The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Modbus
Rank 627 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Modbus 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
Modbus
UK

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
8052 7359 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.14% 14.26% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4267 3666
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 451 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Modbus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Modbus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Modbus.

1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Java SE
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Qt
5 1 (10.00%) Qt Creator
5 1 (10.00%) QML
5 1 (10.00%) RS-232
5 1 (10.00%) RS-485
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) VxWorks

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) RS-232
2 1 (10.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Qt Creator
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) DSP Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java SE
1 1 (10.00%) QML
1 1 (10.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware