Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 158 175
Rank change year-on-year -32 +17 -34
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 659 664 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.67% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.88% 4.39% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 410 442
London median daily rate £470 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £223 £227 £263
90th Percentile £657 £657 £613
England median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 13
London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £20.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.42% -22.69% +33.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.86 £9.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £27.25 £41.86
England median hourly rate £20.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +34.43% -4.69% +6.67%

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 16,998 15,110 16,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.12% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,173 10,717 11,674
London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.84% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 235 230
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £51.63
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -16 173 £463 -7.50% 42
West London 0 60 £430 +8.18% 35
South London -16 26 £675 +35.00% 7
East London -7 16 £520 -11.49% 21
North London +7 1 - - 4
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 205 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.25%) Problem-Solving
3 171 (25.95%) Finance
4 133 (20.18%) SQL
5 124 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (17.60%) Microsoft
7 110 (16.69%) Windows
8 104 (15.78%) Java
9 94 (14.26%) SQL Server
10 79 (11.99%) Project Management
10 79 (11.99%) Banking
11 77 (11.68%) Degree
12 76 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 74 (11.23%) Oracle
14 66 (10.02%) Scrum
14 66 (10.02%) Decision-Making
15 64 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (9.56%) C#
17 62 (9.41%) Time Management
17 62 (9.41%) Analytics
18 57 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
19 53 (8.04%) Data Analysis
20 52 (7.89%) JavaScript
20 52 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
21 51 (7.74%) Data Modelling
22 50 (7.59%) Migration
23 49 (7.44%) User Experience
24 47 (7.13%) Management Information System
24 47 (7.13%) Test Automation
25 46 (6.98%) TDD

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 25 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.73%) Skype for Business
3 17 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.21%) IIS
5 8 (1.21%) SAS
5 8 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.06%) Apache
6 7 (1.06%) CMS
6 7 (1.06%) Confluence
7 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.61%) Mule
8 4 (0.61%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.46%) WildFly
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 57 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.43%) InVision
5 14 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (1.06%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.61%) Flinto
12 2 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.30%) UserZoom
13 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.15%) Maya
13 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.76%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.76%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.61%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.30%) Magento
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (5.46%) Office 365
4 9 (1.37%) Force.com
5 8 (1.21%) IaaS
6 7 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.06%) GitHub
6 7 (1.06%) SaaS
6 7 (1.06%) Serverless
7 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.76%) G Suite
8 5 (0.76%) PaaS
9 4 (0.61%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.61%) Trello
10 3 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.61%) Firewall
2 25 (3.79%) LAN
3 18 (2.73%) Skype
3 18 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.28%) HTTP
5 13 (1.97%) DNS
5 13 (1.97%) Network Security
6 12 (1.82%) WAN
7 11 (1.67%) Internet
7 11 (1.67%) Multicast
7 11 (1.67%) SSL
8 9 (1.37%) BGP
8 9 (1.37%) OSPF
9 8 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (1.21%) Junos
9 8 (1.21%) SAN
9 8 (1.21%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 40 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (5.01%) Power BI
5 28 (4.25%) Big Data
6 24 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.88%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.88%) Oracle Database
10 18 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.28%) Data Mart
11 15 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (1.52%) DB2
14 9 (1.37%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.21%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 30 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.55%) JIRA
3 18 (2.73%) Selenium
4 17 (2.58%) Axure RP
4 17 (2.58%) Subversion
5 15 (2.28%) Maven
6 11 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.21%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.06%) Appium
9 7 (1.06%) ERwin
10 6 (0.91%) Ant
10 6 (0.91%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.76%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.61%) JUnit
General
1 171 (25.95%) Finance
2 79 (11.99%) Banking
3 35 (5.31%) Legal
4 32 (4.86%) Marketing
5 31 (4.70%) Retail
6 29 (4.40%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.73%) Games
8 16 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.97%) Law
10 12 (1.82%) Advertising
11 11 (1.67%) Front Office
12 9 (1.37%) Back Office
13 8 (1.21%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.76%) Billing
15 5 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.61%) German Language
16 4 (0.61%) Publishing
17 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (21.55%) Developer
2 123 (18.66%) Analyst
3 50 (7.59%) Project Manager
4 46 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 43 (6.53%) Consultant
6 38 (5.77%) Architect
7 34 (5.16%) Designer
8 26 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 24 (3.64%) UX Designer
10 21 (3.19%) C# Developer
11 18 (2.73%) .NET Developer
11 18 (2.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (2.73%) IT Analyst
12 17 (2.58%) SQL Developer
13 16 (2.43%) Data Analyst
14 14 (2.12%) Desktop Support
14 14 (2.12%) Support Analyst
15 13 (1.97%) Support Engineer
15 13 (1.97%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.68%) .NET
2 40 (6.07%) HTML
3 38 (5.77%) Web Services
4 37 (5.61%) REST
5 31 (4.70%) AngularJS
5 31 (4.70%) CSS
6 28 (4.25%) Node.js
7 26 (3.95%) XML
8 23 (3.49%) Spring
9 21 (3.19%) JSON
10 17 (2.58%) jQuery
10 17 (2.58%) RESTful
10 17 (2.58%) WCF
11 16 (2.43%) MDX
11 16 (2.43%) SOAP
12 14 (2.12%) ASP.NET
12 14 (2.12%) J2EE
12 14 (2.12%) Kafka
13 12 (1.82%) WPF
14 10 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 124 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.44%) User Experience
3 47 (7.13%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 32 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.58%) Virtual Team
7 14 (2.12%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.67%) Video on Demand
11 10 (1.52%) Graphic Design
12 8 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.21%) Equities
12 8 (1.21%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.21%) PKI
12 8 (1.21%) Social Media
12 8 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.69%) Windows
2 45 (6.83%) Linux
2 45 (6.83%) Windows 10
3 41 (6.22%) Windows 7
4 35 (5.31%) Unix
5 22 (3.34%) Windows Server
6 18 (2.73%) Android
7 17 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.76%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.61%) Solaris
11 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.46%) CentOS
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.25%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (11.99%) Project Management
4 76 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (10.02%) Decision-Making
5 66 (10.02%) Scrum
6 64 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (9.41%) Analytics
7 62 (9.41%) Time Management
8 53 (8.04%) Data Analysis
9 51 (7.74%) Data Modelling
10 50 (7.59%) Migration
11 47 (7.13%) Test Automation
12 46 (6.98%) SDLC
12 46 (6.98%) TDD
13 42 (6.37%) Change Management
14 40 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (6.07%) DevOps
14 40 (6.07%) ITIL
15 38 (5.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.18%) SQL
2 104 (15.78%) Java
3 63 (9.56%) C#
4 52 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.53%) Python
6 38 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.79%) VBA
8 21 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.58%) C
10 16 (2.43%) Scala
11 15 (2.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 13 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.97%) R
12 13 (1.97%) Ruby
12 13 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.67%) VBScript
14 10 (1.52%) Perl
14 10 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.37%) C++
16 6 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (11.68%) Degree
2 40 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.82%) CISSP
7 10 (1.52%) CCNA
7 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.06%) CCIE
8 7 (1.06%) ISEB
9 6 (0.91%) CISA
9 6 (0.91%) CISM
9 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.91%) MCSE
10 5 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.76%) MCP
11 4 (0.61%) GIAC
11 4 (0.61%) MCITP
11 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.22%) QA
2 35 (5.31%) PMO
3 20 (3.03%) GDPR
4 14 (2.12%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.67%) SLA
6 5 (0.76%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.76%) PSD2
7 4 (0.61%) MiFID
8 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.30%) EMIR
9 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.15%) COBIT
10 1 (0.15%) COREP
10 1 (0.15%) FISMA
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.37%) Docker
4 7 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.91%) vSphere
6 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.76%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.61%) HDFS
7 4 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.46%) Firmware
8 3 (0.46%) NFS
8 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.30%) etcd
9 2 (0.30%) Varnish
10 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (2.28%) Puppet
2 14 (2.12%) SCCM
3 11 (1.67%) Terraform
4 10 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.37%) Ansible
5 9 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.91%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.61%) Salt
8 4 (0.61%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.30%) Consul
10 2 (0.30%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) EnCase
11 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.15%) FTK
11 1 (0.15%) Matomo
Vendors
1 116 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.23%) Oracle
3 42 (6.37%) Adobe
4 34 (5.16%) IBM
5 33 (5.01%) SAP
6 29 (4.40%) Cisco
7 24 (3.64%) Citrix
7 24 (3.64%) Tableau
7 24 (3.64%) VMware
8 21 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.58%) Juniper
10 14 (2.12%) HP
11 12 (1.82%) Google
11 12 (1.82%) Snow
12 11 (1.67%) F5
13 10 (1.52%) Alteryx
13 10 (1.52%) Informatica
14 8 (1.21%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.21%) Hyperion
14 8 (1.21%) SevOne