Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 127 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 -18
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 93 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.29% 1.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.34% 4.44% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 51
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £320 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% -9.22% +13.71%
10th Percentile £175 £146 £143
90th Percentile £525 £496 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +0.12% +8.85% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -14.46% +50.91%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.12 £13.33
90th Percentile £60.00 £30.63 £19.46
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% +20.21% -6.45%

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 1,466 1,396 1,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.27% 29.00% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 907 978
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £213
90th Percentile £550 £530 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.93 £20.62 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.77% +17.83% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £11.33
90th Percentile £28.25 £35.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.26%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Shropshire -40 22 £430 -20.22% 1
Birmingham -10 18 £413 +59.42% 32
Staffordshire +1 17 £413 - 13
Coventry +7 13 £403 +5.92% 7
Warwickshire +13 10 £133 -59.08% 13
Solihull +3 4 £319 - 11
Wolverhampton -1 2 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £225 -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (22.58%) SQL Server
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Windows
3 18 (19.35%) Oracle
4 17 (18.28%) SQL
4 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (17.20%) DevOps
5 16 (17.20%) Workshop Facilitation
5 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
6 15 (16.13%) JIRA
6 15 (16.13%) Confluence
7 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
7 14 (15.05%) Project Management
7 14 (15.05%) C#
8 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.98%) MVC
8 13 (13.98%) REST
9 12 (12.90%) .NET
9 12 (12.90%) Use Case
9 12 (12.90%) jQuery
9 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.83%) TDD
10 11 (11.83%) Migration
10 11 (11.83%) NHibernate
10 11 (11.83%) Visual Studio
10 11 (11.83%) Linux
10 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET

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 (16.13%) Confluence
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
3 4 (4.30%) nginx
4 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.15%) WordPress
6 1 (1.08%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.15%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.08%) Maya
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.15%) Magento
3 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.08%) NuGet
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (4.30%) SSL
4 2 (2.15%) DWDM
4 2 (2.15%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) Junos
4 2 (2.15%) MPLS
4 2 (2.15%) SNMP
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
2 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.38%) Impala
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) GIS
5 2 (2.15%) MS Access
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) JIRA
2 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.83%) Visual Studio
4 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.38%) ClearCase
5 5 (5.38%) Subversion
5 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.23%) Chocolatey
7 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.15%) git-flow
9 1 (1.08%) Ant
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Archiva
9 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.08%) Gradle
9 1 (1.08%) Maven
9 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Automotive
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Developer
3 14 (15.05%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Architect
5 10 (10.75%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Integration Manager
9 4 (4.30%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.23%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.23%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) REST
2 12 (12.90%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) jQuery
3 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.83%) CSS
3 11 (11.83%) HTML
3 11 (11.83%) Middleware
3 11 (11.83%) NHibernate
3 11 (11.83%) SOAP
3 11 (11.83%) Web Services
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.15%) Ajax
5 2 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.15%) XML
6 1 (1.08%) V-Ray
6 1 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) FMCG
3 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) CCTV
4 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) CMDB
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) EPoS
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.20%) DevOps
2 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.20%) Workshop Facilitation
3 14 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (15.05%) Project Management
4 13 (13.98%) MVC
5 12 (12.90%) Use Case
6 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 11 (11.83%) TDD
7 10 (10.75%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.75%) SDLC
8 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.68%) ITIL
9 8 (8.60%) Commercial Awareness
9 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.53%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) C#
3 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.30%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
5 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.15%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) C++
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) CCNA
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.23%) CCNP
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.15%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.15%) PMP
7 1 (1.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) GDPR
1 5 (5.38%) PMO
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) P3O
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Ansible
2 10 (10.75%) Terraform
3 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.30%) Nagios
4 4 (4.30%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.15%) Puppet
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Salt
6 1 (1.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.45%) VMware
4 5 (5.38%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.30%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
5 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.15%) Juniper
6 2 (2.15%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.08%) Adobe
7 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.08%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.08%) ESRI
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.08%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.08%) webMethods