Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 60 107
Rank change year-on-year -53 +47 -4
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 100 176 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.00% 3.76% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 4.42% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 119 60
East of England median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £364 £335 £311
90th Percentile £611 £602 £575
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
East of England median hourly rate - £31.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.02% +4.67%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +57.41% +37.68% -43.16%

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 4,245 3,983 4,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.09% 85.07% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,433 2,338 2,414
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 264 300
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.48
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.14
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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
Essex -21 48 £525 +4.90% 6
Hertfordshire -18 15 £460 -16.36% 24
Cambridgeshire +10 13 £481 +9.38% 46
Norfolk +1 10 £488 +5.41% 5
Bedfordshire -3 8 £550 +41.94% 7
Suffolk -15 4 £375 - 7
East Anglia -10 1 £525 - 8
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.00%) Coaching
3 36 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 31 (31.00%) Scrum
5 29 (29.00%) JIRA
6 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 25 (25.00%) SQL
6 25 (25.00%) Linux
7 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 23 (23.00%) Finance
9 22 (22.00%) Oracle
9 22 (22.00%) DevOps
10 21 (21.00%) Confluence
11 19 (19.00%) User Stories
12 18 (18.00%) Kanban
12 18 (18.00%) Java
13 17 (17.00%) XML
13 17 (17.00%) Selenium
13 17 (17.00%) TDD
13 17 (17.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (16.00%) BDD
14 16 (16.00%) Open Source
14 16 (16.00%) SOA
15 15 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (15.00%) Puppet
15 15 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
16 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
16 14 (14.00%) Project Management
17 13 (13.00%) ISEB

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 21 (21.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) Apache
2 5 (5.00%) JBoss
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.00%) SAS
6 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.00%) GitHub
3 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) HTTP
1 12 (12.00%) SSL
2 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.00%) Internet
4 3 (3.00%) BGP
4 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) MPLS
4 3 (3.00%) Multicast
4 3 (3.00%) OSPF
4 3 (3.00%) VPN
5 2 (2.00%) DHCP
5 2 (2.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.00%) DNS
5 2 (2.00%) DWDM
5 2 (2.00%) GLBP
5 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.00%) IPsec
5 2 (2.00%) LAN
5 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) Pentaho
2 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.00%) Impala
3 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) JIRA
2 24 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.00%) Selenium
4 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
5 12 (12.00%) JMeter
6 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (9.00%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (7.00%) GitLab
9 6 (6.00%) Bitbucket
9 6 (6.00%) Maven
9 6 (6.00%) Zephyr
10 4 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.00%) JBehave
11 3 (3.00%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (3.00%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (3.00%) Subversion
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Architect
2 15 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (11.00%) Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Digital Architect
5 9 (9.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.00%) Scrum Master
8 4 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) XML
2 12 (12.00%) Middleware
3 11 (11.00%) .NET
4 8 (8.00%) J2EE
5 7 (7.00%) SOAP
6 6 (6.00%) Web Services
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.00%) HTML
8 3 (3.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.00%) CSS
8 3 (3.00%) JSON
8 3 (3.00%) Swagger
8 3 (3.00%) XML Messaging
8 3 (3.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.00%) XSD
9 2 (2.00%) 802.1X
9 2 (2.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Fintech
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Unix
4 9 (9.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (69.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.00%) Coaching
3 36 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 31 (31.00%) Scrum
5 25 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 25 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (22.00%) DevOps
7 19 (19.00%) User Stories
8 18 (18.00%) Kanban
9 17 (17.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (17.00%) TDD
10 16 (16.00%) BDD
10 16 (16.00%) Open Source
10 16 (16.00%) SOA
11 15 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (14.00%) Project Management
13 13 (13.00%) ETL
13 13 (13.00%) Integration Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Test Strategy
15 11 (11.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) Java
3 11 (11.00%) Perl
4 10 (10.00%) C#
5 9 (9.00%) Python
6 8 (8.00%) C
7 6 (6.00%) Ruby
8 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) COBOL
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) ISEB
2 10 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (3.00%) AWS Certification
6 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.00%) CCNP
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.00%) MCP
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.00%) OCP
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) QA
2 9 (9.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Puppet
2 13 (13.00%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.00%) Terraform
6 1 (1.00%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.00%) WSO2
5 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) Arista
6 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.00%) F5
6 2 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (2.00%) Juniper
6 2 (2.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.00%) webMethods
6 2 (2.00%) Zscaler
7 1 (1.00%) Aruba
7 1 (1.00%) Meraki
7 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.00%) Tufin