Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Mentoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mentoring over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Mentorship
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 67 91
Rank change year-on-year -36 +24 +11
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 73 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.70% 2.86% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.38% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 46
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £313
90th Percentile £638 £535 £663
South East median daily rate £466 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.11 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.01% -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year +51.25% +2.84% -21.74%

Mentoring is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,670 3,487 3,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.49% 84.59% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,826 1,872
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £239 £263 £249
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 108 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -19.44% -28.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.95
% change year-on-year +8.04% -3.38% -5.04%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mentoring in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Berkshire

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Reading -12 30 £439 +9.69% 16
Slough -1 7 £300 -20.00% 3
Bracknell -13 5 £400 -5.88% 2
Newbury -26 5 £300 -13.04% 7
Maidenhead 0 4 £370 -7.50% 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 5
Mentoring
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 22 (30.14%) MongoDB
2 19 (26.03%) Coaching
3 18 (24.66%) C#
4 17 (23.29%) .NET
5 16 (21.92%) Windows
5 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.18%) SOA
8 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (17.81%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (16.44%) Symfony
10 11 (15.07%) MVC
11 10 (13.70%) Scrum
11 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.70%) HTTP
11 10 (13.70%) B2B
11 10 (13.70%) Project Management
11 10 (13.70%) OO
11 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
11 10 (13.70%) Open Source
11 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
11 10 (13.70%) SignalR
11 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (13.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
11 10 (13.70%) RabbitMQ

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (13.70%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.33%) Apache Solr
3 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 3 (4.11%) GitHub
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Serverless
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.37%) npm
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Skype
3 2 (2.74%) Broadband
3 2 (2.74%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.37%) BGP
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) MPLS
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.37%) VPN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (13.70%) Neo4j
2 10 (13.70%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.33%) Redis
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) Ant
3 1 (1.37%) AnthillPro
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) Grunt
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Introscope
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) JMeter
3 1 (1.37%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Team Leader
2 10 (13.70%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.33%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Scrum Master
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Coach
6 3 (4.11%) Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Azure Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) Symfony
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (13.70%) Kafka
3 10 (13.70%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (13.70%) SignalR
4 9 (12.33%) Apache Avro
4 9 (12.33%) JSON
4 9 (12.33%) Lucene
4 9 (12.33%) Memcached
4 9 (12.33%) Protocol Buffers
5 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.85%) Middleware
6 5 (6.85%) Task Parallel Library
6 5 (6.85%) WPF
7 3 (4.11%) CSS
7 3 (4.11%) HTML
7 3 (4.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Blog
4 5 (6.85%) PMI
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.74%) Tandem
7 1 (1.37%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Fintech
7 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) RIA
7 1 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Coaching
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) SOA
4 12 (16.44%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.07%) MVC
6 10 (13.70%) B2B
6 10 (13.70%) Microservices
6 10 (13.70%) Multithreaded Programming
6 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.70%) OO
6 10 (13.70%) Open Source
6 10 (13.70%) Project Management
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.33%) Asynchronous Programming
8 8 (10.96%) Decision-Making
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (9.59%) Project Planning
10 6 (8.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) C#
2 8 (10.96%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) PMP
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Master's Degree
3 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) APMP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) MBA
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.48%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Juniper
5 2 (2.74%) Sandvine
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Tekelec
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.37%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.37%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.37%) MapR
6 1 (1.37%) Meraki
6 1 (1.37%) Nokia