Period
to 19 January 2022

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 January 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 216 185 205
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 504 249 386
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.43% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 4.00% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 166 256
10th Percentile £367 £319 £224
25th Percentile £425 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £484 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.59% +1.84% -
75th Percentile £638 £549 £575
90th Percentile £725 £641 £638
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
10th Percentile £15.96 - £20.66
25th Percentile £21.40 £12.75 £21.04
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £22.23
Median % change year-on-year +77.50% -10.02% +19.31%
75th Percentile £79.50 £40.00 £22.86
90th Percentile £80.10 £41.80 £22.90
England median hourly rate £31.35 £20.17 £21.00
% change year-on-year +55.42% -3.96% +16.67%

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 12,619 6,226 9,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.62% 35.66% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,376 4,461 6,662
10th Percentile £375 £314 £300
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £730 £713
England median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 87 126
10th Percentile £17.81 £15.65 £12.44
25th Percentile £24.38 £22.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate £43.50 £28.02 £22.72
Median % change year-on-year +55.25% +23.35% -1.09%
75th Percentile £54.97 £46.00 £39.15
90th Percentile £65.38 £59.25 £52.38
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +28.02% +1.28%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -54 54 £525 +2.44% 60
West London -10 18 £413 -25.34% 35
North London +1 2 £145 - 3
South London -9 2 £313 +3.31% 7
East London -11 1 £590 +31.11% 16
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 260 (51.59%) Social Skills
2 221 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (32.94%) Finance
4 120 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 106 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
6 95 (18.85%) Azure
7 91 (18.06%) SQL
8 81 (16.07%) Scrum
9 78 (15.48%) Microsoft
10 70 (13.89%) CI/CD
11 67 (13.29%) Java
11 67 (13.29%) Git (software)
12 64 (12.70%) AWS
13 63 (12.50%) Project Management
13 63 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (12.50%) DevOps
14 62 (12.30%) Banking
15 56 (11.11%) Python
16 55 (10.91%) SQL Server
17 53 (10.52%) Windows
17 53 (10.52%) Presentation Skills
18 52 (10.32%) Degree
19 51 (10.12%) JavaScript
20 50 (9.92%) Analytics
21 48 (9.52%) TDD
22 47 (9.33%) REST
22 47 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
22 47 (9.33%) Test Automation
23 43 (8.53%) Data Modelling
23 43 (8.53%) Kubernetes

