Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 197 155
Rank change year-on-year +55 -42 +23
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 42 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 0.45% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 5
West Midlands median daily rate £393 - £500
10th Percentile £288 - £388
90th Percentile £438 - £755
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.49 £33.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.70% +4.96% -4.73%
England median hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.26% +31.94% -11.11%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1492 1979 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.83% 32.10% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1210 893
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -5.49% +17.98%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.73 £12.42
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.48 £43.03
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MATLAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MATLAB in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MATLAB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MATLAB in the West Midlands

MATLAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MATLAB 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 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +38 32 £393 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 2
MATLAB
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Simulink
2 26 (61.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 19 (45.24%) C
5 17 (40.48%) C++
6 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
7 11 (26.19%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
7 11 (26.19%) Java
8 10 (23.81%) Python
9 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
9 9 (21.43%) Change Control
10 8 (19.05%) Change Management
10 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (11.90%) IBM
12 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
12 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.52%) Automotive
13 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 3 (7.14%) Degree
13 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
14 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
14 2 (4.76%) RStudio
14 2 (4.76%) DevOps
14 2 (4.76%) MISRA
14 2 (4.76%) Scenario Testing

MATLAB
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Simulink
2 1 (2.38%) Stateflow
2 1 (2.38%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) 4G
1 1 (2.38%) 5G
1 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) RStudio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) MATLAB Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) MATLAB Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Optimisation Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
4 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (21.43%) Change Control
6 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps
9 2 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (2.38%) Bug Management
10 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (2.38%) Prototyping
10 1 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) C
3 17 (40.48%) C++
4 11 (26.19%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) R
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) MISRA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 26262
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) IBM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) MathWorks
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP