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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 128 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £725 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.44 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +1.35%
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
894 789 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.71% 30.87% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 466 445
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 34
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% +9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.32 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
MATLAB
England

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 8 (100.00%) Simulink
2 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Electronics
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) IEC 61508
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Case Management
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Coverity
6 1 (12.50%) Confluence
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Profibus
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Validation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Case Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Coverity