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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Modbus
Rank 643 - 618
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Modbus 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.25

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
8468 8013 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.66% 13.94% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 4567 4493
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 522 468
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.53 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.66% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 4 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 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
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
Leicester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
England - 1 - - 9

Modbus
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Documentum
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Siemens
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Qt
5 1 (12.50%) Qt Creator
5 1 (12.50%) QML
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) RS-485
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (12.50%) Yocto

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) RS-485
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Qt Creator
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DSP Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) QML
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
1 1 (12.50%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Siemens