Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 184 189
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 757 709 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.62% 1.49% 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 3.89% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 464 413
London median daily rate £475 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +4.94% +0.60%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £192
90th Percentile £650 £625 £610
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.55% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 12
London median hourly rate £18.70 £47.83 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.90% +169.12% +3.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £43.75 £57.50 £120.25
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.68 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +15.00% -6.45%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,421 18,240 16,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.21% 38.38% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,574 13,086 11,347
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 238 262
London median hourly rate £23.13 £21.40 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.08% +8.57% -2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Self-Motivation in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Central London -12 154 £500 +11.11% 62
West London +11 54 £370 -17.04% 42
East London -16 18 £361 +65.14% 14
South London -33 12 £400 +81.82% 6
North London -1 6 £195 -57.38% 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 217 (28.67%) Finance
2 212 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (20.74%) Microsoft
4 143 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
5 132 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (14.40%) Windows
7 108 (14.27%) SQL
8 101 (13.34%) Banking
9 94 (12.42%) JavaScript
10 92 (12.15%) SQL Server
11 90 (11.89%) Java
12 89 (11.76%) Python
12 89 (11.76%) Project Management
13 85 (11.23%) Degree
14 83 (10.96%) C#
15 78 (10.30%) ITIL
16 76 (10.04%) .NET
17 71 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
18 70 (9.25%) Git (software)
19 67 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 66 (8.72%) CSS
20 66 (8.72%) DevOps
21 65 (8.59%) HTML
22 63 (8.32%) Oracle
23 62 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
24 61 (8.06%) Migration
25 59 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
26 58 (7.66%) JIRA
27 56 (7.40%) Test Automation
27 56 (7.40%) Active Directory

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 34 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.11%) CMS
3 14 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.59%) Confluence
5 10 (1.32%) Apache
6 9 (1.19%) IIS
6 9 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.92%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) OpenWhisk
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) Tornado
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.98%) InVision
5 12 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.13%) Maya
12 1 (0.13%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 11 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
5 6 (0.79%) Endur
6 5 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.40%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.26%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle TCA
8 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (6.08%) Office 365
4 22 (2.91%) SaaS
5 18 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (1.85%) GitHub
6 14 (1.85%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.59%) Serverless
8 11 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.45%) IaaS
8 11 (1.45%) PaaS
9 8 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.92%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.66%) Apigee
12 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.49%) Firewall
2 27 (3.57%) Network Security
3 24 (3.17%) LAN
3 24 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.04%) WAN
5 18 (2.38%) DNS
6 17 (2.25%) HTTP
7 15 (1.98%) Internet
8 14 (1.85%) Ethernet
8 14 (1.85%) Intranet
8 14 (1.85%) MPLS
9 11 (1.45%) BGP
10 9 (1.19%) DHCP
10 9 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 8 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.06%) OSPF
11 8 (1.06%) Wireless
12 7 (0.92%) Skype
12 7 (0.92%) X.509
13 6 (0.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (4.89%) Big Data
4 27 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.51%) DB2
8 19 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.85%) Power BI
10 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.72%) OLAP
12 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.32%) MySQL
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 70 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.66%) JIRA
3 31 (4.10%) Selenium
4 28 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.04%) Maven
5 23 (3.04%) WebDriver
6 21 (2.77%) Subversion
7 17 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.45%) Grunt
10 11 (1.45%) JUnit
11 10 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.32%) JMeter
12 9 (1.19%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.19%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.06%) Axure RP
13 8 (1.06%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.06%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 217 (28.67%) Finance
2 101 (13.34%) Banking
3 27 (3.57%) Front Office
3 27 (3.57%) Retail
4 24 (3.17%) Marketing
5 23 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.77%) Legal
7 18 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.25%) General Ledger
9 16 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
10 11 (1.45%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.32%) Advertising
12 9 (1.19%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.92%) Back Office
13 7 (0.92%) Law
14 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.66%) French Language
15 5 (0.66%) German Language
15 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 184 (24.31%) Developer
2 137 (18.10%) Analyst
3 53 (7.00%) Business Analyst
4 36 (4.76%) Consultant
5 35 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 33 (4.36%) Architect
6 33 (4.36%) C# Developer
7 30 (3.96%) IT Support
8 28 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 26 (3.43%) .NET Developer
10 25 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 25 (3.30%) Support Engineer
11 24 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.04%) IT Analyst
12 23 (3.04%) Network Engineer
13 21 (2.77%) Support Analyst
14 20 (2.64%) Administrator
15 17 (2.25%) Designer
15 17 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (2.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.04%) .NET
2 66 (8.72%) CSS
3 65 (8.59%) HTML
4 50 (6.61%) AngularJS
5 43 (5.68%) JSON
6 41 (5.42%) REST
7 33 (4.36%) HTML5
8 32 (4.23%) XML
9 30 (3.96%) ASP.NET
9 30 (3.96%) Web Services
10 22 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (2.91%) LESS
11 21 (2.77%) .NET Core
11 21 (2.77%) Middleware
12 20 (2.64%) Node.js
13 19 (2.51%) React
13 19 (2.51%) Sass
14 18 (2.38%) .NET Framework
14 18 (2.38%) RESTful
15 17 (2.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 132 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.61%) User Experience
3 44 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 27 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.77%) Data Structures
6 21 (2.77%) Fintech
7 19 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 18 (2.38%) Fixed Income
8 18 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.25%) Derivative
10 15 (1.98%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.85%) Equities
12 11 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.32%) PKI
13 10 (1.32%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.32%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 109 (14.40%) Windows
2 55 (7.27%) Linux
3 48 (6.34%) Windows 7
4 40 (5.28%) Windows 10
5 28 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.43%) Apple iOS
7 24 (3.17%) Android
8 20 (2.64%) Unix
9 10 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.66%) CentOS
13 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.26%) VMS
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Solaris
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
3 89 (11.76%) Project Management
4 78 (10.30%) ITIL
5 67 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (8.72%) DevOps
7 61 (8.06%) Migration
8 56 (7.40%) Test Automation
9 54 (7.13%) Time Management
10 53 (7.00%) Scrum
11 51 (6.74%) Analytics
11 51 (6.74%) SDLC
12 46 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (5.55%) TDD
14 41 (5.42%) Change Management
15 39 (5.15%) Data Analysis
15 39 (5.15%) Data Modelling
16 38 (5.02%) Microservices
17 37 (4.89%) BDD
17 37 (4.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 108 (14.27%) SQL
2 94 (12.42%) JavaScript
3 90 (11.89%) Java
4 89 (11.76%) Python
5 83 (10.96%) C#
6 34 (4.49%) Bash Shell
7 27 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.30%) Perl
9 19 (2.51%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.38%) VBA
11 14 (1.85%) Ruby
11 14 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.72%) VB
13 12 (1.59%) C++
14 9 (1.19%) R
15 7 (0.92%) C
15 7 (0.92%) PHP
15 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.92%) XAML
16 6 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 85 (11.23%) Degree
2 25 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (2.51%) CISSP
5 18 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.11%) CISM
7 15 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.85%) CISA
9 12 (1.59%) CCNP
9 12 (1.59%) GCFA
9 12 (1.59%) GCIH
10 11 (1.45%) CCIE
10 11 (1.45%) PhD
11 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.92%) ISEB
12 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.92%) MCP
12 7 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.15%) QA
2 16 (2.11%) PMO
3 15 (1.98%) SLA
4 10 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.19%) PSD2
6 6 (0.79%) GDPR
7 5 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
7 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.40%) COBIT
8 3 (0.40%) IFRS
8 3 (0.40%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.40%) WAI
8 3 (0.40%) WCAG
9 2 (0.26%) EMIR
9 2 (0.26%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 56 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.70%) Docker
3 21 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.06%) HDFS
5 7 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.66%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.66%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 4 (0.53%) XenApp
9 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.40%) Firmware
9 3 (0.40%) KVM
9 3 (0.40%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.26%) etcd
10 2 (0.26%) LXC
10 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.91%) Ansible
2 22 (2.91%) Puppet
3 14 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.85%) SCCM
4 12 (1.59%) CASB
5 10 (1.32%) Terraform
6 8 (1.06%) Kibana
7 7 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.79%) Mesos
8 6 (0.79%) Nagios
9 5 (0.66%) ArcSight ESM
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.66%) Grafana
9 5 (0.66%) logstash
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.66%) Salt
10 4 (0.53%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.32%) Oracle
3 35 (4.62%) Cisco
4 32 (4.23%) Apple
5 29 (3.83%) VMware
6 26 (3.43%) Google
6 26 (3.43%) IBM
7 24 (3.17%) SAP
8 22 (2.91%) Adobe
9 21 (2.77%) Bloomberg
9 21 (2.77%) Tableau
10 20 (2.64%) Sybase
11 18 (2.38%) TIBCO
12 17 (2.25%) HP
12 17 (2.25%) ServiceNow
13 15 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.85%) Reuters
15 13 (1.72%) Remedy
16 12 (1.59%) Darktrace
16 12 (1.59%) Thycotic