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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NI LabVIEW
Rank 632 645 593
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -52
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 11 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.013% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £331
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.57 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% +6.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.57 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £34.57 £38.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.57 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.18% +6.35%

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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 15 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 24 July 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
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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 -5 11 £325 - 10
South East 0 4 - -
North West - 4 - -
Hampshire +3 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
South West - 1 £325 -
Devon - 1 £325 -

LabVIEW
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (48.48%) C
2 10 (30.30%) Electronics
3 9 (27.27%) C++
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 7 (21.21%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
6 6 (18.18%) JIRA
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) ZigBee
7 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.15%) Avionics
7 5 (15.15%) CAN bus
8 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
8 4 (12.12%) C#
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
8 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.09%) Validation
9 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.09%) VLAN
9 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
9 3 (9.09%) Subversion
9 3 (9.09%) Linux
9 3 (9.09%) MS Office

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 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ZigBee
2 3 (9.09%) RS-422
2 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.06%) RS-232
4 1 (3.03%) GPRS
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) RS-485
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (30.30%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Avionics
3 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) Flash
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Smart Meter
2 5 (15.15%) CAN bus
3 4 (12.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (9.09%) Smart Energy
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) Case Management
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C
2 9 (27.27%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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