Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 129 121
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -42
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 94 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 1.38% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.11% 4.18% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 84
North West median daily rate £373 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £226 £148 £249
90th Percentile £525 £523 £438
England median daily rate £424 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +2.67% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% +15.57% -55.41%
10th Percentile £14.42 £14.30 £12.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.25 £28.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -6.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,838 1,890 2,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.00% 32.91% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,145 1,508
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £221 £232
90th Percentile £575 £548 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 118
North West median hourly rate £19.03 £22.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.50% +20.55% +14.06%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Manchester -14 46 £370 +10.45% 44
Cheshire -14 26 £350 -3.45% 25
Cumbria +4 8 £375 - 1
Lancashire -10 6 £450 +9.09% 5
Merseyside +18 5 £315 - 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
3 16 (17.02%) Windows
3 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.83%) Finance
4 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.77%) QA
6 11 (11.70%) Degree
6 11 (11.70%) .NET
7 10 (10.64%) Oracle
7 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 10 (10.64%) Scrum
7 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.57%) Android
8 9 (9.57%) Apple iOS
8 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
8 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.57%) C#
8 9 (9.57%) Python
9 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
9 8 (8.51%) Java
9 8 (8.51%) ITIL
9 8 (8.51%) Business Development
9 8 (8.51%) DevOps
10 7 (7.45%) User Experience

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Line 50
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.13%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.06%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (5.32%) Office 365
3 5 (5.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SMS
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) Skype
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) HTTP
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) Network Security
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) SMTP
3 2 (2.13%) SNMP
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) VoIP
3 2 (2.13%) VPN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) ATM
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.06%) NAS
4 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
2 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.26%) HBase
2 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.19%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.13%) Power BI
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.26%) Hudson
5 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) Toad
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.06%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Games
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 20 (21.28%) Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Tester
7 4 (4.26%) Cloud Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.19%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Web Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.32%) CSS
4 5 (5.32%) Web Services
5 4 (4.26%) Middleware
5 4 (4.26%) Node.js
5 4 (4.26%) React
5 4 (4.26%) WinForms
6 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.19%) J2EE
6 3 (3.19%) jQuery
6 3 (3.19%) JSON
7 2 (2.13%) Ajax
7 2 (2.13%) CSS3
7 2 (2.13%) Django
7 2 (2.13%) HTML5
7 2 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.13%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.45%) User Experience
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.26%) Online Gambling
4 4 (4.26%) Online Games
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (1.06%) IVR
7 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Android
2 9 (9.57%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) AIX
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.64%) Change Management
5 10 (10.64%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.64%) Scrum
5 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.51%) Business Development
7 8 (8.51%) DevOps
7 8 (8.51%) ITIL
8 7 (7.45%) Android Development
8 7 (7.45%) Information Security
8 7 (7.45%) iOS Development
8 7 (7.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) Decision-Making
9 6 (6.38%) High Availability
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) C#
2 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.57%) Python
3 8 (8.51%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) Perl
4 5 (5.32%) Ruby
4 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.13%) Jython
5 2 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (1.06%) COBOL
6 1 (1.06%) Erlang
6 1 (1.06%) F#
6 1 (1.06%) Go
6 1 (1.06%) Haskell
6 1 (1.06%) JCL
6 1 (1.06%) Scala
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) AWS Certification
2 5 (5.32%) CISA
2 5 (5.32%) CISM
2 5 (5.32%) CISSP
3 4 (4.26%) GIAC
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) CCENT
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) GDPR
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) COBIT
4 1 (1.06%) COSO
4 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.06%) P3O
4 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Docker
2 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (2.13%) SRDF
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 6 (6.38%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (6.38%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.32%) Salt
4 4 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.13%) PaperCut
5 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 2 (2.13%) SnapMirror
5 2 (2.13%) SnapVault
6 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.06%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco
3 4 (4.26%) Sage
3 4 (4.26%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) Brocade
5 2 (2.13%) Capita
5 2 (2.13%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.13%) EMC
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) NetApp
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Siemens
6 1 (1.06%) F5
6 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.06%) Remedy
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.06%) VMware