf +2 2 £475 +35.71%
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 55 (65.48%) R
2 52 (61.90%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) Python
4 38 (45.24%) Finance
5 29 (34.52%) Analytics
6 28 (33.33%) SAS
7 26 (30.95%) Machine Learning
8 23 (27.38%) Big Data
9 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
9 22 (26.19%) Stata
10 21 (25.00%) SPSS
11 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (23.81%) C++
11 20 (23.81%) Statistics
12 18 (21.43%) Hadoop
12 18 (21.43%) Tableau
12 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (21.43%) Apache Spark
13 17 (20.24%) Linux
13 17 (20.24%) Algorithms
13 17 (20.24%) Degree
14 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (17.86%) Front Office
15 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
16 13 (15.48%) Data Mining
17 12 (14.29%) Data Modelling
17 12 (14.29%) Data Analytics

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 (33.33%) SAS
2 18 (21.43%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.14%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Stata
2 21 (25.00%) SPSS
3 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.57%) GNU Octave
5 3 (3.57%) S-PLUS
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (2.38%) Weka
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Flurry Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) Big Data
2 18 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 15 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (15.48%) Data Mining
5 10 (11.90%) Power BI
6 7 (8.33%) Apache Hive
6 7 (8.33%) KDB
6 7 (8.33%) QlikView
7 6 (7.14%) HBase
7 6 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (5.95%) CouchDB
8 5 (5.95%) Kdb+
8 5 (5.95%) MySQL
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
9 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 3 (3.57%) DB2
10 3 (3.57%) Mahout
10 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) ERwin
2 2 (2.38%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.38%) Toad
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Front Office
3 10 (11.90%) Marketing
4 8 (9.52%) Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Electronics
6 3 (3.57%) Games
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) KDB Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 5 (5.95%) Qualitative Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Quantitative Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Support
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.57%) MLlib
2 3 (3.57%) NumPy
2 3 (3.57%) UIMA
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.38%) SciPy
4 1 (1.19%) D3.js
4 1 (1.19%) FpML
4 1 (1.19%) ggplot
4 1 (1.19%) Kafka
4 1 (1.19%) MXNet
4 1 (1.19%) Pandas
4 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.24%) Algorithms
3 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.95%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.57%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.19%) NHS
9 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Android
3 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
4 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Analytics
2 26 (30.95%) Machine Learning
3 22 (26.19%) Mathematics
4 20 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (23.81%) Statistics
5 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.48%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 12 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.90%) ETL
8 10 (11.90%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) MapReduce
10 8 (9.52%) Quantitative Analysis
11 7 (8.33%) Visualisation
12 6 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
12 6 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (65.48%) R
2 52 (61.90%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) Python
4 20 (23.81%) C++
5 11 (13.10%) C
6 10 (11.90%) Java
7 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.33%) Julia
7 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.14%) C#
8 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.95%) VBA
10 4 (4.76%) Scala
10 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.57%) SPARQL
12 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.19%) Go
13 1 (1.19%) Perl
13 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Degree
2 10 (11.90%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Tableau
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Teradata
4 5 (5.95%) Informatica
5 4 (4.76%) IBM
5 4 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.38%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.38%) FactSet
7 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Splunk
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Sybase
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