Period
to 20 April 2019

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 April 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 90 114
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 94 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.97% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.70% 6.40% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 42
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £299 £213 £138
90th Percentile £502 £650 £497
England median daily rate £425 £425 £409
% change year-on-year - +3.91% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -3.77% +79.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £14.50 £14.97
90th Percentile £20.20 £26.90 £28.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +37.93% -9.38%

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 1,402 1,469 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.54% 30.79% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 918 797
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £225 £213
90th Percentile £575 £554 £525
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 73 71
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.28 £19.00 £21.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.05% -11.48% +35.85%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £21.59 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +4.88% -2.38%

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 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 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
Shropshire -27 26 £405 -39.10% 2
Warwickshire +23 25 £350 -17.65% 1
Birmingham -8 13 £413 - 9
Staffordshire -1 11 £413 +4.43% 2
Solihull +16 10 - - 2
Coventry -14 6 £375 -9.09% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 - 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (21.28%) Windows
3 19 (20.21%) ITIL
4 18 (19.15%) Data Modelling
4 18 (19.15%) Degree
4 18 (19.15%) JIRA
4 18 (19.15%) Confluence
4 18 (19.15%) DevOps
5 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
5 16 (17.02%) Migration
6 15 (15.96%) Project Management
6 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
6 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (15.96%) SDLC
7 14 (14.89%) Java
7 14 (14.89%) Scrum
8 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
8 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
9 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
10 11 (11.70%) Finance
10 11 (11.70%) Oracle
10 11 (11.70%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
11 10 (10.64%) Unix
11 10 (10.64%) Linux
11 10 (10.64%) Cisco
11 10 (10.64%) Juniper

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 18 (19.15%) Confluence
2 5 (5.32%) SAS
3 3 (3.19%) Documentum
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) assyst
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 2 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Junos
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) IPsec
3 7 (7.45%) VPN
3 7 (7.45%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) MPLS
4 2 (2.13%) SMS
5 1 (1.06%) DSL
5 1 (1.06%) HTTP
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.32%) Impala
3 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.13%) OLTP
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Power BI
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) JIRA
2 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.32%) Terragrunt
7 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.19%) Maven
7 3 (3.19%) Selenium
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.06%) GitLab
9 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Salesforce Developer
7 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Network Support
7 7 (7.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
1 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
1 9 (9.57%) Middleware
1 9 (9.57%) Web Services
2 8 (8.51%) SOAP
3 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 7 (7.45%) REST
4 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.38%) CSS
4 6 (6.38%) jQuery
4 6 (6.38%) NHibernate
5 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.19%) WCF
6 2 (2.13%) XML
6 2 (2.13%) XSD
7 1 (1.06%) WDK
7 1 (1.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.45%) PKI
3 4 (4.26%) FMCG
4 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) CMDB
6 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.06%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) Unix
3 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) ITIL
3 18 (19.15%) Data Modelling
3 18 (19.15%) DevOps
4 16 (17.02%) Migration
5 15 (15.96%) Project Management
5 15 (15.96%) SDLC
6 14 (14.89%) Scrum
7 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
8 11 (11.70%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 10 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
10 9 (9.57%) MVC
11 8 (8.51%) OO
11 8 (8.51%) OOP
11 8 (8.51%) Problem Management
11 8 (8.51%) RUP
11 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) C#
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
3 8 (8.51%) Apex Code
4 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.51%) CCNA
4 8 (8.51%) JNCIA
5 7 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CCNP
8 2 (2.13%) ISEB
8 2 (2.13%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.13%) PMP
9 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) Docker
2 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.06%) Firmware
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Ansible
1 5 (5.32%) Terraform
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Netcool
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) TeMIP
4 1 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.06%) QRadar
4 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco
3 10 (10.64%) Juniper
4 8 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.38%) Remedy
6 5 (5.32%) Cloudera
7 4 (4.26%) Nokia
8 3 (3.19%) IBM
9 2 (2.13%) BMC
9 2 (2.13%) Pega
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.13%) VMware
10 1 (1.06%) Actel
10 1 (1.06%) Altera
10 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.06%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow