Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 60 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39 +19
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 77 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.62% 2.69% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.20% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £352 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.80% -12.13% -15.79%
10th Percentile £316 £318 £310
90th Percentile £600 £479 £600
Scotland median daily rate £405 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +19.12% -15.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2506 1657 2646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.30% 84.07% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 976 1358
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +4.63%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.03 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Edinburgh

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 35 (45.45%) Coaching
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.17%) Linux
4 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (28.57%) Java
6 21 (27.27%) Finance
7 20 (25.97%) Puppet
8 19 (24.68%) Scrum
8 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
9 18 (23.38%) Windows
9 18 (23.38%) Ansible
9 18 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (22.08%) Web Services
10 17 (22.08%) SOA
11 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.78%) Oracle
11 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (19.48%) Open Source
12 15 (19.48%) DevOps
12 15 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
12 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
13 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
13 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 14 (18.18%) JPA
13 14 (18.18%) Ruby
13 14 (18.18%) Windows Server
14 13 (16.88%) VMware
15 12 (15.58%) SQL

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 12 (15.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) Confluence
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 6 (7.79%) Firewall
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) AMQP
5 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.30%) VLAN
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.60%) GIS
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) QGIS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) Maven
3 8 (10.39%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Zephyr
5 4 (5.19%) GitLab
6 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.90%) Gradle
6 3 (3.90%) Mockito
6 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.60%) NUnit
7 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.60%) Redmine
7 2 (2.60%) Selenium
7 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Agile Coach
7 6 (7.79%) Designer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) Web Services
2 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
3 14 (18.18%) JPA
4 10 (12.99%) JSF
5 8 (10.39%) Apache CXF
5 8 (10.39%) Apache OpenJPA
5 8 (10.39%) RichFaces
5 8 (10.39%) XML
6 6 (7.79%) Drools
6 6 (7.79%) jBPM
6 6 (7.79%) JMS
6 6 (7.79%) JSON
6 6 (7.79%) XSD
7 5 (6.49%) Java EE
7 5 (6.49%) RESTful
7 5 (6.49%) Spring
8 4 (5.19%) JMX
9 3 (3.90%) CSS
9 3 (3.90%) HTML
9 3 (3.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Virtual Team
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) PMI
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 18 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (23.38%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Coaching
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
4 19 (24.68%) Scrum
5 17 (22.08%) SOA
6 15 (19.48%) DevOps
6 15 (19.48%) Open Source
7 12 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (14.29%) Kanban
8 11 (14.29%) TDD
8 11 (14.29%) Validation
9 10 (12.99%) OO
9 10 (12.99%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (12.99%) Use Case
10 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
10 9 (11.69%) Domain Models
10 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.69%) UML
11 8 (10.39%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.18%) Ruby
3 12 (15.58%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) AspectJ
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
1 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) PMO
4 1 (1.30%) BS7666
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.30%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) vSphere
3 5 (6.49%) Docker
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 18 (23.38%) Ansible
3 15 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.49%) Packer
5 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 15 (19.48%) Red Hat
3 13 (16.88%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.90%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) RedGate