Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 123 110
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +24
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 136 86 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.20% 1.51% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.83% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 89
North West median daily rate £455 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% -9.21% +16.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £375
90th Percentile £600 £645 £700
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.18% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +41.67% +52.98% -40.58%

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 5,240 4,712 6,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,882 3,938
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 220 216
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £53.00 £52.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -2 64 £425 +11.48% 84
Lancashire +12 29 £475 -11.21% 7
Cheshire -6 17 £470 -12.15% 14
Merseyside +24 15 £588 +38.24% 6
Cumbria -3 5 £275 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.88%) Coaching
3 27 (19.85%) Java
4 24 (17.65%) Microservices
4 24 (17.65%) BDD
5 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
5 23 (16.91%) Scrum
5 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
5 23 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (16.18%) Git (software)
7 21 (15.44%) SQL
8 20 (14.71%) Finance
8 20 (14.71%) TDD
8 20 (14.71%) DevOps
8 20 (14.71%) SFIA
9 19 (13.97%) Decision-Making
10 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.50%) Linux
11 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.50%) User Stories
12 16 (11.76%) JIRA
12 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (11.03%) Kanban
13 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
13 15 (11.03%) REST
13 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (11.03%) Acceptance Criteria
14 14 (10.29%) Software Delivery
14 14 (10.29%) SDLC
14 14 (10.29%) Node.js

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 13 (9.56%) Confluence
2 2 (1.47%) JBoss
2 2 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.74%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) Tornado
3 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.74%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) InVision
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Slack
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.21%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.47%) GitHub
5 2 (1.47%) npm
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.74%) Engine Yard
6 1 (0.74%) Heroku
6 1 (0.74%) Office 365
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) SMS
2 2 (1.47%) BGP
2 2 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.47%) MPLS
2 2 (1.47%) Network Security
2 2 (1.47%) VLAN
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) NoSQL
1 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.35%) MySQL
2 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.94%) Big Data
4 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.47%) HBase
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.47%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
2 22 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.76%) JIRA
4 9 (6.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.88%) JUnit
6 7 (5.15%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.41%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.68%) Gradle
8 5 (3.68%) JMeter
8 5 (3.68%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.94%) Burp Suite
9 4 (2.94%) Subversion
9 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.47%) Maven
11 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.74%) JBehave
12 1 (0.74%) Mockito
12 1 (0.74%) Selenium
12 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Games
5 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (13.24%) Architect
2 16 (11.76%) Developer
3 11 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.35%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Technical Architect
4 10 (7.35%) User Researcher
5 9 (6.62%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) Scrum Master
7 7 (5.15%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.94%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) REST
2 14 (10.29%) Node.js
3 12 (8.82%) .NET
4 8 (5.88%) WinForms
5 7 (5.15%) HTML
5 7 (5.15%) WPF
6 6 (4.41%) CSS
6 6 (4.41%) RESTful
7 5 (3.68%) Kafka
7 5 (3.68%) Web Services
8 4 (2.94%) SOAP
9 3 (2.21%) Spring
9 3 (2.21%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.21%) Velocity
10 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.47%) Flask
10 2 (1.47%) HTML5
10 2 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.47%) React
10 2 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.15%) User Experience
4 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.47%) Blog
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Social Network
8 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Linux
2 11 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.15%) Windows
4 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.47%) Android
6 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.88%) Coaching
3 24 (17.65%) BDD
3 24 (17.65%) Microservices
4 23 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.91%) Scrum
4 23 (16.91%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.71%) DevOps
5 20 (14.71%) SFIA
5 20 (14.71%) TDD
6 19 (13.97%) Decision-Making
7 18 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.50%) User Stories
9 16 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (11.03%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (11.03%) Kanban
11 14 (10.29%) Open Source
11 14 (10.29%) SDLC
11 14 (10.29%) Software Delivery
11 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) Java
2 21 (15.44%) SQL
3 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.56%) Python
5 12 (8.82%) C#
6 11 (8.09%) Groovy
7 7 (5.15%) Scala
8 6 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.68%) Java 8
10 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.21%) Clojure
11 3 (2.21%) Perl
11 3 (2.21%) PHP
11 3 (2.21%) Ruby
12 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.47%) VB
12 2 (1.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.74%) R
13 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.62%) Degree
3 8 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.21%) PMP
5 2 (1.47%) CCNA
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.74%) APMG
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) PhD
6 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) WCAG
3 3 (2.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) GLP
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) Docker
2 7 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.74%) HDFS
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) LXC
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Puppet
2 11 (8.09%) Ansible
3 9 (6.62%) Terraform
4 8 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.41%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.94%) Nessus
8 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.74%) Grafana
9 1 (0.74%) Graylog
9 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) ServiceNow
3 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.41%) BMC
4 6 (4.41%) Snow
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco
5 4 (2.94%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.21%) Coremetrics
6 3 (2.21%) Google
7 2 (1.47%) Citrix
7 2 (1.47%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe
8 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.74%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Juniper
8 1 (0.74%) Segue
8 1 (0.74%) Splunk
8 1 (0.74%) VMware