Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 174 188
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 215 632 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.58% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 4.56% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 386 427
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £217
90th Percentile £638 £675 £653
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 27
Median hourly rate £34.95 £19.23 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.71% -23.07% +66.67%
10th Percentile £22.60 £11.25 £18.02
90th Percentile £44.05 £51.42 £57.50
England median hourly rate £27.18 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +64.70% -17.50% +29.03%

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 5,885 13,856 16,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.51% 34.62% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,107 9,659 11,755
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 219 257
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £22.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +6.75% +4.56%
10th Percentile £15.94 £13.45 £13.28
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £52.25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +61.90% -2.33% +7.50%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in London.

Daily rate trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in London.

Hourly rate trend for Self-Motivation in London

Self-Motivation
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Self-Motivation in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +36 40 £450 -5.26% 10
West London +23 10 £630 +73.79% 6
South London +41 6 £560 +72.31% 2
East London +38 2 - - 7
North London +16 2 £525 +58.49% 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (23.72%) Windows
5 45 (20.93%) Java
6 43 (20.00%) Finance
7 39 (18.14%) SQL
8 37 (17.21%) DevOps
9 34 (15.81%) Python
9 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
10 33 (15.35%) Azure
11 29 (13.49%) Analytics
12 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
12 26 (12.09%) .NET
13 25 (11.63%) ITIL
13 25 (11.63%) SDLC
14 24 (11.16%) AWS
15 23 (10.70%) JavaScript
15 23 (10.70%) Cisco
15 23 (10.70%) Data Centre
16 22 (10.23%) Linux
16 22 (10.23%) Degree
17 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
17 21 (9.77%) Firewall
18 20 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (8.84%) Migration
19 19 (8.84%) Internet
19 19 (8.84%) Oracle
19 19 (8.84%) WAN
19 19 (8.84%) Banking

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 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.33%) Apache
3 5 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.33%) Confluence
3 5 (2.33%) IIS
3 5 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.40%) SAS
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.47%) Luigi
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
6 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.40%) InVision
4 3 (1.40%) Sketch
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.47%) Houdini
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
6 1 (0.47%) Maya
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.47%) MODO
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.86%) SAP MDG
2 4 (1.86%) SAP MII
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.40%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.93%) Eikon
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.47%) Endur
5 1 (0.47%) Maximo
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.35%) Azure
2 24 (11.16%) AWS
3 13 (6.05%) PaaS
4 10 (4.65%) IaaS
5 9 (4.19%) GCP
5 9 (4.19%) Office 365
6 8 (3.72%) SaaS
7 4 (1.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.40%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.93%) GitHub
9 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Serverless
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.77%) Firewall
2 19 (8.84%) Internet
2 19 (8.84%) WAN
3 15 (6.98%) Wireless
4 13 (6.05%) VPN
5 12 (5.58%) DMZ
5 12 (5.58%) DNS
5 12 (5.58%) Intranet
6 8 (3.72%) DHCP
7 7 (3.26%) VoIP
8 6 (2.79%) LAN
8 6 (2.79%) SSL
9 5 (2.33%) VLAN
10 4 (1.86%) HTTP
10 4 (1.86%) IPv4
10 4 (1.86%) IPv6
10 4 (1.86%) Network Security
10 4 (1.86%) PBX
10 4 (1.86%) SAN
10 4 (1.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.26%) Big Data
3 7 (3.26%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.86%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.40%) DataStage
6 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.40%) Looker
6 3 (1.40%) OLAP
6 3 (1.40%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.40%) Power BI
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.98%) JIRA
3 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.72%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.79%) Selenium
6 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.86%) Postman
8 3 (1.40%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.40%) Gradle
8 3 (1.40%) Maven
8 3 (1.40%) Mocha
8 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.40%) Subversion
8 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.40%) Xcode
9 2 (0.93%) Ant
9 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (8.84%) Banking
3 13 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.58%) Marketing
5 9 (4.19%) Legal
6 8 (3.72%) Front Office
7 6 (2.79%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.33%) Games
8 5 (2.33%) Retail
9 4 (1.86%) Billing
9 4 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.40%) German Language
10 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.93%) Automotive
11 2 (0.93%) Back Office
11 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.93%) Electronics
11 2 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (21.40%) Developer
2 33 (15.35%) Analyst
3 15 (6.98%) Architect
4 12 (5.58%) Security Engineer
5 11 (5.12%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.12%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.12%) Senior Developer
6 10 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.26%) Support Analyst
8 6 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (2.79%) Mobile Engineer
8 6 (2.79%) Network Engineer
8 6 (2.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.33%) Azure Specialist
9 5 (2.33%) Consultant
9 5 (2.33%) Desktop Support
9 5 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.33%) Security Specialist
9 5 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) .NET
2 12 (5.58%) AngularJS
2 12 (5.58%) CSS
2 12 (5.58%) React
2 12 (5.58%) Web Services
3 11 (5.12%) HTML
4 10 (4.65%) Node.js
5 9 (4.19%) REST
6 7 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.33%) HTML5
7 5 (2.33%) J2EE
7 5 (2.33%) Kafka
7 5 (2.33%) RESTful
7 5 (2.33%) SAP Fiori
7 5 (2.33%) SOAP
7 5 (2.33%) Vue.js
8 4 (1.86%) ADO
8 4 (1.86%) React Native
8 4 (1.86%) Redux
9 3 (1.40%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.70%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.51%) PKI
4 12 (5.58%) User Experience
5 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.79%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.86%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.93%) Blog
12 2 (0.93%) Clustering
12 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.93%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.72%) Windows
2 22 (10.23%) Linux
3 12 (5.58%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.72%) Unix
4 8 (3.72%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.33%) Android
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.12%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (17.21%) DevOps
4 29 (13.49%) Analytics
5 25 (11.63%) ITIL
5 25 (11.63%) SDLC
6 20 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (8.84%) Migration
8 17 (7.91%) Decision-Making
8 17 (7.91%) Project Management
8 17 (7.91%) Scrum
9 16 (7.44%) Change Management
9 16 (7.44%) SIEM
9 16 (7.44%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.51%) Data Science
10 14 (6.51%) Visualisation
11 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.05%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.93%) Java
2 39 (18.14%) SQL
3 34 (15.81%) Python
4 23 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.58%) C#
7 11 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 9 (4.19%) C++
10 8 (3.72%) C
10 8 (3.72%) Perl
11 6 (2.79%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.79%) VBScript
12 5 (2.33%) PHP
12 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.33%) VB
13 4 (1.86%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (10.23%) Degree
2 13 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.26%) CISSP
5 6 (2.79%) CCNP
5 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.40%) CCNA
6 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.93%) CISA
7 2 (0.93%) GIAC
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB
7 2 (0.93%) MBA
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
7 2 (0.93%) MCSE
7 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) QA
2 9 (4.19%) SLA
3 8 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.86%) GDPR
5 4 (1.86%) NIST
6 3 (1.40%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.93%) IFRS
7 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.93%) PMO
8 1 (0.47%) COBIT
8 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.79%) Docker
3 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.79%) vSphere
4 3 (1.40%) XenApp
5 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.93%) vCloud
6 1 (0.47%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (7.91%) Ansible
2 8 (3.72%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.26%) Terraform
4 6 (2.79%) HP ALM
4 6 (2.79%) Puppet
5 5 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.33%) Prometheus
5 5 (2.33%) SCOM
6 4 (1.86%) SCCM
7 3 (1.40%) Netcool
7 3 (1.40%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 3 (1.40%) Netcool/Webtop
7 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.93%) Control-M
8 2 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.93%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.93%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.70%) Cisco
3 19 (8.84%) Oracle
4 13 (6.05%) HP
5 12 (5.58%) SAP
5 12 (5.58%) Splunk
5 12 (5.58%) VMware
6 7 (3.26%) Bloomberg
6 7 (3.26%) Citrix
7 6 (2.79%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.33%) Adobe
8 5 (2.33%) Reuters
8 5 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.86%) Dell
9 4 (1.86%) Google
9 4 (1.86%) IBM
9 4 (1.86%) NetApp
10 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.40%) Remedy
10 3 (1.40%) Teradata