Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 131 118
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +55
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1,078 790 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.40% 1.99% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.30% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 581 683
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £390 £375 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
London median hourly rate £14.50 £51.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.71% +169.74% +35.71%
10th Percentile £13.75 £22.39 £18.50
90th Percentile £15.25 £57.50 £43.13
England median hourly rate £20.50 £23.54 £19.31
% change year-on-year -12.92% +21.95% -33.43%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,173 34,377 37,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.34% 86.72% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,332 24,676 27,084
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 380 363
London median hourly rate £24.09 £24.82 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +18.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.10 £52.50 £50.57
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the London region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Central London -16 194 £513 -1.44% 94
South London -21 48 £525 +3.96% 21
West London -5 46 £475 +11.76% 58
East London -1 33 £563 -1.75% 31
North London +4 3 £635 +53.94% 4
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 London region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 648 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (28.01%) Java
3 264 (24.49%) Coaching
4 244 (22.63%) DevOps
5 242 (22.45%) TDD
6 217 (20.13%) Scrum
7 215 (19.94%) Test Automation
8 203 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
9 201 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
10 191 (17.72%) Finance
11 174 (16.14%) JavaScript
12 167 (15.49%) Python
13 165 (15.31%) Linux
13 165 (15.31%) Jenkins
14 161 (14.94%) Git (software)
15 159 (14.75%) Docker
16 154 (14.29%) SQL
17 138 (12.80%) HTML
18 131 (12.15%) BDD
19 119 (11.04%) Kanban
19 119 (11.04%) CSS
20 117 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
21 114 (10.58%) Software Engineering
22 113 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
23 108 (10.02%) Security Cleared
24 105 (9.74%) Microservices
25 104 (9.65%) Node.js
26 100 (9.28%) E-Commerce
27 98 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
28 97 (9.00%) RESTful

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 57 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 51 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.06%) Apache
4 32 (2.97%) nginx
5 28 (2.60%) CMS
5 28 (2.60%) Confluence
6 27 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.41%) Tomcat
8 25 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 24 (2.23%) SharePoint
10 21 (1.95%) IIS
11 12 (1.11%) Gunicorn
12 11 (1.02%) Jetty
13 10 (0.93%) SAS
14 9 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.74%) JBoss
15 8 (0.74%) MQSeries
15 8 (0.74%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.56%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.28%) Windchill
8 2 (0.19%) InVision
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.093%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.093%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.37%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
3 3 (0.28%) ENOVIA
3 3 (0.28%) SAP PLM
3 3 (0.28%) Summit
3 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.093%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.093%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 203 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (2.78%) IaaS
5 26 (2.41%) PaaS
6 21 (1.95%) npm
6 21 (1.95%) SaaS
7 20 (1.86%) Serverless
8 19 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 17 (1.58%) GitHub
11 16 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.30%) Heroku
12 14 (1.30%) Office 365
13 11 (1.02%) Route 53
14 8 (0.74%) Akamai
14 8 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (0.56%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.06%) VPN
2 32 (2.97%) DNS
3 23 (2.13%) HTTP
4 20 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.48%) Firewall
5 16 (1.48%) Internet
6 15 (1.39%) MPLS
7 14 (1.30%) SAN
7 14 (1.30%) SMS
8 12 (1.11%) NAS
9 11 (1.02%) DHCP
9 11 (1.02%) NetScaler
9 11 (1.02%) Network Security
10 10 (0.93%) WAN
11 9 (0.83%) LAN
11 9 (0.83%) VSAN
12 8 (0.74%) ICMP
13 6 (0.56%) DVB
13 6 (0.56%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.49%) Big Data
1 70 (6.49%) Hadoop
2 61 (5.66%) MySQL
2 61 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 38 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (3.15%) MongoDB
6 33 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 22 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.76%) Redis
11 16 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.39%) Data Mining
13 14 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.21%) Power BI
15 11 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.93%) Data Lake
16 10 (0.93%) HBase
16 10 (0.93%) Impala
Development Applications
1 165 (15.31%) Jenkins
2 161 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 78 (7.24%) JIRA
4 60 (5.57%) Maven
5 59 (5.47%) Selenium
6 45 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 38 (3.53%) Mockito
8 34 (3.15%) JUnit
9 32 (2.97%) Gradle
10 30 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 24 (2.23%) Subversion
12 22 (2.04%) SonarQube
13 19 (1.76%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.39%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (1.30%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.30%) gulp
16 14 (1.30%) Mocha
16 14 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 191 (17.72%) Finance
2 87 (8.07%) Banking
3 60 (5.57%) Retail
4 30 (2.78%) Marketing
5 23 (2.13%) Games
6 15 (1.39%) Law
7 12 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.74%) Automotive
9 6 (0.56%) Advertising
9 6 (0.56%) Back Office
9 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.46%) Legal
11 4 (0.37%) Front Office
12 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (29.68%) Developer
2 112 (10.39%) Architect
3 110 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 96 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 72 (6.68%) Scrum Master
6 65 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 59 (5.47%) Consultant
8 44 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 41 (3.80%) Analyst
10 38 (3.53%) React Developer
11 35 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
11 35 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
12 34 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 34 (3.15%) Technical Leader
13 31 (2.88%) Designer
13 31 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 29 (2.69%) Software Engineer
15 28 (2.60%) AWS DevOps
16 23 (2.13%) AWS Engineer
16 23 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (12.80%) HTML
2 119 (11.04%) CSS
3 104 (9.65%) Node.js
4 97 (9.00%) RESTful
5 95 (8.81%) Web Services
6 83 (7.70%) React
7 77 (7.14%) .NET
8 72 (6.68%) Spring
9 70 (6.49%) HTML5
10 67 (6.22%) Kafka
11 63 (5.84%) AngularJS
12 62 (5.75%) REST
13 58 (5.38%) XML
14 56 (5.19%) JSON
15 44 (4.08%) CSS3
16 42 (3.90%) jQuery
17 34 (3.15%) LESS
18 32 (2.97%) Spring Boot
19 29 (2.69%) Hibernate
20 27 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.96%) User Experience
2 73 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (3.34%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.06%) Public Cloud
6 29 (2.69%) Virtual Team
7 25 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 22 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.21%) Fintech
14 12 (1.11%) Clustering
15 11 (1.02%) NHS
16 10 (0.93%) Replication
17 8 (0.74%) Derivative
18 7 (0.65%) Blog
19 6 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
19 6 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 165 (15.31%) Linux
2 79 (7.33%) Unix
3 62 (5.75%) Windows
4 34 (3.15%) Android
5 27 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 24 (2.23%) Ubuntu
7 23 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.95%) CentOS
9 18 (1.67%) Windows 10
10 17 (1.58%) Windows Server
11 11 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.65%) HPUX
13 7 (0.65%) Solaris
13 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.56%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.56%) Debian
15 5 (0.46%) Fedora
16 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (60.11%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (24.49%) Coaching
3 244 (22.63%) DevOps
4 242 (22.45%) TDD
5 217 (20.13%) Scrum
6 215 (19.94%) Test Automation
7 201 (18.65%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (12.15%) BDD
9 119 (11.04%) Kanban
10 117 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
11 114 (10.58%) Software Engineering
12 113 (10.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 105 (9.74%) Microservices
14 100 (9.28%) E-Commerce
15 98 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 96 (8.91%) Open Source
17 95 (8.81%) Analytics
18 80 (7.42%) Project Management
19 77 (7.14%) Configuration Management
19 77 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 302 (28.01%) Java
2 174 (16.14%) JavaScript
3 167 (15.49%) Python
4 154 (14.29%) SQL
5 87 (8.07%) Ruby
6 71 (6.59%) Scala
7 68 (6.31%) C#
8 64 (5.94%) Java 8
9 48 (4.45%) PowerShell
10 33 (3.06%) Go
11 31 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.88%) Perl
12 25 (2.32%) R
13 22 (2.04%) ES6
13 22 (2.04%) PHP
14 19 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.67%) Groovy
16 15 (1.39%) C++
16 15 (1.39%) Kotlin
17 11 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 108 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 85 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.92%) Degree
4 15 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.83%) PMP
8 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.65%) CISSP
10 6 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.56%) MCSE
10 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.46%) CCNA
12 4 (0.37%) CCIE
12 4 (0.37%) CISM
12 4 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.37%) ISEB
13 3 (0.28%) CIMA
13 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.79%) QA
2 22 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.58%) GCP
4 15 (1.39%) PMO
5 14 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.21%) SLA
7 7 (0.65%) GDPR
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.19%) GAAP
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) PSD2
8 2 (0.19%) WAI
9 1 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.093%) HL7
System Software
1 159 (14.75%) Docker
2 31 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.58%) HDFS
5 14 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (1.02%) VMware NSX
7 10 (0.93%) vSphere
7 10 (0.93%) XenApp
7 10 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.56%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.56%) Xen
10 5 (0.46%) KVM
11 4 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.28%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 90 (8.35%) Terraform
2 82 (7.61%) Kubernetes
3 76 (7.05%) Ansible
3 76 (7.05%) Puppet
4 48 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.30%) Consul
6 13 (1.21%) Nagios
6 13 (1.21%) Prometheus
7 12 (1.11%) Packer
8 10 (0.93%) Mesos
9 9 (0.83%) Oozie
9 9 (0.83%) SCCM
10 8 (0.74%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.74%) Grafana
10 8 (0.74%) Kibana
11 6 (0.56%) Graylog
11 6 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (0.56%) Icinga
11 6 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 87 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.27%) Google
3 37 (3.43%) Oracle
4 34 (3.15%) Adobe
4 34 (3.15%) VMware
5 19 (1.76%) IBM
6 18 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 17 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.48%) New Relic
8 16 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.39%) Citrix
10 14 (1.30%) Cloudera
10 14 (1.30%) Coverity
11 13 (1.21%) Splunk
12 12 (1.11%) Cisco
12 12 (1.11%) hybris
13 11 (1.02%) Ivanti
14 10 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.93%) SAP
14 10 (0.93%) Wyse