Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 113 110
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 76 89 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 1.62% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.58% 5.86% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 59 68
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.20% -6.73%
10th Percentile £251 £200 £215
90th Percentile £453 £478 £524
England median daily rate £415 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +3.11% +3.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +116.67% -
10th Percentile £26.25 £30.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £127.00 £36.88 £42.24
England median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +32.26% +3.33% -

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 1,362 1,519 1,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.65% 27.58% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 957 1,186
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £574 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 86 121
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +6.41% +11.43%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.68 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £46.20
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 0 25 £365 +10.31% 19
Devon +6 14 £375 +50.00% 9
Gloucestershire +2 9 £313 -16.67% 12
Wiltshire 0 9 £271 -22.50% 9
Somerset +1 4 £170 -70.04% 14
Dorset -1 4 £375 - 9
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (31.58%) .NET
4 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 21 (27.63%) C#
6 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (23.68%) HTML
9 17 (22.37%) CSS
9 17 (22.37%) Degree
10 16 (21.05%) JIRA
10 16 (21.05%) XML
11 15 (19.74%) Selenium
12 13 (17.11%) Web Development
12 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
13 12 (15.79%) Windows
13 12 (15.79%) Scrum
13 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
14 11 (14.47%) Finance
14 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 10 (13.16%) Python
15 10 (13.16%) MVC
15 10 (13.16%) JSON
15 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
15 10 (13.16%) DevOps
16 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
17 8 (10.53%) Time Management
17 8 (10.53%) .NET 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 4 (5.26%) CMS
1 4 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Hyperledger
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.32%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.89%) npm
1 6 (7.89%) NuGet
2 4 (5.26%) Office 365
3 3 (3.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 3 (3.95%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.63%) Junos
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) Extranet
5 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) Skype
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.32%) MS Access
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) JIRA
3 15 (19.74%) Selenium
4 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
5 7 (9.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.21%) XMLUnit
6 6 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.89%) Moq
6 6 (7.89%) xUnit.net
7 5 (6.58%) JMeter
8 4 (5.26%) CruiseControl
8 4 (5.26%) NUnit
8 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.95%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.95%) Hudson
9 3 (3.95%) JUnit
9 3 (3.95%) WATIR
10 2 (2.63%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Advertising
2 3 (3.95%) Back Office
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Graduate
5 5 (6.58%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.63%) Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) HTML
3 17 (22.37%) CSS
4 16 (21.05%) XML
5 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.16%) JSON
7 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.53%) Node.js
8 7 (9.21%) React
8 7 (9.21%) XHTML
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Core
9 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.89%) Autofac
9 6 (7.89%) Code First Entity Framework
9 6 (7.89%) D3.js
9 6 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 6 (7.89%) Redux
10 5 (6.58%) Gherkin
10 5 (6.58%) Web Services
11 4 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (3.95%) Robotics
3 3 (3.95%) Social Media
3 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.95%) Wiki
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Unix
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (17.11%) Web Development
4 12 (15.79%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) DevOps
5 10 (13.16%) MVC
6 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Microservices
7 8 (10.53%) Time Management
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.21%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Project Management
9 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 5 (6.58%) Functional Programming
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) C#
3 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.16%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) C
5 7 (9.21%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) PHP
6 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.26%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) Perl
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) ISEB
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.95%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (3.95%) Cadence
5 3 (3.95%) Facebook
6 2 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco
7 1 (1.32%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Intapp
7 1 (1.32%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.32%) PTC
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (1.32%) Veeam
7 1 (1.32%) Veritas