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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAN bus over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CAN bus
Rank 639 635 612
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.056% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.80 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.06%

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
17745 17821 17049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.05% 31.82% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11516 10932 10511
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 727 740
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

CAN bus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CAN bus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAN bus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 7 £360 - 8
South West -2 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
East of England +9 2 £360 - 1
South East +1 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 £360 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £360 -

CAN bus
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CAN bus.

1 13 (92.86%) C
2 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 7 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 7 (50.00%) Avionics
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (42.86%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
4 4 (28.57%) ANSI C
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) JTAG
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
6 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Military
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Firmware

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (28.57%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Avionics
2 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Programmer
2 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware