Period
to 18 December 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 18 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 139 71
Rank change year-on-year +30 -68 +10
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 92 51 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.77% 1.02% 2.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.24% 3.47% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 72
Scotland median daily rate £413 £345 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +8.66% -2.31%
10th Percentile £218 £161 £250
90th Percentile £501 £550 £471
UK median daily rate £425 £412 £385
% change year-on-year +3.28% +6.95% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Scotland median hourly rate £45.75 £17.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.12% +51.45% -22.59%
10th Percentile £19.67 £12.20 £9.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £34.50 £27.83
UK median hourly rate £18.28 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% +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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,474 1,469 1,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.38% 29.45% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 793 816
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 52 39
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £20.11 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.56% -4.26% +13.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.26 £10.62
90th Percentile £46.63 £45.28 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.97 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.84% +5.10%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 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
Edinburgh +12 32 £463 +19.35% 13
Renfrewshire +11 24 £425 +88.89% 1
Glasgow -14 18 £310 -11.43% 7
West Lothian +9 9 £235 -41.25% 2
Fife - 2 - - 1
Aberdeen +9 1 - -
Inverclyde +4 1 - -
Stirling +3 1 £175 -48.53%
Dundee -4 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) ITIL
3 26 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (23.91%) Service Delivery
5 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
6 18 (19.57%) Service Management
6 18 (19.57%) Finance
7 17 (18.48%) Banking
7 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
8 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.39%) SQL
8 16 (17.39%) Service Design
9 15 (16.30%) Programme Management
9 15 (16.30%) Scrum
9 15 (16.30%) ITIL V3
10 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (11.96%) Java
13 10 (10.87%) Oracle
13 10 (10.87%) HP
14 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.78%) Benchmarking
14 9 (9.78%) .NET
14 9 (9.78%) Windows
14 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
14 9 (9.78%) Spring
15 8 (8.70%) Office 365
15 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
15 8 (8.70%) SharePoint

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 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.09%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.17%) Yarn
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) DHCP
2 7 (7.61%) SAN
3 4 (4.35%) Firewall
3 4 (4.35%) Network Security
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.26%) LAN
4 3 (3.26%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.09%) Broadband
5 1 (1.09%) Extranet
5 1 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) Internet
5 1 (1.09%) Intranet
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) Big Data
2 6 (6.52%) MS Access
3 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Grunt
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) JUnit
3 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Front Office
4 2 (2.17%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 14 (15.22%) Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Service Design Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Designer
7 5 (5.43%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.35%) Service Assurance Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Network Support
9 3 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) Spring
2 7 (7.61%) Apache Camel
2 7 (7.61%) Apache MINA
2 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
2 7 (7.61%) JMS
2 7 (7.61%) SOAP
2 7 (7.61%) XML
3 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.26%) JSON
4 3 (3.26%) RESTful
4 3 (3.26%) WCF
5 2 (2.17%) Ext JS
5 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.35%) Robotics
4 3 (3.26%) Derivative
5 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.09%) DTCC
6 1 (1.09%) Eurex
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) ITIL
3 26 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (23.91%) Service Delivery
5 18 (19.57%) Service Management
6 16 (17.39%) Service Design
7 15 (16.30%) ITIL V3
7 15 (16.30%) Programme Management
7 15 (16.30%) Scrum
8 11 (11.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.78%) Benchmarking
9 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.61%) BPMN
11 7 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.61%) OO
11 7 (7.61%) OOP
11 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.52%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) Java
3 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.61%) Python
3 7 (7.61%) VBA
3 7 (7.61%) VBScript
3 7 (7.61%) XPath
4 4 (4.35%) C
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.09%) HNC
5 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) GDPR
2 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.26%) PMO
4 2 (2.17%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.17%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.17%) PSD2
5 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) Terminal Services
2 7 (7.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.09%) Firmware
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Control-M
2 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) HP
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) Citrix
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) F5
5 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.26%) Google
5 3 (3.26%) Juniper
5 3 (3.26%) McAfee
6 2 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.17%) Remedy
6 2 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (1.09%) Minitab
7 1 (1.09%) Planview
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.09%) VMware