Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 126 129
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1,045 1,026 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 2.16% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.45% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 722 684
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £393 £388 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
London median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.23
10th Percentile £21.50 - £19.85
90th Percentile £33.50 - £22.62
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.92
% change year-on-year +8.53% +24.42% -9.84%

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 41,118 41,859 38,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.93% 88.04% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,618 30,445 27,601
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 391 437
London median hourly rate £24.09 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.07% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £12.14
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

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 December 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

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 18 December 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 +24 220 £525 +1.65% 138
West London +18 53 £500 -4.76% 57
South London -25 52 £550 - 15
East London -37 37 £563 -2.17% 45
North London -10 4 £713 +54.05% 2
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 619 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (31.20%) Java
3 282 (26.99%) Coaching
4 209 (20.00%) Finance
5 204 (19.52%) Test Automation
6 191 (18.28%) TDD
7 188 (17.99%) JavaScript
8 184 (17.61%) DevOps
9 175 (16.75%) SQL
10 168 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
11 164 (15.69%) Python
12 155 (14.83%) BDD
13 153 (14.64%) Scrum
14 152 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
15 151 (14.45%) Docker
16 143 (13.68%) Microservices
17 137 (13.11%) HTML
18 130 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
19 127 (12.15%) CSS
20 125 (11.96%) Jenkins
21 118 (11.29%) Node.js
21 118 (11.29%) Software Engineering
22 111 (10.62%) .NET
23 108 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
24 107 (10.24%) Security Cleared
25 106 (10.14%) Project Management
25 106 (10.14%) Kubernetes
26 104 (9.95%) Linux
27 103 (9.86%) Spring
28 101 (9.67%) Git (software)

