Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 183 182
Rank change year-on-year -33 -1 +19
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 435 182 580
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.93% 3.69% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 112 350
10th Percentile £313 £301 £263
25th Percentile £413 £405 £382
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.05% -
75th Percentile £638 £538 £588
90th Percentile £725 £606 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 16
10th Percentile £25.05 £15.05 "
25th Percentile £40.13 £18.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate £66.50 £36.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +84.72% +118.18% -19.51%
75th Percentile £70.00 £40.00 £24.39
90th Percentile £71.35 £47.05 £43.71
England median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +61.25% +21.21% -11.76%

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 11,072 4,931 12,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.75% 36.80% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,032 3,554 8,759
10th Percentile £363 £314 £313
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.19% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 68 160
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.28 £12.73
25th Percentile £20.49 £21.56 £15.91
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £22.72
Median % change year-on-year -12.16% +62.89% -3.34%
75th Percentile £49.55 £47.38 £47.50
90th Percentile £64.00 £53.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.63% +50.00% -

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -32 60 £500 -1.96% 39
West London -12 13 £227 -63.89% 30
South London +1 4 £425 - 4
East London - 1 £590 - 18
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 241 (55.40%) Social Skills
2 224 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (31.26%) Finance
4 111 (25.52%) Problem-Solving
5 94 (21.61%) DevOps
6 92 (21.15%) Azure
7 88 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
8 73 (16.78%) Project Management
8 73 (16.78%) SQL
9 70 (16.09%) Degree
10 65 (14.94%) Scrum
11 60 (13.79%) Git (software)
12 58 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 58 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 57 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (13.10%) AWS
14 55 (12.64%) Java
15 51 (11.72%) SDLC
16 50 (11.49%) Microservices
16 50 (11.49%) Python
17 49 (11.26%) Time Management
17 49 (11.26%) Presentation Skills
18 48 (11.03%) TDD
19 45 (10.34%) JavaScript
19 45 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 44 (10.11%) Windows
21 41 (9.43%) Jenkins
22 39 (8.97%) React
22 39 (8.97%) .NET
23 38 (8.74%) Kubernetes

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 19 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.53%) Confluence
4 8 (1.84%) Apache
5 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.38%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.15%) CMS
7 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.69%) nginx
9 3 (0.69%) SAS
10 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.46%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) Mule
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.99%) Sketch
5 11 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (2.30%) Figma
6 10 (2.30%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.61%) InVision
7 7 (1.61%) Photoshop
8 6 (1.38%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.69%) Marvel
11 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.46%) Maya
12 1 (0.23%) Houdini
12 1 (0.23%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.69%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.46%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Eikon
5 1 (0.23%) Primavera
5 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.23%) Summit
5 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.15%) Azure
2 57 (13.10%) AWS
3 29 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (4.60%) GCP
4 20 (4.60%) IaaS
5 17 (3.91%) PaaS
6 13 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 13 (2.99%) Serverless
7 11 (2.53%) GitHub
7 11 (2.53%) SaaS
8 10 (2.30%) OneDrive
9 9 (2.07%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.61%) Azure Functions
11 6 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.38%) Azure Key Vault
11 6 (1.38%) Google Workspace
11 6 (1.38%) npm
12 5 (1.15%) Yarn
13 4 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.83%) Firewall
2 13 (2.99%) DNS
3 10 (2.30%) VPN
4 9 (2.07%) Internet
5 7 (1.61%) WAN
5 7 (1.61%) Wireless
6 6 (1.38%) DKIM
6 6 (1.38%) DMARC
6 6 (1.38%) LAN
6 6 (1.38%) SMTP
7 5 (1.15%) AMQP
7 5 (1.15%) Broadband
7 5 (1.15%) GSM
7 5 (1.15%) IPsec
7 5 (1.15%) LTE
7 5 (1.15%) SSL
7 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.92%) CDMA
8 4 (0.92%) VLAN
8 4 (0.92%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.83%) NoSQL
2 21 (4.83%) Tableau
3 16 (3.68%) Big Data
3 16 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.45%) Data Lake
5 13 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.76%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.30%) Tableau Desktop
7 10 (2.30%) Tableau Server
8 9 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.84%) Power BI
9 8 (1.84%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.92%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.69%) MySQL
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 37 (8.51%) JIRA
4 17 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.68%) Selenium
6 15 (3.45%) Maven
7 12 (2.76%) GitLab
7 12 (2.76%) Subversion
8 11 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.53%) Protractor
9 10 (2.30%) webpack
10 7 (1.61%) Axure RP
11 6 (1.38%) git-flow
12 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket Server
12 5 (1.15%) Mocha
12 5 (1.15%) PowerDesigner
12 5 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.15%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.92%) Hudson
13 4 (0.92%) Moq
General
1 241 (55.40%) Social Skills
2 136 (31.26%) Finance
3 88 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (11.26%) Presentation Skills
5 31 (7.13%) Marketing
6 30 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
7 28 (6.44%) Documentation Skills
8 26 (5.98%) Banking
9 25 (5.75%) Public Sector
10 22 (5.06%) Front Office
11 19 (4.37%) Retail
12 12 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
13 11 (2.53%) Legal
13 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.61%) Back Office
14 7 (1.61%) Investment Banking
15 6 (1.38%) Advertising
15 6 (1.38%) Games
16 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (18.39%) Developer
2 56 (12.87%) Analyst
3 45 (10.34%) Architect
4 39 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 24 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (5.06%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.06%) Designer
7 20 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (3.68%) React Developer
9 15 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 13 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 13 (2.99%) Senior Architect
11 12 (2.76%) Consultant
12 11 (2.53%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (2.53%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (2.53%) Python Engineer
12 11 (2.53%) UI Designer
13 10 (2.30%) Azure Engineer
13 10 (2.30%) Development Engineer
13 10 (2.30%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.97%) .NET
1 39 (8.97%) React
2 33 (7.59%) HTML
3 29 (6.67%) RESTful
4 28 (6.44%) Kafka
5 22 (5.06%) REST
5 22 (5.06%) Spring
6 20 (4.60%) HTML5
7 18 (4.14%) CSS
8 17 (3.91%) Spring Boot
9 16 (3.68%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.68%) Node.js
10 13 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (2.76%) .NET Core
11 12 (2.76%) Web Services
12 11 (2.53%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.53%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.53%) Gherkin
12 11 (2.53%) SOAP
13 8 (1.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.05%) User Experience
2 19 (4.37%) Virtual Team
3 17 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.38%) Reinsurance
10 6 (1.38%) W3C
11 5 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.92%) Social Media
13 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.11%) Windows
2 33 (7.59%) Linux
3 13 (2.99%) Android
3 13 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.07%) Unix
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (25.52%) Problem-Solving
3 94 (21.61%) DevOps
4 73 (16.78%) Project Management
5 65 (14.94%) Scrum
6 58 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 57 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (11.72%) SDLC
9 50 (11.49%) Microservices
10 49 (11.26%) Time Management
11 48 (11.03%) TDD
12 45 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (8.51%) Analytics
13 37 (8.51%) BDD
13 37 (8.51%) Project Delivery
14 34 (7.82%) Software Engineering
15 32 (7.36%) Full Stack Development
16 29 (6.67%) Coaching
16 29 (6.67%) Data Analysis
17 28 (6.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.78%) SQL
2 55 (12.64%) Java
3 50 (11.49%) Python
4 45 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.82%) C#
6 28 (6.44%) TypeScript
7 22 (5.06%) C++
8 18 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.99%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.53%) C
10 11 (2.53%) Java 8
10 11 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.61%) Ruby
12 6 (1.38%) Java 11
12 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.15%) Groovy
13 5 (1.15%) Scala
14 3 (0.69%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.69%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (16.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.30%) CISSP
4 10 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.07%) CISM
5 9 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.07%) PMP
6 5 (1.15%) CRISC
6 5 (1.15%) FFIEC
6 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.15%) SANS
7 4 (0.92%) CISA
7 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.92%) ISEB
7 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.69%) CCNA
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.28%) QA
2 20 (4.60%) Accessibility
3 12 (2.76%) GDPR
4 9 (2.07%) PMO
5 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.38%) NIST
6 6 (1.38%) SLA
7 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.15%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.92%) GRC
9 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.46%) IFRS
9 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.23%) FISMA
10 1 (0.23%) GAAP
10 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (7.36%) Docker
2 15 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.15%) vSphere
5 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) Ceph
8 1 (0.23%) HDFS
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.06%) Ansible
3 16 (3.68%) Puppet
4 14 (3.22%) Terraform
5 12 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.38%) Salt
8 5 (1.15%) HP ALM
8 5 (1.15%) SCCM
9 3 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.69%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.46%) CASB
10 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.46%) Kibana
10 2 (0.46%) logstash
10 2 (0.46%) Mesos
10 2 (0.46%) Netcool/Webtop
10 2 (0.46%) Packer
10 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.37%) Adobe
3 18 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (3.91%) SAP
5 16 (3.68%) Google
6 14 (3.22%) Cisco
7 12 (2.76%) VMware
8 11 (2.53%) Oracle
9 9 (2.07%) IBM
9 9 (2.07%) Splunk
10 8 (1.84%) Databricks
10 8 (1.84%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.61%) HP
11 7 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.38%) Apple
12 6 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.38%) hybris
13 5 (1.15%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.92%) Blue Prism
15 3 (0.69%) Workday