Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 63 106
Rank change year-on-year -49 +43 -21
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 103 180 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 3.56% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 4.18% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 130 62
East of England median daily rate £490 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +13.77% -1.76%
10th Percentile £364 £336 £300
90th Percentile £600 £639 £589
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.07 £21.00
% change year-on-year +45.41% +14.62% -42.07%

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 4,331 4,303 4,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.97% 85.16% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,535 2,475 2,316
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 268 326
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.02 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.58% +14.87% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -41 39 £500 - 6
Hertfordshire -13 23 £468 +18.73% 27
Norfolk +12 16 £488 +5.41% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £528 -15.60% 41
Suffolk -12 4 £375 -55.88% 4
Bedfordshire -2 3 £568 +31.59% 17
East Anglia -7 2 £525 - 3
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.54%) Coaching
3 31 (30.10%) Finance
4 28 (27.18%) Scrum
5 26 (25.24%) JIRA
6 25 (24.27%) Test Automation
6 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (23.30%) SQL
8 22 (21.36%) SOA
9 20 (19.42%) Confluence
10 18 (17.48%) User Stories
10 18 (17.48%) Oracle
11 17 (16.50%) Kanban
11 17 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (14.56%) XML
12 15 (14.56%) ETL
12 15 (14.56%) Linux
12 15 (14.56%) DevOps
13 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
13 14 (13.59%) Java
13 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
13 14 (13.59%) TDD
14 13 (12.62%) .NET
15 12 (11.65%) ISEB
15 12 (11.65%) Selenium
16 11 (10.68%) QA
16 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (10.68%) JMeter

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 20 (19.42%) Confluence
2 3 (2.91%) Apache
2 3 (2.91%) JBoss
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) Akamai
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.91%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) VPN
4 2 (1.94%) BGP
4 2 (1.94%) MPLS
4 2 (1.94%) Multicast
4 2 (1.94%) OSPF
5 1 (0.97%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) DWDM
5 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.97%) GLBP
5 1 (0.97%) IGRP
5 1 (0.97%) Intranet
5 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.97%) Skype
5 1 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) Pentaho
2 8 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) Impala
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) Power BI
7 1 (0.97%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) JIRA
2 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Selenium
4 11 (10.68%) JMeter
5 10 (9.71%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.74%) LoadRunner
7 7 (6.80%) Maven
8 6 (5.83%) Bitbucket
9 5 (4.85%) GitLab
10 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.88%) Zephyr
11 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.91%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (1.94%) PowerDesigner
12 2 (1.94%) Subversion
13 1 (0.97%) gulp
13 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.97%) NUnit
13 1 (0.97%) WATIR
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Automotive
2 2 (1.94%) Games
2 2 (1.94%) Law
2 2 (1.94%) Legal
2 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Architect
2 20 (19.42%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (10.68%) Developer
4 10 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Designer
6 8 (7.77%) Digital Architect
6 8 (7.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.80%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Digital Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Tester
10 3 (2.91%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) XML
2 13 (12.62%) .NET
3 7 (6.80%) Web Services
4 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.83%) SOAP
5 5 (4.85%) J2EE
5 5 (4.85%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.91%) HTML
6 3 (2.91%) JSON
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.94%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.94%) Kafka
7 2 (1.94%) MDX
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) Fintech
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.94%) PMI
4 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) VME
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.54%) Coaching
3 28 (27.18%) Scrum
4 25 (24.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (24.27%) Test Automation
5 22 (21.36%) SOA
6 18 (17.48%) User Stories
7 17 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.50%) Kanban
8 15 (14.56%) DevOps
8 15 (14.56%) ETL
9 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
9 14 (13.59%) TDD
10 11 (10.68%) BDD
10 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.71%) Functional Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Integration Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Project Management
11 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) SQL
2 14 (13.59%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) C#
4 6 (5.83%) Perl
4 6 (5.83%) Python
5 5 (4.85%) C
5 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.88%) Ruby
7 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) COBOL
9 1 (0.97%) Java 8
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) ISEB
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.91%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.97%) OCP
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
2 9 (8.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.85%) PMO
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Ansible
1 7 (6.80%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.97%) QRadar
5 1 (0.97%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Oracle
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.91%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
4 2 (1.94%) webMethods
4 2 (1.94%) WSO2
5 1 (0.97%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.97%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.97%) Arista
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix
5 1 (0.97%) F5
5 1 (0.97%) Facebook
5 1 (0.97%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.97%) Splunk
5 1 (0.97%) Zscaler