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 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
Modbus
Rank 595 572 587
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Modbus 17 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.028% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -6.54%

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
8098 7110 8908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.50% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4382 3840 4029
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 414 695
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 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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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 -1 17 £400 - 5
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
London - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Modbus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 12 (54.55%) WebSockets
4 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 12 (54.55%) MQTT
5 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) C
7 4 (18.18%) CAN bus
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
8 3 (13.64%) C++
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) UML
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (9.09%) Siemens
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.09%) SCADA
9 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) MQTT
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) PABX
4 1 (4.55%) Profibus
4 1 (4.55%) GSM
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Python Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) WebSockets
1 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CAN bus
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.09%) SCADA
4 1 (4.55%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) OOD
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) Python
3 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) C
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.64%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Siemens
2 1 (4.55%) Allen-Bradley
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