Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for MATLAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MATLAB over the 6 months to 24 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 50 90
Rank change year-on-year -38 +40 +22
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 19 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 3.59% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 9.75% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £305 -
East of England median daily rate - £325 £405
% change year-on-year - -19.75% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.46% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36.25 £43.75 £35.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £53.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.46% +9.46%

MATLAB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 614 513 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.52% 36.83% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 299 269
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £232 £250
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £49.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.65% +41.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £35.10 £13.68
90th Percentile £43.75 £54.15 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Hertfordshire

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -4 12 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
MATLAB
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) Simulink
2 16 (84.21%) UML
2 16 (84.21%) Integration Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Rational Rhapsody
3 12 (63.16%) C
3 12 (63.16%) C++
4 11 (57.89%) Ada
4 11 (57.89%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (26.32%) Ada 95
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.26%) MathWorks
9 1 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
9 1 (5.26%) Blue Prism
9 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) R
9 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 16 (84.21%) Simulink
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (57.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Ada Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) Integration Testing
2 16 (84.21%) UML
3 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 11 (57.89%) Ada
3 5 (26.32%) Ada 95
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Blue Prism
1 1 (5.26%) MathWorks
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft