The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 30 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Modbus 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.42% 1.28% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 7.84% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +18.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
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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 Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.50% 16.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 8
Average daily rate £290 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.88 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Modbus
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modbus across the Leicestershire region.

Modbus Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the Leicestershire region.

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Modbus
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) UML

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens