Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +33
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 144 107 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.86% 2.23% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.74% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 62 55
East of England median daily rate £490 £418 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.37% -12.11% +7.95%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £330
90th Percentile £673 £575 £575
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00% -
England median hourly rate £32.25 £25.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.42% -13.60% +30.43%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4177 3901 4424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.09% 81.15% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2414 2261 2552
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £224 £235
90th Percentile £586 £549 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 303 399
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £32.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.20% +29.60% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.19 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 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
Essex -12 62 £545 +29.32% 4
Norfolk +14 26 £463 - 6
Hertfordshire -8 25 £388 -3.13% 13
Cambridgeshire -11 15 £638 +21.43% 20
Bedfordshire 0 12 £500 +51.52% 3
Suffolk +8 3 £850 +183.33%
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 99 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (56.94%) Coaching
3 57 (39.58%) Finance
4 56 (38.89%) SOA
5 36 (25.00%) TDD
5 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 31 (21.53%) Scrum
7 31 (21.53%) Linux
8 30 (20.83%) Oracle
9 29 (20.14%) Middleware
9 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
9 29 (20.14%) Jenkins
10 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
11 27 (18.75%) Java
12 25 (17.36%) DevOps
13 24 (16.67%) C
13 24 (16.67%) J2EE
14 23 (15.97%) JBoss
14 23 (15.97%) HTTP
15 22 (15.28%) Kanban
16 21 (14.58%) User Stories
16 21 (14.58%) SQL
16 21 (14.58%) CSS
17 20 (13.89%) WebLogic
17 20 (13.89%) HTML
17 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
17 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
18 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 23 (15.97%) JBoss
2 20 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.64%) Apache
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.86%) Confluence
6 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.39%) Mule
8 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) HTTP
2 19 (13.19%) SSL
2 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.47%) LDAP
4 4 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.08%) Firewall
5 3 (2.08%) NGN
6 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) Skype
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.17%) MySQL
5 3 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (20.14%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.50%) JIRA
4 14 (9.72%) SoapUI
5 13 (9.03%) Subversion
6 11 (7.64%) JUnit
7 10 (6.94%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.94%) JMeter
7 10 (6.94%) Selenium
8 9 (6.25%) Maven
9 6 (4.17%) Ant
9 6 (4.17%) Gradle
9 6 (4.17%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.47%) JBehave
10 5 (3.47%) Mockito
11 4 (2.78%) GitLab
12 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.08%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.39%) PowerDesigner
General
1 57 (39.58%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Law
3 6 (4.17%) Automotive
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Back Office
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Local Government
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (40.97%) Architect
2 36 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 29 (20.14%) Developer
4 19 (13.19%) Designer
4 19 (13.19%) Solutions Designer
5 15 (10.42%) Digital Architect
6 14 (9.72%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 13 (9.03%) Lead Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Digital Designer
10 9 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 8 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.86%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (4.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.14%) Middleware
2 24 (16.67%) J2EE
3 21 (14.58%) CSS
4 20 (13.89%) HTML
5 18 (12.50%) XML
6 17 (11.81%) Web Services
7 16 (11.11%) .NET
8 14 (9.72%) Ajax
9 11 (7.64%) JAXB
9 11 (7.64%) JPA
9 11 (7.64%) SOAP
10 9 (6.25%) REST
10 9 (6.25%) Struts
11 8 (5.56%) Java EE
11 8 (5.56%) jQuery
12 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.86%) Spring
13 6 (4.17%) HTML5
13 6 (4.17%) JAX-RS
13 6 (4.17%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (4.86%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.39%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.69%) Blog
5 1 (0.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) FMCG
5 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.53%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Unix
3 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.25%) Solaris
5 8 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.47%) Windows
7 2 (1.39%) AIX
7 2 (1.39%) HPUX
7 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (56.94%) Coaching
3 56 (38.89%) SOA
4 36 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (25.00%) TDD
5 33 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 31 (21.53%) Scrum
7 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
7 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (17.36%) DevOps
9 22 (15.28%) Kanban
10 21 (14.58%) User Stories
11 18 (12.50%) Open Source
12 15 (10.42%) Project Management
13 14 (9.72%) API Design
14 13 (9.03%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (8.33%) Change Management
15 12 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) Java
2 24 (16.67%) C
3 21 (14.58%) SQL
4 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.11%) C#
6 13 (9.03%) Perl
7 11 (7.64%) Python
7 11 (7.64%) Ruby
8 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.39%) Groovy
9 2 (1.39%) XPath
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (1.39%) GIAC
4 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.39%) OSCP
5 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.69%) CWNA
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.69%) RHCE
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) AS 2805
4 1 (0.69%) GMP
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) Ansible
2 11 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.94%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (20.83%) Oracle
2 11 (7.64%) WSO2
3 6 (4.17%) CA
3 6 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.78%) SAP
5 3 (2.08%) HP
5 3 (2.08%) VMware
6 2 (1.39%) webMethods
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.69%) Zend