The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MathWorks MATLAB
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +26.66% -  

MATLAB is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 42 84 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 45.16% 35.15% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 39
Median daily rate £325 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +71.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +34.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing MATLAB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Dorset

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MATLAB in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Dorset

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Dorset