The table below looks at the statistics for MODAF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 582 592 554
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Contract jobs citing MODAF 46 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.053% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 8
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£525 £438 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £370 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £475 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £387 £455
% change year-on-year
+32.46% -14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £73.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 - £72.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.11 - £74.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 - £73.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

MODAF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MODAF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MODAF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MODAF within the UK.

MODAF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MODAF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

MODAF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MODAF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MODAF within the UK.

MODAF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MODAF
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

MODAF Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MODAF
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
England +23 45 £533 +18.33% 11
South West +14 18 £538 - 1
Bristol - 11 £683 - 1
London -13 7 £540 +20.00% 6
North West -13 5 - -
South East -17 5 £550 - 3
Wiltshire +2 4 £418 -
Hampshire -5 3 - - 1
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £475 -
East of England - 3 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £475 -
Somerset - 2 £503 -
Swindon - 2 £409 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 -
Reading - 2 £550 -
Taunton - 2 £503 -
Lancashire +10 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £540 - 3
Docklands, London - 1 £540 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Norwich - 1 £425 -
Telford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £425 -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (62.16%) TOGAF
2 33 (44.59%) Security Cleared
3 30 (40.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (37.84%) Zachman Framework
5 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
6 19 (25.68%) UML
7 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
9 13 (17.57%) Project Management
9 13 (17.57%) Retail
10 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
11 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (14.86%) Scrum
12 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
12 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
12 10 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (12.16%) Military
14 8 (10.81%) RUP
14 8 (10.81%) Back Office
14 8 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.46%) Change Control
15 7 (9.46%) SysML
15 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
15 7 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
15 7 (9.46%) Information Security
15 7 (9.46%) Project Planning
15 7 (9.46%) Windows
15 7 (9.46%) ITIL
15 7 (9.46%) SQL

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) DNS
1 3 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) ATM
3 1 (1.35%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 9 (12.16%) Military
3 8 (10.81%) Back Office
4 5 (6.76%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Finance
6 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Architect
2 17 (22.97%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Integration Architect
10 1 (1.35%) Solutions Designer
10 1 (1.35%) Relationships Manager
10 1 (1.35%) Business Manager
10 1 (1.35%) IT Security Architect
10 1 (1.35%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) XML
1 5 (6.76%) XSLT
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) TOGAF
2 30 (40.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (37.84%) Zachman Framework
4 19 (25.68%) UML
5 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
7 13 (17.57%) Project Management
8 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.86%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.81%) RUP
11 7 (9.46%) ITIL
11 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
11 7 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (9.46%) Information Security
11 7 (9.46%) Change Control
11 7 (9.46%) Project Planning
11 7 (9.46%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.70%) C
3 2 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CCIE
6 3 (4.05%) CCNP
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) CCDA
6 3 (4.05%) CCDP
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.35%) HNC
8 1 (1.35%) PhD
8 1 (1.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.35%) COBIT
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.70%) XenApp
2 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) IBM
2 6 (8.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) i2
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) Juniper
5 2 (2.70%) CommVault
5 2 (2.70%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) ESRI
5 2 (2.70%) Luciad
5 2 (2.70%) Veeam
5 2 (2.70%) Zerto
6 1 (1.35%) Apigee
6 1 (1.35%) Endeca
6 1 (1.35%) ATG