The table below looks at the statistics for LabVIEW skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LabVIEW over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NI LabVIEW
Rank 628 632 621
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 10 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £345 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.77% -14.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £298 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.77% -14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -

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
8457 8203 7362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.61% 15.00% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5692 5514 5066
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 185 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LabVIEW
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LabVIEW as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LabVIEW within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 9 £345 +15.77% 6
East of England +9 5 £350 -22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £350 -22.22% 3
South East +12 4 £340 +14.09% 1
Hampshire +17 2 £340 +14.09%
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Southampton +5 1 - -
Peterborough +1 1 £350 -22.22%
Oxford - 1 - -

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LabVIEW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LabVIEW.

1 12 (37.50%) C
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Electronics
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Python
6 7 (21.88%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) JTAG
8 5 (15.63%) Smart Meter
9 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
9 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.50%) ZigBee
9 4 (12.50%) Network Security
10 3 (9.38%) V-Model
10 3 (9.38%) JIRA
10 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Firmware
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) Unix
10 3 (9.38%) QA
11 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (6.25%) Case Management
11 2 (6.25%) Defect Management

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
1 4 (12.50%) ZigBee
2 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.25%) RS-422
2 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (3.13%) GSM
3 1 (3.13%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) PVCS
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Avionics
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
1 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.13%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) V-Model
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Case Management
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C
2 11 (34.38%) C++
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C++/CLI
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) JTAG
2 3 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO26262
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) EMC
2 2 (6.25%) Freescale
3 1 (3.13%) Intel
3 1 (3.13%) NEC
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Serena