Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 103 124
Rank change year-on-year -19 +21 +11
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 337 1,001 1,078
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.21% 2.49% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.81% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 692 751
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £375
90th Percentile £750 £663 £675
England median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £28.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -51.79% -34.12% +46.55%

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 13,538 35,654 40,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.96% 88.57% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,120 25,559 29,563
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 422 528
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £24.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +1.91% +3.40%
10th Percentile £17.48 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.10 £56.50 £54.01
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -9.47%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in London.

Daily rate trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mentoring in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in London.

Hourly rate trend for Mentoring in London

Mentoring
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mentoring in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +9 44 £475 -9.52% 42
South London +4 19 £525 -4.55% 8
West London +45 11 £525 +13.51% 16
East London +25 3 £263 -52.27% 6
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 146 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (34.72%) DevOps
3 110 (32.64%) Java
4 96 (28.49%) AWS
5 89 (26.41%) Python
6 88 (26.11%) Azure
7 80 (23.74%) Finance
7 80 (23.74%) Microservices
8 78 (23.15%) Kubernetes
8 78 (23.15%) SQL Server
9 70 (20.77%) Jenkins
10 69 (20.47%) Coaching
11 67 (19.88%) GCP
12 65 (19.29%) Security Cleared
13 64 (18.99%) Scrum
14 62 (18.40%) Google
15 61 (18.10%) SQL
15 61 (18.10%) Docker
16 60 (17.80%) Software Engineering
17 54 (16.02%) SC Cleared
18 53 (15.73%) Serverless
19 52 (15.43%) Banking
20 50 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
20 50 (14.84%) MySQL
21 49 (14.54%) Terraform
22 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
22 48 (14.24%) Web Services
23 47 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
23 47 (13.95%) GitLab
24 44 (13.06%) Amazon Redshift

