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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 584 599 542
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -57
Contract jobs citing MODAF 41 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.031% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.040% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 23
Average daily rate
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£520 £413 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £449 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £399 £455
% change year-on-year
+30.19% -12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Average hourly rate £59.50 - £71.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 - £49.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.53 - £74.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 - £71.25

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 August 2015.

MODAF Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

MODAF
Top 20 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 28 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 +17 40 £530 +21.14% 5
South West +3 17 £600 - 3
Bristol - 12 £683 -
North West - 7 - -
London +20 5 £491 +12.28% 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £469 -
South East -17 4 £513 - 1
Hampshire -7 3 £475 -
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands +1 2 £475 -
Birmingham - 2 £475 -
Swindon - 2 £409 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 £540 -
Reading - 1 £550 -
Aldershot - 1 £475 -
Salisbury - 1 £520 -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 47 (60.26%) TOGAF
2 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (35.90%) Zachman Framework
4 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 20 (25.64%) UML
6 15 (19.23%) DV Cleared
7 14 (17.95%) Retail
7 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 11 (14.10%) Military
9 11 (14.10%) Project Management
9 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.82%) Scrum
10 10 (12.82%) Windows
11 9 (11.54%) IIS
11 9 (11.54%) Information Security
11 9 (11.54%) Information Management
12 8 (10.26%) Degree
12 8 (10.26%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (10.26%) IBM
13 7 (8.97%) SQL
13 7 (8.97%) ITIL
13 7 (8.97%) Linux
13 7 (8.97%) RUP
13 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
13 7 (8.97%) Back Office

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.56%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
1 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.56%) BusinessWare
2 2 (2.56%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) DB2
1 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (17.95%) Retail
2 11 (14.10%) Military
3 7 (8.97%) Back Office
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Finance
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (75.64%) Architect
2 19 (24.36%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (21.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 11 (14.10%) Technical Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Systems Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Security Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.56%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
10 1 (1.28%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Applications Architect
10 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) XML
1 5 (6.41%) XSLT
2 2 (2.56%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) AS400
4 2 (2.56%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) AIX
4 2 (2.56%) Solaris
4 2 (2.56%) zOS
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) TOGAF
2 28 (35.90%) Zachman Framework
2 28 (35.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 20 (25.64%) UML
4 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.10%) Project Management
6 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
7 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.82%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) Information Security
8 9 (11.54%) Information Management
9 8 (10.26%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (8.97%) SysML
10 7 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.97%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 7 (8.97%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
3 2 (2.56%) C
3 2 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.13%) CCIE
6 4 (5.13%) CCNP
6 4 (5.13%) CCNA
6 4 (5.13%) CCDA
6 4 (5.13%) CCDP
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.56%) CISM
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.56%) CISSP
8 2 (2.56%) CCSP
9 1 (1.28%) HNC
9 1 (1.28%) PhD
9 1 (1.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
2 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) IBM
2 6 (7.69%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco
3 5 (6.41%) i2
3 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Juniper
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) Zerto
5 2 (2.56%) Luciad
5 2 (2.56%) Veeam
5 2 (2.56%) BEA
5 2 (2.56%) CA
5 2 (2.56%) CommVault
5 2 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Vitria
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) ESRI