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 3 months to 30 March 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 LabWindows
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 637 -
Rank change year-on-year +41 -  
Contract jobs citing LabWindows 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.069% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year -9.09% -  

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

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3855 4350 4696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.47% 8.04% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2629 2644
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

LabWindows
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LabWindows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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 +50 4 - -
East of England +3 2 - -
Hertfordshire +1 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LabWindows 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 LabWindows.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) RS-422
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Serena
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

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 4 (66.67%) RS-422
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Serena