Period
to 13 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 70 71
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 15 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.16% 1.27% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 4.68% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £313 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -6.02% -5.00%
10th Percentile £251 £125 £280
90th Percentile £500 £450 £550
North West median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +16.20% -52.23%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 335 363 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.93% 27.19% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 269 320
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £234 £215
90th Percentile £551 £538 £664
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +18.05% +20.15%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £14.11
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.00 £37.25
North West median hourly rate £22.79 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.95% +25.00% -7.73%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Cheshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Cheshire

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 5 £388 +22.53% 4
Crewe - 2 £350 - 2
Macclesfield - 2 £630 - 3
Runcorn +6 1 - - 1
Knutsford -10 1 £425 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £325 -
Self-Motivation
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Salt
4 3 (20.00%) Docker
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) Pricing Data

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (13.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Line 50
1 1 (6.67%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) HBase
1 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SAS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Games Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Malware Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) React
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (6.67%) boto
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) DOM
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Pricing Data
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Photography
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) SAS Macro
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SAS Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Salt
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (6.67%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) FireEye
2 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Siemens
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec