Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 16 December 2017 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 West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 120 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 109 86 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.97% 1.53% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.89% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 86
South West median daily rate £463 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +15.86% -9.38%
10th Percentile £325 £282 £263
90th Percentile £663 £556 £505
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -9.64% +16.49%
10th Percentile £29.88 £33.25 £29.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £39.75 £43.15
England median hourly rate £32.25 £25.92 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.42% -13.60% +30.43%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4482 4540 5237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.21% 80.80% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2809 3052 3587
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £261 £250 £256
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 284 261
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% -12.10% +42.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

Mentoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Mentoring in the South West

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mentoring in the South West

Mentoring
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South West over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mentoring in the South West

Mentoring
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mentoring in the South West

Mentoring
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Bristol +24 42 £463 -5.13% 15
Wiltshire +15 32 £429 -14.25% 3
Devon -9 10 £375 -13.19%
Somerset -13 7 £375 -3.85% 4
Gloucestershire +7 6 £525 +39.07% 1
Dorset +6 6 £450 +26.62% 6
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mentoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.45%) Coaching
3 29 (26.61%) Java
4 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (22.02%) Scrum
5 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
6 21 (19.27%) Finance
7 20 (18.35%) Degree
8 18 (16.51%) DevOps
9 16 (14.68%) Kanban
9 16 (14.68%) Project Management
10 15 (13.76%) User Experience
11 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (11.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (11.01%) User Stories
13 12 (11.01%) TDD
14 11 (10.09%) Maven
14 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
14 11 (10.09%) SQL
14 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
14 11 (10.09%) Jenkins
14 11 (10.09%) Open Source
14 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
14 11 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (10.09%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (9.17%) SOA
15 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
16 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis

Mentoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (7.34%) Confluence
2 6 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.92%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) npm
4 1 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) NAS
1 4 (3.67%) SAN
2 3 (2.75%) PCoIP
2 3 (2.75%) SMS
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) CTI
4 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Jenkins
1 11 (10.09%) Maven
2 8 (7.34%) JIRA
3 6 (5.50%) Mockito
3 6 (5.50%) SonarQube
3 6 (5.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.83%) Gradle
6 2 (1.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.92%) gulp
7 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Law
4 3 (2.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) Architect
2 21 (19.27%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.42%) User Researcher
6 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Data Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Architect
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Data Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Digital Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Digital User Researcher
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.67%) Tableau Developer
8 4 (3.67%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) .NET
1 9 (8.26%) Spring
1 9 (8.26%) Spring Boot
2 8 (7.34%) Web Services
3 7 (6.42%) CSS
3 7 (6.42%) HTML
3 7 (6.42%) HTML5
4 6 (5.50%) CSS3
4 6 (5.50%) JSR 170
4 6 (5.50%) OSGi
4 6 (5.50%) PowerMock
5 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.59%) jQuery
5 5 (4.59%) Velocity
6 4 (3.67%) Node.js
7 2 (1.83%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.83%) JSON
7 2 (1.83%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.83%) Spring Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) User Experience
2 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.75%) RIA
6 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
2 4 (3.67%) Unix
3 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.75%) VMS
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.45%) Coaching
3 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (22.02%) Scrum
5 18 (16.51%) DevOps
6 16 (14.68%) Kanban
6 16 (14.68%) Project Management
7 14 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (11.01%) TDD
9 12 (11.01%) User Stories
10 11 (10.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (10.09%) Data Modelling
10 11 (10.09%) Open Source
10 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.17%) SOA
12 9 (8.26%) BDD
12 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis
12 9 (8.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.61%) Java
2 11 (10.09%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) C++
4 4 (3.67%) Python
5 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.75%) C
5 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.83%) C#
6 2 (1.83%) Groovy
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
6 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.83%) Scala
7 1 (0.92%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.92%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) SOQL
7 1 (0.92%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) Degree
3 11 (10.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (8.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.75%) HND
6 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.75%) Xen
4 2 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Packer
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.92%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Adobe
2 6 (5.50%) Coverity
3 4 (3.67%) Tableau
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle
5 1 (0.92%) hybris
5 1 (0.92%) Progress
5 1 (0.92%) Remedy
5 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) Sencha