The table below looks at the statistics for LabWindows skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LabWindows over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NI LabWindows
Rank 596 569 568
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing LabWindows 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.022% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4829 4551 5359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.31% 8.81% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2825 2470 2702
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 109
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.59 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -45.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.54 £21.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+24.89% -40.97%

LabWindows
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LabWindows within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

LabWindows Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LabWindows
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LabWindows within the UK.

LabWindows Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LabWindows
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LabWindows within the UK.

LabWindows Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LabWindows
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LabWindows 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 LabWindows.

1 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
3 1 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

LabWindows
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LabWindows 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 LabWindows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) EMC