Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 155 149
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 67 116 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.62% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 4.06% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 67
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +18.60%
10th Percentile £182 £158 £304
90th Percentile £638 £701 £675
Central London median daily rate £423 £500 £457
% change year-on-year -15.50% +9.53% +14.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
City of London median hourly rate £22.93 £17.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.46% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.20 £19.10 -
% change year-on-year +10.98% - -

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 1,842 2,855 3,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.04% 39.87% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 2,218 2,344
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £296 £285 £315
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.90% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 63 35
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -21.38% +28.87%
10th Percentile £12.30 £13.45 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.85 £36.27 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +21.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -8 3 - -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (19.40%) Python
7 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (16.42%) Windows
8 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.93%) C#
9 10 (14.93%) Microservices
10 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.94%) Java
10 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 8 (11.94%) Degree
10 8 (11.94%) Spring
10 8 (11.94%) Azure
11 7 (10.45%) RESTful
11 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) ITIL
12 6 (8.96%) SQL
12 6 (8.96%) Service Management
12 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
12 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
13 5 (7.46%) Scala
13 5 (7.46%) Banking
13 5 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 5 (7.46%) JSON
13 5 (7.46%) Project 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 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Headless CMS
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) Eikon
1 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.49%) GCP
4 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) WAN
1 4 (5.97%) Wireless
2 3 (4.48%) BGP
2 3 (4.48%) Junos
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.99%) Firewall
3 2 (2.99%) H.323
3 2 (2.99%) MGCP
3 2 (2.99%) Multicast
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) NX-OS
3 2 (2.99%) OSPF
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.49%) DHCP
4 1 (1.49%) DNS
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) MS Access
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) HBase
4 1 (1.49%) HDInsight
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.49%) Parquet
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) MorphX
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Front Office
3 5 (7.46%) Publishing
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Law
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) AWS Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Trainer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) IT Support
8 2 (2.99%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) IT Trainer
8 2 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
1 8 (11.94%) Spring
2 7 (10.45%) RESTful
3 5 (7.46%) JSON
4 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) JSON Schema
5 3 (4.48%) Kafka
5 3 (4.48%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) WinForms
5 3 (4.48%) WPF
6 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.99%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.49%) React Native
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) SOAP
7 1 (1.49%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.48%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Derivative
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Animation
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (14.93%) Microservices
4 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
5 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
5 6 (8.96%) Service Management
6 5 (7.46%) Analytics
6 5 (7.46%) Change Management
6 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
6 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) OO
7 4 (5.97%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Python
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 8 (11.94%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) Scala
5 5 (7.46%) VBA
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) VB
7 3 (4.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) R
9 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.49%) Java 8
9 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Dell Certification
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.49%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.49%) MCDST
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSA
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Bloomberg
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco
3 3 (4.48%) Dell
3 3 (4.48%) Intel
3 3 (4.48%) Juniper
3 3 (4.48%) Reuters
4 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.99%) Citrix
4 2 (2.99%) F5
4 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.99%) NetScout
4 2 (2.99%) Remedy
4 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) SevOne
4 2 (2.99%) Sun
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) Meraki