Period
to 19 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 180 174
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 681 711 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 1.54% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.34% 4.15% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 436 383
London median daily rate £463 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.51% -1.14%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £213
90th Percentile £663 £631 £638
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 12
London median hourly rate £18.70 £47.83 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.90% +142.18% +5.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £44.43 £57.50 £31.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +37.93% -9.38%

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 15,682 17,118 14,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 37.08% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,149 12,296 10,277
London median daily rate £525 £500 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +3.19%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 294 235
London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.73 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.41% -6.90% +14.39%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.92 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.63 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.59 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +4.88% -2.38%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 +2 148 £475 - 12
West London +15 53 £425 - 8
South London -12 10 £366 -45.74%
East London -28 9 £510 +13.33% 3
North London -5 3 £214 - 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 240 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (29.52%) Finance
3 147 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
4 132 (19.38%) Microsoft
5 122 (17.91%) SQL
6 99 (14.54%) Windows
7 93 (13.66%) Python
8 87 (12.78%) Java
9 85 (12.48%) Banking
10 84 (12.33%) JavaScript
11 72 (10.57%) Scrum
12 68 (9.99%) Degree
13 67 (9.84%) Project Management
14 65 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
15 63 (9.25%) .NET
16 61 (8.96%) HTML
16 61 (8.96%) Migration
16 61 (8.96%) Git (software)
17 58 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
17 58 (8.52%) C#
17 58 (8.52%) SQL Server
18 55 (8.08%) DevOps
19 54 (7.93%) CSS
20 53 (7.78%) SDLC
21 52 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
21 52 (7.64%) Analytics
22 51 (7.49%) Test Automation
22 51 (7.49%) Active Directory
23 49 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management

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 35 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.52%) Confluence
3 14 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
5 9 (1.32%) CMS
5 9 (1.32%) Luigi
6 7 (1.03%) SAS
7 5 (0.73%) JBoss
7 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.59%) Apache
8 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.59%) IIS
8 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (9.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.03%) InVision
6 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.15%) InDesign
9 1 (0.15%) Maya
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.15%) Stata
9 1 (0.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (0.59%) OPENHousing
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.44%) Maximo
4 2 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.87%) Office 365
4 18 (2.64%) SaaS
5 14 (2.06%) Serverless
6 13 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (1.76%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.17%) Datadog
11 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.73%) GitHub
13 5 (0.73%) PaaS
14 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.41%) WAN
2 26 (3.82%) DHCP
2 26 (3.82%) DNS
3 25 (3.67%) Firewall
4 23 (3.38%) LAN
5 19 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.91%) BGP
6 13 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (1.91%) Internet
6 13 (1.91%) MPLS
6 13 (1.91%) OSPF
7 11 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (1.62%) Intranet
7 11 (1.62%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.17%) NetScaler
9 7 (1.03%) HTTP
9 7 (1.03%) SNMP
9 7 (1.03%) SSL
9 7 (1.03%) VPN
10 6 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (4.26%) Big Data
4 28 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.82%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.35%) Power BI
10 15 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.06%) MySQL
12 9 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.17%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.17%) DB2
13 8 (1.17%) Star Schema
14 7 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 61 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.61%) JIRA
3 24 (3.52%) Subversion
4 20 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.35%) Grunt
6 13 (1.91%) Maven
7 12 (1.76%) Selenium
8 11 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.47%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.03%) GitLab
11 7 (1.03%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.03%) webpack
12 6 (0.88%) FishEye
12 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 201 (29.52%) Finance
2 85 (12.48%) Banking
3 37 (5.43%) Front Office
4 28 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.38%) Marketing
6 21 (3.08%) Retail
7 16 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.06%) Back Office
9 12 (1.76%) Legal
10 8 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.17%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Billing
11 6 (0.88%) Law
12 5 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.73%) Games
12 5 (0.73%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.59%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (23.79%) Developer
2 122 (17.91%) Analyst
3 55 (8.08%) Business Analyst
4 40 (5.87%) Project Manager
5 28 (4.11%) Architect
6 24 (3.52%) Java Developer
6 24 (3.52%) Senior Developer
7 22 (3.23%) Consultant
8 21 (3.08%) .NET Developer
8 21 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (2.94%) C++ Developer
9 20 (2.94%) React Developer
10 18 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (2.64%) Python Developer
10 18 (2.64%) Web Developer
11 17 (2.50%) IT Support
11 17 (2.50%) Junior
12 16 (2.35%) Administrator
13 14 (2.06%) Network Engineer
13 14 (2.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.25%) .NET
2 61 (8.96%) HTML
3 54 (7.93%) CSS
4 29 (4.26%) Node.js
5 27 (3.96%) AngularJS
5 27 (3.96%) JSON
6 25 (3.67%) RESTful
7 24 (3.52%) REST
7 24 (3.52%) Web Services
7 24 (3.52%) XML
8 22 (3.23%) jQuery
8 22 (3.23%) React
9 21 (3.08%) Kafka
10 18 (2.64%) Spring
11 17 (2.50%) Ajax
11 17 (2.50%) WCF
12 16 (2.35%) HTML5
12 16 (2.35%) Sass
13 14 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (2.06%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 147 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.87%) User Experience
3 25 (3.67%) Fintech
3 25 (3.67%) Fixed Income
4 23 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.94%) Derivative
8 16 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.06%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.76%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.32%) Social Media
12 9 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.17%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.17%) Equities
14 7 (1.03%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.88%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (14.54%) Windows
2 40 (5.87%) Linux
2 40 (5.87%) Windows 10
3 29 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 26 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 20 (2.94%) Android
6 16 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.35%) Unix
7 15 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (10.57%) Scrum
4 67 (9.84%) Project Management
5 61 (8.96%) Migration
6 55 (8.08%) DevOps
7 53 (7.78%) SDLC
8 52 (7.64%) Analytics
8 52 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (7.49%) Test Automation
10 49 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (6.61%) Time Management
12 44 (6.46%) ITIL
13 38 (5.58%) Computer Science
13 38 (5.58%) ETL
13 38 (5.58%) OO
14 37 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (5.14%) Business Analysis
15 35 (5.14%) Decision-Making
16 34 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (17.91%) SQL
2 93 (13.66%) Python
3 87 (12.78%) Java
4 84 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 58 (8.52%) C#
6 44 (6.46%) PowerShell
7 30 (4.41%) C++
7 30 (4.41%) VBA
8 26 (3.82%) Bash Shell
9 22 (3.23%) Perl
10 19 (2.79%) Scala
10 19 (2.79%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.64%) VB
12 15 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.91%) PHP
15 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.47%) Ruby
17 7 (1.03%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (9.99%) Degree
2 28 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.47%) CCNA
8 8 (1.17%) ISEB
9 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.73%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.73%) MCSE
11 4 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.59%) PMP
12 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.44%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.73%) QA
2 24 (3.52%) PMO
3 11 (1.62%) SLA
4 9 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.88%) GDPR
6 5 (0.73%) IFRS
6 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.59%) WAI
7 4 (0.59%) WCAG
8 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.29%) COBIT
9 2 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
10 1 (0.15%) Section 508
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.82%) Docker
3 23 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.20%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.06%) XenApp
6 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.59%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.44%) Firmware
8 3 (0.44%) KVM
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.29%) HDFS
9 2 (0.29%) IAG
9 2 (0.29%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 25 (3.67%) Ansible
2 15 (2.20%) SCCM
2 15 (2.20%) Terraform
3 14 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.32%) Kibana
5 9 (1.32%) Puppet
6 7 (1.03%) Nagios
7 5 (0.73%) Grafana
8 4 (0.59%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.59%) logstash
9 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.44%) MaaS360
9 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.44%) MobiControl
9 3 (0.44%) Salt
10 2 (0.29%) Mesos
10 2 (0.29%) StatsD
Vendors
1 132 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.14%) Oracle
3 34 (4.99%) VMware
4 31 (4.55%) Cisco
5 24 (3.52%) Citrix
5 24 (3.52%) SAP
5 24 (3.52%) Splunk
6 17 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 14 (2.06%) Google
9 13 (1.91%) F5
10 12 (1.76%) Adobe
10 12 (1.76%) Bloomberg
10 12 (1.76%) IBM
10 12 (1.76%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.62%) Dell
11 11 (1.62%) EMC
12 10 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.47%) McAfee
13 9 (1.32%) Apple