The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CAN bus in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAN bus over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CAN bus
Rank 623 606 598
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 7 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.055% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-4.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18729 18236 17476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.26% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 10964 10579
Average daily rate £425 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 756 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

CAN bus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CAN bus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAN bus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAN bus within the UK.

CAN bus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAN bus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus within the UK.

CAN bus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAN bus
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAN bus within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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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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
England -13 7 - - 10
West Midlands +12 5 - - 1
Warwickshire +12 5 - -
Gaydon - 4 - -
South East -10 2 - - 5
Kent - 2 - - 3

CAN bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAN bus 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 CAN bus.

1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) C
3 8 (53.33%) Automotive
4 7 (46.67%) Electronics
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) FlexRay
5 6 (40.00%) Change Management
5 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (40.00%) Simulink
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) SysML
6 5 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (26.67%) IEC 61508
7 4 (26.67%) Factor Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
8 3 (20.00%) Stateflow
8 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) PTC
8 3 (20.00%) TargetLink
8 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CAN bus 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 CAN bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) Simulink
1 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) TargetLink
2 3 (20.00%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) FlexRay
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Automotive
2 7 (46.67%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mechatronics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) SysML
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Factor Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) PTC
3 2 (13.33%) Atmel
3 2 (13.33%) MathWorks
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