Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 June 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 94 104
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 +30
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 146 66 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.79% 1.75% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.07% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 61
Scotland median daily rate £488 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.42% -1.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £315 £256 £300
90th Percentile £675 £476 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.54 £19.61
% change year-on-year +48.67% +20.05% -32.38%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,480 3,194 4,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.56% 84.50% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,699 1,875 2,602
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £262 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 74 90
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -29.17% +25.22%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.50 £47.01 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £21.84 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.64% - +17.10%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in Scotland

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in Scotland

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in Scotland

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in Scotland

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in Scotland

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
Edinburgh +18 101 £550 +37.50% 25
Glasgow -18 25 £350 -13.58% 12
Renfrewshire -29 8 £418 +271.11% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £98 - 1
North Lanarkshire -4 2 £693 +246.25% 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.56%) Java
3 48 (32.88%) Coaching
4 38 (26.03%) Finance
5 32 (21.92%) Scrum
6 27 (18.49%) DevOps
7 24 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.07%) OO
9 21 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (13.01%) Linux
11 19 (13.01%) UML
12 18 (12.33%) Web Services
12 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
13 17 (11.64%) Banking
13 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
14 16 (10.96%) SOA
14 16 (10.96%) TDD
14 16 (10.96%) Software Engineering
15 15 (10.27%) Hibernate
15 15 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (10.27%) Ansible
15 15 (10.27%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (9.59%) Project Management
16 14 (9.59%) Python
16 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
16 14 (9.59%) Oracle
16 14 (9.59%) Spring
17 13 (8.90%) Use Case

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.74%) JBoss
3 3 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.05%) nginx
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 2 (1.37%) Jetty
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.68%) Mingle
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) AquaLogic BPM
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.37%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.37%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.85%) PaaS
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.79%) IaaS
5 6 (4.11%) Heroku
5 6 (4.11%) npm
5 6 (4.11%) OpenShift
6 5 (3.42%) SaaS
7 4 (2.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) DNS
2 4 (2.74%) SAN
3 3 (2.05%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) AMQP
4 2 (1.37%) DHCP
4 2 (1.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.68%) LAN
5 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.37%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.37%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.37%) MaxDB
4 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.37%) Redis
4 2 (1.37%) Riak
4 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.68%) Power BI
5 1 (0.68%) QGIS
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.16%) Maven
3 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.48%) Selenium
4 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.11%) gulp
6 5 (3.42%) Gradle
6 5 (3.42%) Mockito
7 4 (2.74%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (2.05%) Ant
8 3 (2.05%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.05%) GitLab
8 3 (2.05%) Grunt
8 3 (2.05%) Protractor
8 3 (2.05%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.37%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.37%) Gatling
9 2 (1.37%) NWDI
9 2 (1.37%) Spock
9 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (26.03%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Front Office
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Architect
2 22 (15.07%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (11.64%) Developer
4 14 (9.59%) Scrum Master
5 10 (6.85%) Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Designer
5 10 (6.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Consultant
6 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Agile Coach
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Architect
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Lead Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) Web Services
2 15 (10.27%) Hibernate
3 14 (9.59%) Spring
4 11 (7.53%) HTML
5 10 (6.85%) RESTful
6 9 (6.16%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.16%) HTML5
6 9 (6.16%) JMS
6 9 (6.16%) JPA
7 8 (5.48%) CSS
7 8 (5.48%) JSF
7 8 (5.48%) SOAP
7 8 (5.48%) XML
8 7 (4.79%) Apache CXF
8 7 (4.79%) CSS3
9 6 (4.11%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.11%) JSON
9 6 (4.11%) React
10 5 (3.42%) Apache OpenJPA
10 5 (3.42%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.85%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.16%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) Derivative
5 4 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.74%) Fintech
5 4 (2.74%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Linux
2 9 (6.16%) Windows
3 6 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.05%) Unix
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.88%) Coaching
3 32 (21.92%) Scrum
4 27 (18.49%) DevOps
5 24 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (15.07%) OO
7 21 (14.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (13.01%) UML
10 18 (12.33%) Test Automation
11 16 (10.96%) SOA
11 16 (10.96%) Software Engineering
11 16 (10.96%) TDD
12 15 (10.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.59%) Project Management
14 13 (8.90%) SDLC
14 13 (8.90%) Use Case
15 12 (8.22%) Domain Models
15 12 (8.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) Java
2 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.59%) Python
3 8 (5.48%) Java 8
4 6 (4.11%) SQL
5 5 (3.42%) Ruby
6 4 (2.74%) XPath
7 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.05%) Groovy
7 3 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.05%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.11%) Degree
3 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.37%) PMP
6 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) CCDP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 8 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.05%) PMO
4 2 (1.37%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) Ansible
2 11 (7.53%) Puppet
3 8 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.11%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.74%) Terraform
6 2 (1.37%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.68%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle
2 10 (6.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.05%) Charles River
4 3 (2.05%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) Capita
5 2 (1.37%) HP
5 2 (1.37%) IBM
5 2 (1.37%) Sun
5 2 (1.37%) Sybase
5 2 (1.37%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk