The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 142 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 4 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.71% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 1.85% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £365 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +33.33%
MATLAB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1293 918 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 38.56% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 476 669
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 127
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £300 -6.97% 7
Hertfordshire -20 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (46.15%) Simulink
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Serena
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) VHDL
5 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
5 2 (15.38%) Mentor Graphics
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) DO-254
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) HOOD

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) VHDL
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) HOOD
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) DO-254
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Serena
2 2 (15.38%) Xilinx
2 2 (15.38%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Teradata