Period
to 18 May 2021

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 May 2021 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 597 435 959
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.50% 2.14% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.42% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 319 650
10th Percentile £399 £375 £413
25th Percentile £463 £449 £468
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £623 £675 £588
90th Percentile £700 £781 £675
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.24 £10.50
25th Percentile £25.61 £11.75 £14.63
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.10 £30.08
Median % change year-on-year +179.55% -46.48% +107.45%
75th Percentile £50.75 £30.34 £37.10
90th Percentile £52.70 £51.29 £54.38
England median hourly rate £44.00 £17.50 £23.34
% change year-on-year +151.43% -25.02% +20.43%

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 21,437 17,974 36,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 89.78% 88.39% 89.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,348 12,934 26,387
10th Percentile £350 £325 £335
25th Percentile £425 £415 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £613 £600
90th Percentile £705 £700 £688
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 235 353
10th Percentile £15.46 £13.50 £12.25
25th Percentile £21.25 £18.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate £32.85 £26.50 £22.29
Median % change year-on-year +23.96% +18.91% -3.11%
75th Percentile £52.50 £47.31 £38.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.15 £51.42
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +13.95% -4.44% +7.09%

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021.

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 May 2021. 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 +50 93 £538 -1.83% 140
West London +17 22 £550 +4.76% 47
South London +27 13 £450 -17.24% 10
East London +9 3 £400 -27.27% 42
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 304 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (29.31%) Social Skills
3 172 (28.81%) DevOps
4 160 (26.80%) Coaching
5 128 (21.44%) Azure
6 122 (20.44%) JavaScript
7 120 (20.10%) Java
8 117 (19.60%) Software Engineering
9 115 (19.26%) Finance
10 112 (18.76%) Scrum
11 111 (18.59%) AWS
12 109 (18.26%) TDD
13 97 (16.25%) Kubernetes
14 92 (15.41%) Python
15 87 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (14.41%) Jenkins
17 83 (13.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 81 (13.57%) Git (software)
19 78 (13.07%) Microservices
20 77 (12.90%) Analytics
21 75 (12.56%) TypeScript
22 73 (12.23%) .NET
23 72 (12.06%) React
24 71 (11.89%) Test Automation
25 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
25 70 (11.73%) QA
26 69 (11.56%) SQL
27 67 (11.22%) C#
28 65 (10.89%) Security Cleared
28 65 (10.89%) Node.js

