Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 104 116
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1,974 2,213 1,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 2.42% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.79% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,347 1,529 1,156
England median daily rate £510 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.08% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 23
England median hourly rate £21.16 £17.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.91% -21.65% +15.70%
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.35 £10.59
90th Percentile £66.00 £45.00 £56.88
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £29.25 £22.34
% change year-on-year +9.95% +30.96% +13.90%

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 72,500 79,409 72,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.33% 86.76% 85.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,147 52,730 47,608
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,943 2,164 1,910
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.28
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £21.51 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.21% -13.95% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +4 975 £525 - 107
South East +29 319 £475 +5.56% 46
North of England -38 236 £450 -1.10% 42
South West +30 203 £450 - 41
Midlands -11 148 £500 +10.99% 40
West Midlands -17 111 £525 +16.67% 24
North West -16 105 £449 -0.28% 27
Yorkshire -41 97 £450 -2.70% 10
East of England -4 87 £513 +4.59% 30
East Midlands +14 36 £400 -13.98% 16
North East -25 31 £476 +4.51% 5
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 980 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (33.03%) Coaching
3 439 (22.24%) Java
4 389 (19.71%) DevOps
5 388 (19.66%) Finance
6 376 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
7 334 (16.92%) JavaScript
8 315 (15.96%) Scrum
9 305 (15.45%) SQL
10 300 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
11 290 (14.69%) Python
12 281 (14.24%) Security Cleared
13 270 (13.68%) TDD
14 256 (12.97%) Test Automation
15 253 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
16 247 (12.51%) Jenkins
17 243 (12.31%) Docker
18 239 (12.11%) Microservices
19 228 (11.55%) Git (software)
20 217 (10.99%) C#
21 211 (10.69%) Microsoft
22 210 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
23 196 (9.93%) .NET
24 192 (9.73%) HTML
25 191 (9.68%) SC Cleared
26 190 (9.63%) CSS
27 186 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
28 183 (9.27%) Linux
29 180 (9.12%) Node.js
29 180 (9.12%) Problem-Solving

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
1 103 (5.22%) Apache
2 83 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 77 (3.90%) Confluence
4 51 (2.58%) Apache Airflow
5 45 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 29 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.32%) nginx
9 23 (1.17%) CMS
9 23 (1.17%) MS Exchange
9 23 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.06%) IIS
11 15 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.76%) WordPress
12 14 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 11 (0.56%) JBoss
15 10 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.71%) Sketch
7 7 (0.35%) InVision
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.051%) ImageReady
10 1 (0.051%) InDesign
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.051%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.20%) Magento
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.15%) Primavera
4 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.15%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 376 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 300 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (5.17%) GitHub
5 50 (2.53%) Office 365
5 50 (2.53%) PaaS
5 50 (2.53%) SaaS
6 40 (2.03%) Power Platform
7 34 (1.72%) Serverless
8 31 (1.57%) IaaS
9 23 (1.17%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (1.11%) npm
11 21 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.66%) Lucidchart
17 12 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.68%) Firewall
2 42 (2.13%) HTTP
3 40 (2.03%) LAN
3 40 (2.03%) WAN
4 38 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.52%) SAN
6 29 (1.47%) Skype
7 27 (1.37%) DNS
7 27 (1.37%) Internet
8 26 (1.32%) Unified Communications
9 24 (1.22%) VPN
10 23 (1.17%) Wireless
11 22 (1.11%) VoIP
12 21 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (0.96%) OSPF
14 18 (0.91%) BGP
15 17 (0.86%) DHCP
15 17 (0.86%) Network Security
15 17 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (8.66%) Big Data
2 132 (6.69%) SQL Server
3 84 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 75 (3.80%) MySQL
5 70 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 62 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.43%) MongoDB
10 44 (2.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 42 (2.13%) Oracle Database
12 40 (2.03%) Power BI
13 37 (1.87%) RDBMS
14 32 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (1.11%) Redis
18 21 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
20 17 (0.86%) HBase
Development Applications
1 247 (12.51%) Jenkins
2 228 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 163 (8.26%) JIRA
4 97 (4.91%) Maven
5 72 (3.65%) Selenium
6 65 (3.29%) Cucumber
7 55 (2.79%) Gradle
8 53 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 39 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 33 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 33 (1.67%) JUnit
11 26 (1.32%) Bitbucket
11 26 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (1.27%) Ant
13 23 (1.17%) JMeter
14 22 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
15 21 (1.06%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.06%) Travis CI
16 20 (1.01%) SoapUI
17 18 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 388 (19.66%) Finance
2 101 (5.12%) Banking
3 85 (4.31%) Retail
4 62 (3.14%) Marketing
5 48 (2.43%) Legal
6 42 (2.13%) Front Office
7 29 (1.47%) Games
8 21 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.91%) Military
10 13 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.61%) Advertising
