Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 89 151
Rank change year-on-year -35 +62 -8
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 55 28 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.56% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 4.36% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 45
10th Percentile £372 £332 £310
25th Percentile £444 £418 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £528 £500
Median % change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £556 £568 £613
90th Percentile £631 £809 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £65.25 £12.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate £66.50 £16.75 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year +297.01% +34.00% -31.51%
75th Percentile £67.75 £25.38 £14.50
90th Percentile " £32.35 £19.56
Central London median hourly rate £66.50 £16.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +297.01% +19.64% -28.21%

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 1,478 642 1,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 35.69% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,097 445 1,367
10th Percentile £381 £306 £311
25th Percentile £489 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £721 £700
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 33
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.50 £11.35
25th Percentile £20.75 £24.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +75.61% +6.49%
75th Percentile £42.75 £46.00 £23.75
90th Percentile £61.75 £47.75 £48.67
Central London median hourly rate £34.75 £35.50 £20.67
% change year-on-year -2.11% +71.79% +7.35%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Finance
3 20 (36.36%) Social Skills
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
5 13 (23.64%) DevOps
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 11 (20.00%) Azure
7 11 (20.00%) AWS
7 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (18.18%) Kubernetes
8 10 (18.18%) Java
8 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.18%) Time Management
9 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.36%) Python
10 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.55%) Kafka
11 7 (12.73%) BDD
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.73%) QA
11 7 (12.73%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
12 6 (10.91%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) Spring
12 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.91%) Microservices
12 6 (10.91%) Spring Boot
12 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.91%) Java 8

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 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) Sketch
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) AWS
1 11 (20.00%) Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.27%) Power Platform
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (3.64%) Serverless
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Service Fabric
6 1 (1.82%) Azure Storage
6 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.82%) PaaS
6 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Modbus
1 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.45%) Power BI
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.45%) Tableau
1 3 (5.45%) Tableau Desktop
1 3 (5.45%) Tableau Server
2 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
2 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) git-flow
4 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.45%) Protractor
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 20 (36.36%) Social Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.91%) Documentation Skills
5 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 5 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.64%) Law
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) Military
7 1 (1.82%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Analyst
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Data Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Python Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Project Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Kafka
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) Spring
2 6 (10.91%) Spring Boot
3 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.45%) pytest
3 3 (5.45%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.27%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.82%) SCADA
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) TDD
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.18%) Time Management
6 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) BDD
7 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (10.91%) Microservices
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.09%) Cost Management
9 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Python
4 6 (10.91%) Java 8
5 5 (9.09%) Java 11
6 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) Ladder Logic
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) PMP
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CISA
4 2 (3.64%) CISM
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) GCFA
5 1 (1.82%) GCFE
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) GDPR
3 3 (5.45%) PMO
4 2 (3.64%) GRC
4 2 (3.64%) IFRS
5 1 (1.82%) Accessibility
5 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.82%) GAAP
5 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.64%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.82%) EnCase
3 1 (1.82%) Mesos
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) hybris
3 1 (1.82%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.82%) Rockwell
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) Siemens
3 1 (1.82%) StreamSets