Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 15 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 128 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 -67 +32
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 78 44 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.02% 3.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.67% 3.43% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 83
Scotland median daily rate £270 £301 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% -3.06% -6.06%
10th Percentile £131 £128 £160
90th Percentile £465 £450 £415
UK median daily rate £413 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +2.48% +7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 27
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +321.05%
10th Percentile £10.18 £20.05 £15.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.95 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +25.81% -13.89% +24.14%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,672 1,281 1,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.37% 29.65% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 689 1,074
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £226 £228
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 63
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.41% -19.68% +105.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.38 £44.20
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year +7.50% -3.87% +10.96%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Scotland

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Scotland

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Scotland

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Scotland

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Scotland

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 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
Glasgow -12 24 £275 -29.03% 5
Edinburgh -12 22 £408 +40.52% 7
Renfrewshire -27 11 £275 -37.50% 1
Aberdeen +14 6 - - 2
West Lothian +4 6 £235 -41.25%
North Lanarkshire - 3 - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £98 -
Dundee -12 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 15 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (21.79%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (16.67%) Banking
7 12 (15.38%) Java
7 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.10%) Decision-Making
8 11 (14.10%) Oracle
8 11 (14.10%) Windows
8 11 (14.10%) Project Management
9 10 (12.82%) ITIL
9 10 (12.82%) SOAP
9 10 (12.82%) Office 365
9 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
10 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
10 9 (11.54%) VBA
11 8 (10.26%) HND
11 8 (10.26%) Citrix
11 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
11 8 (10.26%) Scrum
11 8 (10.26%) VMware
11 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.26%) SDLC
11 8 (10.26%) Windows Server

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (8.97%) VSAN
2 6 (7.69%) DHCP
2 6 (7.69%) DNS
2 6 (7.69%) SAN
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
3 4 (5.13%) Network Security
4 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) Broadband
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.69%) MS Access
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.69%) Front Office
5 4 (5.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Designer
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Database Designer
8 3 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Network Support
8 3 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Systems Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) SOAP
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Camel
3 6 (7.69%) Apache MINA
3 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.69%) JMS
3 6 (7.69%) Spring
3 6 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (5.13%) J2EE
5 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (1.28%) Akka
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) Kafka
6 1 (1.28%) Node.js
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.28%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.69%) Derivative
3 6 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 6 (7.69%) SCADA
4 5 (6.41%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) DTCC
6 1 (1.28%) Eurex
6 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.10%) Decision-Making
3 11 (14.10%) Project Management
4 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) SDLC
7 7 (8.97%) OO
7 7 (8.97%) OOP
7 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.69%) BPMN
8 6 (7.69%) QMS
8 6 (7.69%) Web Development
9 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.41%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (5.13%) Service Management
10 4 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) Java
3 9 (11.54%) VBA
4 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.97%) Python
5 6 (7.69%) XPath
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) Java 8
8 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) HND
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (7.69%) HNC
3 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CISSP
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) OCP
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) PMO
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (3.85%) PSD2
3 2 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.97%) VMware NSX
1 7 (8.97%) XenApp
1 7 (8.97%) XenDesktop
1 7 (8.97%) XenServer
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) PowerCLI
1 7 (8.97%) SafeCom
1 7 (8.97%) vRealize
2 3 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) Citrix
3 8 (10.26%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) ThinPrint
5 4 (5.13%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Juniper
6 3 (3.85%) McAfee
7 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.56%) Informatica
7 2 (2.56%) Remedy
7 2 (2.56%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe
8 1 (1.28%) IBM