Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 75 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -5
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 58 136 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 2.52% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.99% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 91
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £283 £264 £325
90th Percentile £617 £598 £600
England median daily rate £502 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.40% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £11.78 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.20% +35.71% -36.36%
10th Percentile £9.72 £23.50 £17.09
90th Percentile £13.00 £51.66 £46.10
England median hourly rate £11.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -66.34% - +8.53%

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 1,882 4,552 5,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.58% 84.42% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,145 2,927 3,173
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £263
90th Percentile £589 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 213 282
Median hourly rate £20.25 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +11.36% -18.52%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.96 £11.93
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.93%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mentoring as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mentoring in the North West over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the North West

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mentoring in the North West.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 December 2020. 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 +3 24 £414 -2.65% 65
Cheshire +34 18 £450 +60.71% 4
Merseyside +31 5 £575 +12.20% 12
Lancashire +3 2 £400 -20.00% 4
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (34.48%) User Experience
2 18 (31.03%) Coaching
3 11 (18.97%) Service Design
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.52%) Public Sector
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) Apple
6 8 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 8 (13.79%) Actionable Insight
7 7 (12.07%) IT Strategy
7 7 (12.07%) Quantitative Research
7 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (12.07%) RESTful
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.07%) Business Transformation
7 7 (12.07%) Qualitative Research
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.34%) Data Structures
8 6 (10.34%) Git (software)

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) Confluence
1 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) JBoss
1 2 (3.45%) nginx
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.45%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.45%) Slack
4 1 (1.72%) GCP
4 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.45%) NAS
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.72%) GIS
3 1 (1.72%) Power BI
3 1 (1.72%) Presto
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) Burp Suite
4 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) JMeter
4 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.72%) ER Studio
5 1 (1.72%) ERwin
5 1 (1.72%) GitLab
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (15.52%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) User Researcher
2 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Business Improvement Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Business Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior User Researcher
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Site Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
1 7 (12.07%) RESTful
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Cocoa
3 5 (8.62%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (8.62%) Core Animation
3 5 (8.62%) Core Data
3 5 (8.62%) HTML5
3 5 (8.62%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
5 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.17%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.72%) CSS
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
7 1 (1.72%) WinForms
7 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) User Experience
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.62%) Animation
5 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 2 (3.45%) EFT
6 2 (3.45%) IVR
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) Coaching
3 11 (18.97%) Service Design
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Actionable Insight
6 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 7 (12.07%) Business Transformation
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) IT Strategy
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Qualitative Research
7 7 (12.07%) Quantitative Research
8 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
3 5 (8.62%) C
3 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) Go
6 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Actionable Recommendations
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) GDPR
3 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.45%) WCAG
4 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Grafana
2 1 (1.72%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Apple
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Avaya
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.45%) Snow
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Wyse