Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 200 179
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 616 668 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.56% 1.47% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.41% 4.05% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 404 424
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £263
90th Percentile £701 £650 £673
England median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.04% +1.92% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 14
London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.72 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.02% +42.39% -23.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.85 £10.26
90th Percentile £51.42 £57.50 £46.38
England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year -16.46% +29.51% +8.93%

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 13,956 16,485 15,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.27% 36.21% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,806 11,672 11,216
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 256 218
London median hourly rate £23.72 £23.25 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.92% +11.14%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.31 £12.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +8 139 £450 -10.00% 66
West London +8 41 £363 -14.71% 29
South London +10 8 £325 -23.53% 13
East London -4 5 £401 -14.63% 17
North London 0 2 £325 +66.67% 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 206 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (26.30%) Finance
3 139 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 139 (22.56%) Problem-Solving
4 134 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (18.18%) SQL
6 94 (15.26%) Windows
7 88 (14.29%) Python
8 81 (13.15%) Banking
9 76 (12.34%) ITIL
10 70 (11.36%) JavaScript
10 70 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
11 66 (10.71%) Java
11 66 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 65 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
13 63 (10.23%) Office 365
14 59 (9.58%) Project Management
15 58 (9.42%) Active Directory
16 56 (9.09%) DevOps
17 54 (8.77%) Analytics
18 51 (8.28%) ETL
18 51 (8.28%) SDLC
19 50 (8.12%) Scrum
19 50 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (8.12%) Degree
20 49 (7.95%) C#
21 48 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
21 48 (7.79%) Migration
21 48 (7.79%) Git (software)
22 47 (7.63%) Business Intelligence

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 37 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.76%) Apache
4 15 (2.44%) Confluence
5 12 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.62%) SAS
7 9 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.30%) Luigi
9 7 (1.14%) IIS
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.81%) CMS
11 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.65%) JBoss
13 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.49%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.49%) nginx
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.81%) Sketch
7 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.65%) SPSS
7 4 (0.65%) Stata
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.32%) InDesign
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.16%) InVision
10 1 (0.16%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 18 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) Eikon
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.32%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (10.23%) Office 365
3 50 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (2.92%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.79%) OneDrive
6 11 (1.79%) SaaS
7 9 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.46%) Serverless
8 7 (1.14%) GitHub
9 5 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.49%) PaaS
12 2 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.08%) Skype
2 15 (2.44%) DNS
3 14 (2.27%) WAN
4 12 (1.95%) DHCP
4 12 (1.95%) LAN
5 11 (1.79%) Firewall
5 11 (1.79%) Internet
6 8 (1.30%) Network Security
6 8 (1.30%) Wireless
7 7 (1.14%) BGP
7 7 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (1.14%) SAN
8 6 (0.97%) Junos
8 6 (0.97%) NAS
8 6 (0.97%) OSPF
8 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.81%) H.323
9 5 (0.81%) MGCP
9 5 (0.81%) MPLS
9 5 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.52%) Big Data
3 32 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 32 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 25 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.76%) Power BI
12 14 (2.27%) BigQuery
12 14 (2.27%) Data Mining
13 13 (2.11%) Neo4j
13 13 (2.11%) Parquet
14 11 (1.79%) Star Schema
15 10 (1.62%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (7.79%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.22%) JIRA
3 7 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.97%) JUnit
4 6 (0.97%) Subversion
5 5 (0.81%) Maven
5 5 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.65%) GitLab
6 4 (0.65%) Selenium
6 4 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.49%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.49%) NUnit
7 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.49%) Sourcetree
General
1 162 (26.30%) Finance
2 81 (13.15%) Banking
3 34 (5.52%) Marketing
4 29 (4.71%) Front Office
4 29 (4.71%) Public Sector
5 23 (3.73%) Law
6 20 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.25%) Retail
6 20 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.76%) Legal
8 10 (1.62%) Back Office
9 9 (1.46%) Publishing
10 8 (1.30%) Games
11 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.81%) Advertising
14 4 (0.65%) Billing
14 4 (0.65%) German Language
14 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 151 (24.51%) Developer
2 124 (20.13%) Analyst
3 39 (6.33%) Business Analyst
4 35 (5.68%) Architect
5 30 (4.87%) Project Manager
6 29 (4.71%) Consultant
6 29 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 23 (3.73%) Service Analyst
8 22 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (3.41%) Python Engineer
10 20 (3.25%) C++ Developer
10 20 (3.25%) React Developer
10 20 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.08%) C# Developer
11 19 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.76%) .NET Developer
12 17 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (2.76%) Python Developer
12 17 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.47%) .NET
2 33 (5.36%) HTML
3 30 (4.87%) CSS
3 30 (4.87%) Kafka
4 27 (4.38%) REST
5 24 (3.90%) RESTful
6 23 (3.73%) JSON
7 21 (3.41%) Middleware
7 21 (3.41%) Spring
8 19 (3.08%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.08%) React Native
9 18 (2.92%) Node.js
9 18 (2.92%) Web Services
10 16 (2.60%) WinForms
11 15 (2.44%) GraphQL
12 13 (2.11%) TinkerPop
13 12 (1.95%) HTML5
13 12 (1.95%) Spring Boot
13 12 (1.95%) STL
13 12 (1.95%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 134 (21.75%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.19%) User Experience
3 27 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.11%) Derivative
9 12 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.95%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.62%) Equities
12 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.97%) Social Media
14 5 (0.81%) Clustering
14 5 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.26%) Windows
2 34 (5.52%) Windows 10
3 33 (5.36%) Unix
4 30 (4.87%) Android
5 29 (4.71%) Linux
6 26 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 26 (4.22%) Windows 7
7 25 (4.06%) Windows Server
8 16 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.32%) AIX
12 2 (0.32%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) CentOS
13 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (22.56%) Problem-Solving
3 76 (12.34%) ITIL
4 66 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (9.58%) Project Management
6 56 (9.09%) DevOps
7 54 (8.77%) Analytics
8 51 (8.28%) ETL
8 51 (8.28%) SDLC
9 50 (8.12%) Scrum
10 48 (7.79%) Migration
11 47 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.17%) Information Security
13 37 (6.01%) Business Analysis
14 35 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (5.36%) Fintech
16 32 (5.19%) Computer Science
17 31 (5.03%) Decision-Making
18 30 (4.87%) Data Science
18 30 (4.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (18.18%) SQL
2 88 (14.29%) Python
3 70 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 66 (10.71%) Java
5 49 (7.95%) C#
6 38 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 26 (4.22%) C++
8 17 (2.76%) VBA
9 16 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.60%) VB
10 15 (2.44%) R
10 15 (2.44%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.95%) PHP
11 12 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.62%) Java 8
12 10 (1.62%) Perl
12 10 (1.62%) Scala
13 8 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (8.12%) Degree
2 26 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.14%) CISSP
9 6 (0.97%) ISEB
9 6 (0.97%) MCSE
9 6 (0.97%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.81%) CISM
10 5 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.65%) CCNA
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.49%) CISA
12 3 (0.49%) MCDST
12 3 (0.49%) MCP
12 3 (0.49%) MCSA
12 3 (0.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.90%) QA
2 16 (2.60%) PMO
3 15 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.95%) SLA
5 8 (1.30%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.14%) NIST
7 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.65%) GDPR
9 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.32%) IFRS
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.32%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.16%) COBIT
11 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (9.42%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.36%) Docker
3 15 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 14 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (2.11%) XenApp
6 8 (1.30%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.81%) ProxySG
9 4 (0.65%) vSphere
10 3 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.32%) IAG
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.16%) KVM
12 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.16%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (4.06%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.60%) Ansible
3 13 (2.11%) SCCM
4 12 (1.95%) Terraform
5 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.97%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.81%) Kibana
7 5 (0.81%) Puppet
8 4 (0.65%) logstash
9 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.49%) MaaS360
9 3 (0.49%) MobiControl
9 3 (0.49%) Nagios
9 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.32%) CASB
10 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
11 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 139 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.66%) Oracle
3 28 (4.55%) Citrix
3 28 (4.55%) SAP
4 25 (4.06%) Google
5 17 (2.76%) VMware
6 16 (2.60%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.60%) Sony
7 15 (2.44%) Cisco
8 14 (2.27%) Reuters
8 14 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.95%) Adobe
10 10 (1.62%) F5
10 10 (1.62%) IBM
10 10 (1.62%) Tableau
11 9 (1.46%) HP
11 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.30%) Juniper
12 8 (1.30%) NetApp
13 7 (1.14%) Dell