Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -38 +9 +20
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 48 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.45% 10.18% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 11.48% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 67 28
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.96% -14.50%
10th Percentile £408 £340 £343
90th Percentile £600 £633 £580
East of England median daily rate £500 £475 £416
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Essex median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -4.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 956 697 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.68% 88.68% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 477 455
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £224
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 63 143
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -1.49% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Essex

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Essex

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Essex

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Essex

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Southend-on-Sea -25 27 £550 +3.97% 1
Brentwood +8 4 £471 +47.27% 1
Harlow - 2 £500 - 1
Mentoring
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 25 (52.08%) Coaching
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 24 (50.00%) Oracle
5 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 21 (43.75%) JIRA
6 19 (39.58%) ISEB
7 18 (37.50%) TDD
8 17 (35.42%) User Stories
8 17 (35.42%) Test Strategy
9 16 (33.33%) Confluence
9 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 16 (33.33%) Linux
10 15 (31.25%) Java
10 15 (31.25%) ETL
11 14 (29.17%) XML
11 14 (29.17%) QA
11 14 (29.17%) Selenium
11 14 (29.17%) BDD
11 14 (29.17%) SDLC
12 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
12 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
12 13 (27.08%) Kanban
12 13 (27.08%) JMeter
13 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 12 (25.00%) Data Quality
13 12 (25.00%) Functional Testing
13 12 (25.00%) Jenkins

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 8 (16.67%) Impala
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) JIRA
2 14 (29.17%) Selenium
3 13 (27.08%) JMeter
3 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
4 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.92%) LoadRunner
6 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
7 6 (12.50%) GitLab
8 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.33%) Zephyr
9 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
10 2 (4.17%) Maven
10 2 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (4.17%) Subversion
10 2 (4.17%) Xcode
11 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.08%) Sahi
11 1 (2.08%) WATIR
General
1 4 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Analyst
1 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) J2EE
2 5 (10.42%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) XML Schema
4 2 (4.17%) Java EE
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (4.17%) RxSwift
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.17%) XSD
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
5 1 (2.08%) Kafka
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.17%) PMI
3 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Test Automation
3 25 (52.08%) Coaching
4 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 18 (37.50%) TDD
6 17 (35.42%) Test Strategy
6 17 (35.42%) User Stories
7 15 (31.25%) ETL
8 14 (29.17%) BDD
8 14 (29.17%) SDLC
9 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
9 13 (27.08%) Kanban
10 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 11 (22.92%) Acceptance Criteria
11 11 (22.92%) Data Integration
11 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
11 11 (22.92%) Regression Testing
11 11 (22.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) C
4 5 (10.42%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby
5 4 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISEB
2 16 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.17%) PMP
9 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 12 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Ansible
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
3 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (12.50%) webMethods
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) WSO2
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) SAP