Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 156 112
Rank change year-on-year +11 -44 +18
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 77 48 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 0.86% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 2.79% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 83
North West median daily rate £388 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £125 £251
90th Percentile £537 £423 £481
England median daily rate £425 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £17.43 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.80% +8.94% -8.57%
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.30 £12.65
90th Percentile £41.50 £55.00 £25.20
England median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £14.30
% change year-on-year +16.13% +8.39% -2.72%

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 1,764 1,722 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.79% 30.71% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,006 1,061 1,505
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 89 102
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +31.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.54
90th Percentile £51.25 £55.00 £47.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +2 43 £388 +19.69% 48
Cheshire -12 14 £388 +24.00% 20
Cumbria +2 7 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £315 - 5
Lancashire -17 5 £450 +9.09% 10
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (31.17%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) Finance
4 14 (18.18%) Project Management
5 13 (16.88%) .NET
5 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (15.58%) Windows
7 10 (12.99%) C#
7 10 (12.99%) SQL
8 9 (11.69%) Java
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.69%) DevOps
9 8 (10.39%) Scrum
9 8 (10.39%) Unix
10 7 (9.09%) Degree
10 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 7 (9.09%) Oracle
10 7 (9.09%) ITIL
10 7 (9.09%) Games
10 7 (9.09%) Change Management
11 6 (7.79%) Workflow
11 6 (7.79%) Migration
11 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (7.79%) Python
11 6 (7.79%) Information Security
11 6 (7.79%) WinForms
11 6 (7.79%) Online Games
11 6 (7.79%) Online Gambling

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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Line 50
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) SMS
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) SMTP
2 2 (2.60%) SNMP
2 2 (2.60%) Sourcefire
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) ATM
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
2 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.90%) HBase
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.90%) Hudson
3 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.30%) JMeter
5 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Games
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.90%) Military
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
4 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.79%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Release Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Software Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Android Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) WinForms
3 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 4 (5.19%) Node.js
5 3 (3.90%) CSS
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) React
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.60%) Electron Framework
6 2 (2.60%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.30%) Django
7 1 (1.30%) Java EE
7 1 (1.30%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) LAMP
7 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Online Gambling
2 6 (7.79%) Online Games
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.90%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Pricing Data
5 2 (2.60%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Photography
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Unix
3 5 (6.49%) Android
3 5 (6.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) AIX
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (31.17%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (18.18%) Project Management
3 9 (11.69%) DevOps
3 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
5 7 (9.09%) Change Management
5 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.79%) Information Security
6 6 (7.79%) Migration
6 6 (7.79%) System Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Workflow
7 5 (6.49%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Business Development
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) C#
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Java
3 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.79%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.19%) C
6 4 (5.19%) Ruby
7 3 (3.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.60%) Go
8 2 (2.60%) Jython
8 2 (2.60%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.60%) VB
9 1 (1.30%) Erlang
9 1 (1.30%) F#
9 1 (1.30%) Haskell
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) CISSP
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.60%) CEH
5 2 (2.60%) CISA
5 2 (2.60%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.60%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCAB
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCSA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (3.90%) COBIT
2 3 (3.90%) COSO
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.30%) NEBOSH
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
1 3 (3.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 3 (3.90%) SRDF
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Ansible
2 3 (3.90%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Salt
2 3 (3.90%) SnapMirror
2 3 (3.90%) SnapVault
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.60%) QRadar
3 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Brocade
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) EMC
3 3 (3.90%) IBM
3 3 (3.90%) NetApp
4 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.60%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.60%) Forcepoint
4 2 (2.60%) IronPort
4 2 (2.60%) McAfee
4 2 (2.60%) Sage
4 2 (2.60%) Sophos
5 1 (1.30%) Dell
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) Siemens
5 1 (1.30%) Symantec
5 1 (1.30%) VMware