The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.22 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.02% +13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 308 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.12% 33.77% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 156 193
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.56 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.03 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £48.50 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MATLAB across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MATLAB across the Cheshire region.

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MATLAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Biology
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) YUM
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS

MATLAB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing MATLAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MATLAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (100.00%) Biology
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (100.00%) YUM
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat