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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CAN bus
Rank 602 572 586
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.015% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 - £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £42.50

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
14177 13712 14466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.48% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8477 8426 8407
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 604 795
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.40 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 18 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 August 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 -8 10 - - 4
South West -30 4 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Diss - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

CAN bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (61.90%) C
2 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 9 (42.86%) Automotive
4 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 6 (28.57%) Simulink
5 6 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Avionics
6 4 (19.05%) DO-178B
6 4 (19.05%) Modbus
7 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 3 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) SCADA
9 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (4.76%) Management Information System

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (28.57%) Simulink
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Modbus
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (9.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (42.86%) Automotive
2 4 (19.05%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 6 (28.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) EMC
1 1 (4.76%) Allen-Bradley
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