The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Motif skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Motif over the 3 months to 27 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.

X/Motif
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 635 617
Contract jobs citing Motif 0 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.034% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £313
% change year-on-year - -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Motif is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Motif
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Motif as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Motif in the UK

Motif
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Motif in the UK

Motif
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Motif in the UK