Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 111 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +24
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1,478 2,158 2,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 2.38% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.71% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1,425 1,604
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £360 £350 £335
90th Percentile £696 £650 £662
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 15
England median hourly rate £30.00 £32.16 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.72% +38.98% +0.96%
10th Percentile £11.89 £13.04 £10.59
90th Percentile £67.75 £47.30 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +55.56%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 53,015 79,539 80,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.22% 87.56% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,714 53,175 54,295
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £291 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,696 2,004 1,963
England median hourly rate £22.86 £23.86 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -0.59% -2.04%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.35 £23.86 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.13% +1.52% -3.73%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in England

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in England

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in England

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in England

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in England

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
London +3 592 £550 +4.76% 476
North of England +10 267 £450 - 284
South East -3 235 £500 +5.26% 194
South West +11 188 £510 +13.33% 111
North West +28 136 £450 - 144
Midlands +3 97 £455 -1.89% 147
Yorkshire +5 95 £475 - 94
East of England +34 87 £500 -2.44% 116
West Midlands -23 57 £455 -6.67% 96
East Midlands +43 40 £450 +0.56% 51
North East 0 36 £405 -10.00% 46
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 England region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 683 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (31.53%) Coaching
3 317 (21.45%) Java
4 274 (18.54%) AWS
5 254 (17.19%) DevOps
6 241 (16.31%) Azure
7 232 (15.70%) Security Cleared
8 231 (15.63%) Scrum
9 230 (15.56%) Finance
10 225 (15.22%) SQL
11 222 (15.02%) JavaScript
12 188 (12.72%) Microsoft
13 187 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
14 184 (12.45%) Test Automation
15 183 (12.38%) SC Cleared
16 174 (11.77%) Python
17 163 (11.03%) TDD
18 161 (10.89%) Microservices
19 157 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
20 152 (10.28%) Windows
21 149 (10.08%) Software Engineering
22 148 (10.01%) Git (software)
22 148 (10.01%) Docker
23 143 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
24 140 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
25 139 (9.40%) Jenkins
26 131 (8.86%) Public Sector
26 131 (8.86%) Degree
26 131 (8.86%) JIRA
27 130 (8.80%) Node.js

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 60 (4.06%) Confluence
2 44 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.89%) Apache
6 15 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 11 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.54%) CMS
9 8 (0.54%) SAS
10 7 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
10 7 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.41%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.34%) JBoss
12 5 (0.34%) nginx
12 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 33 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
2 26 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.47%) Sketch
6 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) Windchill
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.068%) InVision
9 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.29%) SAP Payroll
2 18 (1.22%) SAP HCM
3 13 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.74%) Magento
5 10 (0.68%) SAP HR
6 9 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
6 9 (0.61%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.54%) PolarLake
8 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.41%) Shopify
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 274 (18.54%) AWS
2 241 (16.31%) Azure
3 59 (3.99%) GCP
4 58 (3.92%) GitHub
5 56 (3.79%) Serverless
6 50 (3.38%) PaaS
7 49 (3.32%) Power Platform
8 44 (2.98%) SaaS
9 43 (2.91%) Amazon S3
10 39 (2.64%) Office 365
11 33 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (1.69%) IaaS
13 23 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
14 19 (1.29%) Google Analytics
15 17 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (1.01%) OpenShift
17 15 (1.01%) PowerApps
18 13 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
19 12 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 41 (2.77%) HTTP
3 35 (2.37%) Firewall
4 26 (1.76%) SSL
5 23 (1.56%) DNS
6 21 (1.42%) Network Security
7 19 (1.29%) LAN
7 19 (1.29%) WAN
8 15 (1.01%) SAN
9 14 (0.95%) DHCP
9 14 (0.95%) VPN
10 13 (0.88%) Skype
11 12 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (0.61%) VoIP
13 8 (0.54%) BGP
13 8 (0.54%) OSPF
13 8 (0.54%) Wireless
14 7 (0.47%) Internet
14 7 (0.47%) IPv6
15 6 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.35%) MySQL
3 70 (4.74%) Relational Database
4 62 (4.19%) Big Data
5 61 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 55 (3.72%) MongoDB
8 48 (3.25%) Power BI
9 43 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 34 (2.30%) Data Lake
11 33 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 28 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
15 27 (1.83%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (1.42%) Apache Hive
18 19 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
18 19 (1.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 148 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 139 (9.40%) Jenkins
3 131 (8.86%) JIRA
4 63 (4.26%) Selenium
5 56 (3.79%) Cucumber
6 37 (2.50%) JUnit
6 37 (2.50%) Maven
7 27 (1.83%) Gatling
7 27 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 27 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.76%) GitLab
9 25 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.62%) MSI
11 18 (1.22%) Bitbucket
12 13 (0.88%) gulp
12 13 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
13 12 (0.81%) Subversion
13 12 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 230 (15.56%) Finance
2 131 (8.86%) Public Sector
3 52 (3.52%) Retail
4 51 (3.45%) Marketing
5 41 (2.77%) Front Office
6 34 (2.30%) Legal
7 31 (2.10%) Banking
8 27 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.35%) Games
10 16 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.01%) Back Office
12 10 (0.68%) Electronics
13 9 (0.61%) Automotive
13 9 (0.61%) Local Government
14 8 (0.54%) Military
15 7 (0.47%) Billing
15 7 (0.47%) Law
16 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 368 (24.90%) Developer
2 195 (13.19%) Architect
3 100 (6.77%) Analyst
4 70 (4.74%) Java Developer
5 60 (4.06%) Senior Developer
5 60 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
6 54 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 53 (3.59%) Technical Architect
8 52 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 49 (3.32%) Consultant
9 49 (3.32%) Scrum Master
10 45 (3.04%) Software Engineer
11 44 (2.98%) React Developer
12 41 (2.77%) Data Engineer
13 40 (2.71%) Lead Developer
14 39 (2.64%) Business Analyst
15 35 (2.37%) Project Manager
16 33 (2.23%) Azure Engineer
17 31 (2.10%) .NET Developer
18 27 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (8.80%) Node.js
2 125 (8.46%) HTML
3 123 (8.32%) .NET
4 112 (7.58%) React
5 111 (7.51%) CSS
6 101 (6.83%) REST
7 94 (6.36%) Web Services
7 94 (6.36%) XML
8 82 (5.55%) Spring
9 76 (5.14%) Kafka
10 73 (4.94%) RESTful
11 69 (4.67%) AngularJS
12 68 (4.60%) Spring Boot
13 58 (3.92%) HTML5
14 48 (3.25%) JSON
15 38 (2.57%) CSS3
15 38 (2.57%) Sass
16 33 (2.23%) Gherkin
16 33 (2.23%) J2EE
17 32 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.07%) User Experience
3 52 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 48 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.91%) Derivative
7 40 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 38 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (2.30%) Reference Data
10 33 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 33 (2.23%) Public Cloud
11 22 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.35%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.22%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.08%) Equities
14 16 (1.08%) PKI
15 14 (0.95%) NHS
16 13 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (0.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 152 (10.28%) Windows
2 115 (7.78%) Linux
3 68 (4.60%) Unix
4 40 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.23%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 19 (1.29%) Android
8 19 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.68%) CentOS
11 9 (0.61%) Solaris
11 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.34%) AIX
13 4 (0.27%) HPUX
13 4 (0.27%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (31.53%) Coaching
3 254 (17.19%) DevOps
4 231 (15.63%) Scrum
5 187 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (12.45%) Test Automation
7 163 (11.03%) TDD
8 161 (10.89%) Microservices
9 157 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 149 (10.08%) Software Engineering
11 143 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 140 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 128 (8.66%) Project Management
14 119 (8.05%) ITIL
15 113 (7.65%) Analytics
16 102 (6.90%) Open Source
17 99 (6.70%) Project Delivery
18 97 (6.56%) Technical Leadership
19 95 (6.43%) BDD
20 93 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 317 (21.45%) Java
2 225 (15.22%) SQL
3 222 (15.02%) JavaScript
4 174 (11.77%) Python
5 128 (8.66%) C#
6 90 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 76 (5.14%) C
8 62 (4.19%) Scala
9 61 (4.13%) Ruby
10 47 (3.18%) C++
11 38 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.30%) Java 8
13 29 (1.96%) TypeScript
14 28 (1.89%) ES6
15 27 (1.83%) PHP
16 24 (1.62%) R
17 20 (1.35%) Perl
17 20 (1.35%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.08%) Kotlin
19 13 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 232 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 183 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 131 (8.86%) Degree
4 54 (3.65%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 28 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (1.35%) ISEB
9 17 (1.15%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.88%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.81%) CISSP
11 12 (0.81%) MCSE
12 11 (0.74%) CCNA
12 11 (0.74%) CCNP
12 11 (0.74%) PMP
13 10 (0.68%) CISM
13 10 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.41%) QA
2 30 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.62%) WCAG
4 21 (1.42%) SLA
5 12 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.61%) COBIT
7 8 (0.54%) PMO
8 7 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.34%) GDPR
9 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
10 4 (0.27%) NCSC
10 4 (0.27%) NIST
11 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.20%) RMADS
11 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.14%) P3O
13 1 (0.068%) ECSS
13 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 148 (10.01%) Docker
2 63 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (1.01%) HDFS
7 13 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.81%) Apache Flume
9 11 (0.74%) vSphere
10 9 (0.61%) Firmware
11 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.34%) Snort
11 5 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.27%) XenApp
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 113 (7.65%) Kubernetes
2 74 (5.01%) Ansible
3 61 (4.13%) Terraform
4 49 (3.32%) Puppet
5 42 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (2.84%) SCCM
6 25 (1.69%) Grafana
7 20 (1.35%) Kibana
8 13 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
9 10 (0.68%) Nagios
9 10 (0.68%) Packer
10 9 (0.61%) Nessus
11 8 (0.54%) vRealize
12 7 (0.47%) SCOM
13 6 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.41%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.34%) AirWatch
14 5 (0.34%) Data Guard
15 4 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 188 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.92%) Oracle
3 69 (4.67%) SAP
4 67 (4.53%) Google
5 49 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (2.30%) Cisco
7 30 (2.03%) VMware
8 25 (1.69%) webMethods
9 23 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 22 (1.49%) IBM
11 21 (1.42%) Tableau
12 20 (1.35%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.35%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.35%) Splunk
13 17 (1.15%) Citrix
13 17 (1.15%) Hortonworks
14 14 (0.95%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.88%) McAfee
16 12 (0.81%) Bloomberg
16 12 (0.81%) Reuters