The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 10 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 8.82% 2.78% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 5.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.88% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-6.17% -19.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 41.18% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Average daily rate £294 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) Signal Processing
1 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (33.33%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) Cygwin
4 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) VHDL
4 2 (33.33%) Robotics
4 2 (33.33%) Mechatronics
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) OpenCV
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Kinematics
4 2 (33.33%) Perl

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (33.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
1 2 (33.33%) Doxygen
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) WLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) HSDPA
1 1 (16.67%) HSUPA
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) RF Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) OpenGL
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Robotics
2 2 (33.33%) Mechatronics
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Signal Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) ANSI C
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VC++
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Cygwin