The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 131 103 127
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.55% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 1.51% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -19.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.05% -2.66%
MATLAB
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1202 796 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.69% 36.33% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 520 610
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 97
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.90 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.76 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MATLAB across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MATLAB Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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
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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
Dorset -2 6 £450 -
Wiltshire -18 4 £318 +14.41% 1
Bristol - 1 £313 - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) DO-178B
3 9 (45.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (45.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) Signal Processing
6 6 (30.00%) Parallel Programming
6 6 (30.00%) OpenMP
6 6 (30.00%) Intel
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) SAS
7 5 (25.00%) Simulink
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) Avionics
7 5 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) R
8 4 (20.00%) Automotive
9 3 (15.00%) Mathematica
9 3 (15.00%) Data Management
9 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (15.00%) C

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Simulink
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematica
3 1 (5.00%) GIMP
3 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Avionics
2 4 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) FPGA Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) OpenMP
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) JRuby
2 1 (5.00%) Scilab
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) VHDL
5 1 (5.00%) Verilog
5 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (35.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (30.00%) Parallel Programming
2 6 (30.00%) UML
2 6 (30.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Validation
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) R
5 3 (15.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Intel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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