12 11 (0.56%) Law
13 10 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.46%) Back Office
14 9 (0.46%) German Language
15 7 (0.35%) Automotive
15 7 (0.35%) Electronics
15 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 499 (25.28%) Developer
2 225 (11.40%) Architect
3 145 (7.35%) Analyst
4 125 (6.33%) Senior Developer
5 102 (5.17%) Java Developer
6 79 (4.00%) Data Engineer
7 72 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 72 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
8 64 (3.24%) Consultant
9 62 (3.14%) Lead Developer
9 62 (3.14%) Python Engineer
10 58 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 58 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 56 (2.84%) Software Engineer
11 56 (2.84%) Technical Leader
12 53 (2.68%) AWS Architect
12 53 (2.68%) Big Data Engineer
13 49 (2.48%) Scrum Master
14 48 (2.43%) Test Engineer
15 47 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (9.93%) .NET
2 192 (9.73%) HTML
3 190 (9.63%) CSS
4 180 (9.12%) Node.js
5 159 (8.05%) AngularJS
6 139 (7.04%) React
7 117 (5.93%) Web Services
8 112 (5.67%) RESTful
9 102 (5.17%) REST
10 97 (4.91%) Spring
11 80 (4.05%) Kafka
12 71 (3.60%) XML
13 63 (3.19%) HTML5
13 63 (3.19%) jQuery
14 62 (3.14%) JSON
15 61 (3.09%) ASP.NET
16 53 (2.68%) PySpark
17 51 (2.58%) Spring Boot
18 49 (2.48%) .NET Framework
19 46 (2.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
1 131 (6.64%) User Experience
2 70 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 37 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 37 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 33 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 29 (1.47%) Derivative
10 27 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.06%) Blog
12 17 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 15 (0.76%) Clustering
14 14 (0.71%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
16 11 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 183 (9.27%) Linux
2 146 (7.40%) Windows
3 68 (3.44%) Unix
4 38 (1.93%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (1.77%) Android
7 29 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.81%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.71%) AIX
13 10 (0.51%) CentOS
13 10 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.30%) Solaris
16 5 (0.25%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
2 652 (33.03%) Coaching
3 389 (19.71%) DevOps
4 315 (15.96%) Scrum
5 270 (13.68%) TDD
6 256 (12.97%) Test Automation
7 253 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 239 (12.11%) Microservices
9 210 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 186 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 180 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 179 (9.07%) Software Engineering
13 172 (8.71%) Analytics
14 162 (8.21%) BDD
15 149 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
16 145 (7.35%) Open Source
17 142 (7.19%) Project Management
18 131 (6.64%) Migration
19 124 (6.28%) SDLC
20 123 (6.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 439 (22.24%) Java
2 334 (16.92%) JavaScript
3 305 (15.45%) SQL
4 290 (14.69%) Python
5 217 (10.99%) C#
6 77 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 76 (3.85%) Scala
8 67 (3.39%) C++
9 66 (3.34%) Java 8
10 57 (2.89%) PHP
10 57 (2.89%) Ruby
11 44 (2.23%) C
12 43 (2.18%) ES6
13 36 (1.82%) TypeScript
14 30 (1.52%) Perl
15 22 (1.11%) Groovy
15 22 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.06%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.01%) Go
17 20 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 281 (14.24%) Security Cleared
2 191 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 153 (7.75%) Degree
4 66 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (1.06%) CCNP
8 21 (1.06%) MCSE
9 20 (1.01%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.81%) DBS Check
10 16 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.71%) CCNA
12 13 (0.66%) ISEB
12 13 (0.66%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.56%) PMP
14 10 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.51%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (8.11%) QA
2 26 (1.32%) PMO
2 26 (1.32%) SLA
3 23 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.61%) GDPR
6 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.46%) COBIT
7 9 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.25%) PSD2
10 4 (0.20%) IEC 61131
10 4 (0.20%) WCAG
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.15%) NIST
11 3 (0.15%) P3O
12 2 (0.10%) GxP
12 2 (0.10%) WAI
13 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.051%) Section 508
System Software
1 243 (12.31%) Docker
2 82 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.61%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.41%) KVM
11 6 (0.30%) vSphere
12 5 (0.25%) IAG
12 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.20%) Ceph
13 4 (0.20%) HDFS
13 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.15%) XenApp
15 2 (0.10%) Varnish
15 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 157 (7.95%) Kubernetes
2 99 (5.02%) Ansible
3 79 (4.00%) Terraform
4 45 (2.28%) Puppet
5 40 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.47%) SCCM
7 20 (1.01%) Nessus
8 18 (0.91%) WSUS
9 17 (0.86%) Nmap
10 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (0.56%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.46%) Grafana
12 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.46%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.30%) Kibana
14 6 (0.30%) SCOM
15 5 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 211 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 150 (7.60%) Oracle
3 129 (6.53%) Google
4 55 (2.79%) VMware
5 49 (2.48%) Cisco
6 46 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 44 (2.23%) SAP
8 39 (1.98%) Greenplum
9 31 (1.57%) MuleSoft
10 28 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 28 (1.42%) HP
11 26 (1.32%) Citrix
12 24 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.17%) Bloomberg
14 22 (1.11%) IBM
14 22 (1.11%) Reuters
15 21 (1.06%) Adobe
15 21 (1.06%) Atlassian
15 21 (1.06%) BMC
16 20 (1.01%) Tableau