Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 164 144
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +6
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,483 1,536 1,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.69% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% 5.19% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 881 897
England median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £432 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 77 114
England median hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% +34.43% -4.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.86
90th Percentile £45.96 £47.83 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03% -27.91%

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 26,955 29,609 27,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.53% 32.58% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,480 19,370 18,067
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 944 984
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.77% +9.50% -4.76%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +19 651 £475 +1.06% 69
South East +11 350 £425 +6.25% 58
North of England -11 152 £375 -6.25% 73
Midlands +8 128 £375 -6.25% 31
South West +11 108 £400 +14.29% 24
West Midlands -20 82 £375 -6.25% 24
North West 0 81 £375 +1.35% 40
East of England -11 77 £350 -26.32% 29
Yorkshire -8 56 £375 -6.25% 25
East Midlands +30 46 £375 -6.25% 7
North East -7 15 £425 +18.06% 8
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 459 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
3 345 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
4 337 (22.72%) Finance
5 325 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 278 (18.75%) Windows
7 206 (13.89%) SQL
8 178 (12.00%) Degree
9 171 (11.53%) Microsoft Office
10 170 (11.46%) ITIL
11 165 (11.13%) Java
12 151 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
13 144 (9.71%) Project Management
14 137 (9.24%) DevOps
15 135 (9.10%) Python
15 135 (9.10%) Test Automation
16 133 (8.97%) Scrum
17 132 (8.90%) JIRA
18 129 (8.70%) Security Cleared
19 126 (8.50%) Banking
20 122 (8.23%) JavaScript
21 118 (7.96%) Analytics
22 111 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
23 110 (7.42%) Migration
24 108 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
24 108 (7.28%) Active Directory
25 107 (7.22%) .NET
26 106 (7.15%) C#
27 104 (7.01%) Linux
28 100 (6.74%) SC 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 97 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 95 (6.41%) Confluence
3 43 (2.90%) IIS
4 37 (2.49%) Apache Spark
5 33 (2.23%) SharePoint Server
6 26 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 21 (1.42%) Apache
8 19 (1.28%) CMS
8 19 (1.28%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
9 18 (1.21%) Luigi
10 16 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.88%) JBoss
12 12 (0.81%) SAS
13 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.47%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.40%) EPiServer
Applications
1 171 (11.53%) Microsoft Office
2 151 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.67%) Sketch
8 9 (0.61%) CATIA
8 9 (0.61%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 9 (0.61%) PTC Creo
9 7 (0.47%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.40%) Simulink
11 5 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.34%) Blender
11 5 (0.34%) Maya
11 5 (0.34%) ZBrush
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.20%) InVision
12 3 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 29 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.47%) Workday HCM
5 6 (0.40%) Eikon
5 6 (0.40%) Maximo
6 5 (0.34%) assyst
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 111 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (6.34%) Office 365
4 50 (3.37%) Power Platform
5 22 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (1.42%) SaaS
7 16 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (1.01%) PaaS
9 14 (0.94%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.81%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
11 11 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.67%) GitHub
12 10 (0.67%) Serverless
13 9 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.47%) Datadog
16 6 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.91%) Firewall
2 56 (3.78%) Internet
3 44 (2.97%) WAN
4 43 (2.90%) Wireless
5 42 (2.83%) LAN
6 41 (2.76%) Skype
7 36 (2.43%) DNS
8 27 (1.82%) DHCP
8 27 (1.82%) MPLS
9 24 (1.62%) TCP/IP
9 24 (1.62%) VPN
10 23 (1.55%) BGP
11 19 (1.28%) OSPF
12 15 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.01%) IPsec
12 15 (1.01%) SAN
13 14 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (0.88%) LTE
15 12 (0.81%) SNMP
16 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.38%) Big Data
3 55 (3.71%) Hadoop
4 54 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (3.30%) Power BI
7 47 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 38 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 35 (2.36%) RDBMS
13 30 (2.02%) MySQL
14 28 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 26 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (1.69%) Star Schema
17 22 (1.48%) Apache Hive
18 19 (1.28%) Data Mining
18 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 132 (8.90%) JIRA
2 98 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.70%) Selenium
5 39 (2.63%) Maven
6 32 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 30 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
8 26 (1.75%) Rational Quality Manager
9 23 (1.55%) Bugzilla
9 23 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (1.21%) Subversion
13 17 (1.15%) JMeter
14 16 (1.08%) IntelliJ
15 15 (1.01%) Visual Studio
16 13 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.81%) Bitbucket
18 9 (0.61%) GitLab
18 9 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 337 (22.72%) Finance
2 126 (8.50%) Banking
3 72 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.44%) Retail
5 45 (3.03%) Marketing
6 38 (2.56%) Front Office
