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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NI LabVIEW
Rank 575 560 549
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 15 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £293 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £267 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.70 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7049 5905 6124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4537 3701 3586
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 142 219
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 £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%

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 1 August 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 -2 15 £338 +15.38% 10
East of England -9 9 £338 - 5
Cambridgeshire -4 7 £338 - 3
South West -32 3 - - 1
South East -7 2 - - 1
Cambridge -9 2 £325 -
Peterborough - 2 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £338 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Durham - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) C++
3 8 (32.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (24.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) Firmware
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Electronics
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Qt
7 3 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (12.00%) GoogleTest
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Avionics
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) Google
7 3 (12.00%) STL
7 3 (12.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Windows
8 2 (8.00%) GPRS
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) WinForms
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) GPRS
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.00%) HSPA
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) IPv6
2 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.00%) UMTS
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Avionics
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Qt
2 3 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (12.00%) STL
3 2 (8.00%) WinForms
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (8.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Management
5 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.00%) V-Model
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C++
2 8 (32.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (24.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.00%) VC++
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Delphi
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.00%) SolidWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Agilent
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Borland
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