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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CAN bus
Rank 589 582 543
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -39
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.046% 0.064% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 11 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 28 May 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 -20 8 - - 5
West Midlands -13 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
South East - 2 - -
Warwickshire +1 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - -

CAN bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (88.89%) C
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
4 7 (38.89%) Simulink
5 6 (33.33%) Automotive
6 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
6 5 (27.78%) UML
6 5 (27.78%) Mechatronics
6 5 (27.78%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
8 2 (11.11%) Avionics
8 2 (11.11%) Atmel
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
9 1 (5.56%) TargetLink
9 1 (5.56%) Network Management
9 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) FlexRay
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (38.89%) Simulink
2 1 (5.56%) TargetLink
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Automotive
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Avionics
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mechatronics
2 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
2 5 (27.78%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) Requirements Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C
2 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atmel
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) MathWorks
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