Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LabWindows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LabWindows over the 6 months to 22 February 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 LabWindows
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 849 880
Rank change year-on-year -20 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing LabWindows 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.066% 0.037% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.20 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.64% -6.74% +9.04%
10th Percentile £42.50 £38.10 £40.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.46 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.20 £45.25
% change year-on-year +6.64% -6.74% +9.04%

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,559 8,150 8,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.44% 8.49% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,490 4,927 4,925
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 123
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -23.61% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.91 £14.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £64.30 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.18% -23.61% +50.00%

LabWindows
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LabWindows in the UK

LabWindows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LabWindows in the UK

LabWindows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LabWindows in the UK

LabWindows
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LabWindows within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 -5 5 - - 10
England -24 5 - - 8
East of England -3 4 - - 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LabWindows 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 LabWindows.

1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Serena
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) RS-232
3 1 (20.00%) RS-422
3 1 (20.00%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

LabWindows
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RS-232
1 1 (20.00%) RS-422
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Serena