Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 196 174
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 +25
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 355 240 652
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.33% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.23% 4.00% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 159 406
10th Percentile £313 £310 £271
25th Percentile £413 £409 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
75th Percentile £600 £550 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £665
England median daily rate £474 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.22% +3.35% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 25
10th Percentile £44.65 £24.92 "
25th Percentile £49.00 £25.76 £11.25
Median hourly rate £57.50 £34.90 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.78% +83.66% -24.00%
75th Percentile £65.50 £40.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £69.55 £47.35 £42.49
England median hourly rate £25.98 £27.18 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.42% +81.17% -19.79%

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 8,401 5,994 12,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.83% 33.11% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,869 4,387 9,112
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +4.01%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £500 £495 £480
% change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 102 183
10th Percentile £15.03 £14.03 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.24 £18.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.70 £25.30
Median % change year-on-year -8.96% +41.12% +3.24%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £59.90 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.19 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.81% +13.12% -10.87%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 +17 70 £590 +32.58% 39
South London +24 4 £425 -22.73% 6
East London +6 3 - - 8
West London +2 3 £175 -63.16% 17
North London +1 1 - -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 176 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (43.94%) Social Skills
3 119 (33.52%) Finance
4 102 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
5 90 (25.35%) SQL
6 89 (25.07%) Azure
7 88 (24.79%) DevOps
8 71 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (16.34%) TDD
10 57 (16.06%) Java
10 57 (16.06%) Python
11 52 (14.65%) SDLC
12 45 (12.68%) AWS
12 45 (12.68%) Test Automation
12 45 (12.68%) .NET
13 44 (12.39%) Project Management
14 43 (12.11%) Git (software)
15 42 (11.83%) BDD
16 41 (11.55%) Analytics
17 39 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 39 (10.99%) User Stories
18 37 (10.42%) Tableau
18 37 (10.42%) Scrum
18 37 (10.42%) Data Analysis
19 36 (10.14%) Software Engineering
20 35 (9.86%) HTML
21 34 (9.58%) Microsoft
21 34 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
21 34 (9.58%) Microsoft 365
21 34 (9.58%) Visualisation

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 21 (5.92%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.23%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (2.54%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.25%) CMS
6 7 (1.97%) Apache
7 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.85%) Confluence
8 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.85%) JBoss
8 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.56%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
9 2 (0.56%) SAS
9 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) Anypoint
Applications
1 24 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.41%) Sketch
5 5 (1.41%) Zeplin
6 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.56%) Figma
7 2 (0.56%) Maya
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Houdini
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.28%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Aligne
1 3 (0.85%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.28%) Cloudability
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) OneSumX
3 1 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.28%) Summit
3 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.07%) Azure
2 45 (12.68%) AWS
3 34 (9.58%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (5.35%) PaaS
5 18 (5.07%) IaaS
6 14 (3.94%) Power Platform
7 13 (3.66%) GCP
8 10 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (2.54%) Serverless
10 8 (2.25%) SaaS
11 7 (1.97%) Azure Functions
12 6 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.69%) GitHub
13 5 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (1.13%) Google Workspace
14 4 (1.13%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.13%) Snowflake
15 3 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
15 3 (0.85%) Azure Event Grid
15 3 (0.85%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.45%) Firewall
2 22 (6.20%) Internet
3 21 (5.92%) WAN
4 15 (4.23%) HTTP
5 14 (3.94%) LAN
5 14 (3.94%) VPN
6 13 (3.66%) DNS
7 12 (3.38%) Wireless
8 10 (2.82%) Ethernet
8 10 (2.82%) Skype
9 9 (2.54%) Intranet
9 9 (2.54%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.25%) DMZ
11 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.41%) Network Security
13 4 (1.13%) IPsec
13 4 (1.13%) SSL
14 3 (0.85%) 802.11
14 3 (0.85%) WCDMA
14 3 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.42%) Tableau
2 24 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (5.92%) Tableau Desktop
4 21 (5.92%) Tableau Server
5 20 (5.63%) Big Data
6 15 (4.23%) Data Lake
6 15 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.10%) Power BI
8 10 (2.82%) Parquet
9 7 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.69%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
12 4 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.13%) MySQL
13 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 23 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.35%) JIRA
5 13 (3.66%) Maven
6 11 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.82%) webpack
8 8 (2.25%) Selenium
9 6 (1.69%) Ant
9 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.69%) gulp
10 5 (1.41%) ER Studio
10 5 (1.41%) JUnit
10 5 (1.41%) Protractor
10 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.13%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.13%) ERwin
11 4 (1.13%) Gradle
12 3 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 156 (43.94%) Social Skills
2 119 (33.52%) Finance
3 71 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.04%) Banking
5 23 (6.48%) Presentation Skills
5 23 (6.48%) Public Sector
6 17 (4.79%) Documentation Skills
7 13 (3.66%) Front Office
8 12 (3.38%) Investment Banking
9 11 (3.10%) Retail
10 10 (2.82%) Marketing
11 9 (2.54%) Legal
12 8 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (1.41%) Advertising
13 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
14 4 (1.13%) Back Office
14 4 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
15 3 (0.85%) Billing
16 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (26.76%) Developer
2 52 (14.65%) Analyst
3 32 (9.01%) Architect
4 17 (4.79%) Project Manager
5 16 (4.51%) Business Analyst
5 16 (4.51%) Java Developer
6 15 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.94%) Analyst Developer
8 13 (3.66%) Consultant
8 13 (3.66%) Data Engineer
9 12 (3.38%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.82%) Designer
11 10 (2.82%) Python Engineer
12 9 (2.54%) Risk Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) SQL Developer
12 9 (2.54%) Voice Engineer
13 8 (2.25%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Data Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.68%) .NET
2 35 (9.86%) HTML
3 32 (9.01%) Kafka
4 29 (8.17%) Spring
5 22 (6.20%) CSS
6 20 (5.63%) Web Services
7 18 (5.07%) REST
7 18 (5.07%) RESTful
7 18 (5.07%) XML
8 17 (4.79%) Spring Boot
9 16 (4.51%) AngularJS
9 16 (4.51%) Node.js
10 11 (3.10%) jQuery
10 11 (3.10%) PostGIS
11 10 (2.82%) GraphQL
11 10 (2.82%) React
11 10 (2.82%) Redux
11 10 (2.82%) SOAP
12 9 (2.54%) HTML5
13 7 (1.97%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.89%) Fixed Income
2 21 (5.92%) User Experience
3 17 (4.79%) Algorithms
4 16 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.66%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.54%) Tandem
7 9 (2.54%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.25%) PKI
9 7 (1.97%) Equities
10 6 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.41%) W3C
12 4 (1.13%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.13%) NHS
12 4 (1.13%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.04%) Windows
2 16 (4.51%) Linux
3 14 (3.94%) Android
4 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.97%) Unix
6 6 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
3 88 (24.79%) DevOps
4 58 (16.34%) TDD
5 52 (14.65%) SDLC
6 45 (12.68%) Test Automation
7 44 (12.39%) Project Management
8 42 (11.83%) BDD
9 41 (11.55%) Analytics
10 39 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (10.99%) User Stories
11 37 (10.42%) Data Analysis
11 37 (10.42%) Scrum
12 36 (10.14%) Software Engineering
13 34 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (9.58%) Visualisation
14 33 (9.30%) Change Management
15 29 (8.17%) Microservices
16 28 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
17 27 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.35%) SQL
2 57 (16.06%) Java
2 57 (16.06%) Python
3 33 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.63%) C#
5 17 (4.79%) Java 8
6 14 (3.94%) TypeScript
7 10 (2.82%) C
8 9 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.54%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.69%) VB
10 5 (1.41%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.41%) C++
10 5 (1.41%) COBOL
10 5 (1.41%) Scala
11 4 (1.13%) Perl
11 4 (1.13%) Ruby
12 3 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (7.89%) Degree
2 14 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.97%) CISSP
6 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.13%) ISEB
7 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.85%) CISM
8 3 (0.85%) CRISC
8 3 (0.85%) FFIEC
8 3 (0.85%) SANS
9 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.56%) CEH
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.28%) GSEC
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.17%) QA
2 10 (2.82%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.97%) PMO
4 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.41%) GDPR
5 5 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.41%) NIST
6 4 (1.13%) SLA
7 3 (0.85%) GRC
7 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.85%) MiFID
7 3 (0.85%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.56%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.56%) UCITS
9 1 (0.28%) COREP
9 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.28%) EMIR
9 1 (0.28%) FISMA
System Software
1 28 (7.89%) Docker
2 13 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Ceph
5 1 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.28%) Snort
5 1 (0.28%) vCloud
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.79%) Ansible
3 10 (2.82%) Puppet
3 10 (2.82%) Terraform
4 9 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.13%) Salt
6 2 (0.56%) CASB
6 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.56%) Kibana
6 2 (0.56%) Mesos
6 2 (0.56%) Packer
6 2 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
7 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.28%) Suricata
Vendors
1 34 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.51%) Cisco
3 14 (3.94%) CheckPoint
3 14 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.38%) Google
4 12 (3.38%) Oracle
5 11 (3.10%) IBM
5 11 (3.10%) SAP
6 10 (2.82%) Adobe
6 10 (2.82%) Databricks
6 10 (2.82%) HP
7 9 (2.54%) Sonus
8 8 (2.25%) Splunk
9 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.69%) VMware
10 5 (1.41%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.13%) Apple
11 4 (1.13%) Informatica
11 4 (1.13%) New Relic