The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for LabVIEW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LabVIEW over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

NI LabVIEW
England / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 265 259
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.078% 0.79% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £355 £288
% change year-on-year -15.49% +23.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £33.50 £36.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year -12.82% +12.83%  

LabVIEW is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1287 1260 1225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.83% 12.94% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 830 725
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 36
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.25 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% +14.79%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing LabVIEW as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LabVIEW in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LabVIEW in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for LabVIEW in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LabVIEW in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LabVIEW in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for LabVIEW.

1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

LabVIEW
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation