Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 140 110
Rank change year-on-year -17 -30 +23
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 64 62 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.06% 1.09% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.86% 3.76% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 83
North West median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £238 £191 £216
90th Percentile £503 £600 £453
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -57.04%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.83 £12.75
90th Percentile £45.10 £22.16 £17.84
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% +20.21% -6.45%

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 1,658 1,647 2,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.57% 28.97% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1,054 1,396
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £210 £200 £232
90th Percentile £575 £587 £572
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 87 94
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.14% +31.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.39 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £55.00 £44.45
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 36 £388 -10.92% 61
Cheshire -11 14 £350 +12.00% 30
Cumbria 0 4 £375 - 2
Lancashire -21 4 £450 +14.29% 8
Merseyside - 4 - - 7
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (23.44%) Project Management
4 14 (21.88%) Finance
5 13 (20.31%) Windows
5 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (18.75%) .NET
7 10 (15.63%) C#
8 9 (14.06%) SQL
8 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 8 (12.50%) DevOps
10 7 (10.94%) Java
10 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (10.94%) Games
10 7 (10.94%) Time Management
11 6 (9.38%) System Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Online Games
11 6 (9.38%) Online Gambling
11 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.38%) Workflow
11 6 (9.38%) Python
11 6 (9.38%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (7.81%) Change Management
12 5 (7.81%) Migration
12 5 (7.81%) WinForms

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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.13%) Serverless
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (4.69%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) HBase
2 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Metasploit
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.13%) Hudson
4 2 (3.13%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Protractor
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Games
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Advertising
5 3 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 3 (4.69%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Developer
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.94%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Release Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) WinForms
3 3 (4.69%) Android SDK
3 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 2 (3.13%) HTML5
4 2 (3.13%) jQuery
4 2 (3.13%) React
4 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) DOM
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) WPF
5 1 (1.56%) XHTML
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Online Gambling
2 6 (9.38%) Online Games
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
4 3 (4.69%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (4.69%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) PMI
5 2 (3.13%) Pricing Data
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (23.44%) Project Management
4 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps
5 8 (12.50%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Time Management
7 6 (9.38%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) System Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.38%) Workflow
8 5 (7.81%) Change Management
8 5 (7.81%) High Availability
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security
9 4 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) SDLC
9 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) C#
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.94%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) C
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) Kotlin
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.56%) Go
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) CISSP
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.69%) CEH
2 3 (4.69%) CREST Certified
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.13%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) HNC
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) COBIT
2 3 (4.69%) COSO
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) PMO
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.56%) NEBOSH
4 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (4.69%) SRDF
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) QRadar
2 3 (4.69%) Salt
2 3 (4.69%) SnapMirror
2 3 (4.69%) SnapVault
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Brocade
3 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) EMC
3 3 (4.69%) Forcepoint
3 3 (4.69%) IronPort
3 3 (4.69%) McAfee
3 3 (4.69%) NetApp
3 3 (4.69%) Sophos
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) FireEye
5 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec
5 1 (1.56%) VMware