Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 507 541
Rank change year-on-year -57 +34 +31
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 65 113 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 81 50
London median daily rate £500 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.71% +7.61%
10th Percentile £291 £335 £233
90th Percentile £657 £650 £618
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
London median hourly rate £38.00 - £30.00
10th Percentile £27.20 - £29.00
90th Percentile £47.15 - £31.00
England median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +31.94% -7.69%

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 22856 20138 20409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.53% 44.65% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17317 15040 15215
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £633 £638
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 116 139
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +36.95% -16.45%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.55 £57.19 £50.43
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -12 6 £319 -31.08% 9
West London -12 1 £505 - 1
North London -14 1 £290 -12.78%
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 42 (64.62%) R
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) Python
3 27 (41.54%) Analytics
4 23 (35.38%) SPSS
5 22 (33.85%) SAS
5 22 (33.85%) Finance
6 20 (30.77%) Machine Learning
7 18 (27.69%) Big Data
8 17 (26.15%) Degree
9 15 (23.08%) Mathematics
9 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
10 12 (18.46%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (18.46%) Apache Spark
11 11 (16.92%) Java
12 10 (15.38%) Apache
12 10 (15.38%) CRM
12 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (15.38%) Banking
12 10 (15.38%) Data Analytics
12 10 (15.38%) Open Source
12 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 9 (13.85%) Visualisation
13 9 (13.85%) Tableau
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (12.31%) IBM
14 8 (12.31%) RDF
14 8 (12.31%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (12.31%) Content Management
14 8 (12.31%) Information Management

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 22 (33.85%) SAS
2 12 (18.46%) Apache Spark
3 10 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (35.38%) SPSS
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (10.77%) Stata
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.54%) Doxygen
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.54%) Simulink
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) thinkFolio
1 2 (3.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.54%) ReMetrica
2 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Big Data
2 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.31%) Mahout
4 6 (9.23%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) Neo4j
5 5 (7.69%) Power BI
5 5 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (6.15%) Blockchain
7 3 (4.62%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.62%) QlikView
7 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.08%) Text Mining
9 1 (1.54%) HBase
9 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) GCC
1 1 (1.54%) GDB
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Front Office
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Electronics
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Local Government
7 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Data Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Data Scientist
5 6 (9.23%) Lead Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Qualitative Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Quantitative Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Data Architect
7 3 (4.62%) MATLAB Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (12.31%) MLlib
3 5 (7.69%) Pandas
4 4 (6.15%) NumPy
4 4 (6.15%) TensorFlow
5 3 (4.62%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) HEVC
6 2 (3.08%) OpenCL
6 2 (3.08%) OpenCV
6 2 (3.08%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.08%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (3.08%) SciPy
6 2 (3.08%) Torch
6 2 (3.08%) UIMA
6 2 (3.08%) Vulkan
6 2 (3.08%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) Bokeh
7 1 (1.54%) Deeplearning4j
7 1 (1.54%) MXNet
7 1 (1.54%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) Algorithms
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Linked Data
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.69%) Robotics
4 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.08%) CUDA
4 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.54%) Derivative
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) FMCG
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Unix
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Analytics
2 20 (30.77%) Machine Learning
3 15 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.38%) CRM
4 10 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 10 (15.38%) Open Source
5 9 (13.85%) Visualisation
6 8 (12.31%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (12.31%) Big Data Analytics
6 8 (12.31%) Business Analytics
6 8 (12.31%) Content Management
6 8 (12.31%) Information Management
6 8 (12.31%) Information Retrieval
6 8 (12.31%) Ontologies
6 8 (12.31%) RDF
6 8 (12.31%) Statistics
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (64.62%) R
2 30 (46.15%) Python
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Java
4 8 (12.31%) SPARQL
5 7 (10.77%) C++
6 6 (9.23%) VBA
7 5 (7.69%) C
8 4 (6.15%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) AWK
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Julia
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) sed
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.62%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Basel III
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Tableau
2 8 (12.31%) IBM
3 5 (7.69%) Blue Prism
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Teradata
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) QAD
7 1 (1.54%) VMware