Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 October 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 102 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 136 105 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.30% 1.87% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.28% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 86
North West median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £335 £356
90th Percentile £588 £645 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.91% +73.23% -
10th Percentile £16.09 £52.50 £28.23
90th Percentile £45.10 £57.50 £36.68
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £21.12
% change year-on-year +51.25% +9.59% -39.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,924 4,614 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.22% 82.22% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,093 2,910 3,890
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 193 192
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.34% +42.70% -29.24%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.37 £51.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mentoring in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Manchester -1 71 £425 - 104
Lancashire -10 34 £475 -11.21% 18
Merseyside +14 15 £500 +17.65% 12
Cheshire -15 7 £525 -1.87% 12
Cumbria -5 2 - -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 71 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.74%) Coaching
3 27 (19.85%) .NET
4 24 (17.65%) C#
5 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
6 22 (16.18%) Microservices
6 22 (16.18%) BDD
7 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.97%) Finance
9 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (13.97%) SQL
9 19 (13.97%) Java
9 19 (13.97%) TDD
9 19 (13.97%) Git (software)
10 17 (12.50%) SDLC
11 16 (11.76%) DevOps
11 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (11.03%) JIRA
12 15 (11.03%) Software Delivery
12 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
13 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
13 14 (10.29%) Confluence
13 14 (10.29%) SFIA
13 14 (10.29%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (10.29%) Degree
13 14 (10.29%) Linux
14 13 (9.56%) Python
14 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (10.29%) Confluence
2 2 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) InVision
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.74%) Exstream
3 1 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Slack
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (3.68%) IaaS
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 2 (1.47%) GitHub
6 2 (1.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.74%) npm
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.74%) Route 53
7 1 (0.74%) Serverless
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) SMS
2 3 (2.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.47%) BGP
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.47%) Firewall
3 2 (1.47%) LAN
3 2 (1.47%) MPLS
3 2 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) ICMP
4 1 (0.74%) PSTN
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) VoIP
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.88%) Big Data
3 7 (5.15%) MySQL
3 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.21%) Blockchain
5 3 (2.21%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (2.21%) GIS
5 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.21%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.47%) HBase
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.47%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.03%) JIRA
3 6 (4.41%) HP UFT
3 6 (4.41%) JUnit
3 6 (4.41%) Selenium
4 5 (3.68%) Burp Suite
4 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.68%) JMeter
4 5 (3.68%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.68%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.94%) NUnit
5 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.21%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.21%) GitLab
6 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.21%) Subversion
6 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.47%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Billing
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) Developer
2 20 (14.71%) Architect
3 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.62%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Consultant
7 6 (4.41%) Tester
8 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Designer
8 5 (3.68%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) User Researcher
9 4 (2.94%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.94%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) .NET
2 11 (8.09%) AngularJS
2 11 (8.09%) REST
3 9 (6.62%) CSS
3 9 (6.62%) HTML
4 8 (5.88%) React
5 7 (5.15%) Node.js
6 6 (4.41%) WinForms
7 5 (3.68%) RESTful
7 5 (3.68%) SOAP
7 5 (3.68%) WPF
8 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.94%) Classic ASP
8 4 (2.94%) HTML5
8 4 (2.94%) Kafka
8 4 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (2.94%) Spring
8 4 (2.94%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.94%) Spring Security
9 3 (2.21%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.62%) User Experience
5 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.21%) Blog
8 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.74%) PMI
10 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.74%) Social Network
10 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Windows
3 6 (4.41%) CentOS
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.21%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.74%) Coaching
3 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
4 22 (16.18%) BDD
4 22 (16.18%) Microservices
5 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.97%) TDD
7 17 (12.50%) SDLC
8 16 (11.76%) DevOps
8 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (11.03%) Software Delivery
10 14 (10.29%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (10.29%) SFIA
10 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.09%) User Stories
12 10 (7.35%) Asset Management
12 10 (7.35%) Decision-Making
12 10 (7.35%) Kanban
12 10 (7.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) C#
2 19 (13.97%) Java
2 19 (13.97%) SQL
3 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.56%) Python
5 6 (4.41%) Perl
5 6 (4.41%) PHP
6 5 (3.68%) Groovy
6 5 (3.68%) Scala
7 4 (2.94%) Java 8
7 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.74%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.74%) R
10 1 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Degree
2 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.74%) APMG
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CISM
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) PhD
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) WCAG
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) GLP
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Docker
2 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) HDFS
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Puppet
2 11 (8.09%) Terraform
3 10 (7.35%) Ansible
4 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.41%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.68%) Nessus
7 2 (1.47%) Grafana
7 2 (1.47%) Graylog
8 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.62%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.41%) BMC
4 6 (4.41%) Snow
5 4 (2.94%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle
7 2 (1.47%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.74%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) OpenText
8 1 (0.74%) Pega
8 1 (0.74%) VMware