Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 116 127
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 423 339 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.49% 2.04% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.41% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 175 182
South East median daily rate £473 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% - -
10th Percentile £325 £308 £275
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% +2.84% -21.74%
10th Percentile £19.95 £15.36 £16.18
90th Percentile £50.85 £56.75 £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.53% +13.16% -5.00%

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 14,731 14,048 13,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.37% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,850 8,420 8,195
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 460 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -23 132 £500 +25.00% 74
Surrey +43 116 £495 -7.91% 43
Berkshire -44 72 £440 +10.00% 31
Hampshire 0 64 £375 -6.25% 33
West Sussex -3 62 £473 +5.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +20 44 £488 +39.29% 17
East Sussex +4 28 £488 -3.47% 9
Oxfordshire +4 16 £650 +23.81% 26
Kent +11 8 £448 +27.86% 13
Middlesex +11 2 £513 +57.69% 1
Home Counties +4 1 £420 -
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 171 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.40%) Coaching
3 92 (21.75%) Scrum
4 74 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (14.89%) Finance
5 63 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 61 (14.42%) JavaScript
7 58 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (13.48%) Java
8 57 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (12.77%) C#
10 53 (12.53%) Project Management
10 53 (12.53%) AngularJS
11 52 (12.29%) SQL
12 48 (11.35%) CSS
12 48 (11.35%) Security Cleared
12 48 (11.35%) DevOps
13 46 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (10.87%) .NET
14 45 (10.64%) Windows
15 41 (9.69%) ITIL
15 41 (9.69%) Test Automation
16 40 (9.46%) Git (software)
16 40 (9.46%) QA
16 40 (9.46%) MongoDB
17 39 (9.22%) Docker
18 38 (8.98%) SDLC
18 38 (8.98%) SharePoint
19 37 (8.75%) HTML
19 37 (8.75%) Degree

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 38 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.67%) Confluence
3 21 (4.96%) MS Exchange
4 20 (4.73%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.36%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.42%) CMS
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (1.18%) SAP Portal
12 4 (0.95%) nginx
13 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.42%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.47%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.91%) Office 365
4 14 (3.31%) npm
5 10 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.13%) SaaS
7 8 (1.89%) Lucidchart
8 7 (1.65%) BrowserStack
8 7 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.65%) Yammer
9 6 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.18%) GitHub
11 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.95%) Yarn
12 3 (0.71%) Apigee
12 3 (0.71%) IaaS
12 3 (0.71%) Serverless
13 2 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.55%) DNS
2 14 (3.31%) Internet
3 12 (2.84%) HTTP
4 11 (2.60%) SAN
5 10 (2.36%) Firewall
6 9 (2.13%) DHCP
6 9 (2.13%) Skype
7 7 (1.65%) BGP
7 7 (1.65%) LAN
7 7 (1.65%) VPN
7 7 (1.65%) WAN
7 7 (1.65%) Wireless
8 6 (1.42%) NAS
8 6 (1.42%) OSPF
9 5 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.18%) Kerberos
9 5 (1.18%) Network Security
10 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 33 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (3.31%) MySQL
7 10 (2.36%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.36%) Redis
8 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.13%) Power BI
9 7 (1.65%) Big Data
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.42%) Spotfire
11 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.86%) JIRA
4 15 (3.55%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (2.84%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.36%) Maven
9 9 (2.13%) Axure RP
9 9 (2.13%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.89%) Grunt
10 8 (1.89%) Selenium
10 8 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.89%) Travis CI
11 7 (1.65%) gulp
11 7 (1.65%) Protractor
11 7 (1.65%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.42%) Subversion
General
1 63 (14.89%) Finance
2 17 (4.02%) Back Office
3 13 (3.07%) Marketing
4 11 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.13%) Retail
6 8 (1.89%) Banking
6 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.95%) Legal
8 4 (0.95%) Military
9 3 (0.71%) Automotive
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 113 (26.71%) Developer
2 51 (12.06%) Analyst
3 28 (6.62%) Java Developer
3 28 (6.62%) Scrum Master
4 23 (5.44%) .NET Developer
4 23 (5.44%) Architect
5 21 (4.96%) Senior Developer
6 18 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (4.02%) C# Developer
7 17 (4.02%) Consultant
8 16 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (3.78%) Project Manager
8 16 (3.78%) SharePoint Analyst
9 15 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (3.55%) Designer
10 14 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.31%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.07%) Angular Developer
12 12 (2.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (2.84%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.53%) AngularJS
2 48 (11.35%) CSS
3 46 (10.87%) .NET
4 37 (8.75%) HTML
5 30 (7.09%) HTML5
5 30 (7.09%) JSON
6 28 (6.62%) Symfony
7 27 (6.38%) Node.js
8 26 (6.15%) RESTful
8 26 (6.15%) Spring
9 25 (5.91%) CSS3
10 24 (5.67%) ASP.NET
10 24 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (5.67%) REST
11 20 (4.73%) jQuery
12 19 (4.49%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.02%) SOAP
14 16 (3.78%) Sass
15 14 (3.31%) Entity Framework
15 14 (3.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.04%) User Experience
3 22 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.36%) HP Storage
7 7 (1.65%) Clustering
7 7 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.42%) PKI
8 6 (1.42%) PMI
9 5 (1.18%) Blog
10 4 (0.95%) Fintech
10 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.71%) FMCG
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.64%) Windows
2 30 (7.09%) Linux
3 18 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.07%) Unix
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.42%) CentOS
6 6 (1.42%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.95%) Android
8 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.71%) Debian
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.47%) AIX
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (23.40%) Coaching
3 92 (21.75%) Scrum
4 74 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (12.53%) Project Management
7 48 (11.35%) DevOps
8 41 (9.69%) ITIL
8 41 (9.69%) Test Automation
9 38 (8.98%) SDLC
10 37 (8.75%) User Stories
11 35 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (7.80%) MVC
13 31 (7.33%) Change Management
13 31 (7.33%) Migration
13 31 (7.33%) Web Development
14 29 (6.86%) TDD
15 28 (6.62%) Microservices
16 27 (6.38%) Kanban
16 27 (6.38%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.42%) JavaScript
2 57 (13.48%) Java
3 54 (12.77%) C#
4 52 (12.29%) SQL
5 25 (5.91%) PowerShell
6 24 (5.67%) PHP
7 21 (4.96%) Python
8 10 (2.36%) C
9 9 (2.13%) Ruby
9 9 (2.13%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.65%) R
10 7 (1.65%) Scala
11 6 (1.42%) Groovy
11 6 (1.42%) Java 8
12 5 (1.18%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.71%) ES6
13 3 (0.71%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.75%) Degree
3 28 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.78%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.13%) MCSE
5 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.89%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.65%) CCNP
7 7 (1.65%) PMP
8 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.71%) PhD
9 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) CCNA
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (0.47%) CISSP
10 2 (0.47%) ISEB
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.46%) QA
2 13 (3.07%) PMO
3 7 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.47%) GDPR
6 2 (0.47%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (9.22%) Docker
2 23 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.71%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.71%) vSphere
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.13%) Ansible
2 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.42%) Puppet
4 5 (1.18%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.18%) SCOM
5 4 (0.95%) SCCM
6 3 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.71%) Terraform
6 3 (0.71%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.47%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.24%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.04%) Oracle
3 19 (4.49%) SAP
4 18 (4.26%) NetApp
5 17 (4.02%) Atlassian
5 17 (4.02%) HP
6 14 (3.31%) EMC
6 14 (3.31%) Isilon
7 11 (2.60%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.36%) Cisco
8 10 (2.36%) Citrix
8 10 (2.36%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.65%) VMware
10 6 (1.42%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.18%) Tableau
12 4 (0.95%) McAfee
12 4 (0.95%) Remedy
12 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.95%) TIBCO