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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 108 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £303 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.44% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-8.64% -19.00%
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
709 729 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.49% 29.77% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 429 345
Average daily rate £335 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £94.50 £37.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015. 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
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Birmingham +1 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Simulink
2 17 (73.91%) Automotive
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) C
5 8 (34.78%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) Stateflow
6 6 (26.09%) Validation
6 6 (26.09%) TargetLink
6 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (17.39%) CAN bus
8 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Mechatronics
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) UML
8 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) MathWorks
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.04%) Subversion

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (91.30%) Simulink
2 6 (26.09%) Stateflow
2 6 (26.09%) TargetLink
3 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
3 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (73.91%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Process Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mechatronics
1 4 (17.39%) CAN bus
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Physics
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
2 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
1 8 (34.78%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 2 (8.70%) R
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) MathWorks
2 2 (8.70%) Perforce
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