Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 20 September 2018 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.97% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +7.35%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 46 13 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.51% 19.70% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 43
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £310 £138 £203
90th Percentile £488 £438 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.92% +19.09% +7.17%

MATLAB
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MATLAB in Worcestershire

MATLAB
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MATLAB within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Malvern - 6 £438 -
MATLAB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for MATLAB.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (66.67%) SELinux
2 4 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) MFC
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) ASIC
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Military
3 2 (33.33%) VHDL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

MATLAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) ASIC
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) CPLD
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Mentor Graphics