The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 28 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.18% 2.70% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 5.56% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.31% 48.65% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 37
Average daily rate £418 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
MATLAB
South West

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) C++
3 10 (66.67%) Signal Processing
4 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (60.00%) OOP
4 9 (60.00%) OO
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
6 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Military
6 4 (26.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
7 1 (6.67%) Intel
7 1 (6.67%) Borland
7 1 (6.67%) Delphi
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (66.67%) Signal Processing
3 9 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (60.00%) OOP
3 9 (60.00%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Intel
1 1 (6.67%) Borland
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