The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MODAF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MODAF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UK Ministry of Defence Architectural Framework (MODAF)
UK
Rank 596 598 601
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing MODAF 13 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.081% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.097% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Median daily rate £519 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £399 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £46.69 £47.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +55.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.69 £47.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.70% +55.73%  

MODAF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37182 44106 42440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24552 28910 26291
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1111 1221
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

MODAF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MODAF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MODAF in the UK

MODAF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MODAF in the UK

MODAF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MODAF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MODAF in the UK

MODAF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MODAF in the UK

MODAF
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MODAF within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 12 £519 +3.75% 6
South West +5 7 £500 +23.45%
South East +20 4 £538 -6.52% 3
Gloucestershire +7 4 £500 +28.20%
Hampshire +9 3 £544 -16.34% 2
Bristol +5 2 £575 +35.29%
Berkshire +24 1 £63 -
London +15 1 £550 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -
Reading - 1 £63 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £550 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

MODAF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MODAF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MODAF.

1 30 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
4 13 (36.11%) UML
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
7 9 (25.00%) C
7 9 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 9 (25.00%) Big Data
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 8 (22.22%) Physics
8 8 (22.22%) SysML
8 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
8 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.22%) Change Management
8 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) C++
8 8 (22.22%) Java
9 5 (13.89%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.89%) Use Case
10 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

MODAF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Big Data
2 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Architect
3 8 (22.22%) TOGAF Architect
4 6 (16.67%) MODAF Architect
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Architect
8 1 (2.78%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Office 365 Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) Java EE
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XSD
1 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 13 (36.11%) UML
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 8 (22.22%) Change Management
6 8 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 8 (22.22%) Physics
6 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) SysML
6 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (13.89%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Use Case
8 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C
2 8 (22.22%) C++
2 8 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) ATG
1 2 (5.56%) hybris
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Apple
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) webMethods