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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CAN bus
Rank 602 - 582
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% - 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 - £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50

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
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 24 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 24 October 2014. 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 - 11 - - 7
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West - 3 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 3
South East - - - - 3
Wales - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Deeside - - - -
Derby - - - -
Diss - - - -
Norwich - - - - 3
Oxford - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North Wales - - - -

CAN bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) C
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) DO-178B
4 5 (31.25%) Avionics
4 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
5 4 (25.00%) Automotive
5 4 (25.00%) Modbus
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (12.50%) Mechatronics
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (6.25%) Simulink
8 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
8 1 (6.25%) TargetLink
8 1 (6.25%) Electronics
8 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (6.25%) SCADA

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) Simulink
1 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
1 1 (6.25%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Modbus
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Avionics
2 4 (25.00%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Mechatronics
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley