Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 14 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 138 122
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 +10
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 119 104 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 1.59% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 3.76% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 92
City of London median daily rate £481 £506 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +24.62% +1.56%
10th Percentile £194 £289 £238
90th Percentile £676 £675 £562
Central London median daily rate £500 £506 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +26.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 - £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £10.86 £26.00
% change year-on-year +72.19% -58.23% +85.71%

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 City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,055 2,764 2,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.74% 42.15% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,341 2,098 2,225
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £304
90th Percentile £725 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £465
% change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 30 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.54 £33.36 £47.80
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.85 £18.73
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% -10.12%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 14 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
Moorgate - 5 - -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 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 City of London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 40 (33.61%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (31.93%) Finance
3 28 (23.53%) SQL
4 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.01%) Windows
6 21 (17.65%) Banking
7 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (15.97%) Time Management
9 18 (15.13%) Analytics
9 18 (15.13%) Migration
10 17 (14.29%) C#
11 15 (12.61%) VBA
11 15 (12.61%) ITIL
11 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (12.61%) Project Management
12 14 (11.76%) .NET
13 13 (10.92%) Asset Management
13 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (10.92%) R
13 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
14 12 (10.08%) QA
14 12 (10.08%) Data Analytics
14 12 (10.08%) Python
14 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
15 11 (9.24%) Firewall
15 11 (9.24%) User Experience
15 11 (9.24%) Decision-Making
16 10 (8.40%) Prototyping

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) CMS
2 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.52%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (1.68%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.68%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.84%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.84%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.84%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.84%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
3 4 (3.36%) Serverless
4 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.68%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.84%) G Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.84%) IaaS
6 1 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Route 53
6 1 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Firewall
2 7 (5.88%) Network Security
3 6 (5.04%) LAN
3 6 (5.04%) Wireless
4 5 (4.20%) Internet
4 5 (4.20%) Intranet
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.36%) WAN
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.52%) DNS
6 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.52%) ISDN
6 3 (2.52%) Junos
6 3 (2.52%) Multicast
6 3 (2.52%) NX-OS
6 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.52%) VPLS
6 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 3 (2.52%) MS Access
5 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.68%) GIS
5 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.84%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.84%) KDB
6 1 (0.84%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.36%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) Selenium
4 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.84%) JMeter
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.84%) NUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
4 7 (5.88%) Legal
5 6 (5.04%) Games
6 5 (4.20%) Law
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.52%) Front Office
8 3 (2.52%) Retail
9 2 (1.68%) Back Office
9 2 (1.68%) Billing
9 2 (1.68%) Marketing
9 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (21.85%) Developer
2 22 (18.49%) Analyst
3 14 (11.76%) Consultant
4 10 (8.40%) Architect
5 8 (6.72%) Analytics Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 8 (6.72%) Data Consultant
6 6 (5.04%) Designer
6 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.04%) UX Designer
6 6 (5.04%) VBA Developer
7 5 (4.20%) IT Support
7 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) ETL Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.36%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.76%) .NET
2 8 (6.72%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.20%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) HTML
4 4 (3.36%) REST
5 3 (2.52%) EDI
5 3 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (2.52%) Guice
5 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.52%) IDoc
5 3 (2.52%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (2.52%) Sass
5 3 (2.52%) Spring
5 3 (2.52%) Web Services
5 3 (2.52%) XML
6 2 (1.68%) JSON
6 2 (1.68%) Middleware
6 2 (1.68%) React
6 2 (1.68%) Velocity
6 2 (1.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) User Experience
3 7 (5.88%) Equities
3 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.36%) Derivative
6 4 (3.36%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.52%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.52%) iPhone
7 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Fintech
8 2 (1.68%) iPad
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.72%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.88%) Unix
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.61%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.97%) Time Management
4 18 (15.13%) Analytics
4 18 (15.13%) Migration
5 15 (12.61%) ITIL
5 15 (12.61%) Project Management
6 13 (10.92%) Asset Management
7 12 (10.08%) Data Analytics
8 11 (9.24%) Decision-Making
9 10 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.40%) Prototyping
9 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.56%) Change Management
10 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.72%) BDD
11 8 (6.72%) Data Science
11 8 (6.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.53%) SQL
2 17 (14.29%) C#
3 15 (12.61%) VBA
4 13 (10.92%) R
5 12 (10.08%) Python
6 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.88%) Java
8 7 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.52%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.68%) C
11 2 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.84%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) Scala
12 1 (0.84%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.36%) CISSP
4 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.52%) PMP
5 2 (1.68%) CCIE
5 2 (1.68%) CISM
5 2 (1.68%) MCP
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.84%) MCITP
6 1 (0.84%) MCSA
6 1 (0.84%) MOS
6 1 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) PMO
2 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) Basel III
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) EMIR
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) Ansible
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) Puppet
3 3 (2.52%) Terraform
4 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.84%) Matomo
4 1 (0.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) Cisco
3 8 (6.72%) Apple
3 8 (6.72%) Bloomberg
4 7 (5.88%) F5
4 7 (5.88%) Juniper
5 5 (4.20%) FactSet
5 5 (4.20%) Oracle
5 5 (4.20%) Tableau
5 5 (4.20%) VMware
6 4 (3.36%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.36%) Reuters
6 4 (3.36%) Sun
7 3 (2.52%) Capita
7 3 (2.52%) NetScout
7 3 (2.52%) Remedy
7 3 (2.52%) SAP
7 3 (2.52%) SevOne
8 2 (1.68%) Citrix
8 2 (1.68%) HP