The table below looks at the statistics for MODAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 549 566 525
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Contract jobs citing MODAF 40 11 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.022% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.029% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 23
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£530 £438 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £438 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £399 £455
% change year-on-year
+30.19% -12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £71.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 - £49.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.53 - £74.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 - £71.25
MODAF
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

MODAF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MODAF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MODAF Jobs Demand Trend in England

MODAF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MODAF Daily Rate Trend in England

MODAF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MODAF Daily Rate Histogram in England

MODAF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MODAF Hourly Rate Trend in England

MODAF
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MODAF Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MODAF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
South West +3 17 £600 - 3
North West - 7 - -
London +20 5 £491 +12.28% 1
South East -17 4 £513 - 1
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands +1 2 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -
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UK

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MODAF 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 MODAF.

1 46 (61.33%) TOGAF
2 35 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (36.00%) Zachman Framework
3 27 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (29.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (24.00%) UML
6 14 (18.67%) Retail
6 14 (18.67%) DV Cleared
7 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 11 (14.67%) Project Management
10 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.33%) Scrum
10 10 (13.33%) Military
11 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 9 (12.00%) IIS
11 9 (12.00%) Information Management
11 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (10.67%) Degree
12 8 (10.67%) IBM
12 8 (10.67%) Information Security
13 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.33%) Back Office
13 7 (9.33%) Linux
13 7 (9.33%) RUP
13 7 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (9.33%) Marketing
13 7 (9.33%) Requirements Engineering

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing MODAF 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 MODAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
1 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.67%) BusinessWare
2 2 (2.67%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) Firewall
1 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.33%) ATM
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) DB2
1 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.67%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.67%) Retail
2 10 (13.33%) Military
3 7 (9.33%) Back Office
3 7 (9.33%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Finance
6 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Architect
2 19 (25.33%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (22.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.00%) Systems Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Security Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
10 1 (1.33%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) XML
1 4 (5.33%) XSLT
2 2 (2.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) FMCG
4 2 (2.67%) AS400
4 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) AIX
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) zOS
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) TOGAF
2 27 (36.00%) Zachman Framework
2 27 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (24.00%) UML
4 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.67%) Project Management
6 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.33%) Scrum
7 9 (12.00%) Information Management
7 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.67%) Information Security
9 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (9.33%) RUP
9 7 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (9.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.00%) Change Control
10 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.67%) Degree
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.33%) CCIE
6 4 (5.33%) CCNP
6 4 (5.33%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) CCDA
6 4 (5.33%) CCDP
7 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.67%) CISM
8 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.67%) CISSP
8 2 (2.67%) CCSP
9 1 (1.33%) HNC
9 1 (1.33%) PhD
9 1 (1.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.67%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) XenApp
2 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) IBM
2 6 (8.00%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.33%) i2
4 4 (5.33%) Juniper
5 2 (2.67%) BEA
5 2 (2.67%) CA
5 2 (2.67%) CommVault
5 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Citrix
5 2 (2.67%) Vitria
5 2 (2.67%) Veeam
5 2 (2.67%) Zerto
6 1 (1.33%) Apigee
6 1 (1.33%) Luciad