Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 133 119
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +40
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 1,090 876 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.00% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.28% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 629 731
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £363
90th Percentile £684 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
London median hourly rate £22.50 £53.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.65% +179.61% +30.63%
10th Percentile £21.25 £30.45 £18.50
90th Percentile £23.75 £57.50 £19.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.88 £19.61
% change year-on-year +40.70% +26.85% -47.71%

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 39,855 38,372 38,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.56% 87.76% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,865 27,657 28,000
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £638
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 370 377
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.69 £52.05 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +4 200 £500 +0.10% 135
West London +13 61 £496 -1.73% 77
South London -30 52 £513 -6.82% 24
East London +12 46 £563 +1.12% 30
North London +1 6 £750 +81.82% 3
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 607 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (30.55%) Java
3 251 (23.03%) Coaching
4 224 (20.55%) TDD
5 223 (20.46%) Test Automation
6 214 (19.63%) DevOps
7 203 (18.62%) Finance
8 196 (17.98%) JavaScript
8 196 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
9 192 (17.61%) Scrum
10 183 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
11 170 (15.60%) BDD
12 167 (15.32%) SQL
13 164 (15.05%) Docker
14 157 (14.40%) Python
15 147 (13.49%) Jenkins
16 146 (13.39%) HTML
16 146 (13.39%) Microservices
17 144 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
18 143 (13.12%) Git (software)
19 137 (12.57%) CSS
19 137 (12.57%) Linux
20 133 (12.20%) Node.js
21 121 (11.10%) Software Engineering
22 113 (10.37%) Security Cleared
23 110 (10.09%) Spring
24 109 (10.00%) Kubernetes
25 102 (9.36%) AngularJS
26 101 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
27 100 (9.17%) Banking

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 (5.23%) Apache Spark
2 52 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (3.76%) Confluence
4 33 (3.03%) Apache
5 31 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.57%) nginx
7 19 (1.74%) Gunicorn
8 15 (1.38%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.28%) Ethereum
9 14 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (1.19%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.10%) Hyperledger
12 11 (1.01%) CMS
13 10 (0.92%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.83%) IIS
15 8 (0.73%) Jetty
16 7 (0.64%) Mongrel
16 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.28%) Windchill
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.092%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.092%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.092%) InVision
7 1 (0.092%) Mingle
7 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (1.10%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.73%) Endur
4 4 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.28%) ENOVIA
5 3 (0.28%) SAP PLM
5 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.092%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.092%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.092%) Magento
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.092%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 183 (16.79%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 33 (3.03%) Serverless
5 28 (2.57%) GitHub
6 26 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (1.93%) PaaS
9 20 (1.83%) SaaS
10 19 (1.74%) npm
11 15 (1.38%) Office 365
12 14 (1.28%) Google App Engine
13 13 (1.19%) IaaS
14 12 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (1.01%) Amazon S3
15 11 (1.01%) Route 53
16 8 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.73%) Google Play
17 7 (0.64%) Rackspace Cloud
18 6 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.20%) HTTP
2 21 (1.93%) Firewall
2 21 (1.93%) VPN
3 20 (1.83%) DNS
4 14 (1.28%) Kerberos
5 13 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.01%) Unified Communications
7 10 (0.92%) DVB
8 9 (0.83%) DHCP
8 9 (0.83%) MPLS
9 7 (0.64%) Internet
9 7 (0.64%) WAN
10 6 (0.55%) LAN
10 6 (0.55%) NAS
10 6 (0.55%) SAN
10 6 (0.55%) SMS
11 5 (0.46%) ICMP
11 5 (0.46%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.46%) Network Security
11 5 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.34%) Hadoop
2 79 (7.25%) Big Data
3 73 (6.70%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (6.33%) MySQL
5 60 (5.50%) SQL Server
6 50 (4.59%) MongoDB
7 43 (3.94%) NoSQL
8 41 (3.76%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (2.66%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.39%) Blockchain
13 25 (2.29%) HBase
14 21 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.83%) Apache Hive
16 17 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (1.47%) Redis
17 16 (1.47%) Sqoop
18 11 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 147 (13.49%) Jenkins
2 143 (13.12%) Git (software)
3 94 (8.62%) JIRA
4 72 (6.61%) Selenium
5 66 (6.06%) Maven
6 57 (5.23%) Cucumber
7 41 (3.76%) Gradle
8 32 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (2.66%) JUnit
10 24 (2.20%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (1.93%) SpecFlow
13 20 (1.83%) Jasmine
14 18 (1.65%) MSBuild
14 18 (1.65%) Visual Studio
15 17 (1.56%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.38%) Gatling
16 15 (1.38%) gulp
16 15 (1.38%) Mockito
17 13 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 203 (18.62%) Finance
2 100 (9.17%) Banking
3 60 (5.50%) Retail
4 32 (2.94%) Marketing
5 20 (1.83%) Legal
6 19 (1.74%) Games
7 18 (1.65%) Back Office
8 15 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.10%) Law
