The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Modbus
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £19.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year
+118.42% -52.37%
Modbus
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
379 405 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 15.83% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 234 118
Median daily rate £370 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £226 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.54 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Modbus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Modbus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modbus across the West Midlands region.

Modbus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the West Midlands region.

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Modbus
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Modbus.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics

Modbus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens