Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 127 129
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 99 133 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.93% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 4.75% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 62
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £301 £203 £228
90th Percentile £628 £623 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £463 £500
% change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.16% - -
Central London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.70 £10.86
% change year-on-year -33.16% +72.19% -58.23%

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 2,219 2,801 2,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.45% 40.61% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,613 2,151 1,799
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 22
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +12.73% -0.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.30 £12.52
90th Percentile £47.99 £50.10 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +17.65% -10.53%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -17 4 £400 -
Self-Motivation
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (21.21%) Java
5 21 (21.21%) SQL
6 16 (16.16%) Test Automation
7 15 (15.15%) HTML
7 15 (15.15%) Windows
8 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (13.13%) Python
9 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.13%) Degree
10 12 (12.12%) Banking
10 12 (12.12%) Migration
11 11 (11.11%) Scrum
11 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (11.11%) CRM
11 11 (11.11%) ITIL
11 11 (11.11%) DevOps
12 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
12 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (10.10%) Splunk
12 10 (10.10%) Change Management
12 10 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (9.09%) JIRA
13 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 9 (9.09%) Linux

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 8 (8.08%) Confluence
2 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.07%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) InVision
4 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.01%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.07%) Office 365
4 6 (6.06%) Datadog
5 5 (5.05%) Power Platform
6 4 (4.04%) GitHub
7 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.01%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.01%) Kong
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) SAN
2 6 (6.06%) Skype
3 5 (5.05%) DHCP
3 5 (5.05%) DNS
4 4 (4.04%) LAN
4 4 (4.04%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) NAS
5 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.01%) BGP
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.01%) H.323
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) Junos
6 1 (1.01%) MGCP
6 1 (1.01%) Multicast
6 1 (1.01%) Network Security
6 1 (1.01%) NX-OS
6 1 (1.01%) OSPF
6 1 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) Big Data
3 5 (5.05%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) Power BI
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) QlikView
7 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) JIRA
3 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (5.05%) FishEye
4 5 (5.05%) SonarQube
4 5 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.04%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
8 1 (1.01%) gulp
8 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.01%) JUnit
8 1 (1.01%) LSMW
8 1 (1.01%) RSpec
General
1 30 (30.30%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Front Office
3 5 (5.05%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Law
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.02%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Developer
3 8 (8.08%) Data Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) Architect
5 6 (6.06%) Trainer
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.05%) Applications Support Specialist
6 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Java Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) Data Entry Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) DBA
7 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.03%) Administrator
8 3 (3.03%) Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) Graduate
8 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) HTML
2 8 (8.08%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) CSS
3 7 (7.07%) Node.js
3 7 (7.07%) Spring
4 4 (4.04%) FreeMarker
4 4 (4.04%) GraphQL
4 4 (4.04%) Handlebars
4 4 (4.04%) LESS
4 4 (4.04%) Rendezvous
4 4 (4.04%) RESTful
4 4 (4.04%) Spring MVC
4 4 (4.04%) Velocity
5 3 (3.03%) CSS3
5 3 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) JMS
5 3 (3.03%) Middleware
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.04%) Derivative
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.02%) Equities
5 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Windows
2 9 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.02%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (16.16%) Test Automation
4 12 (12.12%) Migration
5 11 (11.11%) CRM
5 11 (11.11%) DevOps
5 11 (11.11%) ITIL
5 11 (11.11%) Scrum
6 10 (10.10%) Change Management
7 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 9 (9.09%) Decision-Making
7 9 (9.09%) OO
8 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) Project Management
8 8 (8.08%) Task Automation
9 7 (7.07%) SDLC
10 6 (6.06%) Microservices
10 6 (6.06%) MVC
10 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) Java
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.13%) Python
4 9 (9.09%) C#
5 7 (7.07%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.05%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) Scala
7 5 (5.05%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.05%) VBA
8 4 (4.04%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.01%) ES6
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) R
9 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.02%) CITP
4 2 (2.02%) MBCS
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.03%) PMO
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Basel III
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) GDPR
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Docker
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.01%) etcd
4 1 (1.01%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Ansible
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.03%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.01%) Consul
3 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.01%) Kibana
3 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Splunk
3 5 (5.05%) Sonatype
4 4 (4.04%) HP
4 4 (4.04%) Perforce
4 4 (4.04%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.04%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) 3PAR
5 3 (3.03%) Adobe
5 3 (3.03%) Brocade
5 3 (3.03%) NetApp
6 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.02%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) Citrix
6 2 (2.02%) iManage
6 2 (2.02%) Reuters
6 2 (2.02%) Solace
6 2 (2.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.01%) JDA
7 1 (1.01%) Retek