Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 100 101
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -22
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 112 74 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.70% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.61% 5.99% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 73
West Midlands median daily rate £384 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +14.29% +1.82%
10th Percentile £263 £168 £173
90th Percentile £525 £532 £613
England median daily rate £420 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +1.92% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -29.14% +35.00%
10th Percentile £10.77 £13.43 £14.65
90th Percentile £16.50 £28.60 £23.25
England median hourly rate £19.75 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.51% +8.93% -2.10%

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 1,472 1,235 1,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.08% 28.33% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 749 1,002
West Midlands median daily rate £409 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +1.97% +7.92%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £507 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 73 73
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -15.49%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £30.73 £37.25 £29.00
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -20 25 £400 -3.03% 15
Shropshire -16 21 £430 -20.22% 6
Staffordshire +4 18 £391 -5.15% 14
Coventry -8 12 £488 +33.56% 11
Warwickshire +2 10 £398 +9.66% 11
Solihull -2 5 £350 - 7
Herefordshire - 3 £375 - 5
Walsall - 2 £363 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 48 (42.86%) Windows
2 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 21 (18.75%) Finance
6 19 (16.96%) HTML
6 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (16.96%) SDLC
6 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
7 16 (14.29%) CSS
7 16 (14.29%) JIRA
7 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (13.39%) VMware
9 14 (12.50%) SQL
9 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.61%) Confluence
11 12 (10.71%) Hyper-V
11 12 (10.71%) .NET
11 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 12 (10.71%) C#
11 12 (10.71%) Degree
12 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.82%) Data Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) Java
12 11 (9.82%) ITIL
12 11 (9.82%) DevOps
13 10 (8.93%) Mentoring

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 13 (11.61%) Confluence
2 9 (8.04%) Apache
3 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.68%) nginx
4 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.79%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.89%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.79%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.79%) EngageOne
2 2 (1.79%) Maya
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.36%) IaaS
3 6 (5.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) DNS
3 5 (4.46%) SSL
4 3 (2.68%) Internet
4 3 (2.68%) MPLS
4 3 (2.68%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.68%) VPN
5 2 (1.79%) DWDM
5 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.79%) Network Security
5 2 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.89%) Intranet
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) SDH
6 1 (0.89%) SMS
6 1 (0.89%) VLAN
6 1 (0.89%) VPLS
6 1 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.46%) MS Access
3 5 (4.46%) Power BI
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Spanner
6 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.79%) Redis
6 2 (1.79%) Semantic Layer
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.46%) Subversion
3 4 (3.57%) Chocolatey
3 4 (3.57%) MSI
3 4 (3.57%) WiX
4 3 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.68%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.68%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.79%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.89%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Automotive
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.07%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) Analyst
3 10 (8.93%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.46%) Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.57%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.68%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (2.68%) JIRA Consultant
9 3 (2.68%) Lead DevOps
9 3 (2.68%) Senior User Researcher
9 3 (2.68%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) HTML
2 16 (14.29%) CSS
3 12 (10.71%) .NET
4 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 8 (7.14%) XML
5 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.36%) WCF
6 6 (5.36%) Web Services
6 6 (5.36%) WPF
7 4 (3.57%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.57%) Dapper ORM
7 4 (3.57%) LDAP
7 4 (3.57%) MFC
7 4 (3.57%) NHibernate
8 3 (2.68%) jQuery
8 3 (2.68%) JSON
9 2 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.46%) User Experience
3 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.68%) Clustering
4 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) CCTV
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Wiki
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.89%) FMCG
6 1 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.86%) Windows
2 19 (16.96%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.46%) Linux
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.79%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) CentOS
5 2 (1.79%) Debian
5 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.79%) Unix
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.96%) SDLC
2 19 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.61%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.82%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) DevOps
5 11 (9.82%) ITIL
6 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.93%) Scrum
6 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.04%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (8.04%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) Coaching
8 8 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (7.14%) Project Management
8 8 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) SQL
2 12 (10.71%) C#
2 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.82%) Java
4 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.68%) Python
5 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.79%) COBOL
6 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) PHP
6 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) CCNA
2 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.57%) MCSA
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.68%) GDPR
4 2 (1.79%) PMO
5 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (1.79%) NFS
5 2 (1.79%) Samba
5 2 (1.79%) Squid
5 2 (1.79%) Varnish
5 2 (1.79%) Xen
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Nagios
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.46%) SCCM
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.57%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.68%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) Rundeck
3 3 (2.68%) Terraform
4 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.79%) SCOM
4 2 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.79%) WMI
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.39%) VMware
3 8 (7.14%) Oracle
4 7 (6.25%) Cisco
5 5 (4.46%) HP
6 4 (3.57%) NetApp
6 4 (3.57%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.68%) IBM
7 3 (2.68%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (2.68%) Remedy
8 2 (1.79%) BMC
8 2 (1.79%) Juniper
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) Splunk
8 2 (1.79%) Virgin Media
8 2 (1.79%) webMethods
8 2 (1.79%) WSO2
8 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.89%) MapR