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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 31 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.47% 4.37% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 12.31% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £231
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +37.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
MATLAB
South West

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
81 65 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 37.85% 35.52% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 21
Average daily rate £263 £415 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £32.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth -1 1 - -
MATLAB
South West

MATLAB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Signal Processing
1 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) OpenMP
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Parallel Programming
2 5 (71.43%) DO-178B
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) SPSS
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Signal Processing
2 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 5 (71.43%) Parallel Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 5 (71.43%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Intel