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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NI LabVIEW
Rank 596 571 532
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -39
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.03 £39.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +24.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £36.05 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.50 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.03 £39.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +24.80%

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
7045 6731 5208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.95% 12.78% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4597 4354 3270
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 150 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.47 £52.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.62% +0.40%

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 12 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 26 May 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 +1 9 £288 -14.81% 14
South East - 7 - - 2
Hampshire - 4 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 £288 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £288 -
East Midlands - 1 £288 -

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Electronics
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
6 4 (16.00%) Military
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.00%) Trac
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) 3G
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) ZigBee
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting

LabVIEW
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.00%) 3G
3 3 (12.00%) 2G
3 3 (12.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.00%) LTE
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Trac
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Military
3 2 (8.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
1 14 (56.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) RF Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) RF Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) RAD
8 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) JTAG
1 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Embarcadero
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