The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 26 June 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - 10
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.86% - 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% +18.05%  

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 Stevenage with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19 15 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 54.29% 45.45% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £240 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.70 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in Stevenage

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 5 (83.33%) UML
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Simulink
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 3 (50.00%) Ada 95
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Yourdon
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Serena
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (16.67%) SysML
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) RIA
5 1 (16.67%) GDB

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 4 (66.67%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) GDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Yourdon
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ada
1 3 (50.00%) Ada 95
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Serena