The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank 578 566 527
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -39
Contract jobs citing Modbus 8 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.14% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£375 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7877 6938 7817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.45% 13.47% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4484 3766 3816
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 423 647
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Modbus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Modbus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modbus within the UK.

Modbus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Modbus within the UK.

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Modbus
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 8 £375 +22.44% 1
Barnsley - - - -
Billingham - - - -
London - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Durham - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Modbus 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 Modbus.

1 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) Python
3 16 (66.67%) WebSockets
3 16 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 16 (66.67%) MQTT
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (12.50%) CAN bus
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) MS Office
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) Siemens
8 2 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) IronPython
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Multithreading

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Modbus 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 Modbus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (66.67%) MQTT
3 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) 4G
5 1 (4.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Python Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
5 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) WebSockets
1 16 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) SCADA
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) QMS
3 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) Signal Processing
3 1 (4.17%) UML
3 1 (4.17%) CAD
3 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) IronPython
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VC++
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Siemens
1 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
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