Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 October 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 27 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 +18
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 34 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.16% 4.29% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 5.06% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 15
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £535 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% -0.47% +34.38%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £376
90th Percentile £556 £645 £706
North West median daily rate £450 £513 £444
% change year-on-year -12.20% +15.49% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.76 - -
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -40.91% +73.23% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 561 415 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.13% 84.69% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 241 396
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £305 £250
90th Percentile £575 £570 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 62
Lancashire median hourly rate £37.63 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.93 £12.25
90th Percentile £58.43 £47.13 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +42.86% -29.33%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Lancashire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Lancashire

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Lancashire

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Lancashire

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in Lancashire

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Blackpool -17 22 £475 -11.21% 5
Preston +13 5 £332 +121.00% 3
Lytham St Annes - 2 £450 -
Mentoring
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) BDD
4 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
4 9 (26.47%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) SFIA
4 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
4 9 (26.47%) Coaching
5 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 7 (20.59%) Confluence
6 7 (20.59%) JIRA
6 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (20.59%) Microservices
7 6 (17.65%) SDLC
7 6 (17.65%) AirWatch
7 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.65%) Slack
7 6 (17.65%) Snow
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 6 (17.65%) REST
7 6 (17.65%) BMC
8 5 (14.71%) OWASP
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Identification
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (2.94%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Slack
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Burp Suite
3 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
3 4 (11.76%) JMeter
3 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Spring Batch
4 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (29.41%) BDD
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (26.47%) Asset Management
4 9 (26.47%) Coaching
4 9 (26.47%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) SFIA
5 8 (23.53%) TOGAF
6 7 (20.59%) Microservices
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) SDLC
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.71%) OWASP
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Identification
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories
9 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Java
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Groovy
2 1 (2.94%) Java 8
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) Scala
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) WCAG
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) GLP
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) AirWatch
2 4 (11.76%) Nessus
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) Terraform
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) Grafana
5 1 (2.94%) Graylog
5 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) ServiceNow
2 6 (17.65%) BMC
2 6 (17.65%) Snow
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (2.94%) OpenText
4 1 (2.94%) Pega
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau