Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 188 179 183
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 197 553 714
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.52% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 4.51% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 335 472
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £218 £225
90th Percentile £575 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 39
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -28.21% -14.66%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.70 £15.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.09 £57.50
England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £18.35
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.63% +20.33%

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 5,643 12,259 16,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.23% 33.62% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,846 8,530 11,903
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 186 256
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.89 £23.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.91% -0.76% +7.28%
10th Percentile £14.85 £12.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £52.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £34.00 £22.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year +54.55% +8.87% +1.04%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +46 35 £450 - 25
West London +26 8 £630 +68.00% 18
South London +29 2 - - 4
East London +41 1 £450 +32.35% 3
North London +17 1 - - 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (25.38%) Finance
3 47 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (22.34%) Java
5 39 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (18.78%) Windows
6 37 (18.78%) Azure
7 36 (18.27%) DevOps
8 35 (17.77%) Python
9 33 (16.75%) SQL
10 26 (13.20%) Cisco
11 22 (11.17%) AWS
11 22 (11.17%) SDLC
12 21 (10.66%) Data Centre
12 21 (10.66%) Analytics
12 21 (10.66%) Git (software)
12 21 (10.66%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
12 21 (10.66%) Project Management
13 20 (10.15%) Firewall
13 20 (10.15%) Security Cleared
13 20 (10.15%) QA
14 19 (9.64%) WAN
14 19 (9.64%) Linux
14 19 (9.64%) SIEM
15 18 (9.14%) Ansible
15 18 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 17 (8.63%) C++
17 16 (8.12%) .NET
17 16 (8.12%) ITIL

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 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.03%) Apache
4 4 (2.03%) Confluence
5 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.52%) SAS
6 2 (1.02%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.51%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.51%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.51%) Houdini
6 1 (0.51%) Maya
6 1 (0.51%) MODO
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.03%) SAP MDG
2 4 (2.03%) SAP MII
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.02%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.51%) BambooHR
5 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.78%) Azure
2 22 (11.17%) AWS
3 16 (8.12%) PaaS
4 11 (5.58%) IaaS
5 7 (3.55%) Office 365
5 7 (3.55%) SaaS
6 6 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.05%) Serverless
7 5 (2.54%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.03%) GCP
8 4 (2.03%) Logic Apps
8 4 (2.03%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.02%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.02%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.02%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.15%) Firewall
2 19 (9.64%) WAN
3 15 (7.61%) VPN
4 14 (7.11%) Wireless
5 13 (6.60%) Internet
5 13 (6.60%) Intranet
6 12 (6.09%) DMZ
7 10 (5.08%) Network Security
8 8 (4.06%) LAN
9 7 (3.55%) HTTP
9 7 (3.55%) SNMP
9 7 (3.55%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.05%) DNS
11 5 (2.54%) DVB
11 5 (2.54%) SSL
12 4 (2.03%) SAN
12 4 (2.03%) VoIP
13 3 (1.52%) DHCP
13 3 (1.52%) FTP
13 3 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.05%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.03%) Big Data
4 4 (2.03%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.03%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.52%) DataStage
5 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.52%) Looker
5 3 (1.52%) OLAP
5 3 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.02%) KDB
6 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.11%) JIRA
3 10 (5.08%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.05%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.54%) CircleCI
5 5 (2.54%) Gradle
5 5 (2.54%) Xcode
6 4 (2.03%) GDB
6 4 (2.03%) GNU Toolchain
6 4 (2.03%) Selenium
7 3 (1.52%) CMake
7 3 (1.52%) Grunt
7 3 (1.52%) Subversion
7 3 (1.52%) Toad
8 2 (1.02%) gulp
8 2 (1.02%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.02%) Mocha
8 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (25.38%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Legal
4 8 (4.06%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.55%) Games
6 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.54%) Marketing
8 4 (2.03%) Front Office
9 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.02%) Automotive
10 2 (1.02%) Electronics
10 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (1.02%) Retail
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.51%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) French Language
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.78%) Developer
2 35 (17.77%) Analyst
3 17 (8.63%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.60%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.09%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.58%) Consultant
6 11 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.57%) Architect
7 9 (4.57%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (4.06%) Azure Specialist
8 8 (4.06%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.06%) Security Specialist
9 7 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.05%) Lead Developer
10 6 (3.05%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (3.05%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Asset Management Analyst
11 5 (2.54%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.12%) .NET
2 10 (5.08%) HTML
3 8 (4.06%) HTML5
4 7 (3.55%) Redux
4 7 (3.55%) REST
4 7 (3.55%) RESTful
4 7 (3.55%) SOAP
5 6 (3.05%) JSON
5 6 (3.05%) Kafka
5 6 (3.05%) Node.js
5 6 (3.05%) React
5 6 (3.05%) Web Services
6 5 (2.54%) CSS
6 5 (2.54%) J2EE
6 5 (2.54%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.03%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.03%) React Native
7 4 (2.03%) SAP Fiori
7 4 (2.03%) Vue.js
7 4 (2.03%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.66%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.09%) PKI
5 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.55%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.05%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.05%) User Experience
8 5 (2.54%) Derivative
8 5 (2.54%) Digital TV
8 5 (2.54%) STB
9 4 (2.03%) MPEG
9 4 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.03%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.02%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.78%) Windows
2 19 (9.64%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Unix
4 7 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.05%) Android
6 5 (2.54%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.03%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Android TV
9 1 (0.51%) CentOS
9 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Tizen
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.51%) webOS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (23.86%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (18.27%) DevOps
4 22 (11.17%) SDLC
5 21 (10.66%) Analytics
5 21 (10.66%) Project Management
6 19 (9.64%) SIEM
7 18 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
8 16 (8.12%) Decision-Making
8 16 (8.12%) ITIL
8 16 (8.12%) Test Automation
9 15 (7.61%) TDD
10 14 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.60%) Asset Management
11 13 (6.60%) Change Management
11 13 (6.60%) Migration
11 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.60%) Security Architecture
12 12 (6.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.34%) Java
2 35 (17.77%) Python
3 33 (16.75%) SQL
4 17 (8.63%) C++
5 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.11%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.08%) C#
7 10 (5.08%) Kotlin
8 8 (4.06%) C
8 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.55%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.05%) Perl
11 5 (2.54%) Java 8
11 5 (2.54%) Scala
12 3 (1.52%) PHP
12 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.52%) R
12 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.09%) CISSP
3 12 (6.09%) Degree
4 11 (5.58%) CCNP
5 8 (4.06%) CCNA
6 7 (3.55%) FFIEC
6 7 (3.55%) GCED
6 7 (3.55%) GCIA
6 7 (3.55%) GCIH
6 7 (3.55%) GIAC
6 7 (3.55%) GREM
6 7 (3.55%) GSEC
6 7 (3.55%) SANS
7 4 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCIE
8 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.15%) QA
2 12 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (3.55%) NIST
4 6 (3.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.52%) GDPR
5 3 (1.52%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.02%) etcd
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.02%) Varnish
3 2 (1.02%) vSphere
3 2 (1.02%) XenApp
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (9.14%) Ansible
2 8 (4.06%) HP ALM
3 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.05%) Prometheus
3 6 (3.05%) Terraform
4 5 (2.54%) Netcool
4 5 (2.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (2.54%) Netcool/Webtop
4 5 (2.54%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.03%) Puppet
5 4 (2.03%) SCOM
6 2 (1.02%) Consul
6 2 (1.02%) Control-M
6 2 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.02%) SCCM
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.20%) Cisco
2 21 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.61%) Oracle
4 14 (7.11%) HP
4 14 (7.11%) Splunk
5 7 (3.55%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.55%) Citrix
5 7 (3.55%) VMware
6 6 (3.05%) IBM
6 6 (3.05%) SAP
7 4 (2.03%) NetApp
8 3 (1.52%) Databricks
8 3 (1.52%) F5
8 3 (1.52%) Teradata
9 2 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.02%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.02%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.02%) Informatica
9 2 (1.02%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow