The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X/Motif
Rank 556 497 560
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +63
Contract jobs citing Motif 10 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.073% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.071% 0.27% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 1
Average daily rate £300 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.17% +6.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
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 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Motif
UK

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 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (100.00%) C
1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) UML
1 23 (100.00%) OOD
1 23 (100.00%) NUnit
1 23 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 22 (95.65%) CppUnit
2 22 (95.65%) Subversion
2 22 (95.65%) Configuration Management
3 21 (91.30%) Ant
3 21 (91.30%) ClearCase
3 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
4 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
5 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
5 19 (82.61%) Use Case
6 18 (78.26%) Project Management
7 16 (69.57%) RUP
7 16 (69.57%) Unified Process
8 15 (65.22%) OO
8 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
8 15 (65.22%) Memory Management
9 14 (60.87%) Integration Testing
9 14 (60.87%) Derivative
10 13 (56.52%) Rational Rose
11 9 (39.13%) C++
12 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) XML
12 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest

Motif
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Ingres
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) NUnit
1 23 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 22 (95.65%) Subversion
2 22 (95.65%) CppUnit
3 21 (91.30%) Ant
3 21 (91.30%) ClearCase
4 13 (56.52%) Rational Rose
5 3 (13.04%) ClearQuest
5 3 (13.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) C Developer
4 6 (26.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) OOD
1 23 (100.00%) UML
2 22 (95.65%) Configuration Management
3 20 (86.96%) Software Engineering
4 19 (82.61%) Use Case
5 18 (78.26%) Project Management
6 16 (69.57%) Unified Process
6 16 (69.57%) RUP
7 15 (65.22%) OO
7 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
7 15 (65.22%) Memory Management
8 14 (60.87%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 9 (39.13%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared