Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 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
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 32 22
Rank change year-on-year -42 -10 +28
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 25 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.99% 8.98% 8.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 10.33% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 49 41
Essex median daily rate £468 £550 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +31.74% -16.50%
10th Percentile £384 £408 £350
90th Percentile £573 £666 £590
East of England median daily rate £513 £500 £418
% change year-on-year +2.50% +19.76% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +57.89% -43.00%

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 736 552 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.14% 86.93% 88.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 391 473
Essex median daily rate £495 £490 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.02% +30.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £230
90th Percentile £600 £625 £538
East of England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 95
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +2.86% +32.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.85 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -49.00% +7.69% +8.33%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
Southend-on-Sea -42 11 £428 -22.27% 2
Brentwood +10 4 £471 -
Harlow - 2 £500 - 1
Mentoring
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) ISEB
5 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (44.00%) SDLC
6 10 (40.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) Data Quality
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Confluence
7 9 (36.00%) ETL
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) Pentaho
8 8 (32.00%) QA
8 8 (32.00%) Bitbucket
8 8 (32.00%) User Stories
8 8 (32.00%) Data Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Sprint Retrospective
8 8 (32.00%) Sprint Planning
9 7 (28.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Impala
9 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
9 7 (28.00%) Selenium

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 9 (36.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Pentaho
2 7 (28.00%) Impala
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) DB2
6 1 (4.00%) HBase
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Bitbucket
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
3 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (8.00%) Xcode
7 1 (4.00%) GitLab
7 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (16.00%) Tester
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) RxSwift
4 1 (4.00%) JDBC
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) SDLC
4 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) ETL
6 8 (32.00%) Data Engineering
6 8 (32.00%) Sprint Planning
6 8 (32.00%) Sprint Retrospective
6 8 (32.00%) User Stories
7 7 (28.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) Clojure
5 2 (8.00%) Erlang
5 2 (8.00%) F#
5 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) Haskell
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISEB
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) Data Quality
2 8 (32.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) PMO
4 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) webMethods
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) SAP