The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 53 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.41% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.84% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £303 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £323 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.70% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
MATLAB
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
269 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.73% 48.07% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 173 73
Average daily rate £365 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the Cambridge region.

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MATLAB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JFC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Verilog
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
1 1 (25.00%) Verilog
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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