Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 130 107
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 734 350 1,015
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.47% 2.14% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.40% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 247 699
10th Percentile £413 £350 £400
25th Percentile £475 £449 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £650 £700 £588
90th Percentile £738 £750 £675
England median daily rate £533 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +1.52% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
10th Percentile £8.80 £17.01 "
25th Percentile £8.91 £24.46 £20.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.10 £28.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.13% +36.05% +93.10%
75th Percentile £57.50 £52.27 £38.75
90th Percentile £84.65 £60.06 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.23 £12.29 £21.05
% change year-on-year +267.98% -41.60% -41.94%

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 26,967 14,604 36,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.57% 89.38% 89.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,263 10,487 26,313
10th Percentile £363 £330 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 178 385
10th Percentile £15.73 £14.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.87 £19.99 £15.25
Median hourly rate £34.88 £34.95 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.19% +58.85% -1.87%
75th Percentile £51.53 £47.66 £39.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £60.30 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.00 £23.08 £22.93
% change year-on-year -0.33% +0.63% +9.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +27 107 £520 +7.44% 149
West London +9 20 £550 +4.76% 64
South London +16 9 £475 -9.52% 16
East London +3 3 £400 -5.88% 48
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 383 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (32.15%) Social Skills
3 190 (25.89%) Coaching
4 182 (24.80%) DevOps
5 179 (24.39%) Finance
6 160 (21.80%) JavaScript
7 159 (21.66%) Azure
8 151 (20.57%) Scrum
9 142 (19.35%) AWS
10 140 (19.07%) Software Engineering
11 138 (18.80%) Java
12 132 (17.98%) TDD
13 122 (16.62%) Python
14 121 (16.49%) React
15 120 (16.35%) Microservices
16 117 (15.94%) Kubernetes
17 113 (15.40%) Test Automation
18 108 (14.71%) SQL
19 99 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
20 97 (13.22%) Analytics
20 97 (13.22%) Jenkins
21 94 (12.81%) Docker
22 85 (11.58%) TypeScript
23 82 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
24 81 (11.04%) C#
25 80 (10.90%) .NET
25 80 (10.90%) QA
26 77 (10.49%) Degree
26 77 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
27 76 (10.35%) Microsoft

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 33 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.36%) Confluence
3 22 (3.00%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 17 (2.32%) Apache
4 17 (2.32%) Jupyter
5 11 (1.50%) CMS
6 10 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.23%) nginx
7 9 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.68%) Anypoint
11 5 (0.68%) Mule
11 5 (0.68%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.68%) SAS
12 4 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.54%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 24 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.82%) UserZoom
6 5 (0.68%) InVision
7 3 (0.41%) Figma
7 3 (0.41%) Sketch
8 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.14%) InDesign
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.27%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 159 (21.66%) Azure
2 142 (19.35%) AWS
3 64 (8.72%) GCP
4 57 (7.77%) Serverless
5 40 (5.45%) GitHub
5 40 (5.45%) Power Platform
6 35 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
6 35 (4.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (3.27%) PaaS
8 17 (2.32%) SaaS
9 16 (2.18%) IaaS
10 15 (2.04%) Microsoft 365
11 13 (1.77%) npm
11 13 (1.77%) OpenShift
12 11 (1.50%) Amazon S3
12 11 (1.50%) Cloud Functions
13 8 (1.09%) Slack
14 7 (0.95%) dbt
14 7 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.32%) HTTP
2 16 (2.18%) VPN
3 15 (2.04%) SAN
4 14 (1.91%) DNS
5 13 (1.77%) DHCP
5 13 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.50%) Internet
7 10 (1.36%) Firewall
8 9 (1.23%) NAS
9 8 (1.09%) WAN
10 7 (0.95%) BGP
11 6 (0.82%) OSPF
11 6 (0.82%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.68%) LAN
12 5 (0.68%) Multicast
12 5 (0.68%) VLAN
13 4 (0.54%) EIGRP
13 4 (0.54%) Network Security
13 4 (0.54%) SSL
13 4 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.31%) Power BI
4 37 (5.04%) NoSQL
5 36 (4.90%) Big Data
6 35 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.72%) MySQL
9 19 (2.59%) QlikView
10 16 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 15 (2.04%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.63%) DB2
14 11 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (1.36%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (1.23%) BigQuery
17 8 (1.09%) Data Mining
17 8 (1.09%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 97 (13.22%) Jenkins
2 69 (9.40%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.22%) Maven
4 49 (6.68%) JIRA
5 36 (4.90%) Gradle
6 24 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (2.45%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.32%) CircleCI
8 17 (2.32%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.18%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.18%) Selenium
10 15 (2.04%) gulp
10 15 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 15 (2.04%) Subversion
11 12 (1.63%) JUnit
11 12 (1.63%) Mockito
12 11 (1.50%) GitLab
12 11 (1.50%) Travis CI
13 10 (1.36%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.36%) webpack
General
1 236 (32.15%) Social Skills
2 179 (24.39%) Finance
3 71 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (8.31%) Banking
