The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Modbus
Rank 635 639 628
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Modbus 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.012% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £19.00 £39.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.42% -52.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £19.00 £37.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £19.00 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
+118.42% -52.37%

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
8530 8336 7420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.34% 14.94% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5165 4534 3915
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 459 409
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £41.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Modbus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 9 £250 - 4
North Yorkshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 - -
South East -2 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £250 -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Modbus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Modbus.

1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 21 (56.76%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) Visual Studio
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Siemens
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
2 21 (56.76%) High Availability
2 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) C
4 8 (21.62%) Embedded C
5 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
6 5 (13.51%) Logistics
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (10.81%) Life Science
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (8.11%) C++
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
9 2 (5.41%) ThreadX
9 2 (5.41%) Electronics
9 2 (5.41%) Firmware
9 2 (5.41%) VxWorks

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) Profibus
3 1 (2.70%) RFID
3 1 (2.70%) RS-232
3 1 (2.70%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) Relational Database
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Qt Creator
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) C# Developer
3 17 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 17 (45.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
5 8 (21.62%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
11 1 (2.70%) Firmware Engineer
11 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
11 1 (2.70%) PLC Engineer
11 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) .NET
1 21 (56.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) Java SE
2 1 (2.70%) QML
2 1 (2.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Life Science
2 2 (5.41%) CPLD
2 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
1 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (5.41%) ThreadX
4 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) High Availability
2 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Logistics
4 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
5 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C#
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) C
2 8 (21.62%) Embedded C
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.70%) Java
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle
1 21 (56.76%) Siemens
2 1 (2.70%) Wonderware
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