Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 163 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -24
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,585 1,465 1,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.63% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.97% 4.72% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 860 1,036
England median daily rate £425 £411 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +5.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £213
90th Percentile £613 £610 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +4.23% +8.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 100 84
England median hourly rate £18.79 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.23% +10.71% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.13 £38.95
UK median hourly rate £18.79 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.30% -1.56% +11.11%

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 31,881 31,026 34,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.45% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,082 20,476 22,604
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 944 1,143
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £46.70
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -15 672 £475 +5.56% 285
South East +15 378 £408 +7.66% 228
North of England +29 183 £388 +14.81% 142
Midlands -18 151 £400 +18.52% 134
West Midlands +5 115 £400 +14.29% 84
East of England +9 112 £468 +10.00% 93
South West -21 90 £375 +3.45% 98
North West +21 82 £388 +15.67% 60
Yorkshire +15 78 £400 - 64
East Midlands -33 34 £350 +6.87% 49
North East -9 23 £360 +14.29% 18
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 468 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (22.97%) Finance
3 362 (22.84%) Problem-Solving
4 354 (22.33%) Microsoft
5 306 (19.31%) Windows
6 299 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
7 219 (13.82%) SQL
8 209 (13.19%) Degree
9 202 (12.74%) ITIL
10 190 (11.99%) C#
11 170 (10.73%) .NET
11 170 (10.73%) Project Management
12 167 (10.54%) Java
13 166 (10.47%) JavaScript
14 161 (10.16%) SQL Server
15 160 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
16 158 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 156 (9.84%) Oracle
18 155 (9.78%) Test Automation
19 152 (9.59%) Linux
20 145 (9.15%) Scrum
21 139 (8.77%) HTML
22 133 (8.39%) Python
22 133 (8.39%) Git (software)
23 132 (8.33%) Active Directory
24 128 (8.08%) JIRA
25 124 (7.82%) CSS
26 119 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
27 118 (7.44%) Banking
28 115 (7.26%) Security Cleared

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 50 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 45 (2.84%) Confluence
3 25 (1.58%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.51%) Apache
5 22 (1.39%) Skype for Business
6 20 (1.26%) IIS
7 19 (1.20%) CMS
7 19 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.50%) JBoss
11 8 (0.50%) SAS
11 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.44%) nginx
12 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 160 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 119 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (1.45%) InVision
7 19 (1.20%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.13%) Maya
13 2 (0.13%) Simulink
14 1 (0.063%) CATIA
14 1 (0.063%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.063%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 31 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 13 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
6 7 (0.44%) SAP HCM
7 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.38%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle TCA
10 3 (0.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 107 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (3.85%) Office 365
4 25 (1.58%) IaaS
5 23 (1.45%) SaaS
6 22 (1.39%) Mimecast
7 17 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.07%) PaaS
7 17 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
8 16 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.95%) GitHub
10 14 (0.88%) npm
10 14 (0.88%) NuGet
11 13 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.82%) Serverless
12 6 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.38%) Trello
12 6 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.49%) Firewall
2 70 (4.42%) HTTP
3 56 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 51 (3.22%) LAN
5 49 (3.09%) WAN
6 45 (2.84%) Internet
6 45 (2.84%) Network Security
7 43 (2.71%) DNS
8 27 (1.70%) Wireless
9 25 (1.58%) VPN
10 24 (1.51%) MPLS
10 24 (1.51%) SSL
11 23 (1.45%) VoIP
12 22 (1.39%) Skype
12 22 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (1.32%) SAN
14 20 (1.26%) BGP
15 19 (1.20%) OSPF
16 17 (1.07%) DHCP
17 16 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.85%) Big Data
3 45 (2.84%) Hadoop
4 40 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.39%) DB2
10 21 (1.32%) Power BI
10 21 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.26%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.26%) MySQL
11 20 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.88%) Redis
15 13 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 133 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 128 (8.08%) JIRA
3 87 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 80 (5.05%) Selenium
5 48 (3.03%) Subversion
6 43 (2.71%) Visual Studio
7 40 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (1.77%) WebDriver
9 26 (1.64%) Maven
10 25 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (1.51%) SpecFlow
12 23 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 22 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.14%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.07%) Axure RP
16 15 (0.95%) JMeter
16 15 (0.95%) XMLUnit
17 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 364 (22.97%) Finance
2 118 (7.44%) Banking
3 61 (3.85%) Retail
4 56 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.59%) Legal
6 40 (2.52%) Marketing
7 27 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.39%) Games
9 22 (1.39%) General Ledger
10 21 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
11 17 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
11 17 (1.07%) Front Office
12 16 (1.01%) Advertising
13 14 (0.88%) Military
14 13 (0.82%) Automotive
14 13 (0.82%) Back Office
15 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.69%) Law
15 11 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (19.12%) Developer
2 286 (18.04%) Analyst
3 101 (6.37%) Business Analyst
4 86 (5.43%) Consultant
5 84 (5.30%) Architect
6 78 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 66 (4.16%) .NET Developer
8 49 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 47 (2.97%) C# Developer
10 46 (2.90%) Support Engineer
11 43 (2.71%) Administrator
12 42 (2.65%) Java Developer
13 37 (2.33%) IT Analyst
14 36 (2.27%) Designer
14 36 (2.27%) Network Engineer
15 30 (1.89%) Coordinator
15 30 (1.89%) Test Analyst
16 29 (1.83%) Data Analyst
16 29 (1.83%) Senior Developer
17 28 (1.77%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (10.73%) .NET
2 139 (8.77%) HTML
3 124 (7.82%) CSS
4 90 (5.68%) REST
5 89 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 88 (5.55%) Web Services
7 78 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 76 (4.79%) JSON
9 68 (4.29%) XML
10 65 (4.10%) .NET Framework
11 53 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 53 (3.34%) HTML5
11 53 (3.34%) SOAP
12 46 (2.90%) jQuery
13 43 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (2.33%) Node.js
15 32 (2.02%) Middleware
16 29 (1.83%) .NET Core
17 28 (1.77%) WCF
17 28 (1.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 299 (18.86%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 91 (5.74%) User Experience
4 83 (5.24%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 47 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 31 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 26 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 18 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.14%) Fintech
12 17 (1.07%) Clustering
12 17 (1.07%) PKI
13 14 (0.88%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.82%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.82%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.69%) iPhone
15 11 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 306 (19.31%) Windows
2 152 (9.59%) Linux
3 102 (6.44%) Windows 7
4 80 (5.05%) Unix
5 69 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 67 (4.23%) Windows Server
7 39 (2.46%) Android
8 34 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.88%) AIX
12 13 (0.82%) Solaris
13 9 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.50%) CentOS
15 7 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (22.84%) Problem-Solving
3 202 (12.74%) ITIL
4 170 (10.73%) Project Management
5 158 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 155 (9.78%) Test Automation
7 145 (9.15%) Scrum
8 113 (7.13%) TDD
9 112 (7.07%) Change Management
10 111 (7.00%) DevOps
11 106 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (6.62%) Software Engineering
13 103 (6.50%) SDLC
14 97 (6.12%) Analytics
15 96 (6.06%) MVC
16 95 (5.99%) Migration
17 90 (5.68%) Time Management
18 80 (5.05%) Data Analysis
19 79 (4.98%) OO
20 77 (4.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 219 (13.82%) SQL
2 190 (11.99%) C#
3 167 (10.54%) Java
4 166 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 133 (8.39%) Python
6 77 (4.86%) PowerShell
7 50 (3.15%) C
8 44 (2.78%) C++
9 43 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 34 (2.15%) Ruby
11 33 (2.08%) VB
12 31 (1.96%) Perl
13 30 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.58%) PHP
15 23 (1.45%) VBA
16 22 (1.39%) TypeScript
16 22 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.07%) R
18 15 (0.95%) Groovy
19 14 (0.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 209 (13.19%) Degree
2 115 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.55%) SC Cleared
4 45 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (2.71%) CISSP
6 39 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (1.58%) CISA
10 22 (1.39%) CCNP
11 21 (1.32%) CCNA
12 19 (1.20%) GIAC
13 17 (1.07%) CISM
14 15 (0.95%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.88%) MCSE
15 14 (0.88%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.82%) CCIE
16 13 (0.82%) CEH
16 13 (0.82%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.61%) QA
2 58 (3.66%) SLA
3 37 (2.33%) PMO
4 30 (1.89%) GDPR
5 15 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.69%) PSD2
8 8 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.32%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.25%) COBIT
11 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.13%) COSO
13 2 (0.13%) GMP
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) P3O
14 1 (0.063%) EMIR
System Software
1 132 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 58 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.46%) Docker
4 19 (1.20%) vSphere
5 15 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.63%) HDFS
7 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.50%) OpenAM
9 7 (0.44%) ProxySG
9 7 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.32%) Firmware
10 5 (0.32%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 5 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.32%) Xen
10 5 (0.32%) XenApp
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.25%) NFS
11 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 63 (3.97%) SCCM
2 61 (3.85%) Ansible
3 55 (3.47%) Puppet
4 38 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (1.77%) Kubernetes
6 19 (1.20%) Salt
7 18 (1.14%) Terraform
8 17 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 12 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 11 (0.69%) ArcSight ESM
11 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.63%) WSUS
12 9 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.50%) CASB
13 8 (0.50%) Nagios
14 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.44%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 354 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 156 (9.84%) Oracle
3 108 (6.81%) Cisco
4 88 (5.55%) SAP
5 81 (5.11%) VMware
6 55 (3.47%) IBM
7 45 (2.84%) HP
8 44 (2.78%) Adobe
9 29 (1.83%) Citrix
10 28 (1.77%) Apple
11 27 (1.70%) Juniper
11 27 (1.70%) Remedy
12 26 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.64%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.51%) F5
13 24 (1.51%) Google
13 24 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.45%) NetApp
14 23 (1.45%) Tableau
15 22 (1.39%) Intel