Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 183 182
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -39
Contract jobs citing Self-Motivation 715 684 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 3.90% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 447 428
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £220
90th Percentile £661 £665 £588
England median daily rate £425 £411 £384
% change year-on-year +3.53% +7.04% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 10
London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +0.84% +19.65%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.69 £12.05
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £124.50
England median hourly rate £18.31 £15.50 £14.30
% change year-on-year +18.13% +8.39% -2.72%

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 17,810 17,550 16,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.60% 39.38% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,831 12,530 11,955
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 218 244
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.83% +14.21% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -10 157 £488 -2.50% 66
West London -9 51 £423 -5.27% 60
East London -5 26 £450 +109.30% 20
South London -24 20 £423 +55.05% 21
North London +2 5 £195 -57.38% 12
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 207 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (28.11%) Finance
3 150 (20.98%) Microsoft
4 145 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
5 134 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
6 109 (15.24%) Windows
7 106 (14.83%) Banking
8 95 (13.29%) SQL
9 87 (12.17%) Java
10 86 (12.03%) C#
11 85 (11.89%) Project Management
12 83 (11.61%) ITIL
13 81 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 80 (11.19%) Python
15 79 (11.05%) Degree
16 77 (10.77%) SQL Server
17 74 (10.35%) JavaScript
18 71 (9.93%) .NET
19 69 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
20 66 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 64 (8.95%) Analytics
22 60 (8.39%) Oracle
22 60 (8.39%) DevOps
23 57 (7.97%) Migration
24 56 (7.83%) JIRA
25 53 (7.41%) CSS
25 53 (7.41%) HTML
26 52 (7.27%) Active Directory
26 52 (7.27%) AngularJS
26 52 (7.27%) SDLC

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 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.68%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.68%) CMS
2 12 (1.68%) Confluence
3 11 (1.54%) IIS
4 10 (1.40%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.12%) Apache
6 8 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.56%) Mule
8 4 (0.56%) Mule ESB
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.28%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.28%) Marvel
10 2 (0.28%) Tornado
Applications
1 69 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.68%) InVision
6 9 (1.26%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
7 3 (0.42%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (4.76%) Office 365
4 16 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (2.24%) GitHub
4 16 (2.24%) SaaS
5 15 (2.10%) Mimecast
6 12 (1.68%) IaaS
7 11 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.54%) Serverless
8 10 (1.40%) PaaS
9 8 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.56%) Force.com
12 4 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.45%) Firewall
2 29 (4.06%) Network Security
3 25 (3.50%) LAN
4 21 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 17 (2.38%) BGP
5 17 (2.38%) DNS
5 17 (2.38%) WAN
6 16 (2.24%) MPLS
7 15 (2.10%) HTTP
7 15 (2.10%) Multicast
8 14 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 14 (1.96%) OSPF
9 11 (1.54%) Wireless
10 9 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (1.26%) Internet
11 8 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.12%) Skype
11 8 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 7 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (4.48%) Big Data
4 22 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 21 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.52%) DB2
7 17 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.68%) Power BI
11 11 (1.54%) OLAP
12 9 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.26%) Essbase
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Smart View
13 8 (1.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 56 (7.83%) JIRA
2 50 (6.99%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.92%) Selenium
4 24 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.08%) WebDriver
6 21 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (2.52%) Maven
8 16 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.96%) Axure RP
10 12 (1.68%) Subversion
11 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.26%) JUnit
13 9 (1.26%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.12%) JMeter
15 7 (0.98%) Appium
16 5 (0.70%) SoapUI
17 4 (0.56%) Log4j
17 4 (0.56%) Mocha
17 4 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 201 (28.11%) Finance
2 106 (14.83%) Banking
3 30 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.92%) Legal
5 27 (3.78%) Retail
6 21 (2.94%) Marketing
7 20 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.52%) General Ledger
9 17 (2.38%) Front Office
10 15 (2.10%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (1.68%) Games
12 11 (1.54%) Advertising
13 9 (1.26%) Law
13 9 (1.26%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.26%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.98%) Back Office
15 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.84%) German Language
15 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (21.68%) Developer
2 143 (20.00%) Analyst
3 59 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 48 (6.71%) Consultant
5 39 (5.45%) Architect
6 38 (5.31%) Project Manager
7 36 (5.03%) C# Developer
8 26 (3.64%) IT Analyst
8 26 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.36%) .NET Developer
9 24 (3.36%) Network Engineer
10 23 (3.22%) Senior Developer
11 22 (3.08%) Support Engineer
12 21 (2.94%) IT Support
13 20 (2.80%) Designer
14 18 (2.52%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (2.10%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.93%) .NET
2 53 (7.41%) CSS
2 53 (7.41%) HTML
3 52 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 39 (5.45%) REST
5 35 (4.90%) Web Services
6 33 (4.62%) JSON
7 30 (4.20%) HTML5
8 27 (3.78%) ASP.NET
9 25 (3.50%) XML
10 21 (2.94%) Spring
11 20 (2.80%) .NET Core
11 20 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (2.66%) LESS
12 19 (2.66%) WCF
13 18 (2.52%) OAuth
14 17 (2.38%) Angular 2
14 17 (2.38%) Middleware
15 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 44 (6.15%) User Experience
3 32 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 21 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 18 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.38%) Fintech
7 17 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (2.24%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.82%) PKI
10 12 (1.68%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.68%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.54%) Derivative
12 10 (1.40%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.12%) Graphic Design
13 8 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.24%) Windows
2 47 (6.57%) Windows 7
3 39 (5.45%) Linux
4 33 (4.62%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.80%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 16 (2.24%) Android
7 16 (2.24%) Unix
8 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.70%) CentOS
11 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (20.28%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (11.89%) Project Management
4 83 (11.61%) ITIL
5 81 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (8.95%) Analytics
7 60 (8.39%) DevOps
8 57 (7.97%) Migration
9 52 (7.27%) SDLC
10 51 (7.13%) Change Management
11 50 (6.99%) Time Management
12 46 (6.43%) TDD
13 45 (6.29%) Data Analysis
13 45 (6.29%) Test Automation
14 40 (5.59%) Scrum
15 35 (4.90%) Data Modelling
15 35 (4.90%) Information Security
16 34 (4.76%) Decision-Making
16 34 (4.76%) Microservices
17 33 (4.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 95 (13.29%) SQL
2 87 (12.17%) Java
3 86 (12.03%) C#
4 80 (11.19%) Python
5 74 (10.35%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.94%) VBA
7 19 (2.66%) Bash Shell
8 18 (2.52%) PowerShell
8 18 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.38%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.10%) Perl
11 13 (1.82%) Ruby
12 12 (1.68%) C++
12 12 (1.68%) R
13 11 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.26%) C
15 8 (1.12%) Groovy
15 8 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.12%) VB
16 6 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 79 (11.05%) Degree
2 29 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (3.22%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.94%) CISSP
5 20 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (2.66%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (2.24%) CISM
9 14 (1.96%) CCIE
10 13 (1.82%) CCNP
10 13 (1.82%) CISA
10 13 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.68%) GCFA
11 12 (1.68%) GCIH
12 10 (1.40%) CCNA
13 8 (1.12%) Master's Degree
13 8 (1.12%) MCP
13 8 (1.12%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.20%) QA
2 18 (2.52%) PMO
3 15 (2.10%) SLA
4 12 (1.68%) PSD2
5 10 (1.40%) GDPR
6 9 (1.26%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.28%) EMIR
8 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) Basel III
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.80%) Docker
3 16 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.40%) HDFS
5 9 (1.26%) OpenAM
6 8 (1.12%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.70%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.28%) etcd
11 2 (0.28%) vSphere
11 2 (0.28%) XenApp
11 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.14%) flannel
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
12 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.80%) Puppet
2 19 (2.66%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.24%) Ansible
4 13 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.82%) SCCM
5 12 (1.68%) CASB
6 11 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (1.40%) Terraform
8 6 (0.84%) ArcSight ESM
8 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.84%) Salt
9 4 (0.56%) Mesos
9 4 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.42%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 150 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.39%) Oracle
3 42 (5.87%) Cisco
4 33 (4.62%) IBM
5 30 (4.20%) SAP
6 29 (4.06%) Apple
7 26 (3.64%) Google
8 25 (3.50%) Tableau
9 24 (3.36%) Adobe
10 22 (3.08%) VMware
11 21 (2.94%) HP
12 18 (2.52%) Juniper
13 17 (2.38%) Bloomberg
14 16 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.82%) Citrix
15 13 (1.82%) Hyperion
15 13 (1.82%) Remedy
16 12 (1.68%) Alteryx
16 12 (1.68%) Reuters
16 12 (1.68%) TIBCO