The table below looks at the statistics for LabVIEW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LabVIEW over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NI LabVIEW
Rank 560 557 513
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -44
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 16 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.15% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£350 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 14
Average hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £15.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7034 6005 5043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 11.95% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 3776 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £54.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

LabVIEW
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LabVIEW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LabVIEW
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LabVIEW within the UK.

LabVIEW Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LabVIEW
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LabVIEW within the UK.

LabVIEW Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LabVIEW
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LabVIEW within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 13 £350 - 12
South East -25 6 £320 - 4
East of England +5 4 £350 - 5
South West -20 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 4
Dorset - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £320 -
Brighton - 1 £320 -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
London - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Wales - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (34.78%) Python
1 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Electronics
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) XSLT
5 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 4 (17.39%) 3G
5 4 (17.39%) Military
5 4 (17.39%) 2G
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Trac
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 4 (17.39%) 3G
1 4 (17.39%) 2G
1 4 (17.39%) ZigBee
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) LTE
3 1 (4.35%) WiMAX
3 1 (4.35%) GSM
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) Trac
2 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (30.43%) Electronics
2 4 (17.39%) Military
3 2 (8.70%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Test Engineer
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) RF Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) RF Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
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