Period
to 14 December 2019

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 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 184 186
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 478 757 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.62% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 4.53% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 465 464
London median daily rate £475 £475 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.50% +4.94%
10th Percentile £216 £243 £250
90th Percentile £647 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.12% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 46 26
London median hourly rate £21.53 £18.70 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.11% -60.90% +169.12%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £25.26 £43.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £20.63 £18.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +14.58% +7.95% +15.00%

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 11,192 16,703 17,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.32% 35.67% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,768 11,926 12,675
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 274 237
London median hourly rate £23.25 £23.07 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +7.28% +9.08%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.78
% change year-on-year +17.50% -3.77% +3.91%

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 2019.

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 2019.

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 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
Central London +16 109 £423 -15.50% 57
West London +6 31 £413 +11.49% 38
South London +48 10 £425 +6.25% 8
East London +24 6 £269 -25.61% 8
North London +6 3 £325 +66.67% 6
Self-Motivation
England

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

1 143 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.94%) Finance
3 106 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
4 105 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (19.46%) Microsoft
6 81 (16.95%) SQL
7 78 (16.32%) Windows
8 73 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
9 70 (14.64%) Python
10 60 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (11.72%) Azure
12 55 (11.51%) ITIL
13 54 (11.30%) Office 365
14 52 (10.88%) Migration
15 51 (10.67%) Banking
15 51 (10.67%) Analytics
16 50 (10.46%) AWS
17 48 (10.04%) Scrum
18 46 (9.62%) Java
19 45 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (9.41%) DevOps
20 43 (9.00%) Active Directory
20 43 (9.00%) Degree
21 41 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
21 41 (8.58%) Project Management
22 40 (8.37%) SDLC
23 35 (7.32%) JavaScript
24 34 (7.11%) SQL Server
25 33 (6.90%) PowerShell
25 33 (6.90%) Big Data

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 23 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.18%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.51%) IIS
4 9 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.67%) Apache
5 8 (1.67%) Confluence
5 8 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.46%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.26%) CMS
7 6 (1.26%) nginx
8 5 (1.05%) SAS
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 73 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.84%) InVision
6 4 (0.84%) Sketch
7 3 (0.63%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.42%) SPSS
8 2 (0.42%) Stata
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Eikon
2 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.21%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.72%) Azure
2 54 (11.30%) Office 365
3 50 (10.46%) AWS
4 25 (5.23%) GCP
5 19 (3.97%) Power Platform
6 15 (3.14%) GitHub
7 10 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.88%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.46%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.84%) Boomi
11 4 (0.84%) SaaS
12 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.63%) iPaaS
12 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.63%) TestFlight
13 2 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.14%) WAN
2 13 (2.72%) Network Security
2 13 (2.72%) Skype
3 12 (2.51%) Firewall
3 12 (2.51%) LAN
4 9 (1.88%) Internet
4 9 (1.88%) Wireless
5 8 (1.67%) BGP
5 8 (1.67%) DNS
5 8 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (1.46%) MPLS
6 7 (1.46%) OSPF
6 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (1.26%) Multicast
7 6 (1.26%) NX-OS
7 6 (1.26%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.05%) Junos
8 5 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.90%) Big Data
3 23 (4.81%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.97%) Power BI
5 18 (3.77%) Data Mining
5 18 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.93%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.67%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.67%) QlikView
10 8 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.46%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (1.26%) Parquet
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.81%) JIRA
3 6 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.26%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.05%) Subversion
4 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.84%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.84%) JUnit
6 3 (0.63%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (0.63%) Selenium
6 3 (0.63%) Sourcetree
7 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.42%) NUnit
7 2 (0.42%) Postman
7 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (25.94%) Finance
2 51 (10.67%) Banking
3 24 (5.02%) Marketing
4 20 (4.18%) Front Office
4 20 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.97%) Retail
6 16 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.14%) Law
8 11 (2.30%) Legal
9 7 (1.46%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.26%) Advertising
11 5 (1.05%) Publishing
12 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.63%) French Language
13 3 (0.63%) Games
13 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.42%) Back Office
14 2 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 125 (26.15%) Developer
2 92 (19.25%) Analyst
3 27 (5.65%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.02%) Architect
5 22 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (4.39%) Service Analyst
7 19 (3.97%) Senior Developer
8 18 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 18 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (3.56%) Project Manager
10 16 (3.35%) Consultant
10 16 (3.35%) React Developer
11 14 (2.93%) Data Scientist
11 14 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.72%) Android Developer
13 12 (2.51%) iOS Developer
13 12 (2.51%) PHP Developer
14 11 (2.30%) Desktop Support
14 11 (2.30%) IT Analyst
15 10 (2.09%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.69%) .NET
2 21 (4.39%) JSON
3 19 (3.97%) RESTful
4 18 (3.77%) REST
5 14 (2.93%) Middleware
5 14 (2.93%) Spring
5 14 (2.93%) XML
6 13 (2.72%) Kafka
6 13 (2.72%) React Native
7 12 (2.51%) CSS
7 12 (2.51%) HTML
7 12 (2.51%) LAMP
8 9 (1.88%) Web Services
8 9 (1.88%) WinForms
9 8 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.67%) GraphQL
9 8 (1.67%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (1.46%) Node.js
10 7 (1.46%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 105 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.86%) User Experience
3 20 (4.18%) Algorithms
4 18 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.93%) Replication
7 12 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.09%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.88%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.88%) Equities
10 8 (1.67%) Animation
11 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.32%) Windows
2 32 (6.69%) Linux
3 27 (5.65%) Windows 10
4 24 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.81%) Android
6 21 (4.39%) Windows Server
7 19 (3.97%) Unix
8 18 (3.77%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.84%) AIX
12 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.21%) VMS
14 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.51%) ITIL
5 52 (10.88%) Migration
6 51 (10.67%) Analytics
7 48 (10.04%) Scrum
8 45 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (9.41%) DevOps
9 41 (8.58%) Project Management
10 40 (8.37%) SDLC
11 32 (6.69%) Data Analysis
12 29 (6.07%) ETL
13 27 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (5.44%) Data Modelling
14 26 (5.44%) Data Science
15 24 (5.02%) Change Management
15 24 (5.02%) Project Delivery
15 24 (5.02%) Time Management
16 23 (4.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.95%) SQL
2 70 (14.64%) Python
3 46 (9.62%) Java
4 35 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 30 (6.28%) C#
7 16 (3.35%) PHP
8 15 (3.14%) R
9 11 (2.30%) Go
9 11 (2.30%) VB
10 10 (2.09%) C++
11 9 (1.88%) Apple Swift
11 9 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.88%) VBA
12 8 (1.67%) Scala
13 7 (1.46%) C
13 7 (1.46%) Java 8
13 7 (1.46%) Perl
13 7 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (9.00%) Degree
2 20 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.72%) MCSA
7 12 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.46%) CISM
9 7 (1.46%) CISSP
9 7 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.46%) PMP
10 5 (1.05%) ISEB
10 5 (1.05%) PhD
10 5 (1.05%) SANS
11 4 (0.84%) Dell Certification
12 3 (0.63%) AAT
12 3 (0.63%) CCNP
12 3 (0.63%) CISA
12 3 (0.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.23%) QA
2 14 (2.93%) SLA
3 12 (2.51%) PMO
4 10 (2.09%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.84%) NIST
8 3 (0.63%) GDPR
9 2 (0.42%) COBIT
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.42%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) EMIR
10 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.21%) IFRS
10 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.39%) Docker
3 8 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.84%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.21%) KVM
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) Postfix
7 1 (0.21%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (4.18%) Ansible
2 18 (3.77%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.35%) Terraform
5 11 (2.30%) Puppet
6 8 (1.67%) SCCM
7 7 (1.46%) Kibana
7 7 (1.46%) logstash
8 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.42%) CASB
10 2 (0.42%) Consul
10 2 (0.42%) Iperf
10 2 (0.42%) Packer
11 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.21%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 93 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.81%) Oracle
3 19 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (3.35%) Cisco
5 15 (3.14%) Google
6 14 (2.93%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.93%) Sony
6 14 (2.93%) Tableau
7 12 (2.51%) F5
7 12 (2.51%) Reuters
7 12 (2.51%) SAP
8 10 (2.09%) Dell
8 10 (2.09%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.09%) VMware
9 9 (1.88%) Citrix
10 8 (1.67%) Adobe
10 8 (1.67%) Juniper
11 7 (1.46%) Alteryx
12 6 (1.26%) Apple
12 6 (1.26%) SevOne