Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 51 61
Rank change year-on-year +29 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 35 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.58% 2.03% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 2.39% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 12 14
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £519 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +9.61% -0.37%
10th Percentile £367 £173 £400
90th Percentile £645 £672 £535
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year +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 380 502 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.25% 84.94% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 348 532
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £267 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £662
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 47 81
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.90 £18.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.68 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.43 £30.15
% change year-on-year +2.33% -18.97% +72.29%

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 14 December 2017.

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
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 14 December 2017. 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 +28 33 £535 -0.47% 4
Preston - 1 £150 -
Mentoring
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 28 (80.00%) Coaching
2 27 (77.14%) Microservices
3 26 (74.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (74.29%) Linux
4 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
5 22 (62.86%) JIRA
5 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
6 21 (60.00%) Confluence
6 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 21 (60.00%) Slack
7 18 (51.43%) SFIA
8 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
9 16 (45.71%) User Stories
9 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
9 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (45.71%) MySQL
10 15 (42.86%) SQL
11 14 (40.00%) Java
11 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (40.00%) TDD
11 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
11 14 (40.00%) Node.js
11 14 (40.00%) REST
11 14 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (40.00%) Open Source
12 13 (37.14%) Scrum
13 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
13 12 (34.29%) Python
13 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell

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 21 (60.00%) Confluence
2 10 (28.57%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Slack
2 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
2 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) LLU
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) MongoDB
1 16 (45.71%) MySQL
2 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (34.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (62.86%) Jenkins
2 22 (62.86%) JIRA
3 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
4 10 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 10 (28.57%) JUnit
4 10 (28.57%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (25.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Architect
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Node.js
1 14 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) EDI
3 1 (2.86%) Velocity
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Blog
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Linux
1 26 (74.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Coaching
2 27 (77.14%) Microservices
3 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (51.43%) SFIA
5 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
6 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (45.71%) User Stories
7 14 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (40.00%) Open Source
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
9 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (34.29%) DevOps
9 12 (34.29%) Kanban
10 11 (31.43%) BDD
10 11 (31.43%) SDLC
11 10 (28.57%) Load Balancing
11 10 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (14.29%) VB
6 4 (11.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) APMG
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Terraform
5 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.71%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Curam
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.86%) Huawei
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) SAP