Period
to 3 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for GNU Octave skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GNU Octave over the 6 months to 3 April 2020 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.

GNU Octave
England > North West
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - - 213
Contract jobs citing GNU Octave 0 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.035%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -

GNU Octave is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 385 419 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.48% 7.46% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 239 232
Median daily rate £300 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -5.80% +7.81%
10th Percentile £149 £149 £155
90th Percentile £500 £575 £488
England median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 55 70
Median hourly rate £19.86 £25.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +72.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -