Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 124 131
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 370 313 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.27% 1.93% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.29% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 172 183
South East median daily rate £455 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £325 £301 £263
90th Percentile £650 £616 £599
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% +18.00% -34.63%
10th Percentile £22.45 £19.19 £17.45
90th Percentile £50.80 £52.25 £28.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £21.12
% change year-on-year +51.25% +9.59% -39.67%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,025 13,675 14,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.97% 84.20% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,436 8,170 8,660
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 464 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mentoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mentoring in the South East

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mentoring within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -31 130 £481 +20.16% 79
Berkshire -30 75 £463 +15.63% 45
Surrey +17 72 £488 -7.14% 38
Hampshire +11 70 £365 -14.12% 37
West Sussex -2 52 £478 +13.69% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 38 £431 +23.21% 16
East Sussex +20 25 £500 +42.86% 6
Oxfordshire -14 17 £675 +28.57% 18
Kent +13 9 £425 +17.24% 8
Middlesex +14 3 - -
Home Counties +4 1 £420 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 163 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.41%) Coaching
3 72 (19.46%) Scrum
3 72 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (17.84%) Microsoft
6 59 (15.95%) JavaScript
7 57 (15.41%) C#
7 57 (15.41%) Finance
8 53 (14.32%) Project Management
9 51 (13.78%) AngularJS
10 46 (12.43%) MVC
10 46 (12.43%) Java
11 45 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (11.62%) SQL
12 43 (11.62%) .NET
12 43 (11.62%) CSS
13 41 (11.08%) Security Cleared
14 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
14 40 (10.81%) Windows
14 40 (10.81%) DevOps
15 39 (10.54%) User Stories
16 37 (10.00%) User Experience
16 37 (10.00%) Test Automation
16 37 (10.00%) Kanban
17 35 (9.46%) Web Development
18 33 (8.92%) JIRA
18 33 (8.92%) Change Management
19 32 (8.65%) HTML
20 31 (8.38%) ASP.NET

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.22%) Confluence
3 19 (5.14%) Skype for Business
4 18 (4.86%) MS Exchange
5 15 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.43%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.35%) CMS
12 5 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.08%) Anypoint
14 3 (0.81%) Apache
14 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.81%) IIS
14 3 (0.81%) Mule
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.89%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.14%) Office 365
4 10 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.16%) Lucidchart
5 8 (2.16%) npm
5 8 (2.16%) SaaS
6 7 (1.89%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.35%) GitHub
8 4 (1.08%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.81%) Apigee
9 3 (0.81%) Serverless
10 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.27%) IaaS
11 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.27%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.05%) DNS
2 14 (3.78%) Internet
3 12 (3.24%) HTTP
4 9 (2.43%) DHCP
5 8 (2.16%) Firewall
5 8 (2.16%) Skype
5 8 (2.16%) VPN
6 6 (1.62%) Network Security
7 5 (1.35%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.35%) SAN
8 4 (1.08%) BGP
8 4 (1.08%) WAN
8 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.81%) LAN
9 3 (0.81%) OSPF
9 3 (0.81%) Wireless
9 3 (0.81%) X.500
10 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.54%) MGCP
10 2 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.84%) MongoDB
2 28 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.70%) MySQL
5 10 (2.70%) Neo4j
6 9 (2.43%) Power BI
6 9 (2.43%) Redis
7 8 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.89%) Big Data
8 7 (1.89%) Spotfire
9 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.81%) DB2
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (8.92%) JIRA
2 26 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.49%) TeamCity
4 21 (5.68%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.70%) Selenium
7 10 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.43%) Maven
8 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (2.16%) Axure RP
9 8 (2.16%) SoapUI
10 7 (1.89%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.89%) JUnit
10 7 (1.89%) Protractor
10 7 (1.89%) Travis CI
10 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.35%) JMeter
11 5 (1.35%) Subversion
12 4 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 57 (15.41%) Finance
2 10 (2.70%) Marketing
3 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.16%) Back Office
5 7 (1.89%) Banking
5 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.62%) Retail
7 5 (1.35%) Publishing
8 4 (1.08%) Legal
8 4 (1.08%) Military
8 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 92 (24.86%) Developer
2 44 (11.89%) Analyst
3 30 (8.11%) Architect
3 30 (8.11%) Scrum Master
4 22 (5.95%) Consultant
4 22 (5.95%) Java Developer
5 20 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.14%) .NET Developer
7 16 (4.32%) C# Developer
7 16 (4.32%) SharePoint Analyst
8 15 (4.05%) Designer
8 15 (4.05%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (3.78%) Web Developer
10 13 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.24%) Angular Developer
11 12 (3.24%) UI Designer
12 11 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (2.97%) Storage Engineer
12 11 (2.97%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.78%) AngularJS
2 43 (11.62%) .NET
2 43 (11.62%) CSS
3 32 (8.65%) HTML
4 31 (8.38%) ASP.NET
4 31 (8.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (7.03%) HTML5
6 24 (6.49%) REST
7 22 (5.95%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.95%) CSS3
7 22 (5.95%) JSON
7 22 (5.95%) Spring
8 20 (5.41%) jQuery
8 20 (5.41%) Node.js
8 20 (5.41%) RESTful
9 19 (5.14%) Entity Framework
10 18 (4.86%) Symfony
11 17 (4.59%) WCF
12 16 (4.32%) SOAP
13 14 (3.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.00%) User Experience
3 17 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.24%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.70%) HP Storage
6 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.62%) PKI
9 5 (1.35%) PMI
10 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Fintech
10 4 (1.08%) Life Science
10 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.08%) Replication
11 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.81%) Social Media
11 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.81%) Windows
2 20 (5.41%) Linux
3 14 (3.78%) Unix
4 12 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.35%) CentOS
8 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.08%) Android
9 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.81%) Debian
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 2 (0.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.41%) Coaching
3 72 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (19.46%) Scrum
4 70 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (14.32%) Project Management
6 46 (12.43%) MVC
7 40 (10.81%) DevOps
8 39 (10.54%) User Stories
9 37 (10.00%) Kanban
9 37 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 35 (9.46%) Web Development
11 33 (8.92%) Change Management
12 30 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (7.57%) Microservices
14 27 (7.30%) ITIL
14 27 (7.30%) SOA
15 26 (7.03%) Migration
15 26 (7.03%) Service Delivery
16 24 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.95%) JavaScript
2 57 (15.41%) C#
3 46 (12.43%) Java
4 43 (11.62%) SQL
5 21 (5.68%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.59%) Python
7 15 (4.05%) PHP
8 11 (2.97%) Java 8
9 10 (2.70%) C
9 10 (2.70%) Ruby
10 8 (2.16%) Scala
11 7 (1.89%) R
12 6 (1.62%) Groovy
12 6 (1.62%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.35%) C++
13 5 (1.35%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.38%) Degree
3 22 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) MCSE
5 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.62%) PMP
7 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) CCNP
8 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.54%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (0.54%) CISSP
10 2 (0.54%) ISEB
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.54%) PhD
11 1 (0.27%) APMP
11 1 (0.27%) IISP
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.57%) QA
2 10 (2.70%) PMO
3 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.35%) GDPR
6 4 (1.08%) SLA
7 3 (0.81%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.54%) GxP
9 1 (0.27%) GAMP
9 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (6.76%) Docker
2 21 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.81%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.97%) Ansible
2 7 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.62%) Puppet
4 5 (1.35%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.35%) Terraform
5 3 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.81%) WSUS
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.54%) Packer
6 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (17.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.41%) Oracle
3 19 (5.14%) HP
4 16 (4.32%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.51%) EMC
5 13 (3.51%) Isilon
5 13 (3.51%) NetApp
6 10 (2.70%) Rackspace
6 10 (2.70%) SAP
7 8 (2.16%) Cisco
8 7 (1.89%) VMware
9 5 (1.35%) Citrix
9 5 (1.35%) Juniper
9 5 (1.35%) McAfee
10 4 (1.08%) Remedy
10 4 (1.08%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.81%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.81%) F5
11 3 (0.81%) Google
11 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com