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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NI LabVIEW
Rank 562 545 506
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 16 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.025% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
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£350 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £318
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 18
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%

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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 -22 14 £350 - 5
East of England +9 6 £350 - 2
South East -22 5 £320 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £350 - 1
Worthing - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Hertfordshire +3 2 - -
Dorset 0 2 - - 1
South West -19 2 - - 1
Cambridge -1 1 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £320 -
Brighton - 1 £320 -
Bristol - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
London - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Electronics
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) C
6 4 (14.81%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (14.81%) ISEB
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) 3G
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ZigBee
6 4 (14.81%) 2G
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.81%) Trac
6 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Military
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) 3G
1 4 (14.81%) ZigBee
1 4 (14.81%) 2G
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) WiMAX
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Trac
3 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (25.93%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Military
2 3 (11.11%) Avionics
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineer
2 16 (59.26%) Test Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) RF Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XSLT
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) WPF
3 1 (3.70%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (7.41%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) C
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) SolidWorks
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