The first table below looks at the demand for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 16 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 South West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 127 117 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 14 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.07% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1235 936 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.76% 39.21% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 528 769
Average daily rate £345 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Gloucestershire +6 5 - - 2
Dorset -7 5 - - 2
Bristol -14 1 - - 3
Devon - - - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
4 16 (48.48%) C++
5 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) Signal Processing
6 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
8 9 (27.27%) OOP
8 9 (27.27%) OO
9 8 (24.24%) Military
10 7 (21.21%) UML
10 7 (21.21%) Simulink
10 7 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
11 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) Validation
12 5 (15.15%) LabVIEW
13 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
13 4 (12.12%) Avionics
13 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
13 4 (12.12%) Physics
13 4 (12.12%) DO-178B
14 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 3 (9.09%) LTE
14 3 (9.09%) Biometrics
14 3 (9.09%) Python
14 3 (9.09%) C
15 2 (6.06%) C#

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (21.21%) Simulink
2 2 (6.06%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) CDMA
2 1 (3.03%) WCDMA
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (15.15%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Military
3 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.12%) Avionics
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) RF Design Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) RF Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) FPGA Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.12%) Physics
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Biometrics
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
4 1 (3.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Signal Processing
3 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
4 9 (27.27%) OOP
4 9 (27.27%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) SysML
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.03%) Image Processing
9 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Ada
3 2 (6.06%) Fortran
4 1 (3.03%) Delphi
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Intel
1 1 (3.03%) Borland
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