The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 120 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.75% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £303 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
822 666 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.88% 32.36% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 413 435
Average daily rate £338 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £23.50 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £37.15 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Coventry -11 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) Simulink
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Verilog
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) SysML
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) PhD
4 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Altera
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
4 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Simulink
2 1 (20.00%) Stateflow
2 1 (20.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) FPGA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Verilog
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Altera