Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 117 123
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -36
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 107 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.67% 1.62% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.95% 6.37% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 61
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £95 £180 £195
90th Percentile £566 £550 £475
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.41% +5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +204.35% -68.28%
10th Percentile £34.90 £31.63 £10.65
90th Percentile £52.03 £43.45 £21.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.40% +17.37% -7.48%

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 1,797 1,319 1,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.10% 25.38% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 796 1,035
South West median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £263 £183 £222
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £455 £435
% change year-on-year +4.40% +4.60% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 73 96
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £32.50 £34.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.97% -6.81% -8.52%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.80 £10.59
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.70 £45.50
England median hourly rate £20.69 £21.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year -3.77% +9.36% -1.70%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -17 32 £415 +18.57% 25
Wiltshire -22 27 £375 -32.92% 16
Devon +5 14 £355 -8.88% 7
Dorset +2 11 £513 +36.67% 13
Somerset +7 10 - - 9
Gloucestershire -9 10 £275 -8.33% 24
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 41 (38.32%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.84%) Finance
3 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (19.63%) SQL
5 18 (16.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (15.89%) .NET
7 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
7 16 (14.95%) Project Management
8 15 (14.02%) Degree
9 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
10 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.21%) Statistics
11 12 (11.21%) Coaching
12 11 (10.28%) Microservices
12 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
12 11 (10.28%) Process Improvement
13 10 (9.35%) Web Development
13 10 (9.35%) TDD
13 10 (9.35%) Content Management
13 10 (9.35%) Service Management
13 10 (9.35%) CMS
13 10 (9.35%) Scrum
13 10 (9.35%) Windows
13 10 (9.35%) DevOps
14 9 (8.41%) JBoss
14 9 (8.41%) C#
14 9 (8.41%) Java

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 10 (9.35%) CMS
2 9 (8.41%) JBoss
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Primavera
1 1 (0.93%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) Google Analytics
2 8 (7.48%) MailChimp
3 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.74%) Office 365
5 2 (1.87%) IaaS
5 2 (1.87%) PaaS
5 2 (1.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) VPN
2 7 (6.54%) Intranet
2 7 (6.54%) Junos
3 4 (3.74%) Firewall
4 3 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.80%) DNS
4 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTP
5 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.87%) GIS
5 2 (1.87%) Power BI
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.67%) JIRA
3 4 (3.74%) NUnit
3 4 (3.74%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.87%) JMeter
5 2 (1.87%) JUnit
5 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.87%) Selenium
5 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) XMLUnit
General
1 33 (30.84%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Back Office
3 8 (7.48%) Marketing
4 5 (4.67%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.67%) Publishing
5 3 (2.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Electronics
6 2 (1.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (12.15%) Analyst
1 13 (12.15%) Architect
2 10 (9.35%) Developer
3 9 (8.41%) Service Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) Site Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Scrum Master
5 7 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 5 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.74%) DBA
7 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (3.74%) SQL DBA
8 3 (2.80%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) .NET Framework
2 9 (8.41%) Java EE
3 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.61%) HTML
5 5 (4.67%) CSS
5 5 (4.67%) Web Services
6 4 (3.74%) Entity Framework
6 4 (3.74%) Velocity
6 4 (3.74%) XML
7 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.80%) jQuery
7 3 (2.80%) JSON
7 3 (2.80%) REST
7 3 (2.80%) SOAP
8 2 (1.87%) HTML5
8 2 (1.87%) Middleware
8 2 (1.87%) OAuth
8 2 (1.87%) RESTful
8 2 (1.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.48%) Blog
3 8 (7.48%) Photography
3 8 (7.48%) Social Media
4 7 (6.54%) iPhone
4 7 (6.54%) Wiki
5 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Solaris
5 2 (1.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (14.95%) Project Management
5 13 (12.15%) Test Automation
6 12 (11.21%) Coaching
6 12 (11.21%) Statistics
7 11 (10.28%) Microservices
7 11 (10.28%) Process Improvement
8 10 (9.35%) Content Management
8 10 (9.35%) DevOps
8 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 10 (9.35%) Service Management
8 10 (9.35%) TDD
8 10 (9.35%) Web Development
9 9 (8.41%) ETL
9 9 (8.41%) Open Source
9 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) C#
2 9 (8.41%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) C
4 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) Ada
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) APMP
4 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.80%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.80%) HNC
6 3 (2.80%) HND
6 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) VMware
3 8 (7.48%) Adobe
3 8 (7.48%) Facebook
3 8 (7.48%) Google
3 8 (7.48%) Hootsuite
3 8 (7.48%) HP
3 8 (7.48%) Twitter
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) Tableau
6 2 (1.87%) ESRI
6 2 (1.87%) McAfee
7 1 (0.93%) BT
7 1 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) Teradata