Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 59 98
Rank change year-on-year -36 +39 -7
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 98 144 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 3.35% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.95% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 88 67
East of England median daily rate £490 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £403 £350 £333
90th Percentile £638 £596 £568
England median daily rate £497 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.59% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
East of England median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.56% -35.25%
England median hourly rate £19.38 £24.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year -21.70% +26.21% -26.69%

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 3,776 3,644 3,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.08% 84.70% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,121 2,173 2,338
East of England median daily rate £438 £422 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% +2.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £240 £226 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 231 300
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.97% +22.22% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 41 £550 +10.00% 14
Norfolk +7 19 £488 +8.33% 8
Bedfordshire +3 15 £500 +25.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £450 +18.42% 24
Hertfordshire -12 9 £400 -27.27% 14
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) Coaching
3 32 (32.65%) SOA
4 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
5 24 (24.49%) Jenkins
6 23 (23.47%) Finance
7 22 (22.45%) Configuration Management
8 21 (21.43%) Java
9 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (19.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (17.35%) TDD
10 17 (17.35%) SQL
10 17 (17.35%) HTTP
11 16 (16.33%) Oracle
11 16 (16.33%) Unix
11 16 (16.33%) Linux
11 16 (16.33%) Selenium
11 16 (16.33%) Git (software)
12 15 (15.31%) Cucumber
12 15 (15.31%) SoapUI
12 15 (15.31%) J2EE
12 15 (15.31%) C
12 15 (15.31%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (14.29%) Perl
13 14 (14.29%) JBoss
13 14 (14.29%) SSL
13 14 (14.29%) Middleware
13 14 (14.29%) Scrum
13 14 (14.29%) Puppet

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 14 (14.29%) JBoss
2 9 (9.18%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.16%) Confluence
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Akamai
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) GitHub
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.35%) HTTP
2 14 (14.29%) SSL
3 12 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.14%) BGP
4 7 (7.14%) LAN
4 7 (7.14%) MPLS
4 7 (7.14%) OSPF
4 7 (7.14%) VPN
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (6.12%) Internet
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (5.10%) Firewall
6 5 (5.10%) VPLS
6 5 (5.10%) VXLAN
6 5 (5.10%) Wireless
7 2 (2.04%) DWDM
7 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.33%) Selenium
3 15 (15.31%) Cucumber
3 15 (15.31%) SoapUI
4 11 (11.22%) JIRA
4 11 (11.22%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.18%) JBehave
6 7 (7.14%) Zephyr
7 6 (6.12%) JMeter
7 6 (6.12%) Subversion
7 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.06%) JUnit
8 3 (3.06%) Mockito
8 3 (3.06%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (2.04%) GitLab
9 2 (2.04%) Maven
10 1 (1.02%) Gradle
10 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Architect
2 30 (30.61%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (17.35%) Digital Architect
3 17 (17.35%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 13 (13.27%) Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Designer
5 8 (8.16%) Digital Designer
5 8 (8.16%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Agile Test Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) J2EE
2 14 (14.29%) Middleware
3 12 (12.24%) XML
4 8 (8.16%) HTML
5 6 (6.12%) CSS
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 5 (5.10%) Spring
6 5 (5.10%) Swagger
7 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.08%) SOAP
8 3 (3.06%) JAAS
8 3 (3.06%) JAXB
8 3 (3.06%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (3.06%) JPA
8 3 (3.06%) LDAP
8 3 (3.06%) Spring MVC
8 3 (3.06%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.06%) XSD
9 2 (2.04%) .NET
9 2 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
1 16 (16.33%) Unix
2 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Solaris
4 4 (4.08%) Windows
5 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (62.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) Coaching
3 32 (32.65%) SOA
4 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
5 22 (22.45%) Configuration Management
6 19 (19.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (17.35%) TDD
8 15 (15.31%) Deployment Automation
9 14 (14.29%) Open Source
9 14 (14.29%) Scrum
10 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.22%) SDET
12 10 (10.20%) BDD
12 10 (10.20%) DevOps
12 10 (10.20%) Integration Testing
12 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.20%) Project Management
12 10 (10.20%) User Stories
12 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) Java
2 17 (17.35%) SQL
3 15 (15.31%) C
4 14 (14.29%) Perl
5 12 (12.24%) C#
6 9 (9.18%) Python
6 9 (9.18%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) Java 8
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) CCNP
1 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.12%) ISEB
2 4 (4.08%) CCDA
2 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.04%) CCNA
3 2 (2.04%) GIAC
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.04%) OSCP
4 1 (1.02%) CCDP
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.06%) PMO
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.02%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Cisco
3 6 (6.12%) Meraki
4 5 (5.10%) WSO2
5 4 (4.08%) Tableau
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Arista
7 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 2 (2.04%) F5
7 2 (2.04%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.04%) VMware
7 2 (2.04%) Zscaler
8 1 (1.02%) Aruba
8 1 (1.02%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.02%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.02%) Teradata
8 1 (1.02%) Tufin