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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X/Motif
Rank 570 553 501
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -52
Contract jobs citing Motif 9 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.018% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.067% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% +4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £307 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 Motif within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 East -9 9 £300 +0.16% 1
Motif
UK

Motif
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 33 (97.06%) UML
2 33 (97.06%) C
2 33 (97.06%) OOD
2 33 (97.06%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (91.18%) GoogleTest
3 31 (91.18%) CppUnit
3 31 (91.18%) NUnit
3 31 (91.18%) Subversion
3 31 (91.18%) Configuration Management
3 31 (91.18%) Ant
4 30 (88.24%) ClearCase
5 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
6 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
6 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
7 19 (55.88%) C++
8 17 (50.00%) Project Management
8 17 (50.00%) Use Case
9 15 (44.12%) OO
10 14 (41.18%) Python
10 14 (41.18%) Integration Testing
10 14 (41.18%) Derivative
10 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
10 14 (41.18%) Memory Management
11 13 (38.24%) wxWidgets
11 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (38.24%) CruiseControl
11 13 (38.24%) Ingres
11 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL

Motif
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Ingres
1 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Ant
1 31 (91.18%) NUnit
1 31 (91.18%) Subversion
1 31 (91.18%) CppUnit
1 31 (91.18%) GoogleTest
2 30 (88.24%) ClearCase
3 13 (38.24%) CruiseControl
4 12 (35.29%) ClearQuest
5 11 (32.35%) Rational Rose
6 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) C Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) XML
1 13 (38.24%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.94%) Qt
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (97.06%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (41.18%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
2 33 (97.06%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) OOD
1 33 (97.06%) UML
2 31 (91.18%) Configuration Management
3 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
4 17 (50.00%) Project Management
4 17 (50.00%) Use Case
5 15 (44.12%) OO
6 14 (41.18%) Integration Testing
6 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
6 14 (41.18%) Memory Management
7 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (32.35%) RUP
8 11 (32.35%) Unified Process
9 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C
2 19 (55.88%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
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