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 40 (11.87%) Apache
2 17 (5.04%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.75%) Confluence
4 15 (4.45%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.97%) IIS
8 9 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.67%) nginx
9 7 (2.08%) CMS
10 4 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.19%) Magnolia
10 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.59%) Drupal
12 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.30%) InVision
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.30%) Sketch
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 96 (28.49%) AWS
2 88 (26.11%) Azure
3 67 (19.88%) GCP
4 53 (15.73%) Serverless
5 41 (12.17%) AWS Lambda
6 40 (11.87%) Amazon ECS
7 25 (7.42%) Apigee
8 21 (6.23%) PaaS
9 19 (5.64%) Office 365
10 14 (4.15%) Power Platform
11 13 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (2.97%) npm
13 7 (2.08%) Slack
14 6 (1.78%) Azure Stack
14 6 (1.78%) GitHub
14 6 (1.78%) OneDrive
14 6 (1.78%) SaaS
14 6 (1.78%) Yammer
15 5 (1.48%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.45%) DNS
2 14 (4.15%) DHCP
2 14 (4.15%) SAN
3 8 (2.37%) Firewall
4 5 (1.48%) IPv4
5 4 (1.19%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.19%) Skype
6 3 (0.89%) Internet
6 3 (0.89%) VPN
6 3 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.59%) DSL
7 2 (0.59%) HTTP
7 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
8 1 (0.30%) SSH
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.84%) MySQL
2 50 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (13.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 24 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.75%) Relational Database
7 14 (4.15%) Big Data
8 11 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.67%) Power BI
10 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.08%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.78%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (1.78%) Data Lake
13 5 (1.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.19%) Looker
14 4 (1.19%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.19%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (20.77%) Jenkins
2 47 (13.95%) GitLab
3 33 (9.79%) JIRA
4 30 (8.90%) Artifactory
5 28 (8.31%) Git (software)
6 18 (5.34%) CircleCI
7 16 (4.75%) Selenium
8 12 (3.56%) Maven
9 11 (3.26%) gulp
10 9 (2.67%) Gradle
10 9 (2.67%) Travis CI
11 6 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.78%) JUnit
12 5 (1.48%) Postman
12 5 (1.48%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.19%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.19%) webpack
14 3 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 80 (23.74%) Finance
2 52 (15.43%) Banking
3 31 (9.20%) Back Office
4 29 (8.61%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.97%) Publishing
6 9 (2.67%) Marketing
6 9 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.37%) Electronics
7 8 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.78%) Legal
8 6 (1.78%) Retail
9 5 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.19%) Law
10 4 (1.19%) Police
11 3 (0.89%) Advertising
11 3 (0.89%) Automotive
12 2 (0.59%) French Language
12 2 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Military
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (22.55%) Developer
2 44 (13.06%) Architect
3 29 (8.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (6.82%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (6.53%) Data Architect
6 22 (6.53%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.23%) Java Architect
7 21 (6.23%) Java Solutions Architect
8 20 (5.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 18 (5.34%) AWS Architect
9 18 (5.34%) AWS Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.75%) Engineering Manager
10 16 (4.75%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.75%) React Developer
11 15 (4.45%) Data Engineer
11 15 (4.45%) Development Manager
11 15 (4.45%) Finance Manager
11 15 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (4.45%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.24%) Web Services
2 43 (12.76%) Node.js
3 40 (11.87%) gRPC
4 33 (9.79%) React
5 27 (8.01%) OAuth
6 26 (7.72%) HTML
7 25 (7.42%) Swagger
8 23 (6.82%) Kafka
9 22 (6.53%) CSS
10 16 (4.75%) REST
11 15 (4.45%) .NET
12 14 (4.15%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.15%) RESTful
13 13 (3.86%) Redux
14 12 (3.56%) Spring Boot
15 9 (2.67%) React Native
16 8 (2.37%) JSON
16 8 (2.37%) Spring
16 8 (2.37%) XML
17 7 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.87%) Hedge funds
2 32 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.90%) User Experience
4 17 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.26%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (2.08%) Blog
8 7 (2.08%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.78%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.78%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.48%) Social Media
10 5 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.19%) iPad
11 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.68%) Windows
2 28 (8.31%) Linux
3 14 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 14 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.56%) Android
6 10 (2.97%) Unix
6 10 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.78%) VMS
9 4 (1.19%) Debian
9 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (34.72%) DevOps
3 80 (23.74%) Microservices
4 69 (20.47%) Coaching
5 64 (18.99%) Scrum
6 60 (17.80%) Software Engineering
7 44 (13.06%) Asset Management
8 40 (11.87%) Investment Management
9 33 (9.79%) Analytics
9 33 (9.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (9.50%) Test Automation
11 28 (8.31%) TDD
12 26 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.72%) Migration
13 25 (7.42%) Technology Roadmap
14 23 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.82%) Change Management
14 23 (6.82%) Data Engineering
14 23 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
14 23 (6.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 110 (32.64%) Java
2 89 (26.41%) Python
3 61 (18.10%) SQL
4 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.42%) TypeScript
6 23 (6.82%) C#
7 18 (5.34%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.26%) Go
8 11 (3.26%) Scala
9 8 (2.37%) Ruby
10 7 (2.08%) C++
10 7 (2.08%) Groovy
10 7 (2.08%) Java 8
10 7 (2.08%) Perl
10 7 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.48%) PHP
12 4 (1.19%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.89%) VBA
14 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (19.29%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.02%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.98%) Degree
4 18 (5.34%) Sun Certification
5 16 (4.75%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.37%) CISM
8 7 (2.08%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.48%) CISA
9 5 (1.48%) CISSP
9 5 (1.48%) GIAC
10 4 (1.19%) CLAS
10 4 (1.19%) MCSA
10 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.59%) MBA
12 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) QA
2 9 (2.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (2.37%) Government Security Classifications
3 8 (2.37%) NCSC
4 7 (2.08%) COBIT
5 6 (1.78%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.59%) WCAG
9 1 (0.30%) PMO
9 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (18.10%) Docker
2 30 (8.90%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.78%) XenApp
7 4 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.89%) GridGain
8 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 78 (23.15%) Kubernetes
2 49 (14.54%) Terraform
3 23 (6.82%) Ansible
4 9 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (2.08%) Kibana
7 6 (1.78%) Argo
7 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.48%) WSUS
9 4 (1.19%) Consul
9 4 (1.19%) Grafana
9 4 (1.19%) Puppet
10 3 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.59%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.59%) SCCM
11 2 (0.59%) SCOM
12 1 (0.30%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 62 (18.40%) Google
2 40 (11.87%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.01%) Oracle
4 21 (6.23%) SAP
5 15 (4.45%) HP
6 11 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.26%) VMware
7 9 (2.67%) Cisco
8 7 (2.08%) Citrix
8 7 (2.08%) Tableau
9 6 (1.78%) Splunk
10 5 (1.48%) Ariba
10 5 (1.48%) Lumension
10 5 (1.48%) Sophos
10 5 (1.48%) Symantec
11 4 (1.19%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.19%) Sparx
12 3 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.89%) Samsung
12 3 (0.89%) ServiceNow