Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 140 147
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 119 108 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.72% 1.57% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 3.58% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 71
City of London median daily rate £450 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +24.24% -
10th Percentile £158 £310 £285
90th Percentile £650 £675 £556
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £401
% change year-on-year -5.00% +24.84% -2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.25 - £117.50
10th Percentile £15.95 - £102.75
90th Percentile £19.50 - £138.25
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £12.12 £100.00
% change year-on-year +60.96% -87.89% +471.43%

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 3,003 3,013 2,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.33% 43.93% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,335 2,326 2,207
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 36 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +9.74% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -15.32%

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 October 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 October 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 - 8 - -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 32 (26.89%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.49%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) Windows
6 21 (17.65%) C#
6 21 (17.65%) Banking
7 20 (16.81%) Analytics
8 19 (15.97%) .NET
9 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
9 18 (15.13%) ITIL
9 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (13.45%) Java
11 15 (12.61%) Migration
12 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 13 (10.92%) VBA
13 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
13 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (10.08%) User Experience
14 12 (10.08%) DevOps
14 12 (10.08%) R
14 12 (10.08%) Project Management
15 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
15 11 (9.24%) Change Management
15 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
16 10 (8.40%) Multithreading
16 10 (8.40%) Time Management
16 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (4.20%) IIS
2 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (0.84%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.84%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) Office 365
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.84%) Force.com
5 1 (0.84%) G Suite
5 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.84%) Route 53
5 1 (0.84%) Serverless
5 1 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.72%) Network Security
2 7 (5.88%) Firewall
3 6 (5.04%) LAN
3 6 (5.04%) Wireless
4 5 (4.20%) WAN
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.36%) MPLS
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.52%) Intranet
6 3 (2.52%) ISDN
7 2 (1.68%) BGP
7 2 (1.68%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) Skype
7 2 (1.68%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.36%) DB2
3 4 (3.36%) KDB
4 3 (2.52%) GIS
4 3 (2.52%) MS Access
5 2 (1.68%) Big Data
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) Kdb+
5 2 (1.68%) OLAP
5 2 (1.68%) Power BI
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.84%) MySQL
6 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.84%) Redis
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.56%) Maven
2 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 6 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.20%) Selenium
4 5 (4.20%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) Robot Framework
6 3 (2.52%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.52%) Gradle
6 3 (2.52%) JMeter
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.68%) Grunt
7 2 (1.68%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Mockito
7 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
General
1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Law
4 6 (5.04%) Legal
4 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.20%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Front Office
6 4 (3.36%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.68%) Billing
7 2 (1.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.84%) Games
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (21.01%) Developer
2 17 (14.29%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) Analytics Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) Data Consultant
4 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.04%) Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Designer
6 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
6 6 (5.04%) IT Support
6 6 (5.04%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.20%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
3 8 (6.72%) JMS
4 7 (5.88%) CSS
4 7 (5.88%) HTML
5 6 (5.04%) Middleware
5 6 (5.04%) Rendezvous
5 6 (5.04%) Sass
5 6 (5.04%) Spring
6 5 (4.20%) React
6 5 (4.20%) Web Services
6 5 (4.20%) XML
7 4 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.36%) JPA
7 4 (3.36%) JSON
7 4 (3.36%) REST
8 3 (2.52%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (1.68%) LESS
9 2 (1.68%) scikit-learn
9 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.08%) User Experience
3 9 (7.56%) Derivative
4 7 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.04%) e-Learning
5 6 (5.04%) Equities
6 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.52%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.68%) Fintech
9 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.68%) iPad
9 2 (1.68%) iPhone
9 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.81%) Analytics
4 18 (15.13%) ITIL
5 15 (12.61%) Migration
6 12 (10.08%) DevOps
6 12 (10.08%) Project Management
7 11 (9.24%) Change Management
7 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
8 10 (8.40%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.40%) Time Management
9 9 (7.56%) BDD
9 9 (7.56%) Data Analytics
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
9 9 (7.56%) TDD
10 8 (6.72%) OO
10 8 (6.72%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) SQL
2 21 (17.65%) C#
3 16 (13.45%) Java
4 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.92%) VBA
6 12 (10.08%) R
7 10 (8.40%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.56%) Python
8 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) C++
10 2 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.68%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) Perl
11 1 (0.84%) SOQL
11 1 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.52%) CCIE
3 3 (2.52%) CCNP
3 3 (2.52%) CISSP
4 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.84%) CCNA
5 1 (0.84%) CCSP
5 1 (0.84%) CISM
5 1 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSA
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.84%) MOS
5 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) EMIR
3 2 (1.68%) MiFID
3 2 (1.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.84%) Basel III
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.84%) Docker
4 1 (0.84%) etcd
4 1 (0.84%) Varnish
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.68%) Ansible
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.68%) Kibana
3 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.84%) Cacti
4 1 (0.84%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.84%) Matomo
4 1 (0.84%) Nagios
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) SCOM
4 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) Terraform
4 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Cisco
3 8 (6.72%) Apple
4 7 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 7 (5.88%) Oracle
5 6 (5.04%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.04%) VMware
6 5 (4.20%) F5
6 5 (4.20%) FactSet
6 5 (4.20%) Tableau
7 4 (3.36%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.52%) Cadence
8 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.52%) HP
8 3 (2.52%) Juniper
8 3 (2.52%) Remedy
8 3 (2.52%) Reuters
8 3 (2.52%) SAP
8 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.68%) Fortinet