Period
to 27 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 27 June 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
London > Central London
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +6
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 146 163 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.73% 1.78% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 4.57% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 74
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £300 £199 £225
90th Percentile £638 £640 £675
London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.70 £10.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.16% +72.19% -58.23%
London median hourly rate £18.85 £38.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -51.56% +151.06% -32.68%

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 Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,903 3,566 2,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.34% 38.99% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,710 2,120
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £318 £300
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 54 28
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.71 £12.46
90th Percentile £49.87 £45.60 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.98 £22.62
% change year-on-year +6.64% +1.57% +12.82%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in Central London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Self-Motivation in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in Central London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Central London over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in Central London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in Central London

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 27 June 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
City of London -3 97 £475 +5.56% 15
West End of London +11 14 £300 -42.86%
City of Westminster - 5 £450 - 2
Self-Motivation
London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Central London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (18.49%) SQL
5 27 (18.49%) ITIL
6 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (15.75%) Java
8 22 (15.07%) Office 365
9 20 (13.70%) Windows
10 19 (13.01%) Python
11 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 17 (11.64%) Degree
13 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (10.96%) Front Office
14 15 (10.27%) Test Automation
15 14 (9.59%) Scrum
15 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
15 14 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (8.90%) HTML
16 13 (8.90%) Law
16 13 (8.90%) JIRA
17 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
17 12 (8.22%) Banking
17 12 (8.22%) C#
17 12 (8.22%) OO
17 12 (8.22%) CRM

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (6.85%) Confluence
2 5 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.68%) InVision
6 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.68%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.07%) Office 365
2 12 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.11%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.74%) Datadog
5 3 (2.05%) GitHub
5 3 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.37%) Google Sheets
6 2 (1.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) Kong
7 1 (0.68%) npm
7 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) SAN
1 7 (4.79%) Skype
2 6 (4.11%) DHCP
2 6 (4.11%) DNS
3 5 (3.42%) WAN
4 4 (2.74%) Intranet
4 4 (2.74%) LAN
5 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.37%) BGP
6 2 (1.37%) Junos
6 2 (1.37%) NAS
6 2 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.68%) H.323
7 1 (0.68%) MGCP
7 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
7 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) Big Data
2 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.42%) Power BI
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.05%) MySQL
5 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.05%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.37%) MS Access
6 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (8.90%) JIRA
2 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.74%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.05%) FishEye
4 3 (2.05%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.05%) Subversion
4 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.37%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.68%) gulp
6 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) RSpec
6 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 50 (34.25%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Front Office
3 13 (8.90%) Law
4 12 (8.22%) Banking
5 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.11%) Legal
7 4 (2.74%) Games
8 3 (2.05%) Marketing
8 3 (2.05%) Publishing
8 3 (2.05%) Retail
9 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Electronics
10 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Analyst
2 23 (15.75%) Developer
3 9 (6.16%) Junior
3 9 (6.16%) Python Developer
3 9 (6.16%) Service Analyst
4 8 (5.48%) Architect
4 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.48%) Data Analyst
4 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (5.48%) Trainer
5 7 (4.79%) C++ Developer
6 6 (4.11%) Desktop Support
6 6 (4.11%) Energy Trading Developer
7 5 (3.42%) Consultant
7 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Server Engineer
8 4 (2.74%) Applications Support
8 4 (2.74%) DBA
8 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.90%) HTML
2 9 (6.16%) .NET
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
4 6 (4.11%) Node.js
4 6 (4.11%) Spring
5 4 (2.74%) RESTful
6 3 (2.05%) CSS3
6 3 (2.05%) FreeMarker
6 3 (2.05%) GraphQL
6 3 (2.05%) Handlebars
6 3 (2.05%) HTML5
6 3 (2.05%) Kafka
6 3 (2.05%) LESS
6 3 (2.05%) Middleware
6 3 (2.05%) React
6 3 (2.05%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.05%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.05%) Velocity
6 3 (2.05%) Web Services
6 3 (2.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.79%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.42%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.74%) Blog
5 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.05%) Derivative
5 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.05%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.05%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.05%) User Experience
6 2 (1.37%) Equities
6 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.70%) Windows
2 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
3 7 (4.79%) Linux
3 7 (4.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) Unix
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (18.49%) ITIL
4 16 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (10.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.59%) Scrum
7 12 (8.22%) CRM
7 12 (8.22%) Decision-Making
7 12 (8.22%) OO
7 12 (8.22%) Project Management
7 12 (8.22%) SDLC
8 11 (7.53%) Information Security
9 10 (6.85%) Analytics
9 10 (6.85%) Migration
10 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
10 9 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.16%) Information Security Management
10 9 (6.16%) Process Improvement
10 9 (6.16%) Security Management
10 9 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.49%) SQL
2 23 (15.75%) Java
3 19 (13.01%) Python
4 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.22%) C#
5 12 (8.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.53%) C++
7 9 (6.16%) VBA
8 6 (4.11%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.05%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.05%) PHP
12 2 (1.37%) C
12 2 (1.37%) Clojure
12 2 (1.37%) Go
12 2 (1.37%) VB
13 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Degree
2 14 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CITP
6 2 (1.37%) MBCS
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CBAP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) Basel III
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.74%) Docker
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.05%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.68%) etcd
4 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.05%) Ansible
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.05%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.37%) Kibana
4 1 (0.68%) Consul
4 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Sony
3 7 (4.79%) Bloomberg
3 7 (4.79%) Splunk
4 6 (4.11%) Google
4 6 (4.11%) Reuters
5 5 (3.42%) SAP
5 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.74%) Citrix
6 4 (2.74%) HP
7 3 (2.05%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe
7 3 (2.05%) Brocade
7 3 (2.05%) NetApp
7 3 (2.05%) Perforce
7 3 (2.05%) Sonatype
7 3 (2.05%) Tableau
7 3 (2.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.05%) VMware
8 2 (1.37%) Solace