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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Modbus
UK / England
Rank - 558 564
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.070% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 8
Median daily rate - £293 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £293 £375
% change year-on-year
- -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
6292 6623 6753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.46% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3867 3907 3869
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 377
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Documentum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Documentum
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft