Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 152 167
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15 -1
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,269 1,743 1,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 1.83% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 5.61% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 1,004 914
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £200
90th Percentile £638 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 121 103
England median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +12.90% +6.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.12
90th Percentile £44.90 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.75 £16.05
% change year-on-year +15.49% +10.59% +10.69%

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 23,819 31,077 31,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.39% 32.66% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,285 20,573 20,986
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 963 939
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +3 538 £475 - 179
South East -20 279 £400 -8.57% 184
North of England +24 169 £366 -2.40% 192
South West -17 118 £424 +7.34% 90
North West +45 99 £350 -6.67% 112
Midlands +12 93 £450 +12.50% 153
East of England -2 69 £440 +1.15% 111
West Midlands +5 62 £453 +13.13% 83
Yorkshire +1 49 £325 -10.34% 55
East Midlands +27 29 £438 +36.19% 69
North East +12 21 £420 +18.31% 25
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 332 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (24.11%) Microsoft
3 278 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
4 261 (20.57%) Finance
5 255 (20.09%) Windows
6 253 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
7 229 (18.05%) Microsoft Office
8 187 (14.74%) ITIL
9 173 (13.63%) SQL
10 166 (13.08%) Security Cleared
11 157 (12.37%) Degree
12 138 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
13 130 (10.24%) Azure
14 129 (10.17%) Active Directory
15 122 (9.61%) SC Cleared
16 116 (9.14%) Project Management
17 114 (8.98%) Office 365
18 113 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 108 (8.51%) Python
20 104 (8.20%) Java
20 104 (8.20%) Migration
21 100 (7.88%) Linux
22 98 (7.72%) Scrum
23 97 (7.64%) DevOps
23 97 (7.64%) SDLC
24 89 (7.01%) JavaScript
25 86 (6.78%) Analytics
26 85 (6.70%) SLA
27 84 (6.62%) Git (software)
28 83 (6.54%) 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 69 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.78%) Confluence
3 28 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.05%) IIS
5 20 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.42%) Apache
7 16 (1.26%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.87%) CMS
8 11 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.63%) nginx
12 6 (0.47%) SAS
13 5 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.32%) Luigi
15 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 229 (18.05%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.63%) PTC Creo
8 7 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.47%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.39%) Simulink
10 5 (0.39%) Sketch
11 4 (0.32%) CATIA
11 4 (0.32%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.32%) InVision
11 4 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.24%) SPSS
12 3 (0.24%) Stata
12 3 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.39%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.32%) Eikon
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.32%) SAP MDG
4 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 130 (10.24%) Azure
2 114 (8.98%) Office 365
3 75 (5.91%) AWS
4 32 (2.52%) GCP
5 27 (2.13%) SaaS
6 24 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 17 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.26%) GitHub
8 16 (1.26%) OneDrive
8 16 (1.26%) OpenShift
9 15 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (1.18%) IaaS
9 15 (1.18%) PaaS
10 10 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 7 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 6 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 68 (5.36%) Firewall
2 48 (3.78%) TCP/IP
3 44 (3.47%) Internet
4 43 (3.39%) WAN
5 40 (3.15%) DNS
5 40 (3.15%) LAN
6 38 (2.99%) VPN
7 31 (2.44%) SAN
8 30 (2.36%) Wireless
9 28 (2.21%) Skype
10 20 (1.58%) DHCP
11 19 (1.50%) Network Security
12 18 (1.42%) NAS
13 14 (1.10%) Intranet
14 13 (1.02%) NX-OS
15 12 (0.95%) BGP
15 12 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (0.87%) Ethernet
16 11 (0.87%) OSPF
16 11 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.62%) Big Data
3 37 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.76%) Hadoop
5 34 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.89%) Power BI
7 24 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 16 (1.26%) MySQL
12 15 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.95%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.95%) Parquet
13 12 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
13 12 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.87%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 84 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 79 (6.23%) JIRA
3 55 (4.33%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.81%) Selenium
5 18 (1.42%) Subversion
6 15 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 13 (1.02%) Gerrit
7 13 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.95%) JMeter
9 11 (0.87%) Gradle
9 11 (0.87%) Maven
9 11 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.79%) GitLab
10 10 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.55%) JUnit
13 6 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 261 (20.57%) Finance
2 81 (6.38%) Banking
3 73 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.70%) Marketing
4 47 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.44%) Retail
6 30 (2.36%) Legal
7 28 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.89%) Law
9 21 (1.65%) Front Office
10 15 (1.18%) Publishing
11 12 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
12 11 (0.87%) Electronics
12 11 (0.87%) Local Government
13 10 (0.79%) Games
13 10 (0.79%) Military
14 9 (0.71%) Automotive
15 8 (0.63%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 267 (21.04%) Analyst
2 218 (17.18%) Developer
3 97 (7.64%) Business Analyst
4 70 (5.52%) Architect
5 63 (4.96%) Service Analyst
6 56 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 49 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 46 (3.62%) Consultant
9 43 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 36 (2.84%) Network Engineer
11 34 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
12 32 (2.52%) IT Analyst
13 31 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 31 (2.44%) Java Developer
14 29 (2.29%) Desktop Support
15 27 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (2.13%) Senior Developer
15 27 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
16 25 (1.97%) Software Engineer
17 23 (1.81%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.36%) .NET
2 43 (3.39%) JSON
2 43 (3.39%) REST
3 41 (3.23%) HTML
4 40 (3.15%) RESTful
5 35 (2.76%) Web Services
6 31 (2.44%) XML
7 30 (2.36%) Kafka
8 29 (2.29%) CSS
9 24 (1.89%) Spring
10 23 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 22 (1.73%) .NET Framework
11 22 (1.73%) Middleware
12 19 (1.50%) React Native
13 18 (1.42%) SOAP
14 17 (1.34%) HTML5
15 16 (1.26%) jQuery
16 15 (1.18%) LAMP
17 14 (1.10%) Node.js
18 13 (1.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 253 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.62%) User Experience
3 43 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.84%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.05%) Replication
8 25 (1.97%) Virtual Team
9 22 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.34%) NHS
11 17 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.02%) Equities
12 13 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 12 (0.95%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.87%) Animation
14 11 (0.87%) CMDB
14 11 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 255 (20.09%) Windows
2 100 (7.88%) Linux
3 74 (5.83%) Windows 10
4 68 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 55 (4.33%) Windows 7
6 50 (3.94%) Unix
7 38 (2.99%) Android
8 37 (2.92%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.55%) CentOS
14 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.47%) AIX
16 5 (0.39%) Solaris
17 4 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.16%) VMS
18 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
3 187 (14.74%) ITIL
4 116 (9.14%) Project Management
5 113 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (8.20%) Migration
7 98 (7.72%) Scrum
8 97 (7.64%) DevOps
8 97 (7.64%) SDLC
9 86 (6.78%) Analytics
10 83 (6.54%) Service Management
11 81 (6.38%) Test Automation
12 76 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 76 (5.99%) Data Analysis
12 76 (5.99%) Project Delivery
13 72 (5.67%) Computer Science
14 71 (5.59%) Workflow
15 70 (5.52%) Change Management
16 69 (5.44%) Service Delivery
17 67 (5.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 173 (13.63%) SQL
2 108 (8.51%) Python
3 104 (8.20%) Java
4 89 (7.01%) JavaScript
5 75 (5.91%) PowerShell
6 68 (5.36%) C#
7 35 (2.76%) C
8 28 (2.21%) PHP
9 25 (1.97%) C++
10 18 (1.42%) Java 8
10 18 (1.42%) MATLAB
10 18 (1.42%) R
11 17 (1.34%) VBA
12 16 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.18%) Go
14 14 (1.10%) VB
15 13 (1.02%) Perl
15 13 (1.02%) Scala
16 12 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 157 (12.37%) Degree
3 122 (9.61%) SC Cleared
4 55 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 36 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
6 31 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (1.81%) MCSA
9 21 (1.65%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.58%) CCNA
10 20 (1.58%) MCSE
11 19 (1.50%) ISTQB
12 18 (1.42%) PMI Certification
13 17 (1.34%) MCP
14 16 (1.26%) ISEB
15 11 (0.87%) PMP
16 10 (0.79%) Dell Certification
17 9 (0.71%) CCNP
17 9 (0.71%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.70%) SLA
2 65 (5.12%) QA
3 26 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.65%) PMO
5 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.47%) GDPR
7 6 (0.47%) NIST
8 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) COSHH
10 2 (0.16%) IFRS
10 2 (0.16%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.079%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.079%) HAZOP
11 1 (0.079%) NCSC
System Software
1 129 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 52 (4.10%) Docker
3 35 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.95%) vSphere
6 11 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.55%) XenApp
8 6 (0.47%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.39%) Firmware
9 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.079%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.079%) NFS
12 1 (0.079%) Samba
12 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.079%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.079%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (3.31%) Ansible
2 36 (2.84%) Kubernetes
3 27 (2.13%) Puppet
3 27 (2.13%) SCCM
4 25 (1.97%) Terraform
5 22 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.87%) Kibana
7 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (0.79%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.63%) SCOM
10 7 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.55%) logstash
10 7 (0.55%) Oozie
11 6 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.32%) Grafana
13 4 (0.32%) WSUS
14 3 (0.24%) Consul
Vendors
1 306 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.89%) Cisco
3 57 (4.49%) Oracle
4 54 (4.26%) VMware
5 45 (3.55%) SAP
6 30 (2.36%) Google
6 30 (2.36%) ServiceNow
7 28 (2.21%) Tableau
8 26 (2.05%) HP
9 25 (1.97%) Adobe
9 25 (1.97%) Citrix
9 25 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.73%) Dell
10 22 (1.73%) F5
11 21 (1.65%) Juniper
11 21 (1.65%) McAfee
12 18 (1.42%) Sony
13 16 (1.26%) NetApp
14 14 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.10%) Remedy