Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 16 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 111 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -5
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 108 73 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.13% 1.59% 2.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.34% 5.55% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 70
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £344 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% -2.14% +4.07%
10th Percentile £183 £150 £195
90th Percentile £525 £500 £583
England median daily rate £425 £411 £383
% change year-on-year +3.53% +7.32% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -25.26% +31.94%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.12 £13.44
90th Percentile £27.50 £22.23 £23.25
England median hourly rate £18.31 £15.50 £14.30
% change year-on-year +18.13% +8.39% -2.72%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,471 1,315 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.99% 28.61% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 833 1,066
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £217 £216
90th Percentile £550 £513 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 82 79
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +4.04% -15.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.25 £39.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Birmingham -9 22 £425 +64.25% 31
Shropshire -34 20 £430 -20.22% 7
Coventry -4 15 £425 +21.43% 9
Staffordshire 0 13 £400 -27.27% 14
Warwickshire +8 12 £133 -66.75% 10
Solihull +2 6 £350 - 8
Wolverhampton -3 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £363 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £225 -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 42 (38.89%) Windows
2 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.59%) SQL
5 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (16.67%) Finance
5 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 17 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.81%) HTML
8 15 (13.89%) ITIL
8 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (13.89%) Project Management
9 14 (12.96%) Oracle
9 14 (12.96%) CSS
9 14 (12.96%) JIRA
9 14 (12.96%) SDLC
10 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (12.04%) VMware
10 13 (12.04%) C#
10 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
11 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 12 (11.11%) .NET
11 12 (11.11%) Degree
11 12 (11.11%) Confluence
12 10 (9.26%) Automotive
12 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.26%) Migration

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (11.11%) Confluence
2 9 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (3.70%) nginx
3 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.85%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.93%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.85%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.85%) Maya
3 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.78%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.85%) IaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 2 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (5.56%) DNS
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
4 4 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (1.85%) DWDM
6 2 (1.85%) Junos
6 2 (1.85%) MPLS
6 2 (1.85%) SAN
6 2 (1.85%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.63%) MS Access
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.78%) Power BI
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) GIS
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) JIRA
2 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.63%) Subversion
3 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.70%) Chocolatey
4 4 (3.70%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.85%) git-flow
5 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.93%) Maven
6 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.93%) MSI
6 1 (0.93%) WiX
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Automotive
3 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.78%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Analyst
2 18 (16.67%) Developer
3 15 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Consultant
9 4 (3.70%) DBA
9 4 (3.70%) SQL DBA
9 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.78%) JIRA Consultant
10 3 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) HTML
2 14 (12.96%) CSS
3 12 (11.11%) .NET
4 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.41%) jQuery
5 8 (7.41%) REST
6 7 (6.48%) .NET Framework
6 7 (6.48%) Web Services
6 7 (6.48%) XML
7 6 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 6 (5.56%) SOAP
8 5 (4.63%) Middleware
9 3 (2.78%) Ajax
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.85%) JSON
10 2 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.85%) WCF
10 2 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) CCTV
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) FMCG
5 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.89%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.48%) Linux
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Unix
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.85%) Android
7 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.93%) Debian
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.89%) ITIL
4 15 (13.89%) Project Management
5 14 (12.96%) SDLC
6 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
7 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (9.26%) Migration
8 9 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
8 9 (8.33%) DevOps
8 9 (8.33%) MVC
8 9 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) C#
3 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) CCNA
3 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) MCSA
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.85%) JNCIP
6 2 (1.85%) JNCIS
6 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PMP
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) GDPR
1 5 (4.63%) PMO
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) P3O
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) NFS
5 1 (0.93%) Samba
5 1 (0.93%) Squid
5 1 (0.93%) Varnish
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.63%) Ansible
2 5 (4.63%) Nagios
2 5 (4.63%) Terraform
3 4 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (3.70%) Rundeck
4 3 (2.78%) SCCM
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.85%) Puppet
5 2 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.93%) SCSM
6 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle
3 13 (12.04%) VMware
4 9 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.70%) IBM
6 4 (3.70%) NetApp
6 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.70%) Remedy
6 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 2 (1.85%) BMC
7 2 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.85%) Juniper
7 2 (1.85%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat