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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 51 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% - 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £49.75 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
184 230 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.77% 32.53% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 158
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £43.70 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage - 3 - - 2
Waltham Cross - 2 £325 -
MATLAB
East of England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Simulink
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
4 6 (35.29%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) Ada
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (23.53%) Ada 95
7 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
8 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
8 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
8 2 (11.76%) Electronics
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) VHDL
8 2 (11.76%) Python
8 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
8 2 (11.76%) Perl
8 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Unix

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Kinematics
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Simulink
2 2 (11.76%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) GCC
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Avionics
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ada Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Ada Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (11.76%) OpenCV
1 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.76%) Mechatronics
2 2 (11.76%) Robotics
2 2 (11.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
5 2 (11.76%) SysML
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) CMMI
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Ada
3 4 (23.53%) Ada 95
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.76%) ANSI C
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Teradata