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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 168 154
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +9
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,263 845 633
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.62% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.39% 5.20% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 474 371
10th Percentile £250 £176 £190
25th Percentile £384 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £466 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.31% +3.61% +2.86%
75th Percentile £613 £548 £530
90th Percentile £700 £638 £620
UK median daily rate £505 £460 £440
% change year-on-year +9.78% +4.55% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 62 42
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.36 £14.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate £20.25 £32.00 £24.93
Median % change year-on-year -36.72% +28.39% +53.38%
75th Percentile £45.23 £53.50 £51.31
90th Percentile £63.25 £61.68 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £20.95 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.55% +8.33% +81.82%

Self-Motivation is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 23,421 16,245 11,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.51% 31.08% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,812 11,012 7,685
10th Percentile £313 £300 £268
25th Percentile £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £713 £716
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 603 407
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.18 £12.60
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.91 £16.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%
75th Percentile £50.00 £47.58 £46.25
90th Percentile £67.46 £60.00 £53.85
UK median hourly rate £26.98 £24.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +10.12% -1.43% +19.18%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London +24 596 £545 +8.84% 178
South East +27 252 £400 -8.76% 135
North of England -9 134 £490 +40.00% 121
Midlands 0 113 £513 +38.89% 109
West Midlands +5 87 £525 +8.25% 66
North West -14 81 £425 +18.06% 69
East of England -42 55 £350 -22.22% 63
Yorkshire -5 49 £518 +88.18% 43
South West -34 38 £500 +25.00% 75
East Midlands -6 26 £503 +164.47% 42
North East -12 7 £440 +235.58% 9
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 619 (49.01%) Social Skills
2 418 (33.10%) Agile
3 317 (25.10%) Finance
4 313 (24.78%) Problem-Solving
5 255 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
6 240 (19.00%) Microsoft
7 212 (16.79%) SQL
8 201 (15.91%) Azure
9 175 (13.86%) Windows
10 157 (12.43%) Degree
11 146 (11.56%) ITIL
12 145 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 143 (11.32%) Scrum
14 135 (10.69%) Migration
15 134 (10.61%) Python
16 133 (10.53%) Project Management
17 132 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
17 132 (10.45%) AWS
18 131 (10.37%) Java
19 129 (10.21%) DevOps
20 125 (9.90%) Security Cleared
21 116 (9.18%) JIRA
22 114 (9.03%) Oracle
22 114 (9.03%) Project Delivery
23 107 (8.47%) Linux
24 105 (8.31%) CI/CD
24 105 (8.31%) Analytics
25 104 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
25 104 (8.23%) JavaScript
26 100 (7.92%) Service Management

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 64 (5.07%) Confluence
2 48 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.14%) Apache
4 26 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.27%) IIS
6 15 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.63%) CMS
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.40%) JBoss
10 5 (0.40%) nginx
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Pulsar
11 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 132 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 104 (8.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (5.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (3.56%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) Maya
8 2 (0.16%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.16%) Houdini
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Snagit
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.079%) Blender
9 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.079%) MotionBuilder
9 1 (0.079%) NUKE
9 1 (0.079%) Sketch
9 1 (0.079%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 33 (2.61%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.40%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.40%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.24%) HFM
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.16%) IBM Planning Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 201 (15.91%) Azure
2 132 (10.45%) AWS
3 73 (5.78%) Microsoft 365
4 59 (4.67%) Power Platform
5 48 (3.80%) SaaS
6 41 (3.25%) Azure DevOps
7 37 (2.93%) GCP
8 34 (2.69%) PaaS
9 26 (2.06%) Serverless
10 25 (1.98%) GitHub
11 19 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (1.19%) Taleo
15 14 (1.11%) IaaS
16 13 (1.03%) Azure Monitor
16 13 (1.03%) PowerApps
17 12 (0.95%) Power Automate
18 11 (0.87%) Azure Functions
19 9 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.02%) Firewall
2 50 (3.96%) WAN
3 47 (3.72%) LAN
4 39 (3.09%) DNS
5 32 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.53%) Wireless
6 21 (1.66%) SSL
6 21 (1.66%) VPN
7 20 (1.58%) IPsec
8 19 (1.50%) DHCP
8 19 (1.50%) Network Security
9 18 (1.43%) BGP
9 18 (1.43%) SD-WAN
10 17 (1.35%) 4G
11 15 (1.19%) 3G
11 15 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 14 (1.11%) Broadband
12 14 (1.11%) HTTP
13 13 (1.03%) Internet
13 13 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.80%) Power BI
3 33 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.45%) Big Data
6 20 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
6 20 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.27%) Tableau
10 15 (1.19%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.87%) BigQuery
11 11 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.87%) MySQL
11 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.79%) Data Lake
12 10 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 116 (9.18%) JIRA
2 65 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.14%) GitLab
4 27 (2.14%) Selenium
5 18 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 14 (1.11%) Maven
8 12 (0.95%) JUnit
9 10 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.55%) Gradle
10 7 (0.55%) Robot Framework
10 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
11 6 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.48%) Postman
12 5 (0.40%) JMeter
12 5 (0.40%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.32%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 619 (49.01%) Social Skills
