Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 160 170
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -47
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 116 95 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.64% 1.33% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 3.10% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 64 50
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.68% -2.97%
10th Percentile £175 £302 £258
90th Percentile £700 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £17.85 - £117.50
10th Percentile £14.75 - £102.75
90th Percentile £19.50 - £138.25
Central London median hourly rate £19.10 - £100.00

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 2,936 3,060 2,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.40% 42.83% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,278 2,393 2,042
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £285 £315 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 31
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £24.49 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.38% +28.87% -3.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.13 £12.89
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.92 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £22.26 £18.45
% change year-on-year -12.95% +20.64% -5.38%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 £400 -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 46 (39.66%) Finance
2 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
4 25 (21.55%) Banking
5 24 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (17.24%) Java
6 20 (17.24%) SQL
6 20 (17.24%) Windows
7 17 (14.66%) ITIL
8 16 (13.79%) C#
8 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (12.07%) DevOps
11 13 (11.21%) BDD
11 13 (11.21%) Project Management
11 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (11.21%) Oracle
11 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (11.21%) Scrum
11 13 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (10.34%) Migration
12 12 (10.34%) TDD
12 12 (10.34%) Maven
12 12 (10.34%) Derivative
12 12 (10.34%) .NET
12 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
12 12 (10.34%) Multithreading
12 12 (10.34%) User Experience
13 11 (9.48%) Analytics

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 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) CMS
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.72%) InVision
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.86%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.45%) Office 365
4 3 (2.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.86%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.86%) Route 53
6 1 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Serverless
6 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) Network Security
3 5 (4.31%) Internet
3 5 (4.31%) LAN
3 5 (4.31%) Wireless
4 4 (3.45%) MPLS
4 4 (3.45%) WAN
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.59%) DMZ
5 3 (2.59%) Intranet
6 2 (1.72%) BGP
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.72%) Skype
6 2 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.31%) DB2
2 5 (4.31%) KDB
2 5 (4.31%) MS Access
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.45%) DataStage
3 4 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.59%) GIS
4 3 (2.59%) Kdb+
4 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.59%) QualityStage
5 2 (1.72%) Big Data
5 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) OLAP
5 2 (1.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 12 (10.34%) Maven
2 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.76%) Selenium
4 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.17%) JIRA
5 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.31%) Gradle
6 5 (4.31%) Robot Framework
7 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.45%) JMeter
7 4 (3.45%) NeoLoad
7 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.59%) JUnit
9 2 (1.72%) jMock
9 2 (1.72%) Mockito
9 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (39.66%) Finance
2 25 (21.55%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Front Office
3 7 (6.03%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Law
4 5 (4.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Billing
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Developer
2 16 (13.79%) Analyst
3 10 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) IT Support
6 6 (5.17%) Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.31%) VBA Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Designer
8 4 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) UX Designer
9 3 (2.59%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) JMS
3 9 (7.76%) CSS
3 9 (7.76%) XML
4 8 (6.90%) HTML
4 8 (6.90%) Spring
5 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.03%) Middleware
5 7 (6.03%) Rendezvous
5 7 (6.03%) Sass
6 6 (5.17%) JPA
6 6 (5.17%) JSON
6 6 (5.17%) REST
7 5 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (4.31%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.45%) React
8 4 (3.45%) Spring Batch
8 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Derivative
2 12 (10.34%) User Experience
3 10 (8.62%) Equities
4 9 (7.76%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.17%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.45%) e-Learning
7 4 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.59%) Fintech
9 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.72%) iPad
9 2 (1.72%) iPhone
9 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 10
4 6 (5.17%) Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (14.66%) ITIL
4 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 14 (12.07%) DevOps
6 13 (11.21%) BDD
6 13 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (11.21%) Project Management
6 13 (11.21%) Scrum
7 12 (10.34%) Migration
7 12 (10.34%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.34%) TDD
8 11 (9.48%) Analytics
9 10 (8.62%) Change Management
9 10 (8.62%) OO
10 9 (7.76%) Asset Management
10 9 (7.76%) Microservices
11 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) Java
1 20 (17.24%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) C#
3 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.48%) Python
5 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.17%) R
5 6 (5.17%) TypeScript
5 6 (5.17%) VBA
6 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.59%) C
9 2 (1.72%) VB
9 2 (1.72%) XAML
10 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.86%) Groovy
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.45%) CCIE
3 4 (3.45%) CCNP
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.86%) CCSP
6 1 (0.86%) CISM
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.86%) MCSA
6 1 (0.86%) MCSE
6 1 (0.86%) MOS
6 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) EMIR
3 2 (1.72%) MiFID
4 1 (0.86%) Basel III
4 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) etcd
4 1 (0.86%) Varnish
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Kibana
1 5 (4.31%) logstash
2 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.59%) SCCM
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.86%) Cacti
4 1 (0.86%) Consul
4 1 (0.86%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.86%) Nagios
4 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) Apple
3 8 (6.90%) Bloomberg
3 8 (6.90%) Cisco
4 7 (6.03%) FactSet
4 7 (6.03%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.17%) Tableau
6 5 (4.31%) Cadence
6 5 (4.31%) VMware
7 4 (3.45%) F5
7 4 (3.45%) IBM
7 4 (3.45%) Sybase
8 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.59%) Informatica
8 3 (2.59%) Juniper
8 3 (2.59%) NetApp
8 3 (2.59%) Remedy