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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 146 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.59% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £41.22
% change year-on-year
+33.80% -13.86%
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
1022 742 824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.61% 29.25% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 442 450
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 27
Median hourly rate £39.20 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.26 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.84 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 6 (75.00%) Simulink
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) IEC 61508
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) MKS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SysML
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) MKS
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