Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 166 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 -37
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,743 1,519 1,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.83% 1.60% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 4.62% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 914 956
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -0.64%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £181
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 103 81
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.12 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £32.25
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £16.05 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.59% +10.69% -3.33%

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 32,768 32,902 33,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.44% 34.68% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,881 21,996 21,881
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £253
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 980 1,144
England median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% - +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.95 £48.28 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.17 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.14% +0.83% +5.10%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 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
London +7 731 £475 +5.56% 281
South East +16 433 £438 +10.48% 192
North of England +38 191 £375 -3.23% 170
South West +9 137 £395 +5.33% 90
Midlands -3 135 £400 +23.08% 167
East of England +14 106 £435 +1.75% 121
West Midlands +13 103 £400 +20.75% 106
Yorkshire +14 88 £363 -18.31% 53
North West -2 71 £375 +7.14% 100
North East +15 32 £355 -5.33% 17
East Midlands -25 29 £321 -1.15% 61
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 478 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (24.84%) Finance
3 399 (22.89%) Microsoft
4 381 (21.86%) Problem-Solving
5 330 (18.93%) Windows
6 302 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
7 239 (13.71%) SQL
8 222 (12.74%) Degree
9 216 (12.39%) ITIL
10 210 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
11 200 (11.47%) C#
12 199 (11.42%) Project Management
13 193 (11.07%) .NET
14 180 (10.33%) JavaScript
15 178 (10.21%) SQL Server
16 177 (10.15%) Java
17 168 (9.64%) Linux
18 162 (9.29%) Git (software)
19 160 (9.18%) Test Automation
20 156 (8.95%) Oracle
20 156 (8.95%) Scrum
21 154 (8.84%) Active Directory
22 136 (7.80%) Security Cleared
23 134 (7.69%) Python
24 133 (7.63%) HTML
25 132 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
26 131 (7.52%) JIRA
27 127 (7.29%) CSS
28 126 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
29 124 (7.11%) Banking

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 57 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.98%) Confluence
3 30 (1.72%) CMS
4 25 (1.43%) Apache
5 24 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 21 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.09%) IIS
9 17 (0.98%) JBoss
10 16 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.57%) SAS
13 9 (0.52%) nginx
13 9 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.40%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.40%) SAP EP
15 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 210 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.15%) InVision
8 18 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.23%) Simulink
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.17%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.057%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.057%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 24 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 8 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 7 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
7 6 (0.34%) Endur
7 6 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.17%) Global One
9 3 (0.17%) Magento
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
9 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (4.19%) Office 365
4 37 (2.12%) SaaS
5 30 (1.72%) Mimecast
6 25 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.20%) IaaS
8 20 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.98%) PaaS
10 15 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.86%) GitHub
10 15 (0.86%) Serverless
11 14 (0.80%) npm
11 14 (0.80%) NuGet
12 13 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.99%) Firewall
2 76 (4.36%) HTTP
3 68 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 62 (3.56%) WAN
5 58 (3.33%) Internet
6 55 (3.16%) LAN
7 51 (2.93%) Network Security
8 45 (2.58%) DNS
9 37 (2.12%) VPN
10 35 (2.01%) Wireless
11 31 (1.78%) Intranet
12 30 (1.72%) MPLS
13 27 (1.55%) VoIP
14 26 (1.49%) SSL
15 25 (1.43%) BGP
16 23 (1.32%) OSPF
17 22 (1.26%) Skype
18 20 (1.15%) SAN
19 19 (1.09%) DHCP
20 18 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.93%) Big Data
3 48 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (1.43%) Power BI
9 25 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 23 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 19 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (0.98%) DB2
12 17 (0.98%) Redis
13 16 (0.92%) MySQL
13 16 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 131 (7.52%) JIRA
3 84 (4.82%) Selenium
4 82 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 49 (2.81%) Subversion
6 38 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (2.12%) Visual Studio
8 35 (2.01%) WebDriver
9 31 (1.78%) Maven
10 28 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 25 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 25 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.26%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (1.03%) JMeter
14 18 (1.03%) JUnit
15 16 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.86%) XMLUnit
17 14 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 433 (24.84%) Finance
2 124 (7.11%) Banking
3 67 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 59 (3.38%) Retail
5 51 (2.93%) Marketing
6 40 (2.29%) Legal
7 28 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.49%) Front Office
9 23 (1.32%) Back Office
10 21 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
11 20 (1.15%) Advertising
11 20 (1.15%) Games
12 19 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.03%) General Ledger
13 18 (1.03%) Publishing
14 17 (0.98%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
16 12 (0.69%) Automotive
16 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 332 (19.05%) Developer
2 316 (18.13%) Analyst
3 119 (6.83%) Architect
4 113 (6.48%) Business Analyst
5 91 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 83 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 73 (4.19%) Consultant
8 57 (3.27%) C# Developer
9 52 (2.98%) Support Engineer
10 50 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 50 (2.87%) Software Engineer
11 47 (2.70%) IT Analyst
12 46 (2.64%) Network Engineer
13 45 (2.58%) Administrator
14 44 (2.52%) Senior Developer
15 43 (2.47%) Coordinator
16 38 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 38 (2.18%) Tester
17 37 (2.12%) Service Analyst
18 34 (1.95%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (11.07%) .NET
2 133 (7.63%) HTML
3 127 (7.29%) CSS
4 92 (5.28%) ASP.NET
5 88 (5.05%) REST
6 83 (4.76%) JSON
7 80 (4.59%) Web Services
8 75 (4.30%) AngularJS
9 68 (3.90%) .NET Framework
10 66 (3.79%) XML
11 57 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 51 (2.93%) HTML5
13 47 (2.70%) Middleware
14 46 (2.64%) Node.js
15 43 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (2.41%) SOAP
17 41 (2.35%) .NET Core
18 39 (2.24%) jQuery
19 30 (1.72%) LESS
19 30 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 302 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 84 (4.82%) User Experience
4 83 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 48 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (1.66%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 23 (1.32%) Fintech
10 21 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.20%) Social Media
11 20 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.15%) iPhone
11 20 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.86%) Clustering
13 15 (0.86%) Derivative
13 15 (0.86%) e-Learning
13 15 (0.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 330 (18.93%) Windows
2 168 (9.64%) Linux
3 95 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 80 (4.59%) Unix
5 74 (4.25%) Windows Server
6 70 (4.02%) Windows 10
7 50 (2.87%) Android
8 37 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.63%) Solaris
13 10 (0.57%) AIX
13 10 (0.57%) CentOS
13 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.29%) VMS
15 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (21.86%) Problem-Solving
3 216 (12.39%) ITIL
4 199 (11.42%) Project Management
5 160 (9.18%) Test Automation
6 156 (8.95%) Scrum
7 132 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 123 (7.06%) DevOps
8 123 (7.06%) TDD
9 115 (6.60%) Software Engineering
10 111 (6.37%) SDLC
11 106 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (6.08%) Migration
12 103 (5.91%) Change Management
12 103 (5.91%) Time Management
13 100 (5.74%) Analytics
14 95 (5.45%) MVC
14 95 (5.45%) Service Delivery
15 84 (4.82%) Web Development
16 83 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 239 (13.71%) SQL
2 200 (11.47%) C#
3 180 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 177 (10.15%) Java
5 134 (7.69%) Python
6 87 (4.99%) PowerShell
7 48 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 45 (2.58%) C
9 43 (2.47%) C++
10 34 (1.95%) VB
11 28 (1.61%) Ruby
12 26 (1.49%) Perl
13 25 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.32%) PHP
15 21 (1.20%) VBA
16 20 (1.15%) VB.NET
17 19 (1.09%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.80%) R
19 13 (0.75%) ABAP
19 13 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 222 (12.74%) Degree
2 136 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 109 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (2.47%) CISSP
7 38 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (2.12%) CCNP
9 30 (1.72%) CISA
10 29 (1.66%) CCNA
10 29 (1.66%) PMI Certification
11 24 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 19 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (1.03%) CEH
14 18 (1.03%) PMP
15 17 (0.98%) CISM
16 16 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
16 16 (0.92%) GIAC
16 16 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.59%) QA
2 48 (2.75%) PMO
3 44 (2.52%) SLA
4 17 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.80%) GDPR
6 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.63%) PSD2
7 10 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (0.40%) COBIT
10 3 (0.17%) COSO
10 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS
10 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.11%) EMIR
11 2 (0.11%) GMP
11 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 2 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 154 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (2.75%) Docker
4 14 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.57%) vSphere
6 9 (0.52%) Firmware
6 9 (0.52%) HDFS
6 9 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.40%) OpenAM
8 7 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (0.29%) XenApp
10 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.23%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.17%) SRDF
11 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (3.73%) Ansible
2 61 (3.50%) SCCM
3 51 (2.93%) Puppet
4 39 (2.24%) Kubernetes
5 32 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.26%) Terraform
7 18 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
8 17 (0.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 17 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 12 (0.69%) CASB
10 11 (0.63%) Salt
11 10 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.57%) Nagios
12 9 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
12 9 (0.52%) Kibana
12 9 (0.52%) WSUS
13 7 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.40%) Mesos
13 7 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 399 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 156 (8.95%) Oracle
3 107 (6.14%) Cisco
4 82 (4.70%) VMware
5 76 (4.36%) SAP
6 58 (3.33%) HP
7 44 (2.52%) Adobe
8 39 (2.24%) Apple
8 39 (2.24%) IBM
9 35 (2.01%) F5
9 35 (2.01%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.95%) Google
10 34 (1.95%) Remedy
11 31 (1.78%) CheckPoint
12 28 (1.61%) Tableau
13 25 (1.43%) Juniper
14 22 (1.26%) NetApp
14 22 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.20%) Bloomberg
15 21 (1.20%) Citrix