7 34 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.89%) Legal
9 23 (1.55%) Publishing
10 17 (1.15%) Back Office
10 17 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (1.08%) Law
11 16 (1.08%) Mandarin Language
12 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.81%) Electronics
14 9 (0.61%) Games
14 9 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.54%) Military
16 7 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 290 (19.55%) Analyst
2 266 (17.94%) Developer
3 103 (6.95%) Business Analyst
4 79 (5.33%) Project Manager
5 73 (4.92%) Architect
6 50 (3.37%) Support Engineer
7 44 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 39 (2.63%) Tester
9 37 (2.49%) Consultant
10 36 (2.43%) .NET Developer
11 35 (2.36%) Service Analyst
12 34 (2.29%) Test Engineer
13 33 (2.23%) Coordinator
13 33 (2.23%) Network Engineer
13 33 (2.23%) Operations Technician
14 32 (2.16%) Senior Developer
15 31 (2.09%) C# Developer
16 29 (1.96%) Automation Tester
16 29 (1.96%) Designer
16 29 (1.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (7.22%) .NET
2 73 (4.92%) HTML
3 56 (3.78%) CSS
4 45 (3.03%) REST
4 45 (3.03%) Spring
4 45 (3.03%) Web Services
5 43 (2.90%) JSON
6 42 (2.83%) Node.js
7 39 (2.63%) Kafka
8 33 (2.23%) AngularJS
8 33 (2.23%) RESTful
9 32 (2.16%) ASP.NET
10 31 (2.09%) XML
11 30 (2.02%) SOAP
12 26 (1.75%) Middleware
13 25 (1.69%) jQuery
13 25 (1.69%) WCF
14 24 (1.62%) HTML5
15 22 (1.48%) WinForms
16 19 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 345 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.05%) User Experience
4 36 (2.43%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 22 (1.48%) Fixed Income
6 22 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.28%) Derivative
7 19 (1.28%) PKI
7 19 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.81%) Blackberry
11 12 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
13 10 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 278 (18.75%) Windows
2 104 (7.01%) Linux
3 71 (4.79%) Windows 10
4 61 (4.11%) Unix
5 51 (3.44%) Windows 7
6 41 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 36 (2.43%) Android
8 34 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.34%) Solaris
14 4 (0.27%) AIX
15 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
3 170 (11.46%) ITIL
4 144 (9.71%) Project Management
5 137 (9.24%) DevOps
6 135 (9.10%) Test Automation
7 133 (8.97%) Scrum
8 118 (7.96%) Analytics
9 110 (7.42%) Migration
10 108 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 100 (6.74%) SDLC
12 96 (6.47%) Computer Science
13 92 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
14 83 (5.60%) Change Management
15 79 (5.33%) Data Analysis
16 76 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (5.06%) Software Engineering
17 75 (5.06%) Time Management
18 74 (4.99%) TDD
19 69 (4.65%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 206 (13.89%) SQL
2 165 (11.13%) Java
3 135 (9.10%) Python
4 122 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 106 (7.15%) C#
6 64 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 48 (3.24%) C++
8 32 (2.16%) VBA
9 30 (2.02%) C
10 27 (1.82%) Java 8
11 26 (1.75%) Scala
12 25 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.69%) PHP
13 24 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.48%) VB
14 22 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.42%) TypeScript
16 17 (1.15%) Perl
17 15 (1.01%) MATLAB
17 15 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (12.00%) Degree
2 129 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 100 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 47 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (3.10%) DV Cleared
6 45 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 35 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.16%) HND
10 30 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (1.82%) HNC
11 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 22 (1.48%) CCNA
14 17 (1.15%) ISEB
14 17 (1.15%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.88%) PMP
16 12 (0.81%) CCNP
17 11 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 9 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.45%) QA
2 42 (2.83%) PMO
3 35 (2.36%) SLA
4 21 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.88%) NIST
6 10 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.61%) GDPR
8 7 (0.47%) IFRS
9 6 (0.40%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.13%) ARP4754
13 2 (0.13%) ARP4761
13 2 (0.13%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.13%) DO-254
13 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 108 (7.28%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.38%) Docker
3 29 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.28%) XenApp
4 19 (1.28%) XenDesktop
5 12 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.40%) Firmware
7 6 (0.40%) vSphere
8 5 (0.34%) IAG
9 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 3 (0.20%) BIND 9
10 3 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.20%) KVM
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.20%) NFS
10 3 (0.20%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 37 (2.49%) Ansible
2 35 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (2.16%) Kubernetes
4 29 (1.96%) SCCM
5 25 (1.69%) Netcool
6 21 (1.42%) Terraform
7 20 (1.35%) Puppet
8 15 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.34%) HP ALM
12 5 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.34%) Salt
12 5 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.34%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.27%) Nagios
13 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 325 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 83 (5.60%) Cisco
3 63 (4.25%) Oracle
4 50 (3.37%) McAfee
4 50 (3.37%) SAP
5 46 (3.10%) VMware
6 43 (2.90%) Citrix
7 36 (2.43%) Remedy
8 34 (2.29%) Google
9 32 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (2.02%) ServiceNow
11 28 (1.89%) SolarWinds
12 27 (1.82%) F5
13 26 (1.75%) Juniper
13 26 (1.75%) Splunk
14 24 (1.62%) CheckPoint
15 22 (1.48%) OpenText
16 21 (1.42%) Adobe
16 21 (1.42%) IBM
16 21 (1.42%) Tableau