The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Hertfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 63 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.47% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.14% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 263 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.14% 41.16% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 160 172
Average daily rate £360 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -8.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
MATLAB
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - - 1
MATLAB
East of England

MATLAB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) Simulink
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Serena
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (25.00%) Avionics
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) Teradata
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) GSM
5 1 (12.50%) MathWorks
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Serena
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) MathWorks