The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 30 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.60% - 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% - 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £34.47
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £25.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.38 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +29.00% -  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 78 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 24.18% 21.49% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 55
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.61 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.48% -35.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.68 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £19.61 £37.50
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 2 (100.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FlexRay
General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree