Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 20 November 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 102 123
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -30
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 136 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.16% 1.85% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 6.52% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 49
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £144 £178 £180
90th Percentile £530 £528 £545
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 9
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +191.67% -66.90%
10th Percentile £33.56 £29.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £79.00 £37.50 £19.70
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,891 1,594 1,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.03% 28.42% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,187 975 1,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £539 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 86 119
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +44.34% -30.72%
10th Percentile £16.49 £12.04 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.31 £43.85
England median hourly rate £21.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +5.10%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the South West

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bristol +9 59 £395 +21.54% 34
Wiltshire -12 27 £286 -42.38% 10
Devon -2 21 £355 -22.99% 9
Dorset +6 12 £513 +100.00% 10
Gloucestershire -13 8 £425 +13.33% 12
Somerset -7 4 £170 +54.55% 6
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (36.76%) SQL
5 49 (36.03%) .NET
6 40 (29.41%) Finance
7 36 (26.47%) C#
8 33 (24.26%) Scrum
9 32 (23.53%) HTML
9 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 32 (23.53%) CSS
9 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
10 31 (22.79%) Test Automation
11 30 (22.06%) Web Development
11 30 (22.06%) Degree
12 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET
13 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 28 (20.59%) .NET Framework
14 24 (17.65%) Selenium
14 24 (17.65%) MVC
15 23 (16.91%) TDD
16 22 (16.18%) Oracle
16 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
16 22 (16.18%) SpecFlow
17 20 (14.71%) XML
18 19 (13.97%) Project Management
18 19 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (13.97%) DevOps
19 18 (13.24%) Microservices
19 18 (13.24%) Entity Framework

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 11 (8.09%) CMS
2 9 (6.62%) JBoss
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.47%) Confluence
5 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.74%) Marvel
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) InVision
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (8.82%) npm
1 12 (8.82%) NuGet
2 6 (4.41%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.41%) MailChimp
3 4 (2.94%) Office 365
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.21%) Trello
5 2 (1.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) HTTP
2 9 (6.62%) Intranet
2 9 (6.62%) VPN
3 8 (5.88%) Junos
4 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.94%) Firewall
6 3 (2.21%) DHCP
6 3 (2.21%) DNS
7 2 (1.47%) LAN
7 2 (1.47%) WAN
8 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.21%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.65%) Selenium
3 22 (16.18%) SpecFlow
4 15 (11.03%) JIRA
4 15 (11.03%) XMLUnit
5 12 (8.82%) Moq
5 12 (8.82%) xUnit.net
6 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
7 9 (6.62%) NUnit
8 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (5.15%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.15%) JUnit
9 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 6 (4.41%) CruiseControl
10 6 (4.41%) Hudson
10 6 (4.41%) TeamCity
11 5 (3.68%) JMeter
12 4 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.21%) WATIR
General
1 40 (29.41%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Back Office
3 9 (6.62%) Marketing
4 7 (5.15%) Advertising
5 5 (3.68%) Publishing
6 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.21%) Retail
8 2 (1.47%) Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Developer
2 20 (14.71%) Analyst
3 17 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 10 (7.35%) Scrum Master
6 9 (6.62%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Graduate
9 5 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.03%) .NET
2 32 (23.53%) CSS
2 32 (23.53%) HTML
3 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET
4 28 (20.59%) .NET Framework
5 20 (14.71%) XML
6 18 (13.24%) Entity Framework
7 16 (11.76%) JSON
8 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (10.29%) Code First Entity Framework
9 14 (10.29%) Node.js
10 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET Core
11 12 (8.82%) Autofac
11 12 (8.82%) D3.js
11 12 (8.82%) Redux
12 10 (7.35%) Web Services
13 9 (6.62%) Java EE
14 8 (5.88%) Gherkin
15 7 (5.15%) jQuery
15 7 (5.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (42.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.62%) Social Media
4 8 (5.88%) iPhone
4 8 (5.88%) Wiki
5 6 (4.41%) Blog
5 6 (4.41%) Photography
6 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.47%) Fintech
9 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.74%) PMI
10 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.15%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.47%) Unix
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (24.26%) Scrum
4 31 (22.79%) Test Automation
5 30 (22.06%) Web Development
6 24 (17.65%) MVC
7 23 (16.91%) TDD
8 19 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (13.97%) DevOps
8 19 (13.97%) Project Management
9 18 (13.24%) Microservices
9 18 (13.24%) Strategic Thinking
10 15 (11.03%) Coaching
10 15 (11.03%) Statistics
10 15 (11.03%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.56%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (9.56%) Process Improvement
11 13 (9.56%) Service Management
12 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.76%) SQL
2 36 (26.47%) C#
3 32 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.82%) Java
5 9 (6.62%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.15%) C
7 6 (4.41%) PHP
7 6 (4.41%) Python
8 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.21%) C++
8 3 (2.21%) Perl
8 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.21%) Ruby
9 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (22.06%) Degree
2 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.15%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.47%) APMP
8 2 (1.47%) HNC
8 2 (1.47%) HND
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) ISEB
9 1 (0.74%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) PMO
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.62%) Docker
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.21%) Puppet
3 2 (1.47%) Ansible
3 2 (1.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 9 (6.62%) Facebook
2 9 (6.62%) HP
2 9 (6.62%) VMware
3 7 (5.15%) Adobe
4 6 (4.41%) Cadence
4 6 (4.41%) Google
4 6 (4.41%) Hootsuite
4 6 (4.41%) Twitter
5 3 (2.21%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.21%) Cisco
5 3 (2.21%) Tableau
6 2 (1.47%) Citrix
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.74%) Lotus
7 1 (0.74%) McAfee
7 1 (0.74%) Siebel
7 1 (0.74%) Teradata