The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Stevenage 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 13 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.04% - 23.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% - 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Programming Languages Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 51.02% 36.11% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 7
Average daily rate £290 £269 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
MATLAB
Hertfordshire

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 12 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) MathWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Simulink

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MathWorks