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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 134 106 125
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.42% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£283 £450 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.22% +83.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £263
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +35.13%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1145 708 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.46% 33.26% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 446 569
Average daily rate £350 £338 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
MATLAB
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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 29 July 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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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
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Somerset - 2 £290 - 1
Dorset - 2 £275 -
Devon -12 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
4 13 (50.00%) Simulink
5 11 (42.31%) DO-178B
5 11 (42.31%) Avionics
6 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 8 (30.77%) Automotive
7 8 (30.77%) Military
7 8 (30.77%) UML
7 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
8 7 (26.92%) Validation
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) C++
10 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
11 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
11 3 (11.54%) C
12 2 (7.69%) C#
12 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
12 2 (7.69%) Java
12 2 (7.69%) Firmware
12 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
13 1 (3.85%) 4G
13 1 (3.85%) R
13 1 (3.85%) CSS3
13 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
13 1 (3.85%) GitHub
13 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (3.85%) Stateflow
2 1 (3.85%) GIMP
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.54%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (42.31%) Avionics
2 8 (30.77%) Automotive
2 8 (30.77%) Military
3 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) FPGA Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) DHTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) OpenMP
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) JRuby
1 1 (3.85%) Scilab
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) VHDL
2 1 (3.85%) Verilog
2 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) UML
2 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.85%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) SysML
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Ada
4 1 (3.85%) Fortran
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) R
4 1 (3.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Intel
1 1 (3.85%) Borland
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