Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 163 164
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,325 1,580 1,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.71% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.16% 5.20% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 914 854
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £638 £604 £610
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £411
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.10% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 92 99
England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.79 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +21.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.53 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.05 £50.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £18.79 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +17.44% -5.88%

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 25,666 30,377 29,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.61% 32.82% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,452 19,861 19,483
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £265
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +4.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 932 916
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £11.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +2.44%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +21 586 £475 - 222
South East -4 305 £406 -2.11% 183
North of England -12 132 £375 - 203
South West +17 126 £424 +13.07% 116
Midlands -17 86 £450 +16.13% 136
East of England -15 80 £450 -3.74% 91
North West -13 62 £413 +10.00% 96
West Midlands -25 55 £428 +9.27% 93
Yorkshire -5 53 £338 -15.63% 84
East Midlands +14 29 £513 +46.43% 43
North East +13 17 £376 +7.43% 23
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 382 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 307 (23.17%) Finance
4 303 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
5 276 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 262 (19.77%) Windows
7 215 (16.23%) Microsoft Office
8 184 (13.89%) ITIL
9 181 (13.66%) SQL
10 171 (12.91%) Degree
11 134 (10.11%) Security Cleared
12 130 (9.81%) Project Management
13 129 (9.74%) Microsoft Excel
13 129 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 123 (9.28%) Azure
15 119 (8.98%) Active Directory
16 117 (8.83%) JavaScript
17 114 (8.60%) Office 365
18 110 (8.30%) Java
19 107 (8.08%) DevOps
20 104 (7.85%) Python
21 101 (7.62%) Linux
22 100 (7.55%) C#
22 100 (7.55%) Analytics
23 99 (7.47%) Migration
24 97 (7.32%) Scrum
25 95 (7.17%) Banking
25 95 (7.17%) SDLC
26 93 (7.02%) JIRA
26 93 (7.02%) .NET

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 71 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.83%) Confluence
3 44 (3.32%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.49%) IIS
5 25 (1.89%) Skype for Business
6 23 (1.74%) Apache
7 15 (1.13%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (0.91%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (0.91%) CMS
10 11 (0.83%) Luigi
10 11 (0.83%) SAS
11 10 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.53%) JBoss
12 7 (0.53%) nginx
13 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 215 (16.23%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (9.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.98%) PTC Creo
6 13 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.83%) CATIA
7 11 (0.83%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 8 (0.60%) Sketch
9 7 (0.53%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.38%) SPSS
11 5 (0.38%) Stata
12 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.30%) InVision
12 4 (0.30%) Simulink
13 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.15%) InDesign
14 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.60%) Eikon
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.30%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.23%) assyst
8 3 (0.23%) Maximo
8 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 123 (9.28%) Azure
2 114 (8.60%) Office 365
3 70 (5.28%) AWS
4 30 (2.26%) GCP
5 27 (2.04%) SaaS
6 22 (1.66%) Power Platform
7 18 (1.36%) PaaS
8 16 (1.21%) OneDrive
9 14 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.83%) IaaS
11 10 (0.75%) GitHub
12 9 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.60%) Serverless
14 7 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.92%) Firewall
2 49 (3.70%) Internet
3 46 (3.47%) WAN
4 45 (3.40%) Skype
5 42 (3.17%) LAN
6 39 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 34 (2.57%) VPN
8 29 (2.19%) DNS
8 29 (2.19%) Wireless
9 26 (1.96%) SAN
10 17 (1.28%) DHCP
11 14 (1.06%) NAS
11 14 (1.06%) Network Security
12 13 (0.98%) BGP
12 13 (0.98%) NX-OS
13 12 (0.91%) OSPF
13 12 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (0.83%) Intranet
14 11 (0.83%) Junos
14 11 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.85%) Big Data
3 49 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 45 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.57%) NoSQL
6 34 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.66%) MySQL
12 21 (1.58%) Power BI
12 21 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.36%) Data Mining
15 15 (1.13%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.06%) BigQuery
16 14 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
17 13 (0.98%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 93 (7.02%) JIRA
2 91 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.64%) Selenium
5 20 (1.51%) JMeter
5 20 (1.51%) Maven
5 20 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.06%) Gradle
7 14 (1.06%) Subversion
8 13 (0.98%) GitLab
8 13 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.75%) IntelliJ
11 9 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.60%) Gerrit
13 7 (0.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 307 (23.17%) Finance
2 95 (7.17%) Banking
3 72 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.45%) Marketing
5 47 (3.55%) Public Sector
6 39 (2.94%) Retail
7 31 (2.34%) Front Office
8 27 (2.04%) Legal
8 27 (2.04%) Publishing
9 26 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.96%) Law
10 20 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.13%) Mandarin Language
11 15 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.06%) Back Office
13 11 (0.83%) Local Government
14 10 (0.75%) Automotive
15 9 (0.68%) Games
16 8 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 301 (22.72%) Analyst
2 228 (17.21%) Developer
3 96 (7.25%) Business Analyst
4 66 (4.98%) Service Analyst
5 64 (4.83%) Architect
6 62 (4.68%) Project Manager
7 57 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 49 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 35 (2.64%) Coordinator
9 35 (2.64%) Java Developer
9 35 (2.64%) Software Engineer
10 34 (2.57%) Network Engineer
11 33 (2.49%) Consultant
12 32 (2.42%) Desktop Support
13 30 (2.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 28 (2.11%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
15 27 (2.04%) IT Analyst
15 27 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (1.96%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (7.02%) .NET
2 55 (4.15%) HTML
3 45 (3.40%) JSON
4 43 (3.25%) Kafka
5 42 (3.17%) REST
6 41 (3.09%) RESTful
7 40 (3.02%) CSS
8 38 (2.87%) Web Services
9 31 (2.34%) Spring
10 30 (2.26%) AngularJS
11 29 (2.19%) XML
12 25 (1.89%) Middleware
13 24 (1.81%) Node.js
14 21 (1.58%) HTML5
15 20 (1.51%) React Native
16 19 (1.43%) .NET Framework
16 19 (1.43%) jQuery
16 19 (1.43%) SOAP
17 17 (1.28%) ASP.NET
18 15 (1.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 276 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.75%) Management Information System
3 53 (4.00%) User Experience
4 33 (2.49%) Algorithms
5 31 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 24 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 19 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.21%) NHS
9 15 (1.13%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.06%) Replication
11 13 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.91%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.83%) Equities
13 11 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (0.83%) iPhone
13 11 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 11 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 262 (19.77%) Windows
2 101 (7.62%) Linux
3 73 (5.51%) Windows 10
4 60 (4.53%) Windows 7
5 52 (3.92%) Unix
5 52 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 40 (3.02%) Android
7 37 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 34 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.53%) AIX
12 7 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.45%) CentOS
13 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.30%) Solaris
16 3 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (22.87%) Problem-Solving
3 184 (13.89%) ITIL
4 130 (9.81%) Project Management
5 129 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 107 (8.08%) DevOps
7 100 (7.55%) Analytics
8 99 (7.47%) Migration
9 97 (7.32%) Scrum
10 95 (7.17%) SDLC
11 92 (6.94%) Computer Science
12 88 (6.64%) Test Automation
13 75 (5.66%) Change Management
14 74 (5.58%) Workflow
15 72 (5.43%) Service Management
15 72 (5.43%) Software Engineering
15 72 (5.43%) Time Management
16 71 (5.36%) Project Delivery
17 70 (5.28%) Data Analysis
18 68 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 181 (13.66%) SQL
2 117 (8.83%) JavaScript
3 110 (8.30%) Java
4 104 (7.85%) Python
5 100 (7.55%) C#
6 73 (5.51%) PowerShell
7 40 (3.02%) C++
8 38 (2.87%) C
9 25 (1.89%) Java 8
10 23 (1.74%) MATLAB
11 22 (1.66%) PHP
12 20 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.36%) Scala
14 16 (1.21%) Perl
14 16 (1.21%) VB
15 15 (1.13%) R
15 15 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 171 (12.91%) Degree
2 134 (10.11%) Security Cleared
3 91 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (2.42%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.81%) CCNA
8 23 (1.74%) ISTQB
9 22 (1.66%) ISEB
10 16 (1.21%) MCSE
10 16 (1.21%) PMI Certification
11 15 (1.13%) MCSA
12 14 (1.06%) MCP
13 12 (0.91%) PMP
14 11 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.75%) CIPD
16 8 (0.60%) CISSP
16 8 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.13%) SLA
2 64 (4.83%) QA
3 27 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 26 (1.96%) PMO
5 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.60%) NIST
6 5 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.38%) GDPR
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.15%) ARP4754
8 2 (0.15%) ARP4761
8 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.15%) DO-254
8 2 (0.15%) HAZOP
8 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.15%) IFRS
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 119 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 47 (3.55%) Docker
3 32 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 12 (0.91%) vSphere
5 12 (0.91%) XenApp
6 10 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.45%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.30%) Firmware
9 4 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.23%) IAG
10 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.15%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.075%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (2.11%) Ansible
2 27 (2.04%) SCCM
3 26 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.66%) Puppet
5 16 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.06%) Terraform
8 11 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.75%) vCenter Server
10 9 (0.68%) Oozie
11 7 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.53%) Kibana
11 7 (0.53%) logstash
11 7 (0.53%) SCOM
12 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.45%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.30%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.23%) CASB
14 3 (0.23%) Consul
Vendors
1 318 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.36%) Oracle
3 62 (4.68%) Cisco
4 51 (3.85%) SAP
5 48 (3.62%) VMware
6 38 (2.87%) ServiceNow
7 37 (2.79%) Google
8 30 (2.26%) Citrix
9 25 (1.89%) McAfee
9 25 (1.89%) Tableau
10 24 (1.81%) HP
11 22 (1.66%) Adobe
12 21 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.51%) F5
13 20 (1.51%) Juniper
13 20 (1.51%) Sony
14 18 (1.36%) IBM
15 17 (1.28%) Apple
15 17 (1.28%) Remedy
16 16 (1.21%) Bloomberg