Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LabVIEW skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LabVIEW over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 825 829
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +15
Contract jobs citing LabVIEW 34 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.028% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 8
UK median daily rate £240 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +4.87% -4.64%
10th Percentile £225 £295 £234
90th Percentile £329 £388 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -31.43% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £43.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +2.04%

LabVIEW is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,580 15,958 15,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.48% 16.60% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,019 10,664 10,498
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 238 393
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.10 £21.28 £23.35
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.88 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.11%

LabVIEW
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LabVIEW as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LabVIEW in the UK

LabVIEW
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LabVIEW in the UK

LabVIEW
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LabVIEW over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LabVIEW in the UK

LabVIEW
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LabVIEW in the UK

LabVIEW
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LabVIEW over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LabVIEW in the UK

LabVIEW
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +14 30 £240 -31.43% 59
England -21 26 £299 -14.64% 55
North of England - 8 - - 10
East of England -15 7 £238 -32.14% 10
North West - 6 - - 4
London -30 4 - -
Scotland - 4 £240 - 3
Wales - 4 - - 1
Midlands +6 3 - - 6
South West +9 2 - - 4
East Midlands +1 1 - - 4
South East -27 1 £360 +5.88% 25
North East - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LabVIEW also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for LabVIEW.

1 14 (41.18%) Electronics
2 10 (29.41%) C
3 9 (26.47%) MATLAB
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (14.71%) Automotive
6 5 (14.71%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Simulink
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Coaching
8 3 (8.82%) MISRA
8 3 (8.82%) Firmware
8 3 (8.82%) HND
8 3 (8.82%) C++
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (5.88%) Home Automation
9 2 (5.88%) CAN bus
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) Degree
9 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (5.88%) Linux
9 2 (5.88%) VxWorks
9 2 (5.88%) Serena
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Law

LabVIEW
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.94%) MQTT
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Trac
General
1 14 (41.18%) Electronics
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.94%) Avionics
5 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Test Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Electrical Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Repair Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Repair Technician
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Test Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) RF Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) CAN bus
1 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (5.88%) Home Automation
1 2 (5.88%) Smart Home
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
2 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Coaching
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) Physics
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C
2 9 (26.47%) MATLAB
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) HND
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) MISRA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Serena