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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank 542 529 477
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -52
Contract jobs citing Modbus 13 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.011% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.084% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
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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
6809 5976 6520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.43% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3877 3233 3179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 365 610
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 10 £400 - 2
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Python
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (59.09%) WebSockets
3 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
3 13 (59.09%) MQTT
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) IronPython
7 3 (13.64%) SCADA
7 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.64%) Profibus
7 3 (13.64%) CAN bus
8 2 (9.09%) WinCC
8 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) MS Office
8 2 (9.09%) VC++

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (9.09%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 13 (59.09%) MQTT
3 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 3 (13.64%) Profibus
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PLC Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SCADA Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) PLC SCADA Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) WebSockets
1 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) SCADA
1 3 (13.64%) CAN bus
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
1 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) ERP
2 2 (9.09%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (4.55%) QMS
3 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) CAD
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.55%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) Python
3 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) IronPython
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) VC++
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Siemens
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Allen-Bradley
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