Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 106 151
Rank change year-on-year +9 +45 +3
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 66 32 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.16% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 53
10th Percentile £404 £207 £313
25th Percentile £482 £385 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £566 £465 £475
Median % change year-on-year +21.91% -2.21% -
75th Percentile £600 £546 £575
90th Percentile £631 £606 £638
Central London median daily rate £540 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £31.59 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year - +152.70% -35.90%
Central London median hourly rate - £31.59 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +152.70% -35.90%

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 1,349 769 2,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.36% 32.58% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 538 1,526
10th Percentile £381 £311 £350
25th Percentile £463 £414 £446
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
Central London median daily rate £590 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +12.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 44
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.38 £16.25 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -37.33% +85.19% +1.25%
75th Percentile £35.56 £41.85 £37.50
90th Percentile £40.90 £47.75 £46.23
Central London median hourly rate £21.75 £36.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -40.82% +79.27% +2.50%

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 29 July 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

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 29 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 4 £600 -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (68.18%) Finance
3 36 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (39.39%) TDD
4 26 (39.39%) Data Analysis
4 26 (39.39%) DevOps
5 24 (36.36%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Azure
7 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 20 (30.30%) BDD
8 20 (30.30%) SDLC
8 20 (30.30%) Fixed Income
9 19 (28.79%) .NET
9 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
9 19 (28.79%) User Stories
10 18 (27.27%) Analytics
10 18 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
10 18 (27.27%) Tableau
10 18 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
10 18 (27.27%) Data Integration
10 18 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (27.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 18 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
10 18 (27.27%) Critical Thinking
10 18 (27.27%) Tableau Server
10 18 (27.27%) Tableau Desktop
10 18 (27.27%) Business Enablement
11 17 (25.76%) Social Skills
12 16 (24.24%) Asset Management

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 9 (13.64%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.52%) Sketch
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Azure
2 11 (16.67%) AWS
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.03%) SaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.52%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.52%) PaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) DNS
1 10 (15.15%) Firewall
1 10 (15.15%) Internet
1 10 (15.15%) WAN
2 9 (13.64%) Ethernet
2 9 (13.64%) LAN
2 9 (13.64%) Skype
2 9 (13.64%) Unified Communications
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) Tableau
1 18 (27.27%) Tableau Desktop
1 18 (27.27%) Tableau Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Lake
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Parquet
5 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.03%) Power BI
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) MS Access
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (68.18%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Social Skills
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (6.06%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (3.03%) Banking
7 2 (3.03%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 2 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Legal
8 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Risk Management Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Python Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.03%) IT Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) Kafka
3 7 (10.61%) Spring
4 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) PostGIS
5 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 3 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (3.03%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.52%) Java EE
7 1 (1.52%) JSP
7 1 (1.52%) JSTL
7 1 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.52%) React
7 1 (1.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Fixed Income
2 9 (13.64%) Tandem
2 9 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.55%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) BYOD
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Android
1 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (39.39%) Data Analysis
3 26 (39.39%) DevOps
3 26 (39.39%) TDD
4 20 (30.30%) BDD
4 20 (30.30%) SDLC
5 19 (28.79%) Test Automation
5 19 (28.79%) User Stories
6 18 (27.27%) Analytics
6 18 (27.27%) Business Enablement
6 18 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (27.27%) Critical Thinking
6 18 (27.27%) Data Integration
6 18 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
6 18 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 18 (27.27%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 18 (27.27%) Visualisation
7 16 (24.24%) Asset Management
8 9 (13.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) Java 11
3 6 (9.09%) Java 8
3 6 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) PMP
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) CISA
3 2 (3.03%) CISM
3 2 (3.03%) CISSP
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) GRC
3 1 (1.52%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.52%) EMIR
3 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (7.58%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Mesos
2 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.52%) Packer
2 1 (1.52%) Suricata
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
2 1 (1.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
2 9 (13.64%) Sonus
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.52%) Broadcom
5 1 (1.52%) Casewise
5 1 (1.52%) FireEye
5 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.52%) McAfee
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.52%) Yardi
5 1 (1.52%) Zscaler