5 48 (6.54%) Marketing
5 48 (6.54%) Public Sector
6 44 (5.99%) Presentation Skills
7 36 (4.90%) Influencing Skills
8 23 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.32%) Front Office
9 17 (2.32%) Publishing
10 13 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.77%) Retail
11 12 (1.63%) Electronics
12 8 (1.09%) Games
13 7 (0.95%) Legal
13 7 (0.95%) Local Government
14 6 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 214 (29.16%) Developer
2 78 (10.63%) Architect
3 63 (8.58%) Senior Developer
4 45 (6.13%) Technical Leader
5 38 (5.18%) Java Developer
6 33 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (4.22%) Consultant
8 30 (4.09%) Analyst
9 27 (3.68%) Lead Developer
10 26 (3.54%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (3.27%) Data Scientist
13 21 (2.86%) Agile Coach
14 20 (2.72%) Scala Developer
15 19 (2.59%) C# Developer
15 19 (2.59%) Scrum Master
16 17 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (2.32%) React Developer
16 17 (2.32%) Technical Architect
17 16 (2.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (16.49%) React
2 80 (10.90%) .NET
3 68 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 58 (7.90%) Node.js
5 57 (7.77%) REST
6 50 (6.81%) CSS
7 47 (6.40%) HTML
8 39 (5.31%) ASP.NET
8 39 (5.31%) Web Services
9 35 (4.77%) Spring
10 29 (3.95%) RESTful
11 27 (3.68%) ASP.NET Core
11 27 (3.68%) GraphQL
12 24 (3.27%) HTML5
13 23 (3.13%) Kafka
14 20 (2.72%) Redux
15 19 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (2.32%) D3.js
16 17 (2.32%) React Native
16 17 (2.32%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.77%) User Experience
2 36 (4.90%) Social Media
3 31 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.68%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 11 (1.50%) Clustering
10 11 (1.50%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.36%) Cyberattack
12 9 (1.23%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.95%) PMI
14 6 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.82%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.82%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.68%) Grid Computing
16 4 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.95%) Windows
2 41 (5.59%) Linux
3 31 (4.22%) Android
3 31 (4.22%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.36%) Unix
6 9 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.41%) CentOS
8 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.27%) VMS
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (52.18%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (25.89%) Coaching
3 182 (24.80%) DevOps
4 151 (20.57%) Scrum
5 140 (19.07%) Software Engineering
6 132 (17.98%) TDD
7 120 (16.35%) Microservices
8 113 (15.40%) Test Automation
9 99 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
10 97 (13.22%) Analytics
11 82 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 66 (8.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 66 (8.99%) SDLC
14 63 (8.58%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (8.31%) Decision-Making
16 56 (7.63%) BDD
17 52 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (6.40%) Kanban
19 44 (5.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 160 (21.80%) JavaScript
2 138 (18.80%) Java
3 122 (16.62%) Python
4 108 (14.71%) SQL
5 85 (11.58%) TypeScript
6 81 (11.04%) C#
7 35 (4.77%) Scala
8 32 (4.36%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.00%) R
10 21 (2.86%) C++
10 21 (2.86%) Ruby
11 19 (2.59%) VBA
12 16 (2.18%) PHP
13 13 (1.77%) C
13 13 (1.77%) Go
13 13 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.63%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.50%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.36%) Groovy
16 10 (1.36%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 77 (10.49%) Degree
2 60 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.40%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.50%) PhD
6 11 (1.50%) PMP
7 10 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (0.82%) CISSP
9 6 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.54%) MCSE
12 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.41%) CISM
12 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.90%) QA
2 24 (3.27%) Accessibility
3 16 (2.18%) GRC
4 14 (1.91%) GDPR
5 12 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.23%) SLA
7 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.54%) PMO
10 3 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 2 (0.27%) NCSC
11 2 (0.27%) NIST
11 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.27%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.14%) SOC 1
System Software
1 94 (12.81%) Docker
2 61 (8.31%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.41%) NFS
7 3 (0.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.27%) HDFS
8 2 (0.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 117 (15.94%) Kubernetes
2 48 (6.54%) Terraform
3 44 (5.99%) Ansible
4 26 (3.54%) Prometheus
5 24 (3.27%) Grafana
6 13 (1.77%) Istio
7 12 (1.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 12 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
8 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.09%) Argo
9 8 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.68%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.68%) Oozie
11 5 (0.68%) Puppet
12 3 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.41%) Rancher
12 3 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.95%) Oracle
3 38 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
4 32 (4.36%) Google
5 21 (2.86%) SAP
6 17 (2.32%) Alteryx
7 16 (2.18%) VMware
8 14 (1.91%) IBM
8 14 (1.91%) Splunk
9 12 (1.63%) Adobe
10 11 (1.50%) Alibaba
10 11 (1.50%) Cisco
11 10 (1.36%) Citrix
12 9 (1.23%) Samsung
13 7 (0.95%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.82%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.82%) hybris
14 6 (0.82%) New Relic
14 6 (0.82%) ServiceNow