Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 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
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 125 130
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 774 1,055 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.25% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.55% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 686 713
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £400 £393 £390
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +12.28%

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 29,953 41,308 42,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.59% 88.28% 88.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,441 29,816 30,571
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 471 397
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% +3.73%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.46 £49.25
England median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.63
% change year-on-year +7.95% -6.88% +5.00%

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 7 December 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 7 December 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
Central London 0 140 £535 +1.90% 145
West London +3 33 £520 +4.00% 66
South London +17 29 £550 +0.92% 38
East London +27 28 £550 -3.04% 20
North London +10 2 £415 -41.75% 14
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 422 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (28.42%) Coaching
3 214 (27.65%) Java
4 201 (25.97%) AWS
5 179 (23.13%) DevOps
6 178 (23.00%) JavaScript
7 167 (21.58%) Finance
8 158 (20.41%) Microservices
9 145 (18.73%) Azure
10 143 (18.48%) SQL
11 142 (18.35%) Scrum
12 137 (17.70%) Python
13 136 (17.57%) Docker
14 134 (17.31%) C#
15 130 (16.80%) Software Engineering
16 128 (16.54%) Node.js
17 121 (15.63%) TDD
18 119 (15.37%) React
19 115 (14.86%) .NET
20 110 (14.21%) Web Services
21 103 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
22 101 (13.05%) Microsoft
23 97 (12.53%) AngularJS
24 92 (11.89%) BDD
25 89 (11.50%) Jenkins
26 85 (10.98%) Test Automation
27 82 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
28 81 (10.47%) HTML
29 78 (10.08%) Security Cleared
29 78 (10.08%) Front End Development

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 32 (4.13%) Confluence
2 21 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.81%) Apache
6 6 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.52%) JBoss
7 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.52%) nginx
8 3 (0.39%) CMS
8 3 (0.39%) IIS
9 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.26%) Mule
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.65%) Sketch
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.26%) InVision
7 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.39%) Aligne
5 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Shopify
6 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.13%) LongView
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 201 (25.97%) AWS
2 145 (18.73%) Azure
3 59 (7.62%) GitHub
4 44 (5.68%) Power Platform
5 42 (5.43%) Serverless
6 37 (4.78%) Amazon S3
7 32 (4.13%) GCP
8 27 (3.49%) SaaS
9 26 (3.36%) PaaS
10 24 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
11 23 (2.97%) Office 365
12 16 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (1.94%) IaaS
14 13 (1.68%) Data Lake Analytics
15 12 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
15 12 (1.55%) PowerApps
16 11 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (1.42%) Azure Functions
17 9 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.20%) Firewall
2 12 (1.55%) HTTP
3 9 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.03%) SAN
5 7 (0.90%) Internet
6 6 (0.78%) DNS
6 6 (0.78%) VoIP
7 5 (0.65%) DHCP
7 5 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.65%) SSL
7 5 (0.65%) VPN
8 4 (0.52%) LAN
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.52%) WAN
8 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.39%) Broadband
9 3 (0.39%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.39%) Wireless
9 3 (0.39%) WLAN
10 2 (0.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.36%) Big Data
2 53 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 44 (5.68%) Power BI
5 42 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 31 (4.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 29 (3.75%) Data Lake
8 29 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (2.84%) Amazon Athena
12 21 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 20 (2.58%) MySQL
14 18 (2.33%) Relational Database
15 14 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 89 (11.50%) Jenkins
2 72 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 66 (8.53%) JIRA
4 34 (4.39%) Selenium
5 26 (3.36%) Maven
6 23 (2.97%) JUnit
7 19 (2.45%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (1.94%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.81%) Gatling
11 13 (1.68%) Gradle
11 13 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.55%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.42%) Mockito
14 10 (1.29%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.16%) JMeter
16 8 (1.03%) gulp
16 8 (1.03%) NeoLoad
17 7 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 167 (21.58%) Finance
2 67 (8.66%) Front Office
3 59 (7.62%) Marketing
4 50 (6.46%) Public Sector
5 35 (4.52%) Retail
6 29 (3.75%) Banking
7 15 (1.94%) Legal
8 13 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.55%) Games
10 10 (1.29%) Publishing
11 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.78%) Electronics
13 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.65%) Law
13 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.26%) iGaming
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 241 (31.14%) Developer
2 126 (16.28%) Architect
3 67 (8.66%) Java Developer
4 53 (6.85%) Software Engineer
5 46 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
6 45 (5.81%) Analyst
7 43 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 40 (5.17%) AWS Software Engineer
9 38 (4.91%) Lead Developer
10 37 (4.78%) React Developer
11 36 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (4.13%) AWS Architect
13 29 (3.75%) Lead Architect
13 29 (3.75%) Scrum Master
13 29 (3.75%) Technical Architect
13 29 (3.75%) Technical Leader
14 28 (3.62%) Lead Software Engineer
15 25 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 25 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (3.10%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.54%) Node.js
2 119 (15.37%) React
3 115 (14.86%) .NET
4 110 (14.21%) Web Services
5 97 (12.53%) AngularJS
6 81 (10.47%) HTML
7 73 (9.43%) CSS
8 64 (8.27%) Spring
9 61 (7.88%) REST
10 60 (7.75%) RESTful
11 45 (5.81%) Spring Boot
12 42 (5.43%) Kafka
13 32 (4.13%) J2EE
14 30 (3.88%) JSON
15 29 (3.75%) Vue.js
16 27 (3.49%) HTML5
17 26 (3.36%) Sass
18 24 (3.10%) ASP.NET
18 24 (3.10%) GraphQL
19 21 (2.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.14%) Fixed Income
2 62 (8.01%) Derivative
3 58 (7.49%) User Experience
4 48 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 24 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 22 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.20%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.55%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.03%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.78%) Equities
15 5 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (0.65%) Social Media
16 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
17 3 (0.39%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.85%) Linux
2 33 (4.26%) Windows
3 26 (3.36%) Unix
4 25 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.45%) Android
6 10 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.52%) VMS
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Android TV
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (28.42%) Coaching
3 179 (23.13%) DevOps
4 158 (20.41%) Microservices
5 142 (18.35%) Scrum
6 130 (16.80%) Software Engineering
7 121 (15.63%) TDD
8 103 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (11.89%) BDD
10 85 (10.98%) Test Automation
11 82 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 78 (10.08%) Front End Development
13 66 (8.53%) Analytics
14 65 (8.40%) Asset Management
15 62 (8.01%) Project Management
16 58 (7.49%) Kanban
17 55 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (6.72%) E-Commerce
19 52 (6.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 214 (27.65%) Java
2 178 (23.00%) JavaScript
3 143 (18.48%) SQL
4 137 (17.70%) Python
5 134 (17.31%) C#
6 71 (9.17%) C++
7 48 (6.20%) Java 8
8 30 (3.88%) Scala
9 29 (3.75%) ES6
10 24 (3.10%) Ruby
11 19 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.94%) R
12 15 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.68%) C
14 12 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.29%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.16%) Go
17 8 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.03%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 66 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 62 (8.01%) Degree
4 10 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.90%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.78%) CCNP
8 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.65%) CCIE
9 5 (0.65%) CISSP
10 4 (0.52%) CISM
10 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) GIAC
10 4 (0.52%) SANS
11 3 (0.39%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.94%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.52%) WCAG
4 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) PSD2
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
6 1 (0.13%) NCSC
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (17.57%) Docker
2 23 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.26%) Firmware
5 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) LXC
5 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (9.95%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.30%) Terraform
3 40 (5.17%) Ansible
4 20 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.58%) Puppet
5 7 (0.90%) Grafana
5 7 (0.90%) Packer
6 6 (0.78%) Kibana
6 6 (0.78%) Salt
6 6 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.39%) logstash
8 3 (0.39%) SCCM
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.26%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (0.26%) FTK
9 2 (0.26%) Graphite
9 2 (0.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 101 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.39%) Bloomberg
2 34 (4.39%) Oracle
2 34 (4.39%) Reuters
3 31 (4.01%) Google
4 19 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.81%) Tableau
6 12 (1.55%) Greenplum
6 12 (1.55%) SAP
7 11 (1.42%) MuleSoft
8 10 (1.29%) Cisco
8 10 (1.29%) Splunk
9 9 (1.16%) Databricks
10 6 (0.78%) Adobe
10 6 (0.78%) Alteryx
10 6 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.78%) IBM
10 6 (0.78%) VMware
11 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.65%) Sitecore