Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 125 100
Rank change year-on-year -10 -25 +10
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 76 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 1.65% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.91% 5.55% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 72
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £160
90th Percentile £504 £600 £524
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 10
North West median hourly rate £18.60 £21.01 £17.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.49% +19.44% -56.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £17.43 £14.15
90th Percentile £35.26 £47.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +24.14% -9.66%

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 1,549 1,677 1,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.09% 29.78% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1,023 1,150
North West median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £205
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £465 £440
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 108 113
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.26 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +25.03% -24.44%
10th Percentile £15.01 £12.57 £11.05
90th Percentile £48.20 £61.38 £44.12
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +9.50% -

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 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
Manchester +2 50 £381 +1.67% 64
Cheshire -8 17 £290 +10.48% 23
Cumbria +5 4 - - 2
Lancashire -27 2 £350 -9.68% 21
Merseyside - 2 £375 - 11
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.74%) Banking
6 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
6 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
7 14 (18.42%) Web Development
8 11 (14.47%) Degree
8 11 (14.47%) People Management
9 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
10 9 (11.84%) VBA
10 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
10 9 (11.84%) Star Schema
10 9 (11.84%) MVC
10 9 (11.84%) MDX
10 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (11.84%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (11.84%) PerformancePoint
10 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning

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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.63%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.32%) Serverless
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.63%) Sourcefire
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) FTP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) PerformancePoint
2 9 (11.84%) Power BI
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (11.84%) Star Schema
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) IDOL
5 1 (1.32%) Impala
5 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) Protractor
2 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.95%) Mocha
3 2 (2.63%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.32%) Babel
4 1 (1.32%) Gradle
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Advertising
4 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Games
5 3 (3.95%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Military
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Developer
4 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 4 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Administrator
5 3 (3.95%) Architect
5 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Designer
5 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
5 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
3 9 (11.84%) MDX
4 8 (10.53%) jQuery
5 7 (9.21%) HTML
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.58%) HTML5
6 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (6.58%) Web Services
7 4 (5.26%) Android SDK
7 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.95%) Angular 2
8 3 (3.95%) D3.js
8 3 (3.95%) Ext JS
8 3 (3.95%) FusionCharts
8 3 (3.95%) REST
8 3 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) NHS
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) CESG
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.32%) Online Games
5 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Android
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.42%) Web Development
4 11 (14.47%) People Management
5 9 (11.84%) Dimensional Modelling
5 9 (11.84%) MVC
5 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.53%) Analytics
6 8 (10.53%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Project Management
7 7 (9.21%) CRM
7 7 (9.21%) Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
9 5 (6.58%) ITIL
9 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) C#
2 16 (21.05%) SQL
3 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.84%) VBA
4 6 (7.89%) PHP
5 5 (6.58%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.26%) C
6 4 (5.26%) Kotlin
7 3 (3.95%) ES7
7 3 (3.95%) ES8
7 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.32%) ES6
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) CEH
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCIE
5 1 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISMP
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
5 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) PMO
3 3 (3.95%) IFRS
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) COBIT
4 2 (2.63%) COSO
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
5 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.32%) NEBOSH
5 1 (1.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.95%) Terraform
2 2 (2.63%) QRadar
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe
4 3 (3.95%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.95%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.63%) IronPort
5 2 (2.63%) McAfee
5 2 (2.63%) Sophos
5 2 (2.63%) Xerox
5 2 (2.63%) Zend
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) iManage
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) Talend