The table below looks at the statistics for LabVIEW skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LabVIEW over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NI LabVIEW
Rank 140 114 129
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.089% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 1.51% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -16.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
421 265 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.55% 11.75% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 166 155
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 48
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

LabVIEW
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LabVIEW across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LabVIEW Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LabVIEW
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LabVIEW Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LabVIEW
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LabVIEW Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LabVIEW
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LabVIEW 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 LabVIEW.

1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
1 2 (66.67%) DO-178B
1 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) LabWindows
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LabVIEW 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 LabVIEW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) VC++
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-178B