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 22 (4.37%) Confluence
2 16 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 15 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.19%) Apache
6 5 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.60%) WordPress
8 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
9 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.98%) InVision
4 10 (1.98%) Sketch
4 10 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.59%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.99%) Camtasia
8 3 (0.60%) Marvel
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Carpe Diem
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) IBM Planning Analytics
2 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.20%) Summit
2 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.85%) Azure
2 64 (12.70%) AWS
3 31 (6.15%) PaaS
4 30 (5.95%) Microsoft 365
5 23 (4.56%) Power Platform
6 21 (4.17%) SaaS
7 18 (3.57%) Serverless
8 14 (2.78%) GitHub
9 12 (2.38%) GCP
10 11 (2.18%) Azure Key Vault
11 9 (1.79%) Azure Monitor
11 9 (1.79%) Figma
12 8 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (1.59%) IaaS
12 8 (1.59%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.99%) Google Docs
14 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.79%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.97%) Internet
2 11 (2.18%) DNS
3 10 (1.98%) Firewall
4 6 (1.19%) Network Security
4 6 (1.19%) VPN
5 5 (0.99%) SMTP
6 4 (0.79%) DHCP
6 4 (0.79%) DKIM
6 4 (0.79%) DMARC
6 4 (0.79%) VLAN
7 3 (0.60%) 5G
7 3 (0.60%) Broadband
7 3 (0.60%) WAN
7 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.60%) Wireless
8 2 (0.40%) BGP
8 2 (0.40%) GSM
8 2 (0.40%) LAN
8 2 (0.40%) OSPF
8 2 (0.40%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.56%) Big Data
3 23 (4.56%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.17%) Power BI
5 20 (3.97%) Tableau
6 19 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (2.38%) Data Lake
8 12 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.98%) DB2
10 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 5 (0.99%) QlikView
12 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.94%) JIRA
3 32 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.78%) Selenium
6 13 (2.58%) GitLab
7 10 (1.98%) Axure RP
8 7 (1.39%) git-flow
8 7 (1.39%) IntelliJ
8 7 (1.39%) Subversion
9 6 (1.19%) Maven
9 6 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (1.19%) Protractor
9 6 (1.19%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.99%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.99%) Mocha
10 5 (0.99%) Moq
10 5 (0.99%) NUnit
10 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 260 (51.59%) Social Skills
2 166 (32.94%) Finance
3 106 (21.03%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (12.30%) Banking
5 53 (10.52%) Presentation Skills
6 34 (6.75%) Retail
7 33 (6.55%) Influencing Skills
7 33 (6.55%) Legal
8 32 (6.35%) Marketing
9 20 (3.97%) Financial Institution
9 20 (3.97%) Organisational Skills
10 17 (3.37%) Telecoms
11 16 (3.17%) Investment Banking
12 14 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
12 14 (2.78%) Public Sector
13 12 (2.38%) Front Office
14 9 (1.79%) Advertising
14 9 (1.79%) Games
15 8 (1.59%) Law
16 6 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (18.45%) Developer
2 64 (12.70%) Analyst
3 46 (9.13%) Architect
4 35 (6.94%) Project Manager
5 27 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (4.37%) Azure Engineer
7 22 (4.37%) Designer
8 21 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 17 (3.37%) Data Engineer
10 15 (2.98%) Data Analyst
10 15 (2.98%) Development Engineer
10 15 (2.98%) Java Developer
10 15 (2.98%) Software Development Engineer
11 14 (2.78%) React Developer
11 14 (2.78%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.58%) HTML Developer
12 13 (2.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (2.18%) .NET Software Engineer
13 11 (2.18%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.33%) REST
2 35 (6.94%) React
3 33 (6.55%) .NET
3 33 (6.55%) HTML
4 24 (4.76%) Kafka
4 24 (4.76%) Node.js
5 23 (4.56%) JSON
6 20 (3.97%) RESTful
6 20 (3.97%) SOAP
7 19 (3.77%) .NET Core
7 19 (3.77%) .NET Framework
8 17 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.37%) CSS
9 15 (2.98%) Web Services
10 13 (2.58%) HTML5
10 13 (2.58%) XML
11 12 (2.38%) Middleware
12 11 (2.18%) Dapper ORM
13 10 (1.98%) Spring
13 10 (1.98%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.13%) User Experience
2 31 (6.15%) Public Cloud
3 30 (5.95%) Virtual Team
4 25 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.78%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.19%) Social Media
12 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.99%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.99%) NHS
12 5 (0.99%) Replication
12 5 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.52%) Windows
2 35 (6.94%) Linux
3 14 (2.78%) Android
4 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.79%) Unix
5 9 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 81 (16.07%) Scrum
4 70 (13.89%) CI/CD
5 63 (12.50%) DevOps
5 63 (12.50%) Project Management
5 63 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (9.92%) Analytics
7 48 (9.52%) TDD
8 47 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (9.33%) Test Automation
9 43 (8.53%) Data Modelling
10 40 (7.94%) Microservices
10 40 (7.94%) Project Delivery
11 39 (7.74%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.34%) Migration
13 36 (7.14%) Time Management
14 35 (6.94%) SDLC
15 34 (6.75%) BDD
15 34 (6.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (18.06%) SQL
2 67 (13.29%) Java
3 56 (11.11%) Python
4 51 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.55%) C#
6 31 (6.15%) PowerShell
7 20 (3.97%) C++
8 19 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 13 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.98%) C
11 9 (1.79%) Go
11 9 (1.79%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.59%) Bash
12 8 (1.59%) Ruby
13 7 (1.39%) Scala
14 6 (1.19%) Kotlin
15 4 (0.79%) Java 8
15 4 (0.79%) PHP
15 4 (0.79%) R
16 3 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (10.32%) Degree
2 12 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.18%) CISSP
4 9 (1.79%) CISM
4 9 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.59%) CRISC
5 8 (1.59%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.39%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.79%) CCNA
8 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.79%) PMP
8 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCNP
9 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.96%) GDPR
2 21 (4.17%) QA
3 14 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.58%) Accessibility
5 12 (2.38%) PMO
6 9 (1.79%) NIST
7 5 (0.99%) SLA
8 2 (0.40%) IFRS
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.40%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.40%) WCAG
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) EMIR
9 1 (0.20%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (6.55%) Docker
2 12 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.99%) HDFS
4 5 (0.99%) vSphere
5 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (8.53%) Kubernetes
2 28 (5.56%) Ansible
3 16 (3.17%) Terraform
4 10 (1.98%) logstash
5 7 (1.39%) Kibana
5 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.99%) Puppet
7 5 (0.99%) SCCM
8 4 (0.79%) Consul
8 4 (0.79%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.40%) Automic
9 2 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.40%) EnCase
9 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 78 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.17%) Oracle
3 20 (3.97%) Google
4 17 (3.37%) ServiceNow
5 16 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.78%) VMware
7 13 (2.58%) Adobe
8 10 (1.98%) Cisco
8 10 (1.98%) Verint
9 9 (1.79%) Apple
10 8 (1.59%) IBM
10 8 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.19%) Cognos
11 6 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (0.99%) Netezza
12 5 (0.99%) Splunk
12 5 (0.99%) Teradata
13 4 (0.79%) Cadence
13 4 (0.79%) Citrix
13 4 (0.79%) SAP