Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 79 68
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11 -13
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 22 10 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.34% 0.77% 2.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.00% 2.93% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 26
Median daily rate £463 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £108 £270 £272
90th Percentile £488 £419 £594
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.06% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% -26.56%

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 200 341 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.40% 26.29% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 216 295
Median daily rate £411 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £180 £239 £225
90th Percentile £576 £588 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +21.10%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.70 £13.25
90th Percentile £26.67 £60.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate £17.35 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.94% -11.43% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in Birmingham over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram 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 2 June 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 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Office 365
6 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 3 (13.64%) Azure
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
6 3 (13.64%) ITSM
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) SPSS
4 2 (9.09%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) Power BI
1 2 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) German Language
3 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Analyst
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Consultant
1 2 (9.09%) Data Consultant
1 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
1 2 (9.09%) Release Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
1 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
1 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Floorwalker
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Support Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ADO
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) DevSecOps
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle