Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 200 173
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 +5
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 283 368 712
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.42% 1.35% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.76% 3.93% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 263 444
Median daily rate £495 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £314 £297 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £659
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.64 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.20% +27.37% -61.20%
10th Percentile £12.75 £21.17 £11.78
90th Percentile £45.25 £27.32 £36.20
England median hourly rate £18.78 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% +20.00% +0.40%

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 7,536 9,371 15,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 34.41% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,270 6,715 10,813
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £323 £300 £313
90th Percentile £725 £709 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 151 249
Median hourly rate £31.18 £24.12 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.25% +9.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.44 £12.95
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.54 £20.24
% change year-on-year +18.37% +6.44% -3.62%

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 7 March 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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +48 57 £550 +28.81% 30
East London +27 5 £450 +67.44% 17
South London +35 4 £303 -34.59% 5
West London +16 2 £475 - 22
North London +7 1 - - 4
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 105 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (31.80%) Finance
3 65 (22.97%) SQL
3 65 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (22.26%) Azure
5 55 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (17.67%) Python
7 47 (16.61%) Java
8 46 (16.25%) DevOps
9 37 (13.07%) .NET
10 36 (12.72%) SDLC
11 35 (12.37%) Windows
12 33 (11.66%) HTML
13 32 (11.31%) TDD
14 31 (10.95%) Git (software)
15 30 (10.60%) JavaScript
16 28 (9.89%) Change Management
16 28 (9.89%) AWS
16 28 (9.89%) Banking
17 27 (9.54%) Data Analysis
17 27 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (9.54%) Microsoft 365
18 26 (9.19%) QA
19 24 (8.48%) Software Engineering
19 24 (8.48%) Firewall
19 24 (8.48%) Project Management
19 24 (8.48%) C#
19 24 (8.48%) Kafka
19 24 (8.48%) Microservices
20 23 (8.13%) Analytics

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 12 (4.24%) Apache Spark
1 12 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.53%) Apache Airflow
3 6 (2.12%) CMS
3 6 (2.12%) Confluence
4 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.41%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.41%) JBoss
5 4 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.35%) BambooHR
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 63 (22.26%) Azure
2 28 (9.89%) AWS
3 27 (9.54%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (6.36%) PaaS
5 16 (5.65%) Power Platform
6 15 (5.30%) IaaS
7 10 (3.53%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (3.18%) PowerApps
9 8 (2.83%) GCP
9 8 (2.83%) Logic Apps
10 7 (2.47%) SaaS
11 6 (2.12%) Serverless
12 4 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.41%) Azure Functions
12 4 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.71%) AWS CodePipeline
14 2 (0.71%) GitHub
14 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.48%) Firewall
2 20 (7.07%) WAN
3 19 (6.71%) Internet
4 18 (6.36%) HTTP
5 16 (5.65%) VPN
6 15 (5.30%) Wireless
7 14 (4.95%) DMZ
7 14 (4.95%) Intranet
8 9 (3.18%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.83%) LAN
10 5 (1.77%) DVB
10 5 (1.77%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.41%) DNS
11 4 (1.41%) Network Security
12 3 (1.06%) BGP
12 3 (1.06%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (1.06%) OSPF
12 3 (1.06%) Skype
12 3 (1.06%) SNMP
12 3 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (6.36%) Tableau
3 14 (4.95%) Data Lake
4 11 (3.89%) Big Data
4 11 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.89%) Snowflake Schema
5 10 (3.53%) Parquet
6 8 (2.83%) NonStop SQL
6 8 (2.83%) Power BI
6 8 (2.83%) Tableau Desktop
6 8 (2.83%) Tableau Server
7 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.71%) MySQL
9 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.71%) Redis
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.36%) JIRA
3 17 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.59%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.53%) Maven
7 8 (2.83%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.47%) Ant
8 7 (2.47%) JUnit
9 6 (2.12%) ER Studio
9 6 (2.12%) ERwin
9 6 (2.12%) gulp
10 5 (1.77%) webpack
11 4 (1.41%) GDB
11 4 (1.41%) GNU Toolchain
11 4 (1.41%) Gradle
11 4 (1.41%) Selenium
11 4 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 90 (31.80%) Finance
2 28 (9.89%) Banking
3 14 (4.95%) Front Office
4 13 (4.59%) Legal
5 12 (4.24%) Public Sector
6 11 (3.89%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.83%) Retail
8 5 (1.77%) Marketing
9 4 (1.41%) Billing
9 4 (1.41%) Games
10 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.71%) Advertising
11 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (29.33%) Developer
2 46 (16.25%) Analyst
3 20 (7.07%) Consultant
4 15 (5.30%) Architect
4 15 (5.30%) Business Analyst
5 14 (4.95%) Java Developer
6 12 (4.24%) Security Engineer
7 11 (3.89%) Project Manager
7 11 (3.89%) Senior Developer
7 11 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (3.53%) Data Engineer
9 9 (3.18%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.18%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (3.18%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.18%) Python Engineer
10 8 (2.83%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.83%) Risk Analyst
10 8 (2.83%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.07%) .NET
2 33 (11.66%) HTML
3 24 (8.48%) Kafka
4 20 (7.07%) Web Services
5 19 (6.71%) Spring
6 18 (6.36%) XML
7 17 (6.01%) CSS
8 13 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.59%) HTML5
8 13 (4.59%) REST
8 13 (4.59%) RESTful
9 12 (4.24%) Node.js
10 11 (3.89%) PostGIS
11 10 (3.53%) Django
11 10 (3.53%) Redux
11 10 (3.53%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.83%) jQuery
12 8 (2.83%) Swing
12 8 (2.83%) Vue.js
13 7 (2.47%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.65%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.95%) Fixed Income
4 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.95%) PKI
5 13 (4.59%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.18%) User Experience
7 8 (2.83%) Equities
8 7 (2.47%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.12%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.12%) Derivative
10 5 (1.77%) Digital TV
10 5 (1.77%) STB
10 5 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.41%) MPEG
11 4 (1.41%) NHS
11 4 (1.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.37%) Windows
2 21 (7.42%) Linux
3 9 (3.18%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.12%) Unix
5 4 (1.41%) Android
5 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Android TV
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Tizen
7 1 (0.35%) webOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.43%) Problem-Solving
3 46 (16.25%) DevOps
4 36 (12.72%) SDLC
5 32 (11.31%) TDD
6 28 (9.89%) Change Management
7 27 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.54%) Data Analysis
8 24 (8.48%) Microservices
8 24 (8.48%) Project Management
8 24 (8.48%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.13%) Analytics
10 22 (7.77%) Configuration Management
11 21 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (7.42%) Test Automation
11 21 (7.42%) User Stories
12 20 (7.07%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (6.01%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.97%) SQL
2 50 (17.67%) Python
3 47 (16.61%) Java
4 30 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.48%) C#
6 14 (4.95%) Java 8
7 12 (4.24%) C++
8 8 (2.83%) C
8 8 (2.83%) COBOL
8 8 (2.83%) Scala
8 8 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.47%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.77%) ES6
11 5 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.77%) VB
12 4 (1.41%) Perl
12 4 (1.41%) PHP
12 4 (1.41%) XPath
13 3 (1.06%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.18%) Degree
4 6 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.77%) CCNP
5 5 (1.77%) CISSP
5 5 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.06%) CCIE
6 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CCDP
7 2 (0.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (0.71%) CEH
7 2 (0.71%) CISM
7 2 (0.71%) FFIEC
7 2 (0.71%) GCIH
7 2 (0.71%) GSEC
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.19%) QA
2 6 (2.12%) PMO
3 5 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.77%) MiFID
4 4 (1.41%) AIFMD
4 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.41%) UCITS
5 3 (1.06%) SLA
6 2 (0.71%) COREP
6 2 (0.71%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.71%) IFRS
6 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.71%) NIST
7 1 (0.35%) GAAP
7 1 (0.35%) GDPR
7 1 (0.35%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.95%) Docker
3 4 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.71%) etcd
4 2 (0.71%) Varnish
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.35%) Snort
5 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.01%) Ansible
3 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.77%) Puppet
3 5 (1.77%) Terraform
4 4 (1.41%) Salt
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.06%) Consul
6 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) Kibana
6 2 (0.71%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.35%) logstash
7 1 (0.35%) Netcool
7 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.35%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 23 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.07%) Cisco
3 12 (4.24%) Oracle
4 11 (3.89%) HP
5 8 (2.83%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.77%) SAP
8 4 (1.41%) Charles River
8 4 (1.41%) Splunk
9 3 (1.06%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.06%) Dataiku
9 3 (1.06%) F5
9 3 (1.06%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.06%) Google
9 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.06%) Sonus
9 3 (1.06%) VMware
10 2 (0.71%) Blue Coat