Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 175 174
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -31
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 675 677 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.57% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.82% 4.06% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 472
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £248
90th Percentile £650 £673 £625
England median daily rate £423 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +2.42% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 15
London median hourly rate £21.72 £15.25 £20.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.39% -23.94% +33.67%
10th Percentile £17.85 £10.26 £10.19
90th Percentile £57.50 £46.38 £85.93
England median hourly rate £19.75 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.51% +8.93% -2.78%

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 17,677 16,686 17,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.54% 38.74% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,634 11,839 12,215
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £289
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 227 224
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.51 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 -12 160 £500 -2.44% 80
West London -2 53 £430 -4.23% 33
South London -25 28 £425 -10.53% 8
East London -7 18 £470 +44.62% 15
North London +5 3 £195 -46.58% 4
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 217 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (27.26%) Finance
3 163 (24.15%) Problem-Solving
4 144 (21.33%) Microsoft
5 135 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 102 (15.11%) Windows
7 96 (14.22%) SQL
8 89 (13.19%) Banking
9 85 (12.59%) Java
10 81 (12.00%) Project Management
11 76 (11.26%) Oracle
12 73 (10.81%) SQL Server
12 73 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (10.81%) Time Management
13 71 (10.52%) C#
14 68 (10.07%) JavaScript
15 66 (9.78%) Python
16 65 (9.63%) Degree
17 63 (9.33%) Analytics
17 63 (9.33%) ITIL
18 62 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
19 57 (8.44%) Migration
20 56 (8.30%) HTML
21 55 (8.15%) SDLC
22 53 (7.85%) .NET
23 52 (7.70%) Management Information System
23 52 (7.70%) Scrum
23 52 (7.70%) TDD
24 50 (7.41%) Linux
25 49 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel

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 24 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.48%) Apache
7 9 (1.33%) Confluence
8 8 (1.19%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.04%) CMS
9 7 (1.04%) IIS
10 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.59%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.59%) Mule
10 4 (0.59%) Mule ESB
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.44%) nginx
11 3 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.37%) InVision
4 15 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.07%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (1.19%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.04%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.59%) Oracle TCA
6 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 48 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (5.19%) Office 365
4 17 (2.52%) SaaS
5 13 (1.93%) IaaS
6 12 (1.78%) GitHub
7 8 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.19%) Force.com
7 8 (1.19%) PaaS
7 8 (1.19%) Serverless
8 7 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.44%) Trello
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.22%) Firewall
2 28 (4.15%) LAN
3 24 (3.56%) Network Security
4 22 (3.26%) HTTP
4 22 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.67%) DNS
6 15 (2.22%) WAN
7 13 (1.93%) Multicast
7 13 (1.93%) Skype
8 12 (1.78%) BGP
9 11 (1.63%) SSL
10 10 (1.48%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.48%) OSPF
10 10 (1.48%) Wireless
11 9 (1.33%) Internet
11 9 (1.33%) MPLS
11 9 (1.33%) Wireshark
12 8 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (1.19%) Junos
12 8 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.93%) Big Data
3 32 (4.74%) Hadoop
4 29 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.67%) DB2
9 15 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.07%) Apache Hive
10 14 (2.07%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.93%) Power BI
12 10 (1.48%) OLAP
13 9 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (1.33%) Essbase
13 9 (1.33%) MySQL
13 9 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (7.11%) JIRA
2 45 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.00%) Selenium
5 20 (2.96%) WebDriver
6 18 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (2.52%) Maven
8 16 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.07%) Axure RP
10 13 (1.93%) Subversion
11 10 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.04%) ER Studio
12 7 (1.04%) ERwin
12 7 (1.04%) JMeter
13 6 (0.89%) Appium
14 5 (0.74%) JUnit
15 4 (0.59%) Log4j
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 184 (27.26%) Finance
2 89 (13.19%) Banking
3 32 (4.74%) Retail
4 31 (4.59%) Legal
5 25 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.11%) Marketing
7 20 (2.96%) Games
8 18 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.37%) General Ledger
10 15 (2.22%) Front Office
11 12 (1.78%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (1.33%) Back Office
12 9 (1.33%) Law
13 8 (1.19%) Advertising
13 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.04%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.89%) German Language
15 6 (0.89%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.59%) Billing
17 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (21.19%) Developer
2 128 (18.96%) Analyst
3 50 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 50 (7.41%) Consultant
4 44 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 37 (5.48%) Architect
6 32 (4.74%) C# Developer
7 24 (3.56%) Designer
8 23 (3.41%) .NET Developer
8 23 (3.41%) Java Developer
9 20 (2.96%) Senior Developer
10 18 (2.67%) IT Analyst
11 17 (2.52%) Cloud Engineer
11 17 (2.52%) Network Engineer
12 16 (2.37%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (2.22%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.22%) UX Designer
14 14 (2.07%) Administrator
14 14 (2.07%) Data Consultant
15 13 (1.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (8.30%) HTML
2 53 (7.85%) .NET
3 49 (7.26%) AngularJS
3 49 (7.26%) CSS
4 44 (6.52%) REST
5 41 (6.07%) Web Services
6 32 (4.74%) JSON
7 29 (4.30%) XML
8 26 (3.85%) HTML5
9 25 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.81%) .NET Core
10 19 (2.81%) Kafka
11 18 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (2.67%) Spring
12 17 (2.52%) LESS
13 16 (2.37%) Angular 2
13 16 (2.37%) SOAP
14 15 (2.22%) Node.js
15 14 (2.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 135 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.70%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.93%) User Experience
4 30 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.26%) Virtual Team
7 21 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.07%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.63%) Fintech
12 11 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.33%) Graphic Design
13 9 (1.33%) PKI
14 8 (1.19%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.19%) Equities
14 8 (1.19%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.11%) Windows
2 50 (7.41%) Linux
3 43 (6.37%) Windows 7
4 39 (5.78%) Windows 10
5 32 (4.74%) Unix
6 19 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 13 (1.93%) Android
9 10 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.19%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.04%) CentOS
11 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.59%) Solaris
13 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.30%) VMS
16 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (24.15%) Problem-Solving
3 81 (12.00%) Project Management
4 73 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (10.81%) Time Management
5 63 (9.33%) Analytics
5 63 (9.33%) ITIL
6 57 (8.44%) Migration
7 55 (8.15%) SDLC
8 52 (7.70%) Scrum
8 52 (7.70%) TDD
9 49 (7.26%) Decision-Making
9 49 (7.26%) DevOps
10 47 (6.96%) Change Management
10 47 (6.96%) Test Automation
11 46 (6.81%) Data Analysis
12 40 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 36 (5.33%) Asset Management
15 34 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.22%) SQL
2 85 (12.59%) Java
3 71 (10.52%) C#
4 68 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 66 (9.78%) Python
6 21 (3.11%) VBA
7 20 (2.96%) Bash Shell
7 20 (2.96%) Perl
8 19 (2.81%) C
9 17 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.22%) R
11 15 (2.22%) Ruby
11 15 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.93%) C++
12 13 (1.93%) Scala
13 11 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.04%) Groovy
16 4 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (9.63%) Degree
2 37 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.93%) CISSP
5 13 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.48%) CCNA
8 8 (1.19%) CCIE
8 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.04%) CCNP
9 7 (1.04%) CISM
9 7 (1.04%) MCP
10 6 (0.89%) ISEB
10 6 (0.89%) MCSE
11 5 (0.74%) CISA
11 5 (0.74%) PMP
12 4 (0.59%) GIAC
12 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.48%) QA
2 26 (3.85%) PMO
3 17 (2.52%) GDPR
4 16 (2.37%) SLA
5 10 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.48%) PSD2
6 7 (1.04%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.30%) MiFID
8 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 41 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.37%) Docker
4 10 (1.48%) HDFS
5 7 (1.04%) OpenAM
5 7 (1.04%) ProxySG
6 6 (0.89%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 5 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.74%) vSphere
8 4 (0.59%) NFS
9 3 (0.44%) etcd
9 3 (0.44%) Firmware
9 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.30%) Varnish
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.26%) Puppet
2 15 (2.22%) Ansible
3 14 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.93%) Terraform
5 12 (1.78%) SCCM
6 11 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (1.48%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.89%) Salt
9 5 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
9 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.59%) Mesos
10 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.59%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.30%) Consul
12 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 144 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 76 (11.26%) Oracle
3 47 (6.96%) IBM
4 33 (4.89%) Adobe
4 33 (4.89%) Cisco
5 29 (4.30%) SAP
6 25 (3.70%) VMware
7 22 (3.26%) Google
8 21 (3.11%) Tableau
9 18 (2.67%) HP
10 17 (2.52%) Apple
10 17 (2.52%) Citrix
10 17 (2.52%) Juniper
11 16 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (2.07%) Snow
13 13 (1.93%) Alteryx
13 13 (1.93%) Hyperion
14 12 (1.78%) Informatica
15 11 (1.63%) F5
16 10 (1.48%) Bloomberg