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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank - 568 537
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.045% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50
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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
7252 6633 6399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.50% 13.65% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4142 3638 3359
Average daily rate £361 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 368 496
Average hourly rate £22.22 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SCADA
3 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 2 (33.33%) Profibus
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) WinCC
3 2 (33.33%) MQTT
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (33.33%) WinCC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Profibus
3 2 (33.33%) MQTT
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PLC Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) PLC SCADA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) IronPython
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Siemens
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC