The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
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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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
518 535 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.64% 37.89% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 320 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £53.99 £122.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester