Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 163 155
Rank change year-on-year -32 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 363 1,277 1,682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.32% 1.65% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 5.26% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 736 996
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £175 £213
90th Percentile £575 £638 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year - +6.72% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 69 120
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.89% +18.13%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £53.20 £42.00 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £20.29 £17.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.37% -9.09% +16.51%

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 9,518 24,282 30,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.63% 31.42% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,159 15,584 20,398
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 948 958
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £12.70 £11.36 £12.24
90th Percentile £54.00 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +54.55% +10.00% -

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 -1 195 £456 -3.95% 93
South East +3 49 £350 -12.50% 86
North of England +12 35 £425 +14.56% 103
Midlands +33 30 £403 -11.05% 53
West Midlands +46 25 £465 +3.33% 30
South West +25 25 £325 -24.64% 45
North West +23 21 £437 +12.77% 50
East of England +35 18 £426 -5.80% 45
North East +26 9 £397 +5.59% 22
East Midlands +33 5 £224 -56.87% 23
Yorkshire +31 5 £415 +18.57% 31
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 103 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.07%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (23.14%) Windows
4 74 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (19.01%) Security Cleared
5 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
6 62 (17.08%) Finance
7 55 (15.15%) Java
7 55 (15.15%) DevOps
8 51 (14.05%) SQL
9 48 (13.22%) Azure
10 46 (12.67%) SC Cleared
11 44 (12.12%) Active Directory
12 43 (11.85%) Python
13 42 (11.57%) SDLC
14 39 (10.74%) Git (software)
15 37 (10.19%) Analytics
16 36 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
17 34 (9.37%) Linux
18 33 (9.09%) .NET
19 32 (8.82%) ITIL
19 32 (8.82%) AWS
19 32 (8.82%) Data Centre
20 31 (8.54%) Cisco
20 31 (8.54%) Decision-Making
21 30 (8.26%) Scrum
21 30 (8.26%) Computer Science
22 29 (7.99%) Data Analysis
22 29 (7.99%) Project Management
22 29 (7.99%) C#

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 18 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.03%) Confluence
3 10 (2.75%) IIS
4 7 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.38%) Apache
5 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.10%) SAS
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.55%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) nginx
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.38%) Maya
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.10%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.55%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.55%) Simulink
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.28%) Houdini
8 1 (0.28%) InVision
8 1 (0.28%) MODO
8 1 (0.28%) Sketch
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.38%) SAP MDG
2 5 (1.38%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.28%) BambooHR
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.28%) Summit
5 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.22%) Azure
2 32 (8.82%) AWS
3 18 (4.96%) Office 365
4 17 (4.68%) IaaS
4 17 (4.68%) PaaS
5 10 (2.75%) Google Analytics
5 10 (2.75%) SaaS
6 8 (2.20%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (2.20%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.93%) Serverless
8 5 (1.38%) GCP
9 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.10%) Logic Apps
9 4 (1.10%) PowerApps
10 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.83%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.16%) Firewall
2 20 (5.51%) WAN
3 14 (3.86%) DNS
3 14 (3.86%) Network Security
3 14 (3.86%) VPN
4 12 (3.31%) DHCP
4 12 (3.31%) Internet
4 12 (3.31%) Wireless
5 10 (2.75%) Intranet
5 10 (2.75%) LAN
6 9 (2.48%) DMZ
7 8 (2.20%) Skype
7 8 (2.20%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.93%) HTTP
8 7 (1.93%) SNMP
9 6 (1.65%) SSL
10 5 (1.38%) VoIP
11 4 (1.10%) Modbus
11 4 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.58%) MySQL
4 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.93%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.65%) Big Data
6 6 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.38%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.10%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.10%) Power BI
8 4 (1.10%) Redis
9 3 (0.83%) DataStage
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.83%) Looker
9 3 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.34%) JIRA
3 17 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.75%) Vagrant
6 9 (2.48%) Selenium
7 8 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.20%) Subversion
8 6 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.38%) CircleCI
9 5 (1.38%) Gradle
9 5 (1.38%) Xcode
10 3 (0.83%) CMake
10 3 (0.83%) GDB
10 3 (0.83%) GNU Toolchain
10 3 (0.83%) Grunt
10 3 (0.83%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.83%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 23 (6.34%) Public Sector
3 19 (5.23%) Banking
4 16 (4.41%) Legal
5 15 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.58%) Games
7 11 (3.03%) Electronics
8 9 (2.48%) Military
9 8 (2.20%) Marketing
10 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.10%) Front Office
11 3 (0.83%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.83%) Retail
12 2 (0.55%) Automotive
12 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (18.73%) Analyst
2 61 (16.80%) Developer
3 21 (5.79%) Business Analyst
4 19 (5.23%) Architect
5 18 (4.96%) Consultant
5 18 (4.96%) Data Analyst
6 17 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.13%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.31%) Performance Analyst
8 12 (3.31%) Security Engineer
9 11 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
9 11 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.48%) Desktop Support
11 9 (2.48%) Digital Performance Analyst
11 9 (2.48%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (2.48%) Support Engineer
12 7 (1.93%) Pentaho Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Software Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.09%) .NET
2 19 (5.23%) HTML
3 16 (4.41%) CSS
4 13 (3.58%) RESTful
5 10 (2.75%) HTML5
5 10 (2.75%) Node.js
5 10 (2.75%) React
6 9 (2.48%) Web Services
7 8 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.20%) jQuery
7 8 (2.20%) Kafka
8 7 (1.93%) Redux
8 7 (1.93%) REST
8 7 (1.93%) SOAP
8 7 (1.93%) XML
9 6 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.65%) JSON
9 6 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.38%) J2EE
10 5 (1.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.68%) PKI
5 12 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.03%) User Experience
7 10 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.93%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.65%) Animation
12 5 (1.38%) Derivative
12 5 (1.38%) Digital TV
13 4 (1.10%) Blog
13 4 (1.10%) CMDB
13 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.10%) STB
Operating Systems
1 84 (23.14%) Windows
2 34 (9.37%) Linux
3 17 (4.68%) Unix
4 14 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.93%) Android
9 7 (1.93%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.93%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.55%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) Android TV
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.07%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (15.15%) DevOps
4 42 (11.57%) SDLC
5 37 (10.19%) Analytics
6 32 (8.82%) ITIL
7 31 (8.54%) Decision-Making
8 30 (8.26%) Computer Science
8 30 (8.26%) Scrum
9 29 (7.99%) Data Analysis
9 29 (7.99%) Project Management
10 26 (7.16%) Migration
10 26 (7.16%) Test Automation
11 22 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (5.79%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.51%) Change Management
13 20 (5.51%) Configuration Management
13 20 (5.51%) Data Modelling
14 19 (5.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.15%) Java
2 51 (14.05%) SQL
3 43 (11.85%) Python
4 29 (7.99%) C#
5 27 (7.44%) C++
5 27 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.51%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.96%) C
8 15 (4.13%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.58%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.75%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.93%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.93%) Perl
12 6 (1.65%) PHP
13 5 (1.38%) Java 8
13 5 (1.38%) Scala
13 5 (1.38%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.38%) VBScript
14 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.67%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.44%) Degree
4 13 (3.58%) CISSP
4 13 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.03%) CCNP
6 11 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.48%) CCNA
8 8 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.93%) FFIEC
9 7 (1.93%) GCED
9 7 (1.93%) GCIA
9 7 (1.93%) GCIH
9 7 (1.93%) GIAC
9 7 (1.93%) GREM
9 7 (1.93%) GSEC
9 7 (1.93%) SANS
10 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.16%) QA
2 13 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.58%) SLA
3 9 (2.48%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.20%) NIST
5 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.83%) GDPR
7 3 (0.83%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.55%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.55%) PMO
9 1 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 44 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.93%) vSphere
4 6 (1.65%) Docker
5 3 (0.83%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.83%) XenApp
6 2 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.55%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.55%) etcd
6 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.55%) Varnish
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (5.51%) Ansible
2 12 (3.31%) Terraform
3 10 (2.75%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.20%) HP ALM
4 8 (2.20%) SCCM
5 7 (1.93%) SCOM
6 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.65%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.65%) Puppet
7 5 (1.38%) Netcool
7 5 (1.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 5 (1.38%) Netcool/Webtop
7 5 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.55%) Consul
9 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.54%) Cisco
3 29 (7.99%) Oracle
4 22 (6.06%) Splunk
5 19 (5.23%) HP
5 19 (5.23%) VMware
6 14 (3.86%) Google
7 11 (3.03%) SAP
8 9 (2.48%) Citrix
8 9 (2.48%) Juniper
9 8 (2.20%) NetApp
9 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.93%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.65%) Dell
11 6 (1.65%) IBM
11 6 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.10%) F5
12 4 (1.10%) McAfee
12 4 (1.10%) Remedy
13 3 (0.83%) Teradata