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 36 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 21 (3.52%) Confluence
4 18 (3.02%) Apache
5 15 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 14 (2.35%) nginx
7 13 (2.18%) Jupyter
8 12 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.17%) Anypoint
10 7 (1.17%) CMS
10 7 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.17%) Mule
10 7 (1.17%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.67%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.67%) WordPress
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.84%) InVision
5 5 (0.84%) Sketch
6 3 (0.50%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.50%) UserZoom
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.34%) Figma
7 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.34%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Q-Pulse
4 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 128 (21.44%) Azure
2 111 (18.59%) AWS
3 44 (7.37%) Power Platform
4 43 (7.20%) Serverless
5 42 (7.04%) GCP
6 40 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
8 29 (4.86%) GitHub
9 24 (4.02%) PaaS
10 22 (3.69%) SaaS
11 18 (3.02%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (2.51%) IaaS
13 14 (2.35%) npm
14 11 (1.84%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
16 8 (1.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 7 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
17 7 (1.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 7 (1.17%) Slack
17 7 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.18%) VPN
2 14 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (2.18%) HTTP
4 9 (1.51%) BGP
5 8 (1.34%) DHCP
5 8 (1.34%) DNS
6 7 (1.17%) Internet
6 7 (1.17%) OSPF
6 7 (1.17%) WAN
7 6 (1.01%) Firewall
7 6 (1.01%) Multicast
7 6 (1.01%) SAN
8 5 (0.84%) LAN
8 5 (0.84%) MPLS
9 4 (0.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.67%) SSL
9 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.20%) Power BI
3 34 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.36%) Big Data
5 22 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.85%) BigQuery
8 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 15 (2.51%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.35%) QlikView
11 11 (1.84%) MySQL
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.51%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.17%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.17%) NonStop SQL
16 4 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (14.41%) Jenkins
2 81 (13.57%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.04%) Maven
4 35 (5.86%) JIRA
5 32 (5.36%) Gradle
6 26 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (3.69%) gulp
8 15 (2.51%) Bitbucket
8 15 (2.51%) CircleCI
9 14 (2.35%) JUnit
9 14 (2.35%) Travis CI
9 14 (2.35%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.01%) Subversion
10 12 (2.01%) TeamCity
10 12 (2.01%) webpack
11 10 (1.68%) Selenium
11 10 (1.68%) SonarQube
11 10 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.51%) GitLab
13 8 (1.34%) Mockito
General
1 175 (29.31%) Social Skills
2 115 (19.26%) Finance
3 41 (6.87%) Marketing
4 40 (6.70%) Banking
5 39 (6.53%) Public Sector
6 38 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (4.52%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (4.19%) Influencing Skills
9 23 (3.85%) Telecoms
10 18 (3.02%) Front Office
11 16 (2.68%) Publishing
12 14 (2.35%) Manufacturing
13 13 (2.18%) Electronics
13 13 (2.18%) Investment Banking
14 12 (2.01%) Retail
15 8 (1.34%) Games
16 7 (1.17%) Law
16 7 (1.17%) Local Government
17 5 (0.84%) Legal
18 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (30.65%) Developer
2 55 (9.21%) Architect
3 42 (7.04%) Technical Leader
4 39 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.53%) Java Developer
7 29 (4.86%) Analyst
8 21 (3.52%) Consultant
8 21 (3.52%) React Developer
9 20 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (3.18%) Lead Developer
10 19 (3.18%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.02%) Data Scientist
11 18 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.68%) AWS Developer
13 15 (2.51%) Scala Developer
14 14 (2.35%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.35%) Designer
14 14 (2.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 14 (2.35%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.23%) .NET
2 72 (12.06%) React
3 65 (10.89%) Node.js
4 60 (10.05%) AngularJS
5 44 (7.37%) REST
6 41 (6.87%) CSS
6 41 (6.87%) HTML
7 36 (6.03%) ASP.NET
8 31 (5.19%) Spring
9 27 (4.52%) ASP.NET Core
9 27 (4.52%) Kafka
10 21 (3.52%) GraphQL
11 20 (3.35%) RESTful
12 16 (2.68%) Web Services
13 15 (2.51%) React Native
13 15 (2.51%) SOAP
13 15 (2.51%) Spring Boot
14 14 (2.35%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.35%) HTML5
14 14 (2.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.04%) User Experience
2 35 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (5.19%) Social Media
4 27 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 23 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 19 (3.18%) Clustering
7 18 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.84%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.01%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.84%) Replication
12 4 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.67%) Grid Computing
12 4 (0.67%) PMI
12 4 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.50%) Cyberattack
13 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.04%) Windows
2 34 (5.70%) Android
3 29 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.36%) Linux
5 13 (2.18%) Unix
6 11 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (1.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (28.81%) DevOps
3 160 (26.80%) Coaching
4 117 (19.60%) Software Engineering
5 112 (18.76%) Scrum
6 109 (18.26%) TDD
7 87 (14.57%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (13.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 78 (13.07%) Microservices
10 77 (12.90%) Analytics
11 71 (11.89%) Test Automation
12 59 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
13 58 (9.72%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 56 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (8.88%) SDLC
16 45 (7.54%) Decision-Making
17 43 (7.20%) Kanban
18 35 (5.86%) Continuous Delivery
19 34 (5.70%) Open Source
20 33 (5.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.44%) JavaScript
2 120 (20.10%) Java
3 92 (15.41%) Python
4 75 (12.56%) TypeScript
5 69 (11.56%) SQL
6 67 (11.22%) C#
7 35 (5.86%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.69%) Scala
9 18 (3.02%) Ruby
10 15 (2.51%) C++
10 15 (2.51%) R
10 15 (2.51%) VBA
11 14 (2.35%) Java 8
12 13 (2.18%) Groovy
13 11 (1.84%) Apex Code
13 11 (1.84%) PHP
13 11 (1.84%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.17%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.17%) Go
14 7 (1.17%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 65 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 55 (9.21%) Degree
3 53 (8.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.84%) PhD
6 9 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.84%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.84%) PMP
11 4 (0.67%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.67%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.50%) CISM
12 3 (0.50%) CISSP
12 3 (0.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.73%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) GDPR
3 10 (1.68%) SLA
4 9 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.67%) GRC
7 3 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.50%) NCSC
7 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.34%) NIST
8 2 (0.34%) PMO
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 65 (10.89%) Docker
2 51 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.34%) KVM
6 2 (0.34%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 97 (16.25%) Kubernetes
2 45 (7.54%) Terraform
3 33 (5.53%) Ansible
4 17 (2.85%) Grafana
4 17 (2.85%) Prometheus
5 15 (2.51%) Istio
6 13 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (2.01%) Argo
7 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (1.01%) CloudHub
10 6 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.67%) Puppet
12 3 (0.50%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.50%) SCCM
13 2 (0.34%) Consul
13 2 (0.34%) DatAdvantage
13 2 (0.34%) Graylog
13 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 70 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.87%) Oracle
3 30 (5.03%) Google
4 29 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.51%) SAP
6 13 (2.18%) Alteryx
7 11 (1.84%) MuleSoft
7 11 (1.84%) Samsung
8 10 (1.68%) Cisco
8 10 (1.68%) Splunk
9 9 (1.51%) HP
10 8 (1.34%) Adobe
11 7 (1.17%) IBM
11 7 (1.17%) Juniper
12 6 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.01%) VMware
13 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.84%) Citrix
14 4 (0.67%) New Relic
14 4 (0.67%) Sybase