The first table below looks at the demand for MODAF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 18 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 135 116 139
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Contract jobs citing MODAF 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £410 £480 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £480 £413
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
MODAF
England

MODAF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MODAF across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MODAF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MODAF
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MODAF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MODAF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MODAF Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MODAF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MODAF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MODAF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -8 5 £383 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £500 - 2
Somerset - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
MODAF
England

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MODAF 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 MODAF.

1 10 (43.48%) Logistics
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 8 (34.78%) BPMN
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Matrix Management
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (30.43%) RedPrairie
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) Use Case
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.70%) Java
9 2 (8.70%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing MODAF 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 MODAF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) NFC
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Logistics
2 9 (39.13%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) BPMN
4 7 (30.43%) Matrix Management
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) Use Case
6 5 (21.74%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
9 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
10 1 (4.35%) Kanban
10 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
10 1 (4.35%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) sed
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) APMP
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
1 8 (34.78%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft