Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -27
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 126 114 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 1.61% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 3.79% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 76 54
City of London median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% -
10th Percentile £231 £280 £243
90th Percentile £639 £644 £564
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.27% +5.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £13.25 £18.70 £117.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.14% -84.09% +748.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.70 £102.75
90th Percentile £17.29 £18.70 £138.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £117.50
% change year-on-year - -84.09% +552.78%

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 2,768 3,010 2,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.70% 42.41% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,387 1,855
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £291 £319 £313
90th Percentile £700 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 27
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.88 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.54% +15.17% -2.54%
10th Percentile £12.91 £12.63 £13.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £48.38 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.02% +14.47% -2.56%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 14 £400 -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.98%) Java
4 30 (23.81%) SQL
5 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
6 27 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
8 23 (18.25%) DevOps
8 23 (18.25%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (17.46%) Banking
10 20 (15.87%) Migration
10 20 (15.87%) Windows
11 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
12 18 (14.29%) C#
12 18 (14.29%) Scrum
13 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
14 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (12.70%) HTML
15 15 (11.90%) .NET
15 15 (11.90%) Change Management
16 14 (11.11%) Linux
16 14 (11.11%) Python
16 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (11.11%) JIRA
16 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (11.11%) Multithreading
17 13 (10.32%) Derivative
17 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
17 13 (10.32%) Microservices

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 (7.14%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.38%) InVision
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.79%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.79%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.56%) Datadog
4 3 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) Firewall
1 5 (3.97%) WAN
2 4 (3.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.17%) LAN
2 4 (3.17%) MPLS
2 4 (3.17%) Wireless
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.38%) DMZ
3 3 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (1.59%) BGP
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.59%) Intranet
4 2 (1.59%) ISDN
4 2 (1.59%) SAN
4 2 (1.59%) WLAN
5 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) Big Data
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.76%) MySQL
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.97%) DB2
5 4 (3.17%) DataStage
5 4 (3.17%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (3.17%) KDB
5 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.17%) MS Access
5 4 (3.17%) Power BI
6 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.38%) QualityStage
6 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.59%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.11%) JIRA
3 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.32%) Maven
4 9 (7.14%) Selenium
4 9 (7.14%) Subversion
4 9 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.76%) FishEye
6 6 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 6 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.97%) Gradle
7 5 (3.97%) Robot Framework
7 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.17%) JMeter
8 4 (3.17%) JUnit
8 4 (3.17%) NeoLoad
8 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (39.68%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Banking
3 8 (6.35%) Front Office
4 6 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Law
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Developer
2 19 (15.08%) Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Java Developer
4 7 (5.56%) Architect
5 6 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (3.97%) Administrator
6 5 (3.97%) Applications Support
6 5 (3.97%) Applications Support Specialist
6 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Support Specialist
7 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (3.17%) Designer
7 4 (3.17%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 4 (3.17%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (3.17%) IT Support
7 4 (3.17%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) UX Designer
8 3 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.38%) Java Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) HTML
2 15 (11.90%) .NET
3 13 (10.32%) JMS
4 12 (9.52%) Spring
5 11 (8.73%) CSS
6 10 (7.94%) Rendezvous
7 9 (7.14%) Middleware
7 9 (7.14%) XML
8 8 (6.35%) Node.js
9 7 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (4.76%) JPA
10 6 (4.76%) REST
11 5 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (3.97%) JSON
11 5 (3.97%) RESTful
11 5 (3.97%) Velocity
12 4 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (3.17%) GraphQL
12 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Derivative
3 10 (7.94%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.35%) User Experience
5 6 (4.76%) Equities
5 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.38%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.38%) Fintech
7 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.59%) Unix
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 23 (18.25%) DevOps
3 23 (18.25%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (15.87%) Migration
5 18 (14.29%) Scrum
6 16 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (11.90%) Change Management
8 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 13 (10.32%) BDD
9 13 (10.32%) ITIL
9 13 (10.32%) Microservices
9 13 (10.32%) OO
10 11 (8.73%) Analytics
11 10 (7.94%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.94%) TDD
12 9 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.14%) OOD
12 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.98%) Java
2 30 (23.81%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.29%) C#
5 14 (11.11%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.76%) PHP
8 6 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.76%) VBA
9 4 (3.17%) C++
9 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.17%) Scala
9 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.38%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.38%) R
11 2 (1.59%) C
11 2 (1.59%) VB
11 2 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.17%) CCNP
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.59%) CCIE
6 2 (1.59%) CITP
6 2 (1.59%) ISEB
6 2 (1.59%) MBCS
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) CCSP
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 7 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) Basel III
4 1 (0.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.79%) MiFID
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Docker
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.79%) etcd
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Ansible
2 6 (4.76%) Kibana
3 5 (3.97%) logstash
4 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.59%) SCCM
6 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.79%) Cacti
6 1 (0.79%) Consul
6 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.79%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) TIBCO
3 9 (7.14%) Splunk
4 7 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 6 (4.76%) Sonatype
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco
7 4 (3.17%) Cadence
7 4 (3.17%) FactSet
7 4 (3.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.38%) Adobe
8 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.38%) Perforce
8 3 (2.38%) Reuters
8 3 (2.38%) SAP
8 3 (2.38%) Sybase
8 3 (2.38%) Tableau
9 2 (1.59%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Informatica
9 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com