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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
Rank 567 558 532
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing MODAF 27 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.076% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £378 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £478
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
Top 16 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 24 April 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 23 £440 +3.74% 8
London -1 11 £426 -14.75% 4
South West +7 9 £575 +40.24% 2
Bristol +7 5 £600 +56.86%
West Midlands -9 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £475 -
Scotland +5 2 £370 +2.06%
Coventry +1 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London - 2 £363 -
City of London +16 1 - -
Renfrewshire -2 1 £370 +2.06%
Erskine -2 1 £370 +2.06%
Gloucestershire -15 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Corsham - 1 £550 -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (75.41%) TOGAF
2 29 (47.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (45.90%) Zachman Framework
4 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
5 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
6 16 (26.23%) UML
7 15 (24.59%) Retail
8 13 (21.31%) Project Management
9 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (19.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.75%) Time Management
11 9 (14.75%) Scrum
11 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
11 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.11%) IBM
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) RUP
12 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
12 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
13 7 (11.48%) Back Office
13 7 (11.48%) SysML
14 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
14 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
14 6 (9.84%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (9.84%) Change Control
14 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
15 5 (8.20%) Information Security
16 4 (6.56%) Military

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) DSL
2 1 (1.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (24.59%) Retail
2 7 (11.48%) Back Office
3 4 (6.56%) Military
4 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Architect
2 13 (21.31%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Security Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) XML
1 3 (4.92%) XSLT
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) FMCG
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) CESG
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) TOGAF
2 29 (47.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (45.90%) Zachman Framework
4 16 (26.23%) UML
5 13 (21.31%) Project Management
6 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) Time Management
8 9 (14.75%) Scrum
8 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2
8 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.11%) RUP
9 8 (13.11%) Risk Management
10 7 (11.48%) SysML
11 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
11 6 (9.84%) Change Control
11 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) CCIE
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) CCDA
4 4 (6.56%) CCDP
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.64%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.28%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) IBM
2 4 (6.56%) Juniper
3 3 (4.92%) i2
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.64%) ArcSight