The table below looks at the statistics for Motif skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Motif over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X/Motif
Rank 235 - 222
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Motif 32 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% - 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 3
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£300 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £283
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2331 2101 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.52% 24.67% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1170 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £16.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Motif
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Motif Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Motif
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Motif Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Motif
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Motif Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Motif
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Motif within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 32 £300 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Motif
England

Motif
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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%) C
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
1 34 (100.00%) UML
1 34 (100.00%) OOD
1 34 (100.00%) NUnit
1 34 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 34 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 34 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (97.06%) Subversion
2 33 (97.06%) Configuration Management
2 33 (97.06%) ClearCase
2 33 (97.06%) Ant
3 30 (88.24%) Security Cleared
4 29 (85.29%) Software Engineering
5 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
6 23 (67.65%) Use Case
6 23 (67.65%) Project Management
7 20 (58.82%) CruiseControl
7 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (58.82%) XML
7 20 (58.82%) C++
7 20 (58.82%) SQL
7 20 (58.82%) Python
7 20 (58.82%) Ingres
7 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (58.82%) wxWidgets
8 19 (55.88%) ClearQuest
9 15 (44.12%) Unified Process
9 15 (44.12%) RUP

Motif
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (58.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) NUnit
1 34 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 34 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 33 (97.06%) Subversion
2 33 (97.06%) ClearCase
2 33 (97.06%) Ant
3 20 (58.82%) CruiseControl
4 19 (55.88%) ClearQuest
5 14 (41.18%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) C Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Software Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior C Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) XML
1 20 (58.82%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (38.24%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) UNIX
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) UML
1 34 (100.00%) OOD
2 33 (97.06%) Configuration Management
3 29 (85.29%) Software Engineering
4 23 (67.65%) Use Case
4 23 (67.65%) Project Management
5 20 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (44.12%) Unified Process
6 15 (44.12%) RUP
7 14 (41.18%) OO
7 14 (41.18%) Multithreading
7 14 (41.18%) Memory Management
8 13 (38.24%) Integration Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C
2 20 (58.82%) C++
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (76.47%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
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