The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MathWorks MATLAB
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 60 55 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.85% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 260 236 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 47.79% 46.64% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 197 164
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £30.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MATLAB in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Oxfordshire

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP