Period
to 16 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 169 154
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 533 1,057 1,668
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.59% 1.59% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 5.06% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 624 971
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £230 £150 £210
90th Percentile £613 £613 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 60 132
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +16.67% +4.56%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.38 £11.30
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.78 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.99% +16.67% +3.27%

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 11,534 20,872 29,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.37% 31.37% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,757 13,710 19,880
Median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +4.40% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 862 876
Median hourly rate £26.27 £21.51 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.12% +7.56% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% -

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +30 242 £480 +1.05% 107
South East +55 146 £429 +14.27% 79
North of England -2 40 £416 +8.82% 83
Midlands +11 34 £339 -22.95% 80
East of England +36 32 £426 +6.38% 44
West Midlands +19 31 £345 -21.59% 40
North West +1 26 £425 +30.77% 46
South West +24 25 £425 +0.12% 43
Yorkshire +20 10 £416 +4.06% 28
North East +19 4 £369 -13.18% 9
East Midlands +24 3 £110 -66.15% 40
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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.

1 143 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (19.32%) Change Management
3 101 (18.95%) Degree
4 100 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
5 92 (17.26%) Time Management
5 92 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (16.51%) Finance
7 87 (16.32%) Windows
8 83 (15.57%) Marketing
9 76 (14.26%) Co-Creation
10 75 (14.07%) Value Proposition
10 75 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
10 75 (14.07%) Life Science
11 74 (13.88%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 74 (13.88%) Resource Allocation
12 71 (13.32%) Java
13 66 (12.38%) Microsoft
13 66 (12.38%) DevOps
14 65 (12.20%) Azure
15 64 (12.01%) SQL
16 63 (11.82%) Security Cleared
17 57 (10.69%) SDLC
18 48 (9.01%) SC Cleared
18 48 (9.01%) Python
19 45 (8.44%) ITIL
20 43 (8.07%) Project Management
20 43 (8.07%) Git (software)
21 42 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
21 42 (7.88%) JIRA
22 39 (7.32%) Linux

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 28 (5.25%) Confluence
2 15 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.25%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.13%) IIS
5 5 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.94%) SAS
5 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.56%) JBoss
7 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.38%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 42 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.38%) InVision
6 2 (0.38%) Maya
6 2 (0.38%) Sketch
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) Houdini
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.19%) MODO
7 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) BambooHR
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.20%) Azure
2 36 (6.75%) AWS
3 26 (4.88%) Office 365
4 21 (3.94%) PaaS
5 16 (3.00%) IaaS
6 13 (2.44%) Power Platform
7 12 (2.25%) SaaS
8 10 (1.88%) GCP
9 9 (1.69%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.50%) Logic Apps
11 7 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.31%) PowerApps
11 7 (1.31%) Serverless
12 5 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.94%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.94%) Slack
13 4 (0.75%) GitHub
14 3 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.88%) Firewall
2 22 (4.13%) WAN
3 16 (3.00%) Wireless
4 15 (2.81%) HTTP
4 15 (2.81%) Internet
5 14 (2.63%) VPN
6 13 (2.44%) Network Security
7 12 (2.25%) DMZ
7 12 (2.25%) Intranet
7 12 (2.25%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.06%) LAN
9 8 (1.50%) DHCP
10 7 (1.31%) 4G
10 7 (1.31%) 5G
10 7 (1.31%) SNMP
11 6 (1.13%) DNS
11 6 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (1.13%) SSL
12 5 (0.94%) BGP
12 5 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.06%) Big Data
5 8 (1.50%) Data Lake
5 8 (1.50%) NonStop SQL
6 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.13%) Power BI
8 5 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.94%) Parquet
8 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.94%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.75%) MySQL
9 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.56%) DataStage
10 3 (0.56%) Tableau
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.88%) JIRA
3 28 (5.25%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.63%) Subversion
6 11 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.50%) Maven
8 8 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (1.31%) Gradle
10 6 (1.13%) Ant
10 6 (1.13%) gulp
10 6 (1.13%) JUnit
10 6 (1.13%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.94%) CircleCI
11 5 (0.94%) webpack
11 5 (0.94%) Xcode
12 4 (0.75%) GNU Toolchain
12 4 (0.75%) Grunt
12 4 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (16.51%) Finance
2 83 (15.57%) Marketing
3 32 (6.00%) Public Sector
4 25 (4.69%) Banking
5 21 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.19%) Legal
7 12 (2.25%) Retail
8 9 (1.69%) Front Office
9 7 (1.31%) Electronics
9 7 (1.31%) Games
10 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Law
11 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.94%) Billing
12 4 (0.75%) Back Office
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Military
14 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (15.95%) Analyst
2 69 (12.95%) Developer
3 36 (6.75%) Consultant
4 31 (5.82%) Architect
4 31 (5.82%) Business Analyst
5 18 (3.38%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 18 (3.38%) Healthcare Manager
5 18 (3.38%) Marketing Manager
5 18 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (3.19%) Project Manager
7 15 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (2.81%) Java Developer
8 14 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 14 (2.63%) Security Engineer
9 13 (2.44%) Software Engineer
9 13 (2.44%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.06%) Desktop Support
10 11 (2.06%) Performance Analyst
11 10 (1.88%) .NET Developer
11 10 (1.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.82%) .NET
2 27 (5.07%) HTML
3 21 (3.94%) Kafka
4 18 (3.38%) Web Services
5 17 (3.19%) Spring
6 16 (3.00%) CSS
6 16 (3.00%) RESTful
7 15 (2.81%) XML
8 14 (2.63%) Spring Boot
9 13 (2.44%) Node.js
10 12 (2.25%) HTML5
11 11 (2.06%) REST
12 9 (1.69%) Redux
13 8 (1.50%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.50%) JSON
13 8 (1.50%) React
13 8 (1.50%) Swing
14 7 (1.31%) Django
14 7 (1.31%) SOAP
15 6 (1.13%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (14.07%) Life Science
3 27 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.75%) PKI
5 17 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.19%) User Experience
6 8 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.31%) NHS
7 7 (1.31%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (0.94%) Derivative
9 5 (0.94%) Digital TV
9 5 (0.94%) Equities
9 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (16.32%) Windows
2 39 (7.32%) Linux
3 18 (3.38%) Unix
4 16 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.88%) Android
6 10 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.56%) CentOS
8 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Tizen
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (19.32%) Change Management
3 100 (18.76%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (17.26%) Time Management
5 76 (14.26%) Co-Creation
6 75 (14.07%) Digital Marketing
6 75 (14.07%) Value Proposition
7 74 (13.88%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 74 (13.88%) Resource Allocation
8 66 (12.38%) DevOps
9 57 (10.69%) SDLC
10 45 (8.44%) ITIL
11 43 (8.07%) Project Management
12 36 (6.75%) Data Analysis
13 34 (6.38%) Configuration Management
13 34 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (6.38%) Service Management
14 33 (6.19%) Software Engineering
15 32 (6.00%) Analytics
16 31 (5.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.32%) Java
2 64 (12.01%) SQL
3 48 (9.01%) Python
4 33 (6.19%) JavaScript
5 30 (5.63%) C#
6 25 (4.69%) C
7 23 (4.32%) C++
8 18 (3.38%) Java 8
9 13 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.69%) Scala
13 8 (1.50%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.50%) COBOL
13 8 (1.50%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.31%) Perl
14 7 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.13%) ES6
16 5 (0.94%) VB
16 5 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (18.95%) Degree
2 63 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 48 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (2.44%) CISSP
7 12 (2.25%) CCNP
8 10 (1.88%) CCNA
9 7 (1.31%) GCIH
9 7 (1.31%) GSEC
10 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.13%) FFIEC
10 6 (1.13%) GCED
10 6 (1.13%) GCIA
10 6 (1.13%) GIAC
10 6 (1.13%) GREM
10 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.13%) SANS
11 5 (0.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.88%) QA
2 17 (3.19%) SLA
3 10 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.31%) NIST
6 6 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.94%) PMO
8 2 (0.38%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.38%) COREP
8 2 (0.38%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.38%) MiFID
8 2 (0.38%) UCITS
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) GAAP
9 1 (0.19%) GDPR
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.69%) Docker
3 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.94%) vSphere
5 3 (0.56%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.38%) etcd
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.38%) Varnish
6 2 (0.38%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 26 (4.88%) Ansible
3 12 (2.25%) Terraform
4 11 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.06%) Puppet
5 9 (1.69%) SCCM
6 5 (0.94%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.94%) Netcool
6 5 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 5 (0.94%) Netcool/Webtop
6 5 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.75%) Salt
8 3 (0.56%) Consul
8 3 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.56%) Packer
8 3 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.63%) Cisco
3 20 (3.75%) Oracle
4 18 (3.38%) HP
5 16 (3.00%) VMware
6 15 (2.81%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.44%) Google
8 11 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.06%) Splunk
9 9 (1.69%) IBM
10 8 (1.50%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.31%) Adobe
11 7 (1.31%) Citrix
12 6 (1.13%) SAP
13 5 (0.94%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.94%) Databricks
13 5 (0.94%) F5
14 4 (0.75%) Juniper
14 4 (0.75%) NetApp