9 12 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (0.83%) Automotive
11 9 (0.83%) Front Office
12 8 (0.73%) Advertising
12 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.55%) Electronics
14 6 (0.55%) Publishing
15 5 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 388 (35.60%) Developer
2 112 (10.28%) Java Developer
3 101 (9.27%) Architect
4 91 (8.35%) Senior Developer
5 73 (6.70%) Consultant
6 72 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 59 (5.41%) Scrum Master
8 51 (4.68%) React Developer
9 49 (4.50%) Lead Developer
10 47 (4.31%) Analyst
11 45 (4.13%) Technical Leader
12 39 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 35 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
14 34 (3.12%) Software Engineer
15 33 (3.03%) Java Engineer
16 30 (2.75%) .NET Developer
16 30 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
17 28 (2.57%) C# Developer
18 27 (2.48%) Project Manager
19 24 (2.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (13.39%) HTML
2 137 (12.57%) CSS
3 133 (12.20%) Node.js
4 110 (10.09%) Spring
5 102 (9.36%) AngularJS
6 99 (9.08%) .NET
7 87 (7.98%) Kafka
8 83 (7.61%) React
8 83 (7.61%) Web Services
9 82 (7.52%) RESTful
10 71 (6.51%) HTML5
11 69 (6.33%) REST
12 58 (5.32%) XML
13 57 (5.23%) Spring Boot
14 49 (4.50%) CSS3
15 39 (3.58%) JSON
16 34 (3.12%) ActiveMQ
17 33 (3.03%) Sass
18 32 (2.94%) ASP.NET
19 31 (2.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.78%) User Experience
3 55 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 34 (3.12%) Public Cloud
6 33 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 31 (2.84%) Fintech
8 25 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 25 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.20%) Data Centre
10 23 (2.11%) Blog
10 23 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 22 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.65%) Replication
13 16 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.38%) Bitcoin
15 11 (1.01%) Device Driver
15 11 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (1.01%) STB
Operating Systems
1 137 (12.57%) Linux
2 67 (6.15%) Windows
3 59 (5.41%) Unix
4 30 (2.75%) Ubuntu
5 25 (2.29%) Android
6 24 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 22 (2.02%) CentOS
8 16 (1.47%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.64%) Debian
10 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.55%) Fedora
11 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.28%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (23.03%) Coaching
3 224 (20.55%) TDD
4 223 (20.46%) Test Automation
5 214 (19.63%) DevOps
6 196 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
7 192 (17.61%) Scrum
8 170 (15.60%) BDD
9 146 (13.39%) Microservices
10 144 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
11 121 (11.10%) Software Engineering
12 100 (9.17%) Kanban
13 91 (8.35%) Continuous Delivery
14 90 (8.26%) Open Source
15 82 (7.52%) E-Commerce
15 82 (7.52%) Project Management
16 81 (7.43%) Analytics
17 77 (7.06%) Migration
18 73 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
19 72 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (30.55%) Java
2 196 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 167 (15.32%) SQL
4 157 (14.40%) Python
5 86 (7.89%) C#
6 81 (7.43%) Java 8
7 66 (6.06%) Scala
8 51 (4.68%) PowerShell
9 48 (4.40%) Ruby
10 39 (3.58%) Go
11 34 (3.12%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.94%) Perl
13 26 (2.39%) PHP
14 25 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 22 (2.02%) ES6
16 21 (1.93%) C++
16 21 (1.93%) Groovy
16 21 (1.93%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.47%) Apple Swift
17 16 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 113 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 94 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 69 (6.33%) Degree
4 21 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.73%) PhD
7 8 (0.73%) PMP
8 7 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.28%) CCNP
11 3 (0.28%) CIPD
11 3 (0.28%) CISSP
11 3 (0.28%) ISEB
11 3 (0.28%) MCITP
11 3 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.52%) QA
2 17 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.56%) SLA
3 14 (1.28%) PMO
4 11 (1.01%) GDPR
5 5 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.46%) PSD2
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.18%) WAI
7 1 (0.092%) EMIR
7 1 (0.092%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.092%) HL7
7 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.092%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.092%) MiFID
7 1 (0.092%) P3O
7 1 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 164 (15.05%) Docker
2 26 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.65%) HDFS
5 13 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.83%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.64%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.64%) vSphere
7 7 (0.64%) Xen
8 6 (0.55%) KVM
9 5 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.46%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.46%) XenApp
9 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 109 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 92 (8.44%) Terraform
3 78 (7.16%) Ansible
4 58 (5.32%) Puppet
5 44 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.56%) Nagios
7 15 (1.38%) Grafana
7 15 (1.38%) Mesos
8 14 (1.28%) Prometheus
9 12 (1.10%) Packer
9 12 (1.10%) SCCM
10 10 (0.92%) Galera Cluster
10 10 (0.92%) Icinga
10 10 (0.92%) Kibana
11 8 (0.73%) logstash
11 8 (0.73%) Oozie
12 7 (0.64%) Graylog
12 7 (0.64%) Salt
13 6 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.32%) Google
3 49 (4.50%) Oracle
4 29 (2.66%) VMware
5 26 (2.39%) SAP
6 21 (1.93%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.74%) Splunk
8 15 (1.38%) Cloudera
9 13 (1.19%) Adobe
9 13 (1.19%) Cisco
9 13 (1.19%) Hortonworks
9 13 (1.19%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.10%) IBM
10 12 (1.10%) Tableau
11 11 (1.01%) Citrix
12 10 (0.92%) AppDynamics
12 10 (0.92%) Informatica
13 9 (0.83%) Ivanti
13 9 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.73%) Sitecore