Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 90 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 +24 -55
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 58 100 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.03% 2.34% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.75% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 78 70
Median daily rate £500 £475 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% -2.00%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £379
90th Percentile £715 £649 £640
England median daily rate £515 £510 £495
% change year-on-year +0.98% +3.03% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.89 - -
England median hourly rate £14.68 £21.10 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.43% -35.07% +8.33%

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 1,580 3,632 4,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.42% 85.08% 85.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 2,108 2,300
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £255 £281 £238
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 201 255
Median hourly rate £22.82 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.40% - -44.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £11.30
90th Percentile £59.45 £50.00 £47.95
Median hourly rate £32.15 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.58% +13.64% -12.00%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Mentoring as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mentoring in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the East of England

Mentoring
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mentoring in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 14 July 2020. 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 +17 26 £544 +14.47% 4
Hertfordshire +36 19 £425 -10.53% 14
Cambridgeshire +26 7 £469 -10.71% 14
Norfolk +7 4 £544 +5.07% 1
Bedfordshire +22 1 - - 2
Suffolk +10 1 - -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Coaching
3 12 (20.69%) Public Sector
3 12 (20.69%) JIRA
3 12 (20.69%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) Finance
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.79%) Line Management
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Change Management
6 8 (13.79%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle
6 8 (13.79%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.07%) Kanban
7 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
7 7 (12.07%) Service Design
8 6 (10.34%) Project Delivery
8 6 (10.34%) Product Roadmap
8 6 (10.34%) User Stories
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps
8 6 (10.34%) Microservices
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) Git (software)

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 6 (10.34%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Mule
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.72%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) AWS
1 5 (8.62%) Azure
2 3 (5.17%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Akamai
3 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.45%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) GCP
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) SSL
2 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) LAN
2 4 (6.90%) VPN
3 3 (5.17%) 802.11
3 3 (5.17%) DHCP
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.45%) BGP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) DWDM
4 2 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.45%) IGRP
4 2 (3.45%) IPsec
4 2 (3.45%) MPLS
4 2 (3.45%) OSPF
4 2 (3.45%) SNMP
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) Pentaho
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.72%) DataStage
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.17%) FishEye
4 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) JMeter
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.72%) Gatling
6 1 (1.72%) GitLab
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Public Sector
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Military
5 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.45%) Automotive
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Avionics
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Developer
2 6 (10.34%) Analyst
2 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Scrum Master
3 5 (8.62%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.90%) User Researcher
5 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Magento Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Release Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) LAMP
3 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
4 3 (5.17%) JDBC
4 3 (5.17%) Kafka
4 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 3 (5.17%) REST
4 3 (5.17%) XHTML
4 3 (5.17%) XSL
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) SAML
6 1 (1.72%) Velocity
6 1 (1.72%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.45%) VHDL
4 1 (1.72%) BYOD
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Coaching
3 12 (20.69%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.79%) Change Management
6 8 (13.79%) Line Management
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Kanban
7 7 (12.07%) Service Design
7 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps
8 6 (10.34%) Microservices
8 6 (10.34%) Product Roadmap
8 6 (10.34%) Project Delivery
8 6 (10.34%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) PHP
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.45%) CCNP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) ECSS
2 2 (3.45%) GxP
3 1 (1.72%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.62%) Puppet
2 3 (5.17%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.45%) vRealize
4 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 4 (6.90%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Ariba
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Zend
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.45%) EMC
6 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
6 2 (3.45%) Progress
6 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.45%) webMethods