Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 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 West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 109 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28 -11
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 128 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.12% 1.76% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.11% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 48
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +12.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £273 £323 £239
90th Percentile £600 £587 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +169.23% -68.67%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +19.05% -42.07%

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 5,171 4,542 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.16% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,193 2,867 3,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 188 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 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
Wiltshire +18 49 £463 +5.71% 15
Devon +4 24 £425 -1.45% 9
Bristol -22 20 £450 -2.70% 49
Gloucestershire +6 11 £195 -62.86% 19
Somerset -6 7 £398 +15.22% 21
Dorset -2 5 £450 +28.66% 6
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 West region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.06%) Coaching
3 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 24 (18.75%) Finance
6 23 (17.97%) Scrum
6 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (17.19%) Java
8 21 (16.41%) Windows
9 20 (15.63%) C#
10 19 (14.84%) .NET
10 19 (14.84%) Python
11 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
11 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (14.06%) DevOps
12 17 (13.28%) Microservices
12 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
13 16 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
13 16 (12.50%) TDD
14 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
15 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (10.16%) React
16 13 (10.16%) BDD
16 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (10.16%) Windows 7
17 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
17 12 (9.38%) Migration
17 12 (9.38%) Service Management
17 12 (9.38%) SQL

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 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.78%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.56%) G Suite
5 2 (1.56%) npm
5 2 (1.56%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.56%) Serverless
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.78%) NuGet
6 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) DHCP
1 3 (2.34%) DNS
1 3 (2.34%) Internet
1 3 (2.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) Big Data
3 3 (2.34%) MS Access
4 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MSI
2 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.47%) Maven
4 6 (4.69%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.91%) JUnit
5 5 (3.91%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.34%) JIRA
7 3 (2.34%) Selenium
7 3 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.56%) Mockito
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.56%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Military
3 6 (4.69%) Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Developer
2 15 (11.72%) Architect
3 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Applications Packager
5 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Analyst
6 7 (5.47%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.69%) Consultant
7 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared Application Packager
8 5 (3.91%) .NET Architect
8 5 (3.91%) AWS Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Computer Scientist
8 5 (3.91%) Data Scientist
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Scrum Master
9 4 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.84%) .NET
2 13 (10.16%) React
3 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.47%) HTML
6 6 (4.69%) Spring
6 6 (4.69%) Spring Boot
7 5 (3.91%) .NET Core
8 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.34%) CSS
8 3 (2.34%) HTML5
8 3 (2.34%) Node.js
8 3 (2.34%) Sass
8 3 (2.34%) Web Services
9 2 (1.56%) ADO
9 2 (1.56%) JSR 170
9 2 (1.56%) ODBC
9 2 (1.56%) RESTful
9 2 (1.56%) STL
9 2 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.56%) Fintech
5 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) PKI
5 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 13 (10.16%) Windows 7
2 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Solaris
4 3 (2.34%) Unix
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (39.06%) Coaching
3 23 (17.97%) Scrum
4 18 (14.06%) DevOps
4 18 (14.06%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.28%) Microservices
6 16 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 16 (12.50%) TDD
7 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (10.16%) BDD
9 12 (9.38%) ITIL
9 12 (9.38%) Migration
9 12 (9.38%) Service Management
10 11 (8.59%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (8.59%) Software Distribution
10 11 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.81%) Integration Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Open Source
12 9 (7.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) Java
2 20 (15.63%) C#
3 19 (14.84%) Python
4 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 12 (9.38%) SQL
5 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.56%) C++
7 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) ES6
8 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.78%) Ruby
8 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
4 11 (8.59%) Degree
5 9 (7.03%) AWS Certification
6 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.56%) CISM
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
8 2 (1.56%) ISEB
8 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.56%) PMP
9 1 (0.78%) CISA
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.13%) GDPR
4 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Docker
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) SCCM
2 10 (7.81%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.56%) SCOM
3 2 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) Grafana
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) Netcool
4 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.78%) Terraform
4 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.34%) Adobe
2 3 (2.34%) AppDynamics
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle
2 3 (2.34%) SAP
2 3 (2.34%) Splunk
3 2 (1.56%) Apigee
3 2 (1.56%) Coverity
3 2 (1.56%) Google
3 2 (1.56%) McAfee
3 2 (1.56%) VMware
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix
4 1 (0.78%) DataFlux
4 1 (0.78%) EMC
4 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.78%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) Meridio
4 1 (0.78%) Siebel
4 1 (0.78%) Veracode
4 1 (0.78%) Veritas