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 48 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 38 (3.64%) Confluence
3 29 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.49%) Apache
5 17 (1.63%) Gunicorn
6 15 (1.44%) Apache Solr
7 14 (1.34%) Ethereum
7 14 (1.34%) nginx
8 12 (1.15%) Hyperledger
9 11 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (0.96%) CMS
10 10 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.67%) Anypoint
12 7 (0.67%) Mule
12 7 (0.67%) Mule ESB
13 6 (0.57%) SAS
13 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.096%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.096%) InVision
8 1 (0.096%) Mingle
8 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.01%) Endur
2 15 (1.44%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (1.15%) R3 Corda
4 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.38%) SAP GTS
8 3 (0.29%) Magento
8 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.096%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 152 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 34 (3.25%) SaaS
5 31 (2.97%) GitHub
6 27 (2.58%) Serverless
7 23 (2.20%) PaaS
8 20 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.72%) npm
11 16 (1.53%) Google App Engine
12 14 (1.34%) Office 365
13 11 (1.05%) IaaS
14 10 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.67%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.67%) Azure Functions
17 6 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (0.48%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.01%) DNS
3 20 (1.91%) Firewall
4 18 (1.72%) VPN
5 16 (1.53%) HTTP
6 11 (1.05%) ICMP
7 10 (0.96%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.77%) DHCP
8 8 (0.77%) LAN
8 8 (0.77%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.67%) OSPF
9 7 (0.67%) WAN
9 7 (0.67%) Wireless
10 6 (0.57%) BGP
10 6 (0.57%) DVB
10 6 (0.57%) Internet
11 5 (0.48%) MPLS
11 5 (0.48%) SSL
12 4 (0.38%) Network Security
12 4 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (5.84%) Big Data
4 59 (5.65%) MySQL
5 54 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 49 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 45 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 42 (4.02%) MongoDB
9 37 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 31 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (2.39%) HBase
13 19 (1.82%) Blockchain
14 18 (1.72%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (1.34%) Power BI
16 12 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.15%) Sqoop
17 10 (0.96%) Redis
18 8 (0.77%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 125 (11.96%) Jenkins
2 101 (9.67%) Git (software)
3 92 (8.80%) JIRA
4 75 (7.18%) Selenium
5 71 (6.79%) Maven
6 51 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 43 (4.11%) Gradle
8 34 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.20%) JUnit
9 23 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 22 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.91%) Gatling
12 18 (1.72%) Robot Framework
13 16 (1.53%) Jasmine
14 14 (1.34%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio
15 13 (1.24%) gulp
16 12 (1.15%) IntelliJ
16 12 (1.15%) MSBuild
17 11 (1.05%) Grunt
General
1 209 (20.00%) Finance
2 92 (8.80%) Banking
3 56 (5.36%) Retail
4 32 (3.06%) Marketing
5 28 (2.68%) Back Office
6 26 (2.49%) Legal
7 17 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.63%) Games
8 13 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.15%) Advertising
10 10 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.77%) Front Office
11 8 (0.77%) Law
11 8 (0.77%) Private Banking
11 8 (0.77%) Publishing
12 7 (0.67%) Digital Economy
12 7 (0.67%) Electronics
12 7 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 374 (35.79%) Developer
2 99 (9.47%) Java Developer
3 93 (8.90%) Architect
4 91 (8.71%) Senior Developer
5 78 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 66 (6.32%) Analyst
7 61 (5.84%) Lead Developer
8 52 (4.98%) Consultant
9 43 (4.11%) Java Engineer
10 41 (3.92%) Scrum Master
11 37 (3.54%) React Developer
12 35 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 35 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 31 (2.97%) Agile Coach
14 29 (2.78%) .NET Developer
14 29 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 28 (2.68%) Technical Architect
15 28 (2.68%) Technical Leader
16 27 (2.58%) C# Developer
17 26 (2.49%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (13.11%) HTML
2 127 (12.15%) CSS
3 118 (11.29%) Node.js
4 111 (10.62%) .NET
5 103 (9.86%) Spring
6 94 (9.00%) AngularJS
7 82 (7.85%) RESTful
8 77 (7.37%) React
9 72 (6.89%) REST
10 69 (6.60%) Kafka
11 64 (6.12%) Web Services
12 54 (5.17%) HTML5
13 49 (4.69%) Spring Boot
14 42 (4.02%) XML
15 38 (3.64%) CSS3
16 31 (2.97%) ASP.NET
16 31 (2.97%) Django
17 30 (2.87%) Hibernate
18 29 (2.78%) J2EE
18 29 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (4.78%) User Experience
4 38 (3.64%) Fintech
5 34 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 33 (3.16%) Blog
7 32 (3.06%) Data Structures
8 31 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.68%) Public Cloud
11 20 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.53%) iPad
13 15 (1.44%) Bitcoin
14 14 (1.34%) NHS
14 14 (1.34%) PMI
14 14 (1.34%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.24%) Tandem
16 12 (1.15%) Equities
16 12 (1.15%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 104 (9.95%) Linux
2 64 (6.12%) Windows
3 42 (4.02%) Unix
4 21 (2.01%) Android
5 18 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.77%) CentOS
11 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.19%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (26.99%) Coaching
3 204 (19.52%) Test Automation
4 191 (18.28%) TDD
5 184 (17.61%) DevOps
6 168 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
7 155 (14.83%) BDD
8 153 (14.64%) Scrum
9 143 (13.68%) Microservices
10 130 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (11.29%) Software Engineering
12 106 (10.14%) Project Management
13 96 (9.19%) Open Source
14 90 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 89 (8.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 86 (8.23%) OO
17 81 (7.75%) Kanban
18 79 (7.56%) Analytics
19 70 (6.70%) E-Commerce
20 67 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 326 (31.20%) Java
2 188 (17.99%) JavaScript
3 175 (16.75%) SQL
4 164 (15.69%) Python
5 85 (8.13%) C#
6 78 (7.46%) Java 8
7 58 (5.55%) Scala
8 45 (4.31%) Ruby
9 40 (3.83%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.87%) Go
11 29 (2.78%) Groovy
11 29 (2.78%) PHP
11 29 (2.78%) TypeScript
12 26 (2.49%) ES6
13 25 (2.39%) Perl
14 22 (2.11%) C++
14 22 (2.11%) R
15 19 (1.82%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.72%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.44%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 107 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 80 (7.66%) Degree
3 78 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 13 (1.24%) PMP
7 12 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.77%) PhD
10 6 (0.57%) ACSP
10 6 (0.57%) ACTC
10 6 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) CISSP
11 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.38%) MCITP
11 4 (0.38%) MCTS
11 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.66%) QA
2 29 (2.78%) PMO
3 11 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.96%) GDPR
4 10 (0.96%) SLA
5 5 (0.48%) PSD2
6 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) WCAG
7 2 (0.19%) HL7
8 1 (0.096%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.096%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.096%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.096%) P3O
8 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (14.45%) Docker
2 24 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.86%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.77%) HDFS
7 7 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.19%) Xen
8 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.096%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 106 (10.14%) Kubernetes
2 67 (6.41%) Terraform
3 64 (6.12%) Ansible
4 33 (3.16%) Puppet
5 27 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.05%) Mesos
6 11 (1.05%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.77%) Grafana
7 8 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.77%) Kibana
7 8 (0.77%) Nagios
8 7 (0.67%) CloudHub
8 7 (0.67%) SCCM
9 6 (0.57%) logstash
9 6 (0.57%) Packer
10 5 (0.48%) Consul
10 5 (0.48%) SCOM
11 4 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
11 4 (0.38%) Icinga
Vendors
1 87 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.84%) Oracle
3 57 (5.45%) Google
4 38 (3.64%) SAP
5 20 (1.91%) VMware
6 14 (1.34%) Tableau
7 13 (1.24%) Hortonworks
7 13 (1.24%) MuleSoft
7 13 (1.24%) Splunk
8 11 (1.05%) Cisco
8 11 (1.05%) OpenLink
9 10 (0.96%) Apple
9 10 (0.96%) Blue Prism
9 10 (0.96%) Citrix
9 10 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 10 (0.96%) UiPath
10 9 (0.86%) Adobe
11 8 (0.77%) Cloudera
11 8 (0.77%) Red Hat