The first table below looks at the demand for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 546 534 564
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing Modbus 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.078% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6561 6398 8201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.76% 14.00% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 3356 3685
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 489 638
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £13.50 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
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Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Modbus
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modbus across the England region.

Modbus Daily Rate Trend in England

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the England region.

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Modbus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the England region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 £325 -
London - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
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Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Modbus 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 Modbus.

1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Profibus
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (20.00%) CCTV
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SCADA
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Modbus 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 Modbus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) PABX
2 1 (20.00%) Profibus
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
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