The table below looks at the statistics for Motif 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 Motif over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X/Motif
Rank 566 552 567
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Motif 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.014% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £301
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14204 13991 14537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 29.21% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9175 9166 9070
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 238 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Motif
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Motif across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Motif Jobs Demand Trend in England

Motif
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Motif Daily Rate Trend in England

Motif
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Motif Hourly Rate Trend in England

Motif
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Motif 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 Motif.

1 12 (100.00%) C
1 12 (100.00%) Ant
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) UML
1 12 (100.00%) OOD
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 12 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 11 (91.67%) ClearCase
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Use Case
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
4 9 (75.00%) RUP
4 9 (75.00%) Rational Rose
4 9 (75.00%) Unified Process
5 8 (66.67%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
5 8 (66.67%) Memory Management
6 7 (58.33%) Derivative
6 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing

Motif
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Motif 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 Motif. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Subversion
1 12 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 12 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 12 (100.00%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) ClearCase
3 9 (75.00%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OOD
1 12 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 12 (100.00%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Use Case
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
4 9 (75.00%) Unified Process
4 9 (75.00%) RUP
5 8 (66.67%) Multithreading
5 8 (66.67%) Memory Management
5 8 (66.67%) OO
6 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared