The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 88 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.70% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
442 399 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.29% 33.93% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 236 112
Average daily rate £350 £355 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
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 Edinburgh

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MATLAB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Neural Network
2 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
1 2 (40.00%) Degree