Period
to 17 October 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 134 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 -72 +24
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 79 50 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 1.03% 3.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.95% 3.46% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 86
Scotland median daily rate £320 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -6.06%
10th Percentile £218 £152 £213
90th Percentile £488 £522 £414
UK median daily rate £416 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 26
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.12% -45.70% +169.64%
10th Percentile £10.92 £12.53 £9.63
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.08 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.05 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.15% -2.73% +13.79%

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 1,595 1,445 1,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.75% 29.77% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 744 1,031
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £220 £220 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 63
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -36.00% +102.70%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.25 £11.07
90th Percentile £52.63 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.32% +2.50% +7.99%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 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
Glasgow +2 26 £300 -20.00% 9
Edinburgh -1 20 £425 +34.92% 21
Renfrewshire -14 11 £325 -26.14% 1
West Lothian +10 9 £235 -41.25% 1
Aberdeen +13 6 - - 1
Inverclyde +4 1 - -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - - 1
Stirling 0 1 £175 -48.53%
Dundee -9 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Self-Motivation
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 17 (21.52%) Finance
5 16 (20.25%) Java
5 16 (20.25%) Oracle
5 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (18.99%) ITIL
6 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (17.72%) Scrum
8 13 (16.46%) Banking
8 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.19%) Spring
10 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
10 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (13.92%) SOAP
10 11 (13.92%) OOP
10 11 (13.92%) OO
10 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.92%) Python
11 10 (12.66%) HP
11 10 (12.66%) JMS
11 10 (12.66%) XML
11 10 (12.66%) VBA
11 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
11 10 (12.66%) Project Management
11 10 (12.66%) Front Office
11 10 (12.66%) XPath
11 10 (12.66%) BPMN
11 10 (12.66%) Reference Data

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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) AquaLogic BPM
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.53%) Yarn
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) DHCP
1 7 (8.86%) DNS
1 7 (8.86%) SAN
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Network Security
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) Broadband
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.13%) Big Data
4 6 (7.59%) MS Access
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.53%) DB2
8 2 (2.53%) Power BI
9 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Grunt
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) JUnit
2 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Law
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Designer
5 6 (7.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Database Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Network Support
7 3 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Wintel Specialist
8 2 (2.53%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) Spring
2 11 (13.92%) SOAP
3 10 (12.66%) Apache Camel
3 10 (12.66%) Apache MINA
3 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
3 10 (12.66%) JMS
3 10 (12.66%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) .NET
5 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.53%) Ext JS
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) Akka
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.27%) REST
7 1 (1.27%) Velocity
7 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Reference Data
3 7 (8.86%) Derivative
3 7 (8.86%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.59%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (7.59%) SCADA
5 4 (5.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) DTCC
7 1 (1.27%) Eurex
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (18.99%) ITIL
4 14 (17.72%) Scrum
5 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.92%) OO
5 11 (13.92%) OOP
6 10 (12.66%) BPMN
6 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Decision-Making
8 8 (10.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.13%) SDLC
9 6 (7.59%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (7.59%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (7.59%) QMS
9 6 (7.59%) Web Development
10 5 (6.33%) Analytics
11 4 (5.06%) Change Control
11 4 (5.06%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) Java
3 11 (13.92%) Python
4 10 (12.66%) VBA
4 10 (12.66%) XPath
5 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.86%) VBScript
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) C
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) HNC
2 6 (7.59%) HND
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) CCNA
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.53%) PSD2
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) Terminal Services
2 7 (8.86%) XenApp
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.66%) HP
4 8 (10.13%) Citrix
5 4 (5.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) F5
6 3 (3.80%) Google
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) McAfee
7 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.53%) Informatica
7 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.53%) Remedy
7 2 (2.53%) Tableau
7 2 (2.53%) Teradata
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) Minitab
8 1 (1.27%) VMware