The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 566 562 505
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -57
Contract jobs citing Modbus 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.002% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.016% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.29 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.04% +6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-49.04% +6.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7158 6166 6303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.04% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3946 3240 3148
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 389 538
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015. 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
South East - 5 £375 - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (46.67%) WebSockets
4 7 (46.67%) MQTT
5 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) IronPython
7 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) Profibus
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (13.33%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) VC++
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) Electronics

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) MQTT
3 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (20.00%) Profibus
5 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PLC Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SCADA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) PLC SCADA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) WebSockets
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
1 2 (13.33%) SCADA
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) CAD
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) QMS
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) IronPython
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) VC++
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.67%) C
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Siemens
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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