Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 53 86
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 -19
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 30 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.19% 3.08% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.59% 9.20% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 21
Cheshire median daily rate £338 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -14.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £229 £125 £258
90th Percentile £541 £440 £475
North West median daily rate £373 £347 £350
% change year-on-year +7.35% -0.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +55.56%
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% +5.56% -47.37%

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 395 413 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.90% 33.50% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 270 384
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.54% +0.31%
10th Percentile £244 £224 £252
90th Percentile £538 £538 £539
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 23
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -2.38% +25.97%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £59.00 £37.25
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £18.94
% change year-on-year - +10.88% +14.79%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Macclesfield +6 8 £238 -54.76%
Chester -12 4 £425 +54.55% 5
Wilmslow - 4 - - 1
Warrington -5 3 £325 +195.45% 5
Alderley Edge -2 2 £281 - 1
Crewe -15 2 - - 1
Runcorn +1 1 - - 2
Knutsford -13 1 - -
Self-Motivation
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) QA
4 7 (23.33%) Adobe
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) CMS
4 7 (23.33%) Content Management
4 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) User Experience
4 7 (23.33%) Wireframes
5 6 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 6 (20.00%) Puppet
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 5 (16.67%) Docker
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (13.33%) Salt
7 4 (13.33%) AWS Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (13.33%) High Availability
7 4 (13.33%) CSS3

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 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (23.33%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Pig
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Line 50
1 2 (6.67%) Sage X3
2 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.33%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.67%) Serverless
6 1 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
1 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (10.00%) HBase
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.00%) Hudson
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Author
2 5 (16.67%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Web Author
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Content Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Content Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) Ajax
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
2 4 (13.33%) CSS3
2 4 (13.33%) DOM
2 4 (13.33%) HTML5
2 4 (13.33%) jQuery
2 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (13.33%) XHTML
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 3 (10.00%) React
4 2 (6.67%) boto
4 2 (6.67%) YAML
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Content Management
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) Wireframes
4 6 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Business Development
6 4 (13.33%) High Availability
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Salt
4 3 (10.00%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) PaperCut
6 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
6 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Sage
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) SAP