2 317 (25.10%) Finance
3 255 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (7.36%) Banking
5 82 (6.49%) Retail
6 78 (6.18%) Influencing Skills
7 77 (6.10%) Telecoms
8 73 (5.78%) Presentation Skills
9 67 (5.30%) Organisational Skills
10 66 (5.23%) Public Sector
11 41 (3.25%) Manufacturing
12 36 (2.85%) Marketing
13 29 (2.30%) Financial Institution
14 27 (2.14%) Local Government
15 26 (2.06%) Legal
16 25 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
17 23 (1.82%) Investment Banking
18 15 (1.19%) Mandarin Language
18 15 (1.19%) Military
19 14 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 211 (16.71%) Analyst
2 134 (10.61%) Developer
3 101 (8.00%) Architect
3 101 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 76 (6.02%) Consultant
5 59 (4.67%) Support Engineer
6 58 (4.59%) Business Analyst
7 47 (3.72%) IT Engineer
8 41 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
9 38 (3.01%) IT Support
10 37 (2.93%) Java Developer
11 36 (2.85%) Data Analyst
12 32 (2.53%) Data Engineer
13 31 (2.45%) NetSuite Consultant
14 29 (2.30%) Applications Engineer
14 29 (2.30%) Test Engineer
15 27 (2.14%) Applications Support
15 27 (2.14%) IT Support Engineer
16 25 (1.98%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (1.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.28%) HTML
1 54 (4.28%) REST
2 49 (3.88%) Kafka
3 41 (3.25%) JSON
4 36 (2.85%) .NET
5 35 (2.77%) CSS
6 34 (2.69%) Spring
7 33 (2.61%) XML
8 29 (2.30%) Node.js
9 27 (2.14%) RESTful
10 23 (1.82%) Spring Boot
11 22 (1.74%) Web Services
12 20 (1.58%) SOAP
13 19 (1.50%) AngularJS
13 19 (1.50%) React
14 17 (1.35%) HTML5
15 15 (1.19%) JPA
16 14 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
17 12 (0.95%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.30%) Management Information System
2 46 (3.64%) Virtual Team
3 40 (3.17%) User Experience
4 35 (2.77%) Public Cloud
5 30 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.50%) Reference Data
8 16 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 16 (1.27%) NHS
9 13 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
9 13 (1.03%) LIMS
10 12 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (0.87%) Cloud Native
11 11 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.87%) Social Media
12 9 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 175 (13.86%) Windows
2 107 (8.47%) Linux
3 45 (3.56%) Windows 10
4 44 (3.48%) Unix
5 38 (3.01%) Windows Server
6 26 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 15 (1.19%) Android
11 13 (1.03%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.55%) VMS
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.32%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.32%) Solaris
15 4 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (33.10%) Agile
2 313 (24.78%) Problem-Solving
3 146 (11.56%) ITIL
4 145 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 143 (11.32%) Scrum
6 135 (10.69%) Migration
7 133 (10.53%) Project Management
8 129 (10.21%) DevOps
9 114 (9.03%) Project Delivery
10 105 (8.31%) Analytics
10 105 (8.31%) CI/CD
11 100 (7.92%) Service Management
12 94 (7.44%) SDLC
13 87 (6.89%) Test Automation
14 77 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 77 (6.10%) Time Management
15 70 (5.54%) Change Management
15 70 (5.54%) Software Engineering
16 68 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
17 65 (5.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 212 (16.79%) SQL
2 134 (10.61%) Python
3 131 (10.37%) Java
4 104 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 94 (7.44%) PowerShell
6 45 (3.56%) C#
7 28 (2.22%) C
8 21 (1.66%) Bash
9 20 (1.58%) R
10 19 (1.50%) PHP
10 19 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.35%) C++
12 16 (1.27%) Go
12 16 (1.27%) VBA
13 13 (1.03%) Scala
14 12 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.79%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.71%) VB
18 8 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (12.43%) Degree
2 125 (9.90%) Security Cleared
3 100 (7.92%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (1.43%) CISSP
7 15 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.11%) CCNA
9 12 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 12 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.79%) CCSP
12 9 (0.71%) JNCIS
12 9 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.63%) CCNP
13 8 (0.63%) MCP
13 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.30%) SLA
2 48 (3.80%) QA
3 33 (2.61%) GDPR
4 29 (2.30%) PMO
5 16 (1.27%) Accessibility
6 13 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.63%) COBIT
9 6 (0.48%) GxP
9 6 (0.48%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.48%) NIST
9 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.40%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 4 (0.32%) HL7
12 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.24%) ITGC
13 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.16%) NCSC
13 2 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 65 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.56%) Docker
3 28 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.79%) NFS
7 8 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.63%) XenApp
8 6 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.40%) HDFS
9 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.24%) iptables
10 3 (0.24%) Samba
11 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.16%) Firmware
11 2 (0.16%) vSphere
12 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.079%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 75 (5.94%) Ansible
2 50 (3.96%) Terraform
3 47 (3.72%) Kubernetes
4 32 (2.53%) SCCM
5 29 (2.30%) Puppet
6 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (1.11%) FortiGate
8 12 (0.95%) logstash
9 10 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
10 8 (0.63%) Argo
10 8 (0.63%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.63%) Kibana
10 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.63%) SCOM
11 7 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 7 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.55%) Nagios
11 7 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (0.55%) WSUS
12 6 (0.48%) Grafana
Vendors
1 240 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 114 (9.03%) Oracle
3 62 (4.91%) Cisco
4 54 (4.28%) Google
5 53 (4.20%) SAP
6 43 (3.40%) ServiceNow
6 43 (3.40%) VMware
7 35 (2.77%) Citrix
8 28 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.98%) Splunk
10 23 (1.82%) Palo Alto
11 22 (1.74%) Juniper
12 20 (1.58%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.50%) CheckPoint
14 15 (1.19%) IBM
14 15 (1.19%) Infor
14 15 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
14 15 (1.19%) Zuora
15 14 (1.11%) Apple
16 13 (1.03%) Informatica