Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 95 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 192 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.07% 2.13% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 2.57% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 64 70
South West median daily rate £445 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £270 £331 £325
90th Percentile £595 £684 £641
England median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
South West median hourly rate £16.22 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £24.17 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -24.47% +6.67% +44.58%

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 5,270 4,237 4,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.37% 82.90% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,418 2,603 2,913
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £240
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 185 235
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £24.96 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.93% -10.00% +8.23%

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 21 April 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mentoring in the South West over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 April 2019. 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 -21 60 £425 -21.30% 10
Bristol -13 43 £463 +2.78% 9
Devon +33 36 £450 -5.26% 5
Somerset +21 19 £475 +18.75% 7
Gloucestershire +1 16 £400 +23.08% 3
Dorset +8 8 £330 -26.67% 1
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.90%) Coaching
3 54 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 42 (21.88%) Java
5 31 (16.15%) SC Cleared
6 28 (14.58%) Finance
7 27 (14.06%) Scrum
8 26 (13.54%) DV Cleared
8 26 (13.54%) Open Source
9 25 (13.02%) Windows
10 23 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (11.46%) DevOps
12 21 (10.94%) Test Automation
13 20 (10.42%) Docker
13 20 (10.42%) QA
14 19 (9.90%) JavaScript
14 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (9.38%) ITIL
15 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
17 16 (8.33%) CSS
17 16 (8.33%) HTML
17 16 (8.33%) Degree
17 16 (8.33%) Microservices
18 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
18 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (7.81%) Windows 7
18 15 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (7.81%) SCCM

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 5 (2.60%) CMS
2 4 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) Apache
3 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) ImageReady
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.13%) Office 365
5 5 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.08%) PaaS
6 4 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Apigee
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) Firewall
1 3 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (1.56%) VoIP
1 3 (1.56%) WAN
2 2 (1.04%) DHCP
2 2 (1.04%) DNS
2 2 (1.04%) LAN
2 2 (1.04%) Network Security
2 2 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) BGP
3 1 (0.52%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.52%) IPsec
3 1 (0.52%) MPLS
3 1 (0.52%) OSPF
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) VPLS
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.60%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MSI
2 11 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.73%) Selenium
3 6 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.56%) JIRA
5 3 (1.56%) Maven
6 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.04%) JMeter
6 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.52%) gulp
7 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.52%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (14.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Legal
3 6 (3.13%) Back Office
4 5 (2.60%) Electronics
4 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.60%) Marketing
4 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (25.00%) Developer
2 22 (11.46%) Architect
3 18 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (8.85%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Applications Packager
7 12 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.73%) Administrator
9 10 (5.21%) Digital Architect
9 10 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.21%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.69%) PHP Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Hybris Developer
13 6 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Java E-Commerce Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.33%) CSS
1 16 (8.33%) HTML
2 10 (5.21%) Spring
3 9 (4.69%) AngularJS
3 9 (4.69%) HTML5
4 8 (4.17%) CSS3
5 7 (3.65%) Leaflet
5 7 (3.65%) Node.js
6 5 (2.60%) .NET
6 5 (2.60%) Dojo
7 4 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.08%) FreeMarker
8 3 (1.56%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.56%) React
8 3 (1.56%) REST
8 3 (1.56%) RESTful
8 3 (1.56%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.56%) Web Services
9 2 (1.04%) J2EE
9 2 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.56%) NHS
4 3 (1.56%) User Experience
4 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) EPoS
6 1 (0.52%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.02%) Windows
2 15 (7.81%) Windows 7
2 15 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.25%) Linux
4 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.60%) CentOS
5 5 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.90%) Coaching
3 27 (14.06%) Scrum
4 26 (13.54%) Open Source
5 22 (11.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (11.46%) DevOps
6 21 (10.94%) Test Automation
7 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (9.38%) ITIL
8 18 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.33%) Microservices
10 15 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 15 (7.81%) Service Management
11 14 (7.29%) Computer Science
11 14 (7.29%) Incident Management
11 14 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.77%) Test Scripting
13 12 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
13 12 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
13 12 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.88%) Java
2 19 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.25%) Python
5 11 (5.73%) PHP
6 8 (4.17%) C#
7 7 (3.65%) SQL
8 5 (2.60%) C
9 4 (2.08%) Java 8
9 4 (2.08%) Scala
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.54%) DV Cleared
4 16 (8.33%) Degree
5 11 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.65%) MCSE
6 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.56%) APMP
8 3 (1.56%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.04%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.52%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) ISEB
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) PMO
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Docker
2 12 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.60%) KVM
5 5 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.81%) SCCM
2 7 (3.65%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.60%) Ansible
3 5 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.60%) Puppet
3 5 (2.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (1.56%) WSUS
5 2 (1.04%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Nessus
6 1 (0.52%) Nmap
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.25%) hybris
3 10 (5.21%) Zend
4 7 (3.65%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.65%) SAP
5 3 (1.56%) Cisco
5 3 (1.56%) Siemens
5 3 (1.56%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.04%) HP
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle
7 1 (0.52%) BMC
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.52%) Informatica
7 1 (0.52%) Remedy
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.52%) Teradata