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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X/Motif
Rank - 590 583
Contract jobs citing Motif 0 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.058% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Average daily rate - £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
14313 13778 13485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 27.18% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9053 8962
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 182 188
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) CppUnit
3 6 (66.67%) NUnit
3 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Ant
3 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) UML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) Ingres
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
5 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) wxWidgets
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)

Motif
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Ingres
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 6 (66.67%) CppUnit
2 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
2 6 (66.67%) NUnit
3 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
3 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) wxWidgets
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) RUP
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Process
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (11.11%) Input Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) C
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree