Period
to 29 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 163 158
Rank change year-on-year +66 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 25 69 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 1.13% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 3.58% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 64
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £270 £305 £194
90th Percentile £573 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £430 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -31.51% -
10th Percentile £13.90 £11.25 £15.95
90th Percentile £33.90 £17.87 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -35.90% +79.56%

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 657 1,928 2,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.54% 31.63% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 1,451 2,166
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £309 £313 £313
90th Percentile £698 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £525 £523 £520
% change year-on-year +0.48% +0.48% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.75% +2.56% -6.37%
10th Percentile £17.25 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.13 £52.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.75 £20.67 £19.75
% change year-on-year +73.00% +4.63% +3.95%

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 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
5 4 (16.00%) Derivative
5 4 (16.00%) QA
5 4 (16.00%) Legal
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.00%) Front Office
5 4 (16.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Azure

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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AWS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
2 2 (8.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) VXLAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Front Office
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.00%) PyTorch
2 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Symfony
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Derivative
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Hedge funds
3 3 (12.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Equities
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Lisp
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCIE
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (4.00%) CCSP
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (8.00%) TrustSec
2 1 (4.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat