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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CAN bus
Rank 606 588 583
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.029% 0.012%
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 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
18080 17436 16925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.69% 31.87% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11387 10584 10034
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 668 744
Average hourly rate £19.69 £20.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.51 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 7 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 July 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 -26 5 - - 5
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Gaydon - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South East -16 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

CAN bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (85.71%) C
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Automotive
5 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
5 5 (35.71%) Simulink
6 4 (28.57%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
7 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) UML
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Mechatronics
7 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) FlexRay
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Factor Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Atmel
8 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (35.71%) Simulink
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) TargetLink
3 1 (7.14%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Automotive
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (21.43%) Mechatronics
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows CE
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Factor Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) SysML
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) MATLAB
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) PTC
1 2 (14.29%) Atmel
2 1 (7.14%) MathWorks