The table below looks at the statistics for Motif skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Motif over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X/Motif
Rank 608 - 578
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Motif 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% - 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% - 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
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£300 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Motif
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Motif Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Motif
Daily Rate Trend

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

Motif Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Motif
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Motif Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Motif
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Motif within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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 - 10 £300 - 2
South East - 10 £300 - 2
England - 10 £300 - 2
Hook - 8 £300 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Crawley - - - -

Motif
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) Ant
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) UML
1 17 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 17 (100.00%) OOD
1 17 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 17 (100.00%) NUnit
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
1 17 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 17 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 17 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
4 14 (82.35%) Use Case
4 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
4 14 (82.35%) Project Management
5 13 (76.47%) RUP
5 13 (76.47%) Unified Process
6 12 (70.59%) Rational Rose
7 9 (52.94%) OO
7 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
7 9 (52.94%) Memory Management
8 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
8 8 (47.06%) Derivative
9 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (35.29%) CruiseControl
9 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (35.29%) wxWidgets

Motif
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Ingres
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Ant
1 17 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 17 (100.00%) NUnit
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
1 17 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 17 (100.00%) GoogleTest
2 12 (70.59%) Rational Rose
3 6 (35.29%) ClearQuest
3 6 (35.29%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
1 6 (35.29%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) OOD
1 17 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 17 (100.00%) UML
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 14 (82.35%) Use Case
4 13 (76.47%) RUP
4 13 (76.47%) Unified Process
5 9 (52.94%) OO
5 9 (52.94%) Memory Management
5 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
6 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 4 days ago