Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 129 121
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 131 110 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.90% 1.77% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 4.37% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 89
City of London median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £194 £228 £207
90th Percentile £616 £675 £558
Central London median daily rate £463 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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% +77.17%

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 2,987 2,515 2,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.22% 40.52% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,315 1,909 2,138
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £307 £294
90th Percentile £717 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 23 44
City of London median hourly rate £20.63 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -1.58% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.57 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.06 £29.77 £45.43
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% -7.07%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 11 - -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 48 (36.64%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (30.53%) Finance
3 30 (22.90%) SQL
4 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.08%) Windows
7 22 (16.79%) C#
8 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (15.27%) .NET
10 19 (14.50%) Migration
11 18 (13.74%) Banking
11 18 (13.74%) User Experience
11 18 (13.74%) Time Management
12 17 (12.98%) Analytics
12 17 (12.98%) Asset Management
13 15 (11.45%) Project Management
14 14 (10.69%) QA
14 14 (10.69%) VBA
14 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (9.92%) Wireframes
16 12 (9.16%) Prototyping
16 12 (9.16%) Decision-Making
16 12 (9.16%) Data Analytics
17 11 (8.40%) R
17 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
17 11 (8.40%) HTML
17 11 (8.40%) Management Information System

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 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) Drupal
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.05%) Flinto
4 4 (3.05%) InVision
5 3 (2.29%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) SAP MM
1 5 (3.82%) SAP PM
2 2 (1.53%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.76%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.76%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.76%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.34%) Office 365
3 4 (3.05%) G Suite
4 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.29%) Serverless
5 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.76%) Force.com
6 1 (0.76%) IaaS
6 1 (0.76%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Firewall
2 6 (4.58%) LAN
2 6 (4.58%) Network Security
3 5 (3.82%) Wireless
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.05%) Internet
4 4 (3.05%) Intranet
4 4 (3.05%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.29%) ISDN
5 3 (2.29%) Junos
5 3 (2.29%) MPLS
5 3 (2.29%) Multicast
5 3 (2.29%) NX-OS
5 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.29%) VPLS
5 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.53%) OLAP
4 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.05%) JIRA
4 3 (2.29%) Selenium
4 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.76%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.76%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.76%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.76%) Crashlytics
6 1 (0.76%) JMeter
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (30.53%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Banking
3 11 (8.40%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.11%) Legal
5 6 (4.58%) Games
5 6 (4.58%) Law
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Retail
8 2 (1.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (22.14%) Developer
2 22 (16.79%) Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Designer
3 15 (11.45%) UX Designer
4 11 (8.40%) Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Analytics Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Architect
5 8 (6.11%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Data Consultant
6 7 (5.34%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.58%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.82%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) IT Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) IT Support
8 5 (3.82%) SAP MM Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) HTML
3 9 (6.87%) CSS
4 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.34%) WCF
5 6 (4.58%) EDI
5 6 (4.58%) IDoc
5 6 (4.58%) Ionic Framework
5 6 (4.58%) WPF
6 5 (3.82%) REST
6 5 (3.82%) Spring
7 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.05%) Web Services
8 3 (2.29%) Guice
8 3 (2.29%) jQuery
8 3 (2.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 2 (1.53%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.53%) React
9 2 (1.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.74%) User Experience
3 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.34%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) e-Learning
6 4 (3.05%) Equities
6 4 (3.05%) Fintech
6 4 (3.05%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.29%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.53%) Derivative
8 2 (1.53%) iPhone
8 2 (1.53%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Unix
3 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.29%) Linux
7 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.50%) Migration
4 18 (13.74%) Time Management
5 17 (12.98%) Analytics
5 17 (12.98%) Asset Management
6 15 (11.45%) Project Management
7 14 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.92%) Wireframes
9 12 (9.16%) Data Analytics
9 12 (9.16%) Decision-Making
9 12 (9.16%) Prototyping
10 11 (8.40%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (7.63%) Change Management
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.63%) ITIL
12 9 (6.87%) BDD
12 9 (6.87%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.11%) Machine Learning
13 8 (6.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.90%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) C#
3 14 (10.69%) VBA
4 11 (8.40%) R
5 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.87%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.11%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) Java
8 5 (3.82%) Perl
8 5 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.05%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.53%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.76%) Java 8
12 1 (0.76%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.29%) CISSP
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.53%) CCIE
4 2 (1.53%) MCP
4 2 (1.53%) MCSE
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.53%) PMP
4 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
5 1 (0.76%) CISA
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
5 1 (0.76%) MOS
5 1 (0.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) PMO
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.53%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) SCCM
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.29%) Ansible
3 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.76%) Matomo
4 1 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.87%) Cisco
3 8 (6.11%) Adobe
4 7 (5.34%) F5
4 7 (5.34%) Juniper
5 6 (4.58%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.58%) SAP
6 4 (3.05%) Blue Coat
6 4 (3.05%) Reuters
6 4 (3.05%) Sun
6 4 (3.05%) Tableau
7 3 (2.29%) Capita
7 3 (2.29%) NetScout
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle
7 3 (2.29%) SevOne
8 2 (1.53%) Cadence
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) Dell
8 2 (1.53%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.53%) IBM