Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -31
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 117 77 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.39% 1.78% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.09% 6.06% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 63
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £193
90th Percentile £638 £513 £579
England median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.56% +43.60% -46.44%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.97 £11.35
90th Percentile £17.13 £28.13 £23.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +32.26% -3.13% +6.67%

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 1,446 1,270 1,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.56% 29.36% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 775 884
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 79 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.00 £25.80
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +16.67%

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 20 June 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
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 20 June 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 -13 38 £400 -3.03% 31
Staffordshire +10 21 £395 -4.24% 10
Shropshire -5 18 £665 +42.40% 7
Coventry -10 12 £350 - 10
Warwickshire -1 9 £425 +6.25% 21
Solihull -2 3 £350 +40.00% 4
Herefordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Walsall - 2 £363 -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 40 (34.19%) Windows
2 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
4 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 25 (21.37%) HTML
6 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 20 (17.09%) Line Management
7 20 (17.09%) Finance
7 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (16.24%) Degree
8 19 (16.24%) CSS
8 19 (16.24%) DevOps
9 18 (15.38%) Coaching
9 18 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
9 18 (15.38%) JIRA
10 17 (14.53%) Scrum
10 17 (14.53%) SQL
10 17 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
11 16 (13.68%) .NET
12 15 (12.82%) Release Management
12 15 (12.82%) Windows Server
12 15 (12.82%) Confluence
13 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
13 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.97%) SDLC
13 14 (11.97%) VMware
14 13 (11.11%) Performance Management

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 15 (12.82%) Confluence
2 13 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) EngageOne
2 2 (1.71%) Maya
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.84%) IaaS
3 8 (6.84%) PaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Firewall
2 5 (4.27%) DNS
3 3 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (1.71%) Internet
4 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.71%) Network Security
4 2 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.71%) SMS
4 2 (1.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) BGP
5 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) SDH
5 1 (0.85%) Skype
5 1 (0.85%) VLAN
5 1 (0.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) Power BI
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (2.56%) MS Access
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Spanner
7 2 (1.71%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.71%) MySQL
7 2 (1.71%) Redis
7 2 (1.71%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) JIRA
2 6 (5.13%) MSI
2 6 (5.13%) WiX
3 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) Subversion
4 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.85%) Chocolatey
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Automotive
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.56%) Billing
5 3 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (6.84%) Analyst
2 8 (6.84%) Consultant
3 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (5.98%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (5.98%) Platform Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Environment And Release Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Operations Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Release Manager
4 6 (5.13%) UI Developer
4 6 (5.13%) User Researcher
5 5 (4.27%) Administrator
5 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (4.27%) Senior User Researcher
5 5 (4.27%) Test Leader
6 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) HTML
2 19 (16.24%) CSS
3 16 (13.68%) .NET
4 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (8.55%) Entity Framework
5 9 (7.69%) XML
6 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.84%) WCF
6 8 (6.84%) Web Services
6 8 (6.84%) WPF
7 6 (5.13%) Angular 2
7 6 (5.13%) Dapper ORM
7 6 (5.13%) MFC
7 6 (5.13%) NHibernate
8 4 (3.42%) jQuery
8 4 (3.42%) JSON
8 4 (3.42%) LDAP
8 4 (3.42%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) User Experience
3 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.71%) FMCG
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Wiki
7 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.19%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) Unix
7 2 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (1.71%) CentOS
7 2 (1.71%) Debian
7 2 (1.71%) Linux
7 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
3 20 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.09%) Line Management
4 19 (16.24%) DevOps
5 18 (15.38%) Coaching
5 18 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.53%) Scrum
7 15 (12.82%) Release Management
8 14 (11.97%) SDLC
9 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.11%) Kanban
9 13 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 11 (9.40%) ITIL
10 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.69%) Analytics
11 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.53%) SQL
2 16 (13.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.11%) C#
4 11 (9.40%) Java
5 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.56%) Python
6 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.71%) COBOL
7 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.71%) Perl
7 2 (1.71%) PHP
7 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) CCNA
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.42%) MCSA
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) GDPR
1 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) Hyper-V
2 12 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.42%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) NFS
5 2 (1.71%) Samba
5 2 (1.71%) Squid
5 2 (1.71%) Varnish
5 2 (1.71%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 4 (3.42%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.56%) Puppet
4 3 (2.56%) SCOM
5 2 (1.71%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.71%) Nagios
5 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.71%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.71%) WMI
5 2 (1.71%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) VMware
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) Cisco
4 6 (5.13%) HP
5 5 (4.27%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (3.42%) NetApp
6 4 (3.42%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.56%) Remedy
8 2 (1.71%) BMC
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) Splunk
8 2 (1.71%) WSO2
8 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.85%) Apigee
9 1 (0.85%) Apple
9 1 (0.85%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) MapR
9 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft