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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 58 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.13% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 0.29% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.17% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.00%
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
287 339 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.43% 42.75% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 220 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £16.00 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 - 7 - - 1
Cheshunt - 1 - -
MATLAB
East of England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Signal Processing
1 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SysML
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
4 3 (27.27%) Simulink
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) OpenGL

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (18.18%) Kinematics
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Simulink
2 2 (18.18%) Doxygen
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) HSDPA
1 1 (9.09%) HSUPA
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (18.18%) GCC
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Avionics
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) RF Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
2 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (18.18%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) VHDL
3 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (18.18%) Robotics
3 2 (18.18%) Mechatronics
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Signal Processing
2 3 (27.27%) Monte Carlo Method
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) UML
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) SysML
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) ANSI C
6 1 (9.09%) R
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) VC++
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft