The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 29 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 35 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.04% 1.23% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.40% 3.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -11.11%
MATLAB
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
243 290 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.01% 35.71% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 134 217
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.94 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage +6 6 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £325 -
Hertford - 2 - -
MATLAB
East of England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (42.50%) Retail
2 17 (42.50%) Algorithms
3 13 (32.50%) Teradata
3 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
6 10 (25.00%) R
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (22.50%) Simulink
7 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Statistics
8 8 (20.00%) Ruby
8 8 (20.00%) PHP
8 8 (20.00%) RESTful
8 8 (20.00%) API Development
9 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (15.00%) Ada 95
10 6 (15.00%) UML
10 6 (15.00%) Ada
11 5 (12.50%) Java
11 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
12 4 (10.00%) Business Analytics

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) QlikView
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (42.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) MATLAB Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
5 3 (7.50%) MATLAB Developer
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Algorithms
2 8 (20.00%) Statistics
3 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
4 8 (20.00%) API Development
5 6 (15.00%) UML
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Supply Chain Transformation
7 4 (10.00%) Yourdon
8 3 (7.50%) OO
8 3 (7.50%) Predictive Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Actionable Insight
9 1 (2.50%) Bayesian Methods
9 1 (2.50%) Information Management
9 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.50%) OOP
9 1 (2.50%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) R
4 8 (20.00%) PHP
4 8 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (15.00%) Ada
5 6 (15.00%) Ada 95
6 5 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) C
7 3 (7.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) Embedded C
7 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.00%) AWK
8 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) sed
8 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Teradata
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau