Period
to 29 February 2020

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 29 February 2020 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
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 448 550 550
Rank change year-on-year +102 0 -61
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 34 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 66
London median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% - -
10th Percentile £428 £388 £281
90th Percentile £801 £695 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
London median hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -20.45%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -13.68%

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 13,231 21,510 22,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.53% 49.13% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,704 16,302 17,252
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £350
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £490 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +1.03% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 117 176
London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £34.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.70% -20.73%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.84 £17.75
90th Percentile £67.70 £53.75 £52.12
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 29 February 2020.

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 29 February 2020. 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 +77 8 £550 -31.25% 5
West London +32 2 £450 +5.88% 1
East London +48 1 £555 -3.48%
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 29 February 2020, 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 30 (88.24%) Python
2 19 (55.88%) Data Analysis
3 17 (50.00%) R
4 15 (44.12%) Data Science
5 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) PhD
8 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
9 8 (23.53%) Visualisation
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (23.53%) VBA
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) Front Office
10 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
10 7 (20.59%) Analytics
11 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (17.65%) Signal Processing
11 6 (17.65%) Hedge funds
11 6 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (17.65%) Derivative
11 6 (17.65%) Statistics
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) Scrum
11 6 (17.65%) Fixed Income
11 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
11 6 (17.65%) Performance Attribution
11 6 (17.65%) OTC Derivatives

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 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) SPSS
3 1 (2.94%) GNU Octave
3 1 (2.94%) Simulink
3 1 (2.94%) Stata
3 1 (2.94%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) GitHub
2 4 (11.76%) Power Platform
3 3 (8.82%) AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Azure
4 1 (2.94%) GCP
4 1 (2.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Power BI
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.59%) Front Office
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Social Science
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Data Scientist
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Quantitative Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Data Science Expert
5 4 (11.76%) Market Risk Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Technician
8 1 (2.94%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Python Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Modeller
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Anaconda
2 3 (8.82%) NumPy
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) D3.js
3 1 (2.94%) ggplot
3 1 (2.94%) Kafka
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.65%) Derivative
2 6 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 6 (17.65%) Hedge funds
2 6 (17.65%) OTC Derivatives
3 5 (14.71%) Market Risk
4 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.94%) Smart City
6 1 (2.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Data Analysis
2 15 (44.12%) Data Science
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Machine Learning
4 11 (32.35%) Mathematics
5 8 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 7 (20.59%) Analytics
6 7 (20.59%) Asset Management
7 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.65%) Performance Attribution
7 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Signal Processing
7 6 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Statistics
8 5 (14.71%) Feature Extraction
8 5 (14.71%) Image Processing
8 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (14.71%) Physics
8 5 (14.71%) Standard Deviation
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Python
2 17 (50.00%) R
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) VBA
5 5 (14.71%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) C
6 3 (8.82%) C#
7 2 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) PhD
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Qualtrics