Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 107 124
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 91 98 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.57% 1.80% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.62% 6.43% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 55
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £256 £203 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £523
England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
South West median hourly rate £67.50 £32.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.69% +170.83% -61.29%
England median hourly rate £18.79 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +21.23% +10.71% -4.76%

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 1,620 1,524 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.93% 27.98% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 916 1,129
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £231 £230
90th Percentile £575 £554 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 111
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +23.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £17.31 £12.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £44.25
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +8 46 £375 -6.83% 28
Wiltshire -2 20 £450 +23.80% 10
Devon -7 9 - - 15
Gloucestershire -8 5 £325 -13.33% 15
Dorset 0 4 £388 +19.23% 10
Somerset -2 3 £170 +54.55% 9
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 39 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (41.76%) .NET
4 36 (39.56%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
6 33 (36.26%) C#
7 31 (34.07%) HTML
7 31 (34.07%) CSS
8 30 (32.97%) Test Automation
9 29 (31.87%) Git (software)
10 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET
11 25 (27.47%) Scrum
11 25 (27.47%) Web Development
12 24 (26.37%) Selenium
13 23 (25.27%) .NET Framework
14 22 (24.18%) MVC
15 21 (23.08%) XML
15 21 (23.08%) Oracle
15 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
16 19 (20.88%) Degree
16 19 (20.88%) DevOps
16 19 (20.88%) SpecFlow
17 18 (19.78%) Strategic Thinking
18 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
18 17 (18.68%) Finance
19 16 (17.58%) HTTP
19 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
19 16 (17.58%) JSON

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 5 (5.49%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) Hyperledger
5 1 (1.10%) Marvel
5 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) InVision
3 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) npm
1 12 (13.19%) NuGet
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) Trello
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) Intranet
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) DNS
4 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) Junos
4 2 (2.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (26.37%) Selenium
3 19 (20.88%) SpecFlow
4 15 (16.48%) XMLUnit
5 13 (14.29%) JIRA
6 12 (13.19%) Moq
6 12 (13.19%) xUnit.net
7 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 6 (6.59%) CruiseControl
9 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.59%) Hudson
9 6 (6.59%) JUnit
9 6 (6.59%) NUnit
9 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.49%) JMeter
11 4 (4.40%) WATIR
12 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.20%) MSI
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Advertising
2 6 (6.59%) Back Office
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Lead Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Graduate
5 5 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Administrator
6 4 (4.40%) Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.40%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (4.40%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.76%) .NET
2 31 (34.07%) CSS
2 31 (34.07%) HTML
3 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET
4 23 (25.27%) .NET Framework
5 21 (23.08%) XML
6 16 (17.58%) JSON
7 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (16.48%) Entity Framework
8 14 (15.38%) Code First Entity Framework
8 14 (15.38%) Node.js
9 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
10 12 (13.19%) Autofac
10 12 (13.19%) D3.js
10 12 (13.19%) Redux
11 8 (8.79%) jQuery
11 8 (8.79%) Web Services
12 7 (7.69%) Gherkin
12 7 (7.69%) REST
13 6 (6.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
4 4 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.20%) iPhone
6 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.20%) Wiki
7 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Robotics
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
2 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.20%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (32.97%) Test Automation
4 25 (27.47%) Scrum
4 25 (27.47%) Web Development
5 22 (24.18%) MVC
6 19 (20.88%) DevOps
7 18 (19.78%) Strategic Thinking
8 16 (17.58%) Unit Testing
9 15 (16.48%) TDD
10 13 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (12.09%) SDLC
13 10 (10.99%) Microservices
13 10 (10.99%) Project Management
14 9 (9.89%) Migration
15 8 (8.79%) Exploratory Testing
16 7 (7.69%) Use Case
17 6 (6.59%) Integration Testing
17 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.26%) C#
4 7 (7.69%) PHP
4 7 (7.69%) Python
5 6 (6.59%) C
5 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.40%) Perl
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) Java
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Degree
2 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.59%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 6 (6.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (23.08%) Oracle
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Cadence
4 4 (4.40%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (4.40%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) Facebook
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.10%) Capita
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.10%) Siebel
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) Veeam
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas