Period
to 7 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Self-Motivation
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +46 -13 -13
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 9 11 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.86% 0.79% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.23% 3.28% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 19
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £401 £300 £361
90th Percentile £488 £675 £640
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +22.58% -1.90% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £11.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.75% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.24% -7.91%

Self-Motivation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 172 335 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.61% 24.10% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 212 246
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £588 £588 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £409
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.98% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 18
Median hourly rate £19.40 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +22.66%
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £37.71 £57.50 £42.53
Median hourly rate £20.57 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +24.67% +4.10% -6.76%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Birmingham

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Birmingham

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Self-Motivation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (22.22%) AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Power Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Release Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ADO
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle