Period
to 18 October 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 91 94
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +34
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 130 100 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.43% 2.06% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.42% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 79
Scotland median daily rate £450 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -12.82%
10th Percentile £319 £316 £300
90th Percentile £581 £656 £515
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £67.50 - £21.00
10th Percentile £26.15 - £20.50
90th Percentile £73.75 - £21.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £21.00
% change year-on-year +51.25% +10.19% -37.31%

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 4,698 4,139 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.76% 85.38% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 2,332 2,461
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £233
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 109 110
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

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 October 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 October 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 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
Edinburgh +4 83 £500 +35.14% 50
Glasgow +6 37 £431 +27.78% 22
Renfrewshire - 5 £420 -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Mentoring
UK

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

1 87 (66.92%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (56.15%) Coaching
3 44 (33.85%) Java
4 43 (33.08%) Scrum
5 40 (30.77%) Finance
6 28 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (17.69%) Test Automation
8 22 (16.92%) Spring
8 22 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (16.15%) TDD
10 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 20 (15.38%) DevOps
11 19 (14.62%) Python
12 18 (13.85%) OO
13 17 (13.08%) HTML
13 17 (13.08%) Apache Camel
14 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (11.54%) Banking
15 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
15 15 (11.54%) SOAP
15 15 (11.54%) CSS
15 15 (11.54%) Kanban
15 15 (11.54%) SDLC
16 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.77%) HTML5
16 14 (10.77%) XML
17 13 (10.00%) BDD
18 12 (9.23%) Hibernate
19 11 (8.46%) JMS

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 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.08%) JBoss
2 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Jetty
3 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.77%) Mingle
1 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) AquaLogic BPM
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.31%) npm
4 1 (0.77%) GitHub
4 1 (0.77%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) AMQP
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.31%) Flink
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.77%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.77%) DB2
4 1 (0.77%) GIS
4 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.77%) KDB
4 1 (0.77%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.77%) Redis
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) Riak
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Cucumber
1 7 (5.38%) Selenium
2 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.08%) JIRA
4 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.31%) Grunt
5 3 (2.31%) gulp
5 3 (2.31%) JUnit
5 3 (2.31%) NUnit
6 2 (1.54%) Maven
6 2 (1.54%) Protractor
6 2 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.77%) Babel
7 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.77%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 40 (30.77%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 9 (6.92%) Front Office
4 8 (6.15%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Developer
2 18 (13.85%) Agile Coach
2 18 (13.85%) Scrum Master
3 15 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.23%) Architect
4 12 (9.23%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (5.38%) Analyst
6 7 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.38%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Software Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.31%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.92%) Spring
2 17 (13.08%) Apache Camel
2 17 (13.08%) HTML
3 15 (11.54%) CSS
3 15 (11.54%) SOAP
4 14 (10.77%) HTML5
4 14 (10.77%) XML
5 12 (9.23%) Hibernate
6 11 (8.46%) JMS
7 9 (6.92%) Apache MINA
8 8 (6.15%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.38%) REST
9 7 (5.38%) Web Services
10 4 (3.08%) JSON
10 4 (3.08%) Kafka
10 4 (3.08%) Sass
11 3 (2.31%) CSS3
11 3 (2.31%) jQuery
11 3 (2.31%) React
11 3 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.92%) Reference Data
4 6 (4.62%) Derivative
4 6 (4.62%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.85%) Fintech
6 4 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.08%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.54%) Blog
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
8 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.54%) Linux
1 2 (1.54%) Unix
1 2 (1.54%) Windows
1 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (66.92%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (56.15%) Coaching
3 43 (33.08%) Scrum
4 28 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (17.69%) Test Automation
6 21 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (16.15%) TDD
7 20 (15.38%) DevOps
8 18 (13.85%) OO
9 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (11.54%) Kanban
10 15 (11.54%) SDLC
10 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (10.00%) BDD
13 11 (8.46%) Front End Development
13 11 (8.46%) Project Management
14 10 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (7.69%) Integration Testing
14 10 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.85%) Java
2 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.62%) Python
4 10 (7.69%) SQL
5 9 (6.92%) XPath
6 8 (6.15%) C#
7 3 (2.31%) C
7 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.31%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.77%) Java 8
8 1 (0.77%) Ruby
8 1 (0.77%) Scala
8 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) CISA
5 1 (0.77%) CISM
5 1 (0.77%) CISSP
5 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.77%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.77%) MCSE
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.77%) GDPR
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Ansible
1 2 (1.54%) Kibana
1 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.77%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.77%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.77%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.77%) Puppet
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle
2 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (0.77%) CA
4 1 (0.77%) HP
4 1 (0.77%) IBM
4 1 (0.77%) iManage
4 1 (0.77%) Ivanti
4 1 (0.77%) Pega
4 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.77%) Twitter
4 1 (0.77%) VMware