The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 72 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 1.44% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 3.78% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 185 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 43.25% 37.99% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 105 234
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.20 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £86.00 £41.30
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 Hertfordshire

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Serena
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Avionics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Serena
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata