Period
to 18 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 116 101
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 +30
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 141 59 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.55% 1.35% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.61% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 32 67
Scotland median daily rate £475 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £287 £278 £299
90th Percentile £637 £462 £525
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +70.00% +27.49% -42.32%

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 4,821 3,674 4,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.24% 84.34% 86.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,779 2,105 2,635
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £260 £235
90th Percentile £546 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 101
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +37.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -15.92% +6.38% +8.60%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 90 £500 +33.33% 25
Glasgow -8 31 £444 +12.34% 18
Renfrewshire -33 7 £418 +271.11% 2
Dumfries and Galloway - 3 £98 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £693 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - - 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
Mentoring
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (39.72%) Coaching
3 49 (34.75%) Java
4 40 (28.37%) Finance
5 39 (27.66%) Scrum
6 25 (17.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (17.02%) DevOps
8 19 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (12.77%) OO
9 18 (12.77%) Python
9 18 (12.77%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.64%) Kanban
12 15 (10.64%) Banking
12 15 (10.64%) Spring
13 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
13 14 (9.93%) SDLC
14 13 (9.22%) TDD
14 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.51%) HTML
15 12 (8.51%) UML
15 12 (8.51%) Project Management
16 11 (7.80%) Hibernate
16 11 (7.80%) Oracle
16 11 (7.80%) QA
16 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
17 10 (7.09%) People Management
17 10 (7.09%) Self-Motivation

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 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.13%) JBoss
3 2 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.42%) nginx
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Jetty
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.42%) Mingle
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.55%) npm
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.84%) PaaS
3 3 (2.13%) GitHub
4 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 2 (1.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Heroku
5 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
2 2 (1.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) AMQP
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.71%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.71%) Wireless
3 1 (0.71%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
1 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.13%) Flink
2 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.71%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.71%) GIS
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.71%) Redis
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.71%) Riak
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.96%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.96%) Selenium
3 5 (3.55%) gulp
4 4 (2.84%) Maven
4 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.13%) Grunt
5 3 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (2.13%) JUnit
5 3 (2.13%) NUnit
5 3 (2.13%) Protractor
5 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.42%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.42%) GitLab
6 2 (1.42%) Gradle
6 2 (1.42%) JIRA
6 2 (1.42%) Mockito
6 2 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.42%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (28.37%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Front Office
3 6 (4.26%) Games
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (20.57%) Architect
2 23 (16.31%) Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (12.77%) Scrum Master
5 13 (9.22%) Agile Coach
6 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Designer
11 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.84%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) Spring
2 12 (8.51%) HTML
3 11 (7.80%) Hibernate
4 10 (7.09%) CSS
5 9 (6.38%) Apache Camel
5 9 (6.38%) HTML5
5 9 (6.38%) SOAP
5 9 (6.38%) XML
6 8 (5.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.67%) Web Services
7 7 (4.96%) JMS
8 6 (4.26%) Apache MINA
9 5 (3.55%) JSON
9 5 (3.55%) REST
10 4 (2.84%) CSS3
10 4 (2.84%) JPA
10 4 (2.84%) Kafka
11 3 (2.13%) jQuery
11 3 (2.13%) RESTful
11 3 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.26%) Derivative
3 6 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.26%) Reference Data
4 5 (3.55%) Fintech
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.42%) Blog
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.71%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (39.72%) Coaching
3 39 (27.66%) Scrum
4 25 (17.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 24 (17.02%) DevOps
6 19 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (12.77%) OO
7 18 (12.77%) Test Automation
8 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.64%) Kanban
10 14 (9.93%) SDLC
11 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.22%) TDD
12 12 (8.51%) Project Management
12 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.51%) UML
13 10 (7.09%) People Management
13 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (6.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.75%) Java
2 18 (12.77%) Python
3 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.26%) SQL
4 6 (4.26%) XPath
5 4 (2.84%) Java 8
6 3 (2.13%) C#
6 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.42%) Groovy
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) Scala
8 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Degree
2 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) CCDP
5 1 (0.71%) CCNP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 7 (4.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.42%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) Ansible
2 5 (3.55%) Puppet
3 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) MOM
5 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Oracle
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.13%) Charles River
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) HP
5 2 (1.42%) Sun
5 2 (1.42%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter