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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 201 197
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 -21
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 581 369 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.38% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.28% 4.06% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 207 154
10th Percentile £300 £270 £310
25th Percentile £439 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £539 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +7.75% +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £638 £607 £550
90th Percentile £726 £688 £649
England median daily rate £500 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +10.50% +0.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
10th Percentile £14.25 £44.65 £24.92
25th Percentile £16.50 £49.00 £25.76
Median hourly rate £24.50 £57.50 £34.90
Median % change year-on-year -57.39% +64.78% +83.66%
75th Percentile £45.63 £65.50 £40.75
90th Percentile £56.45 £69.55 £47.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -36.51% +40.00% +40.63%

Self-Motivation is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,573 9,079 6,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.90% 33.95% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,927 6,353 4,468
10th Percentile £400 £353 £325
25th Percentile £487 £445 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £530
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +0.95%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £650
90th Percentile £813 £745 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 140 90
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £14.25
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate £41.52 £32.50 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.75% -15.57% +52.18%
75th Percentile £50.61 £46.75 £47.96
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.63 £53.98
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 25 June 2022.

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -7 91 £525 -11.76% 53
West London -2 13 £515 +194.00% 36
South London -14 7 £450 +5.88% 12
East London -3 6 £506 - 15
North London -3 1 - - 3
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 254 (43.72%) Social Skills
2 242 (41.65%) Agile
3 194 (33.39%) Finance
4 155 (26.68%) Problem-Solving
5 130 (22.38%) Analytical Skills
6 120 (20.65%) SQL
7 111 (19.10%) Microsoft
8 100 (17.21%) Azure
9 92 (15.83%) Windows
9 92 (15.83%) AWS
10 87 (14.97%) Python
11 86 (14.80%) Java
12 79 (13.60%) DevOps
13 77 (13.25%) Scrum
14 74 (12.74%) Project Management
15 71 (12.22%) Banking
16 70 (12.05%) CI/CD
17 63 (10.84%) Migration
17 63 (10.84%) Analytics
18 61 (10.50%) JavaScript
19 58 (9.98%) Oracle
19 58 (9.98%) SQL Server
20 57 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
20 57 (9.81%) JIRA
20 57 (9.81%) Ansible
20 57 (9.81%) SDLC
21 56 (9.64%) Linux
22 55 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
23 54 (9.29%) PowerShell
24 52 (8.95%) Project Delivery

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 31 (5.34%) Confluence
2 30 (5.16%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.13%) Apache Spark
4 21 (3.61%) Apache
5 9 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.03%) CMS
7 5 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.69%) Apache Pulsar
8 4 (0.69%) JBoss
8 4 (0.69%) nginx
8 4 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.34%) IIS
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.34%) Houdini
7 2 (0.34%) Maya
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Blender
8 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.17%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (0.17%) NUKE
8 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.17%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.17%) Sketch
8 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.52%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.34%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 2 (0.34%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.34%) PRMS
6 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 100 (17.21%) Azure
2 92 (15.83%) AWS
3 32 (5.51%) GCP
4 31 (5.34%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (5.34%) Power Platform
5 20 (3.44%) PaaS
6 19 (3.27%) GitHub
6 19 (3.27%) Serverless
7 13 (2.24%) PowerApps
8 12 (2.07%) SaaS
9 11 (1.89%) Power Automate
10 9 (1.55%) Azure Functions
11 8 (1.38%) Azure Logic Apps
11 8 (1.38%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.20%) Azure Service Bus
12 7 (1.20%) Google Analytics
12 7 (1.20%) Google Data Studio
12 7 (1.20%) IaaS
13 6 (1.03%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.61%) Firewall
2 18 (3.10%) SSL
3 17 (2.93%) WAN
4 15 (2.58%) SD-WAN
5 13 (2.24%) Network Security
6 12 (2.07%) Broadband
7 11 (1.89%) NGFW
8 10 (1.72%) BGP
8 10 (1.72%) VPN
9 9 (1.55%) IPsec
10 8 (1.38%) LAN
11 6 (1.03%) GSM
11 6 (1.03%) Internet
11 6 (1.03%) Wireless
12 5 (0.86%) DNS
12 5 (0.86%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.69%) HTTP
13 4 (0.69%) MPLS
14 3 (0.52%) DHCP
14 3 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.96%) Power BI
4 22 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.44%) Big Data
6 19 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.07%) Tableau
11 10 (1.72%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.55%) BigQuery
12 9 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.20%) Looker
13 7 (1.20%) Metadata
13 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (9.81%) JIRA
2 46 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 22 (3.79%) GitLab
5 11 (1.89%) Selenium
6 10 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.55%) Maven
8 8 (1.38%) JUnit
9 7 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.20%) Gradle
10 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.69%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.52%) JMeter
12 3 (0.52%) MLflow
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 254 (43.72%) Social Skills
2 194 (33.39%) Finance
3 130 (22.38%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (12.22%) Banking
5 38 (6.54%) Presentation Skills
6 31 (5.34%) Retail
7 27 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
8 24 (4.13%) Telecoms
9 23 (3.96%) Investment Banking
10 22 (3.79%) Financial Institution
11 21 (3.61%) Marketing
12 20 (3.44%) Influencing Skills
13 18 (3.10%) Legal
14 11 (1.89%) Front Office
14 11 (1.89%) Military
15 9 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (1.38%) Back Office
16 8 (1.38%) Public Sector
17 6 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (16.01%) Analyst
1 93 (16.01%) Developer
2 56 (9.64%) Architect
3 40 (6.88%) Project Manager
4 32 (5.51%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.16%) Java Developer
6 26 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (3.96%) Data Engineer
8 19 (3.27%) Consultant
9 16 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (2.41%) Software Engineer
11 13 (2.24%) Designer
12 12 (2.07%) Azure Engineer
12 12 (2.07%) Data Analyst
12 12 (2.07%) Java Engineer
12 12 (2.07%) Support Engineer
13 10 (1.72%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 10 (1.72%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 10 (1.72%) Python Developer
13 10 (1.72%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.23%) REST
2 40 (6.88%) Kafka
3 31 (5.34%) HTML
4 25 (4.30%) CSS
4 25 (4.30%) Node.js
5 19 (3.27%) React
6 18 (3.10%) .NET
6 18 (3.10%) Spring
7 17 (2.93%) HTML5
8 15 (2.58%) SOAP
9 14 (2.41%) AngularJS
9 14 (2.41%) RESTful
10 11 (1.89%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.89%) JSON
10 11 (1.89%) XML
11 10 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (1.72%) Spring Boot
12 9 (1.55%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.55%) Django
13 8 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.34%) User Experience
1 31 (5.34%) Virtual Team
2 29 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.30%) Public Cloud
4 16 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.07%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.72%) Social Media
7 9 (1.55%) Cloud Native
7 9 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.03%) PMI
10 6 (1.03%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.86%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.86%) Legacy Code
11 5 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (0.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.83%) Windows
2 56 (9.64%) Linux
3 32 (5.51%) Unix
4 17 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.07%) Android
5 12 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.69%) VMS
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.65%) Agile
2 155 (26.68%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (13.60%) DevOps
4 77 (13.25%) Scrum
5 74 (12.74%) Project Management
6 70 (12.05%) CI/CD
7 63 (10.84%) Analytics
7 63 (10.84%) Migration
8 57 (9.81%) SDLC
9 55 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (8.95%) Project Delivery
11 50 (8.61%) Time Management
12 46 (7.92%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.88%) Data Modelling
14 37 (6.37%) Service Management
14 37 (6.37%) TDD
15 35 (6.02%) ITIL
15 35 (6.02%) Test Automation
16 32 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (5.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 120 (20.65%) SQL
2 87 (14.97%) Python
3 86 (14.80%) Java
4 61 (10.50%) JavaScript
5 54 (9.29%) PowerShell
6 26 (4.48%) C#
7 16 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.58%) R
9 12 (2.07%) Bash
10 11 (1.89%) Go
11 10 (1.72%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.55%) C
12 9 (1.55%) Scala
12 9 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.20%) C++
14 6 (1.03%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.86%) Groovy
15 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.69%) Perl
16 4 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (8.61%) Degree
2 29 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.55%) JNCIS
6 8 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.20%) CISSP
8 6 (1.03%) CCNA
8 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.86%) CCNP
9 5 (0.86%) CISM
9 5 (0.86%) CRISC
10 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.52%) ISEB
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.82%) QA
2 19 (3.27%) GDPR
3 18 (3.10%) PMO
4 15 (2.58%) Accessibility
5 12 (2.07%) SLA
6 7 (1.20%) COBIT
7 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.52%) NIST
10 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.34%) HL7
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.34%) P3O
11 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.17%) IASME
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (6.54%) Docker
2 15 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.86%) HDFS
4 5 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.69%) XenApp
5 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.52%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.34%) iptables
7 2 (0.34%) NFS
7 2 (0.34%) Samba
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (9.81%) Ansible
2 35 (6.02%) Terraform
3 34 (5.85%) Kubernetes
4 24 (4.13%) Puppet
5 11 (1.89%) SCCM
6 10 (1.72%) logstash
7 7 (1.20%) Argo
7 7 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.03%) Kibana
9 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.86%) vRealize
10 4 (0.69%) CloudForms
10 4 (0.69%) Grafana
10 4 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.69%) Salt
11 3 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
11 3 (0.52%) Nagios
12 2 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 111 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.98%) Oracle
3 35 (6.02%) Google
4 24 (4.13%) ServiceNow
5 21 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (2.93%) VMware
7 14 (2.41%) Cisco
8 12 (2.07%) Juniper
8 12 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.72%) IBM
9 10 (1.72%) SAP
10 9 (1.55%) Citrix
10 9 (1.55%) Palo Alto
10 9 (1.55%) Splunk
11 8 (1.38%) Adobe
12 7 (1.20%) Informatica
12 7 (1.20%) Teradata
13 6 (1.03%) Apple