Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 26 48
Rank change year-on-year -37 +22 +10
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 40 94 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.13% 11.08% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 12.21% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 68 22
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -0.74% +11.94%
10th Percentile £371 £343 £401
90th Percentile £610 £630 £590
East of England median daily rate £488 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +2.96% +11.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.25

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 871 770 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.98% 90.80% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 509 424
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £284 £221
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 168
Essex median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +65.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.82 £15.75
90th Percentile £59.25 £63.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.97 £25.00
% change year-on-year -35.11% +7.88% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -20 28 £550 +4.96%
Brentwood +3 1 - - 1
Mentoring
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (50.00%) Coaching
3 19 (47.50%) JIRA
4 18 (45.00%) Oracle
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
5 15 (37.50%) User Stories
6 14 (35.00%) Confluence
6 14 (35.00%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) ISEB
7 13 (32.50%) Selenium
7 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 13 (32.50%) BDD
8 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (27.50%) JMeter
9 11 (27.50%) ETL
9 11 (27.50%) Kanban
9 11 (27.50%) QA
9 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
9 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
10 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Open Source
10 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (25.00%) XML
11 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing

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 14 (35.00%) Confluence
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Pentaho
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) Impala
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) JIRA
2 13 (32.50%) Selenium
3 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (27.50%) JMeter
4 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.00%) GitLab
7 6 (15.00%) Zephyr
8 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
9 3 (7.50%) Maven
9 3 (7.50%) Subversion
10 2 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (2.50%) Gradle
11 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.50%) Sahi
11 1 (2.50%) WATIR
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Architect
1 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) XML
2 7 (17.50%) Middleware
3 6 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) XML Messaging
5 2 (5.00%) Java EE
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (5.00%) XSD
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) JDBC
6 1 (2.50%) Kafka
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Coaching
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (37.50%) User Stories
4 13 (32.50%) BDD
4 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (27.50%) ETL
6 11 (27.50%) Kanban
6 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
7 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Open Source
7 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (22.50%) Performance Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
8 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) C
5 5 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) COBOL
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
2 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Ansible
2 6 (15.00%) Puppet
3 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.50%) WSO2
4 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) SAP