The table below looks at the statistics for MATLAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MATLAB over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MathWorks MATLAB
Rank - 152 135
Contract jobs citing MATLAB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.082% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -11.11%
MATLAB
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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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1317 1217 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.08% 32.73% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 781 516
Median daily rate £388 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

MATLAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing MATLAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

MATLAB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MATLAB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MATLAB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MATLAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

MATLAB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West