Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 11 December 2017 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 74 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 -11
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 45 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.89% 1.77% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.10% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £438 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -15.87% +25.30%
10th Percentile £263 £357 £383
90th Percentile £496 £589 £630
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +2.84% -21.74% +81.93%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1963 1428 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.58% 84.25% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 792 1080
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £221 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £396
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.14% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 69
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -7.06% +24.15%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.40 £44.60
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £26.55
% change year-on-year -7.44% -5.84% +51.71%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Buckinghamshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Buckinghamshire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Buckinghamshire

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Buckinghamshire

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -25 33 £350 -20.00% 1
Aylesbury - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £138 -
Mentoring
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (35.56%) BDD
3 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 14 (31.11%) JIRA
5 14 (31.11%) Hadoop
5 14 (31.11%) Big Data
6 13 (28.89%) Data Entry
6 13 (28.89%) QA
6 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) Java
7 11 (24.44%) Workflow
8 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Office 365
9 9 (20.00%) Banking
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) ETL
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
10 8 (17.78%) Coaching
10 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
11 7 (15.56%) Open Source

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) Skype for Business
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.67%) Confluence
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) GIMP
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (8.89%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Slack
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) WLAN
4 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Big Data
1 14 (31.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (31.11%) JIRA
4 7 (15.56%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) Gatling
5 5 (11.11%) JMeter
6 4 (8.89%) Appium
6 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (6.67%) Calabash
7 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.67%) NUnit
7 3 (6.67%) PhantomJS
7 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Test Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Taurus
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) RESTful
2 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.44%) Cascading
3 2 (4.44%) Kafka
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) JSP
4 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
3 16 (35.56%) BDD
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) Data Entry
6 11 (24.44%) Workflow
7 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
8 9 (20.00%) ETL
8 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Coaching
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) Open Source
10 7 (15.56%) SDLC
10 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.33%) Change Management
11 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (13.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) Ruby
5 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.44%) HiveQL
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
9 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) JCL
9 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) CWNA
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) AS 2805
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.44%) Oozie
2 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) MapR
3 2 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.22%) Brocade
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Polycom
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Snow
4 1 (2.22%) VMware