Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 119 142
Rank change year-on-year +37 +23 +1
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 60 49 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 1.29% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.04% 3.65% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 63
10th Percentile £378 £139 £268
25th Percentile £463 £291 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £427 £475
Median % change year-on-year +40.52% -10.11% +5.44%
75th Percentile £602 £530 £559
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £590 £439 £463
% change year-on-year +34.47% -5.14% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £27.18 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year - +117.40% -33.16%
Central London median hourly rate - £27.18 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +117.40% -33.16%

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 993 1,343 2,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.72% 35.25% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 975 1,849
10th Percentile £340 £276 £313
25th Percentile £435 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £625
90th Percentile £725 £694 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 45 44
10th Percentile £11.59 £12.42 £12.58
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.38 £16.19
Median hourly rate £16.03 £25.00 £18.98
Median % change year-on-year -35.90% +31.75% -11.18%
75th Percentile £23.75 £38.75 £33.13
90th Percentile £36.13 £52.25 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.99 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.05% +25.00% -4.76%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 - 8 £600 -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (71.67%) Finance
3 33 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (43.33%) Data Analysis
5 25 (41.67%) SQL
6 22 (36.67%) TDD
7 19 (31.67%) Fixed Income
7 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
7 19 (31.67%) Analytics
7 19 (31.67%) SDLC
8 18 (30.00%) Azure
8 18 (30.00%) .NET
9 17 (28.33%) Data Integration
9 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
9 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
9 17 (28.33%) BDD
9 17 (28.33%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (28.33%) Tableau
9 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (28.33%) User Stories
9 17 (28.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (28.33%) DevOps
9 17 (28.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 17 (28.33%) Deployment Automation
9 17 (28.33%) Critical Thinking
9 17 (28.33%) Tableau Server
9 17 (28.33%) Tableau Desktop
10 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (26.67%) Asset Management
11 13 (21.67%) Kafka

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 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Airflow
2 8 (13.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Azure
2 9 (15.00%) AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.67%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) DNS
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
1 10 (16.67%) Internet
1 10 (16.67%) WAN
2 9 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (15.00%) LAN
2 9 (15.00%) Skype
2 9 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (13.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) Tableau
1 17 (28.33%) Tableau Desktop
1 17 (28.33%) Tableau Server
2 8 (13.33%) Big Data
2 8 (13.33%) Data Lake
2 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (13.33%) Parquet
2 8 (13.33%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (1.67%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
1 17 (28.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (71.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Analyst Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Asset Management Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Python Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 2 (3.33%) SEO Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) Kafka
3 10 (16.67%) HTML
4 8 (13.33%) PostGIS
4 8 (13.33%) Spring
4 8 (13.33%) Web Services
4 8 (13.33%) XML
5 5 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) CSS3
6 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) Corona SDK
7 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) Java EE
7 1 (1.67%) JSP
7 1 (1.67%) JSTL
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) Servlets
7 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Fixed Income
2 16 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.00%) Tandem
3 9 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.00%) Equities
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (43.33%) Data Analysis
4 22 (36.67%) TDD
5 19 (31.67%) Analytics
5 19 (31.67%) SDLC
5 19 (31.67%) Test Automation
6 17 (28.33%) BDD
6 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (28.33%) Critical Thinking
6 17 (28.33%) Data Integration
6 17 (28.33%) Data Visualisation
6 17 (28.33%) Deployment Automation
6 17 (28.33%) DevOps
6 17 (28.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 17 (28.33%) User Stories
6 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
7 16 (26.67%) Asset Management
8 10 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 9 (15.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) Java 8
5 2 (3.33%) ES6
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Groovy
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) ACCA
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.67%) EMIR
2 1 (1.67%) MiFID
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
3 1 (1.67%) Suricata
3 1 (1.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 9 (15.00%) Sonus
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.67%) Broadcom
3 1 (1.67%) Casewise
3 1 (1.67%) Charles River
3 1 (1.67%) FireEye
3 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec
3 1 (1.67%) Trend Micro
3 1 (1.67%) Yardi
3 1 (1.67%) Zscaler