Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 127 137
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 +16
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1016 938 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 2.13% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.46% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 684 640
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £387 £363 £336
90th Percentile £675 £625 £675
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
London median hourly rate - £21.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.74% -7.32%
England median hourly rate £32.25 £25.92 £28.75
% change year-on-year +24.42% -9.84% +25.00%

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 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 40983 38081 38900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.79% 86.27% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29861 27268 27748
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 416 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.70 £50.00 £50.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 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
Central London -13 149 £516 +3.15% 56
South London +2 61 £550 +22.22% 6
East London +15 40 £575 +15.00% 13
West London -13 40 £525 +23.53% 13
North London - 6 £463 - 2
Mentoring
England

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

1 567 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (31.30%) Java
2 318 (31.30%) Coaching
3 203 (19.98%) DevOps
4 201 (19.78%) JavaScript
4 201 (19.78%) Finance
4 201 (19.78%) Scrum
5 184 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
6 178 (17.52%) SQL
7 177 (17.42%) TDD
8 168 (16.54%) Linux
9 167 (16.44%) Test Automation
10 160 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
11 149 (14.67%) Git (software)
12 145 (14.27%) QA
13 142 (13.98%) Docker
14 139 (13.68%) Jenkins
15 132 (12.99%) BDD
16 128 (12.60%) .NET
17 123 (12.11%) Security Cleared
18 113 (11.12%) CSS
18 113 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
19 110 (10.83%) Python
19 110 (10.83%) Node.js
20 109 (10.73%) Web Services
21 106 (10.43%) HTML
22 105 (10.33%) Microservices
22 105 (10.33%) Ansible
23 104 (10.24%) Puppet
24 103 (10.14%) Kanban

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 60 (5.91%) Apache Spark
2 45 (4.43%) Confluence
3 37 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 33 (3.25%) Apache
5 30 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.07%) nginx
8 19 (1.87%) Apache Solr
9 18 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (1.77%) CMS
10 15 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.18%) IIS
13 9 (0.89%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.69%) Jetty
14 7 (0.69%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.59%) SAS
15 6 (0.59%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.59%) WildFly
16 5 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.098%) EViews
7 1 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.49%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) Relativity
6 2 (0.20%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.098%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.098%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.098%) Summit
7 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 160 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (4.82%) PaaS
4 34 (3.35%) npm
5 32 (3.15%) SaaS
6 26 (2.56%) IaaS
7 21 (2.07%) GitHub
8 20 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (1.97%) Office 365
9 13 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.28%) Slack
10 11 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.59%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.49%) Datadog
14 5 (0.49%) Serverless
15 4 (0.39%) Heroku
16 3 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.15%) HTTP
1 32 (3.15%) VPN
2 29 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.36%) Kerberos
4 20 (1.97%) DNS
4 20 (1.97%) Internet
5 14 (1.38%) Firewall
5 14 (1.38%) Network Security
6 9 (0.89%) FTP
6 9 (0.89%) WAN
7 8 (0.79%) LAN
8 7 (0.69%) SSL
9 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.59%) Skype
10 5 (0.49%) ICMP
10 5 (0.49%) LDAP
10 5 (0.49%) SMS
10 5 (0.49%) VoIP
11 4 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (9.74%) Big Data
2 98 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 81 (7.97%) Hadoop
4 68 (6.69%) Relational Database
5 64 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
6 63 (6.20%) SQL Server
7 61 (6.00%) MySQL
8 55 (5.41%) MongoDB
9 39 (3.84%) HBase
10 38 (3.74%) RDBMS
11 27 (2.66%) Redis
12 25 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
12 25 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (2.07%) Apache Hive
14 20 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
17 11 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 149 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 139 (13.68%) Jenkins
3 82 (8.07%) JIRA
4 62 (6.10%) Cucumber
5 51 (5.02%) Selenium
6 47 (4.63%) Maven
7 42 (4.13%) gulp
8 29 (2.85%) webpack
9 28 (2.76%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.46%) Jasmine
11 24 (2.36%) Grunt
11 24 (2.36%) JUnit
12 20 (1.97%) JIRA Agile
13 18 (1.77%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.77%) Travis CI
14 15 (1.48%) Gradle
14 15 (1.48%) Mocha
14 15 (1.48%) Mockito
14 15 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 14 (1.38%) CircleCI
General
1 201 (19.78%) Finance
2 69 (6.79%) Banking
3 47 (4.63%) Retail
4 46 (4.53%) Marketing
5 34 (3.35%) Games
6 27 (2.66%) Legal
7 26 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.77%) Front Office
10 17 (1.67%) Law
11 14 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.38%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.08%) Publishing
13 5 (0.49%) Advertising
13 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.30%) Billing
15 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.20%) Local Government
16 1 (0.098%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.098%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 300 (29.53%) Developer
2 122 (12.01%) Architect
3 96 (9.45%) Senior Developer
4 71 (6.99%) Consultant
5 66 (6.50%) Java Developer
6 63 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 57 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 53 (5.22%) Analyst
9 37 (3.64%) Scrum Master
10 36 (3.54%) Angular Developer
10 36 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
11 32 (3.15%) Scala Developer
12 31 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.95%) Software Engineer
14 29 (2.85%) Tester
15 28 (2.76%) .NET Developer
15 28 (2.76%) Project Manager
16 27 (2.66%) C# Developer
17 26 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (12.60%) .NET
2 113 (11.12%) CSS
3 110 (10.83%) Node.js
4 109 (10.73%) Web Services
5 106 (10.43%) HTML
6 90 (8.86%) REST
7 88 (8.66%) AngularJS
8 77 (7.58%) JSON
9 75 (7.38%) React
10 71 (6.99%) Spring
11 70 (6.89%) HTML5
12 62 (6.10%) RESTful
13 47 (4.63%) Kafka
14 45 (4.43%) ASP.NET
15 40 (3.94%) J2EE
15 40 (3.94%) jQuery
16 39 (3.84%) ActiveMQ
16 39 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (3.64%) Sass
18 36 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.51%) User Experience
3 53 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.84%) Virtual Team
6 35 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.15%) Public Cloud
8 29 (2.85%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.26%) Derivative
9 23 (2.26%) Replication
10 16 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.57%) Online Games
11 13 (1.28%) Blog
11 13 (1.28%) Clustering
11 13 (1.28%) Fintech
12 12 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
12 12 (1.18%) NHS
13 11 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.08%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 168 (16.54%) Linux
2 85 (8.37%) Unix
3 57 (5.61%) Windows
4 40 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (3.25%) CentOS
6 30 (2.95%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.76%) Android
8 22 (2.17%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.18%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.39%) Solaris
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.30%) HPUX
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.20%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.098%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 318 (31.30%) Coaching
3 203 (19.98%) DevOps
4 201 (19.78%) Scrum
5 184 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
6 177 (17.42%) TDD
7 167 (16.44%) Test Automation
8 132 (12.99%) BDD
9 105 (10.33%) Microservices
10 103 (10.14%) Kanban
11 98 (9.65%) Pair Programming
12 96 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 90 (8.86%) Project Management
14 79 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 79 (7.78%) Open Source
15 78 (7.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 78 (7.68%) MVC
16 77 (7.58%) SDLC
17 76 (7.48%) Software Engineering
18 74 (7.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 318 (31.30%) Java
2 201 (19.78%) JavaScript
3 178 (17.52%) SQL
4 110 (10.83%) Python
5 103 (10.14%) C#
6 102 (10.04%) Scala
7 52 (5.12%) Ruby
8 47 (4.63%) Perl
9 45 (4.43%) Bash Shell
10 39 (3.84%) PowerShell
11 36 (3.54%) ES6
12 32 (3.15%) Shell Script
13 31 (3.05%) T-SQL
14 26 (2.56%) Go
14 26 (2.56%) Groovy
15 24 (2.36%) R
16 19 (1.87%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.67%) C++
18 15 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 14 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 123 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 87 (8.56%) Degree
3 67 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.98%) PMP
8 9 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.69%) RHCE
10 5 (0.49%) ACCA
10 5 (0.49%) CIMA
10 5 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.49%) MCITP
11 4 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.39%) ISEB
11 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (14.27%) QA
2 12 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.69%) SLA
5 6 (0.59%) MiFID
5 6 (0.59%) PMO
6 5 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.39%) EMIR
8 3 (0.30%) AS 2805
8 3 (0.30%) GDPR
8 3 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.20%) GCP
10 1 (0.098%) Basel III
10 1 (0.098%) COBIT
10 1 (0.098%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.098%) JSP 440
System Software
1 142 (13.98%) Docker
2 19 (1.87%) HDFS
3 18 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.39%) vSphere
8 3 (0.30%) Firmware
8 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.20%) Varnish
10 1 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.098%) KVM
10 1 (0.098%) NFS
10 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.098%) SRDF
10 1 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.098%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (10.33%) Ansible
2 104 (10.24%) Puppet
3 70 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (6.10%) Kubernetes
5 47 (4.63%) Terraform
6 27 (2.66%) Grafana
7 20 (1.97%) logstash
8 15 (1.48%) Prometheus
9 13 (1.28%) Nagios
10 12 (1.18%) StatsD
11 11 (1.08%) Galera Cluster
11 11 (1.08%) Icinga
11 11 (1.08%) Oozie
12 6 (0.59%) Kibana
12 6 (0.59%) SCCM
13 5 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
13 5 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.49%) Suricata
14 4 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
14 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 91 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.40%) Oracle
3 37 (3.64%) Splunk
4 29 (2.85%) AppDynamics
5 23 (2.26%) Google
6 21 (2.07%) Cisco
6 21 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.07%) Sybase
7 19 (1.87%) IBM
8 17 (1.67%) Adobe
9 16 (1.57%) Hortonworks
10 15 (1.48%) New Relic
10 15 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.28%) Tableau
11 13 (1.28%) VMware
12 12 (1.18%) SAP
12 12 (1.18%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.08%) HP
14 10 (0.98%) RedGate
15 9 (0.89%) Dynatrace