The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NI LabVIEW
Rank 573 556 545
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 7 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £260 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 20
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -16.66%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6770 5717 5819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.85% 11.40% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4341 3568 3443
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 152 212
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 11 July 2014. 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 -17 7 £331 +27.40% 12
East of England -6 6 £331 - 8
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £325 - 4
Cambridge -3 3 £325 - 3
South East -18 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 £338 - 1
Peterborough - 1 £350 - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Durham - - - -
Essex - - - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) MATLAB
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Firmware
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Qt
6 3 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (17.65%) Google
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) STL
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) GPRS
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) WinForms
7 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (5.88%) Waterfall

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) GPRS
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.88%) HSPA
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) IPv6
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.88%) UMTS
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
2 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Avionics
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Software Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Programmer
5 3 (17.65%) C++ Programmer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) STL
1 3 (17.65%) Qt
1 3 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.88%) V-Model
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) MATLAB
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Delphi
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Agilent
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Borland
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago