The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 28 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.80% - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.22 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.60% 36.57% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 33
Average daily rate £393 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Average hourly rate £43.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MATLAB
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (84.62%) UML
1 11 (84.62%) Validation
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) OpenMP
3 6 (46.15%) Parallel Programming
3 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
3 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (46.15%) Signal Processing
3 6 (46.15%) Military
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Intel
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (7.69%) SPSS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SAS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (46.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Validation
1 11 (84.62%) UML
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
3 6 (46.15%) Parallel Programming
3 6 (46.15%) Signal Processing
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Intel