Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 99 99
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 57 115 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 2.26% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.94% 7.99% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 49
West Midlands median daily rate £429 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £150
90th Percentile £610 £544 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.53% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +2.11% -29.88%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.79 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +25.27% +7.14%

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 1,155 1,440 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.10% 28.35% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 825 764
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £211 £231 £219
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 95 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -11.94% +19.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.25 £39.25
England median hourly rate £22.34 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.95% +2.50% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +29 21 £413 -4.07% 5
Birmingham -10 11 £430 -14.00% 25
Solihull +11 7 - - 4
Warwickshire -1 5 £500 +17.65% 18
Herefordshire +13 3 £525 +40.00% 4
Coventry -10 3 £130 -72.63% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £700 - 6
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
3 16 (28.07%) Systems Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) SDLC
3 16 (28.07%) Workshop Facilitation
4 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 12 (21.05%) RUP
5 11 (19.30%) Data Analysis
6 10 (17.54%) JIRA
6 10 (17.54%) Confluence
6 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.04%) Firewall
8 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.28%) Migration
8 7 (12.28%) VPN
8 7 (12.28%) Cisco
8 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.53%) Juniper
9 6 (10.53%) WAN
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (10.53%) IPsec
9 6 (10.53%) JNCIA
9 6 (10.53%) PKI
9 6 (10.53%) Azure
9 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (10.53%) Junos
9 6 (10.53%) High Availability
9 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (17.54%) Confluence
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) assyst
2 2 (3.51%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 2 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.75%) AWS
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) npm
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) VPN
3 6 (10.53%) IPsec
3 6 (10.53%) Junos
3 6 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 5 (8.77%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Azure Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) CSS
2 4 (7.02%) jQuery
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.51%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) CSS3
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) MassTransit
5 1 (1.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PKI
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
2 16 (28.07%) SDLC
2 16 (28.07%) Systems Analysis
2 16 (28.07%) Workshop Facilitation
3 12 (21.05%) RUP
3 12 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 11 (19.30%) Data Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.53%) High Availability
6 6 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) DevOps
8 4 (7.02%) Project Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.26%) Coaching
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) JNCIA
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCSD
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) COSHH
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) NCSC
3 1 (1.75%) NIST
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.75%) QRadar
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Juniper
3 3 (5.26%) Remedy
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.75%) Mercator
5 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) VMware