Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 156 156
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -16
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,698 1,587 1,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.72% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.64% 5.11% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 975 878
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £206 £184
90th Percentile £625 £585 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 105 83
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% +16.20% -6.83%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.49 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.40
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +16.20% -7.98%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,120 31,082 28,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.15% 33.61% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,058 20,986 18,895
England median daily rate £475 £451 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.10% +1.88%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £259
90th Percentile £663 £660 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 928 1,033
England median hourly rate £20.69 £21.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +9.55% -1.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.43 £11.26
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +10.26% -2.50%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
London -1 731 £475 +5.56% 274
South East +2 416 £425 +6.25% 231
North of England -2 188 £375 -6.25% 221
Midlands +32 163 £400 +6.67% 183
South West -7 112 £400 +6.67% 106
West Midlands +17 110 £413 +3.13% 104
Yorkshire -1 79 £350 -12.50% 101
North West -21 77 £375 -4.76% 105
East of England -4 75 £385 -18.95% 103
East Midlands +29 50 £370 +13.85% 79
North East +7 32 £380 -10.59% 15
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 467 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (22.32%) Finance
3 368 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 367 (21.61%) Problem-Solving
5 339 (19.96%) Windows
6 315 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
7 251 (14.78%) SQL
8 235 (13.84%) Degree
9 214 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
10 202 (11.90%) ITIL
11 184 (10.84%) Java
12 177 (10.42%) Project Management
13 175 (10.31%) Linux
14 172 (10.13%) JavaScript
15 166 (9.78%) .NET
16 163 (9.60%) Test Automation
17 160 (9.42%) SQL Server
18 156 (9.19%) Security Cleared
19 155 (9.13%) C#
20 151 (8.89%) Python
20 151 (8.89%) Scrum
21 147 (8.66%) DevOps
22 140 (8.24%) JIRA
23 139 (8.19%) Active Directory
24 135 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
25 131 (7.71%) Git (software)
26 130 (7.66%) SC Cleared
26 130 (7.66%) Banking
27 125 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 115 (6.77%) Migration

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 86 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 81 (4.77%) Confluence
3 42 (2.47%) CMS
4 40 (2.36%) IIS
5 23 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (1.06%) Apache
9 17 (1.00%) JBoss
10 15 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.77%) SAS
13 12 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.65%) nginx
15 10 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.41%) Luigi
16 7 (0.41%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 214 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.71%) InVision
8 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.35%) Simulink
10 5 (0.29%) Maya
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.24%) Blender
11 4 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.24%) ZBrush
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.18%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.059%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.41%) Workday HCM
3 6 (0.35%) Endur
3 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.24%) assyst
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.24%) OPENHousing
4 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.18%) Magento
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 125 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (4.53%) Office 365
4 31 (1.83%) SaaS
5 28 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (1.41%) Mimecast
7 20 (1.18%) IaaS
8 19 (1.12%) PaaS
9 17 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 16 (0.94%) Serverless
11 15 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (0.82%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.77%) GitHub
13 13 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
14 10 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 9 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.83%) Firewall
2 61 (3.59%) Internet
3 60 (3.53%) WAN
4 56 (3.30%) DNS
5 53 (3.12%) TCP/IP
6 52 (3.06%) LAN
7 51 (3.00%) Wireless
8 40 (2.36%) MPLS
9 37 (2.18%) BGP
9 37 (2.18%) VPN
10 34 (2.00%) DHCP
11 33 (1.94%) OSPF
12 30 (1.77%) HTTP
13 29 (1.71%) Intranet
14 28 (1.65%) Network Security
15 25 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (1.30%) SNMP
17 21 (1.24%) VoIP
18 20 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (3.18%) Big Data
4 47 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 43 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.00%) Power BI
10 33 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 30 (1.77%) MySQL
13 26 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 21 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.06%) Star Schema
17 16 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.88%) GIS
19 14 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 140 (8.24%) JIRA
2 131 (7.71%) Git (software)
3 82 (4.83%) Jenkins
4 47 (2.77%) Selenium
5 43 (2.53%) Subversion
6 35 (2.06%) Maven
7 34 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
8 31 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.59%) WebDriver
10 26 (1.53%) TeamCity
11 22 (1.30%) Rational Quality Manager
12 21 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.12%) Bugzilla
13 19 (1.12%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.06%) Bitbucket
14 18 (1.06%) IntelliJ
15 17 (1.00%) Grunt
General
1 379 (22.32%) Finance
2 130 (7.66%) Banking
3 69 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.24%) Retail
5 43 (2.53%) Marketing
6 37 (2.18%) Front Office
7 35 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.83%) Legal
9 21 (1.24%) Back Office
9 21 (1.24%) Mandarin Language
10 17 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
10 17 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 16 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.94%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.88%) Advertising
12 15 (0.88%) Publishing
13 13 (0.77%) Military
14 10 (0.59%) Electronics
14 10 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 333 (19.61%) Developer
2 305 (17.96%) Analyst
3 112 (6.60%) Business Analyst
4 104 (6.12%) Architect
5 84 (4.95%) Project Manager
6 72 (4.24%) .NET Developer
7 53 (3.12%) Senior Developer
8 51 (3.00%) Support Engineer
9 48 (2.83%) Tester
10 47 (2.77%) Administrator
10 47 (2.77%) C# Developer
10 47 (2.77%) Java Developer
10 47 (2.77%) Network Engineer
11 44 (2.59%) IT Analyst
12 43 (2.53%) Coordinator
13 42 (2.47%) Consultant
13 42 (2.47%) Support Analyst
14 41 (2.41%) IT Support
14 41 (2.41%) Junior
15 36 (2.12%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (9.78%) .NET
2 106 (6.24%) HTML
3 94 (5.54%) CSS
4 84 (4.95%) REST
5 79 (4.65%) Web Services
6 70 (4.12%) JSON
7 66 (3.89%) ASP.NET
8 58 (3.42%) Node.js
9 54 (3.18%) AngularJS
10 52 (3.06%) jQuery
10 52 (3.06%) Middleware
10 52 (3.06%) SOAP
11 49 (2.89%) .NET Framework
11 49 (2.89%) XML
12 36 (2.12%) React
13 35 (2.06%) HTML5
14 32 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (1.88%) Spring
15 30 (1.77%) RESTful
16 28 (1.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 315 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 64 (3.77%) User Experience
4 60 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 37 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 28 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 25 (1.47%) Fintech
9 21 (1.24%) Derivative
10 20 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.12%) Social Media
11 19 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.00%) PMI
14 16 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.94%) Blog
14 16 (0.94%) iPhone
14 16 (0.94%) PKI
15 15 (0.88%) Animation
16 14 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 339 (19.96%) Windows
2 175 (10.31%) Linux
3 77 (4.53%) Windows 10
4 70 (4.12%) Unix
5 69 (4.06%) Windows Server
6 59 (3.47%) Windows 7
7 44 (2.59%) Android
8 34 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 32 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.77%) CentOS
13 8 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.41%) Solaris
14 7 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
16 4 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (21.61%) Problem-Solving
3 202 (11.90%) ITIL
4 177 (10.42%) Project Management
5 163 (9.60%) Test Automation
6 151 (8.89%) Scrum
7 147 (8.66%) DevOps
8 115 (6.77%) Migration
9 105 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 101 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
11 99 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 98 (5.77%) SDLC
13 95 (5.59%) Analytics
14 94 (5.54%) Data Analysis
14 94 (5.54%) TDD
15 93 (5.48%) Time Management
16 90 (5.30%) Data Modelling
17 86 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
17 86 (5.06%) Computer Science
18 81 (4.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 251 (14.78%) SQL
2 184 (10.84%) Java
3 172 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 155 (9.13%) C#
5 151 (8.89%) Python
6 88 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 53 (3.12%) Bash Shell
8 40 (2.36%) C
9 34 (2.00%) C++
9 34 (2.00%) PHP
10 32 (1.88%) VBA
11 30 (1.77%) Perl
12 25 (1.47%) Ruby
12 25 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.30%) VB
15 16 (0.94%) Scala
16 14 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 235 (13.84%) Degree
2 156 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 130 (7.66%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (2.41%) CCNP
6 41 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 35 (2.06%) CCNA
7 35 (2.06%) ISTQB
8 34 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 33 (1.94%) DV Cleared
10 28 (1.65%) CISSP
10 28 (1.65%) HND
11 27 (1.59%) HNC
12 26 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 24 (1.41%) CISA
13 24 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 18 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.83%) QA
2 54 (3.18%) PMO
3 34 (2.00%) SLA
4 20 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.00%) GDPR
6 13 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.53%) COBIT
9 8 (0.47%) IFRS
10 7 (0.41%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.24%) PSD2
12 4 (0.24%) WAI
12 4 (0.24%) WCAG
13 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.18%) COSO
13 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.18%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 139 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 62 (3.65%) Docker
3 40 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.82%) Firmware
7 12 (0.71%) XenApp
8 10 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.41%) KVM
10 6 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.24%) BIND 9
12 4 (0.24%) NFS
12 4 (0.24%) Postfix
13 2 (0.12%) HDFS
13 2 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 58 (3.42%) Ansible
2 39 (2.30%) Puppet
3 38 (2.24%) Kubernetes
4 36 (2.12%) SCCM
5 27 (1.59%) Terraform
6 24 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 23 (1.35%) Netcool
7 23 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.71%) CASB
10 11 (0.65%) Salt
11 10 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 10 (0.59%) Kibana
11 10 (0.59%) Nagios
11 10 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.53%) Packer
13 8 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.41%) Grafana
14 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 368 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.01%) Cisco
3 95 (5.59%) Oracle
4 69 (4.06%) VMware
5 56 (3.30%) SAP
6 41 (2.41%) HP
7 39 (2.30%) Remedy
8 38 (2.24%) F5
8 38 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 37 (2.18%) Adobe
9 37 (2.18%) CheckPoint
9 37 (2.18%) McAfee
10 33 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.88%) Apple
12 30 (1.77%) Google
13 28 (1.65%) SolarWinds
14 27 (1.59%) Citrix
14 27 (1.59%) Juniper
15 23 (1.35%) Splunk
16 22 (1.30%) Bloomberg