The first table below looks at the demand for Profibus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Profibus over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Profibus
Rank - 566 580
Contract jobs citing Profibus 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.029% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7508 6968 8954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 13.66% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4004 3592 3943
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 472 682
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%

Profibus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Profibus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Profibus
Daily Rate Trend

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

Profibus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Profibus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Profibus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Profibus
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Profibus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Dorset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
England - - - - 1

Profibus
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Profibus 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 Profibus.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus

Profibus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Profibus 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 Profibus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java