Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 116 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 121 91 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.19% 1.67% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.00% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 59
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £246
90th Percentile £600 £595 £538
England median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +169.23% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £29.88 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.50 £13.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +57.41% +37.68% -43.97%

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 4,676 4,540 4,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.80% 83.36% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,906 2,880 3,157
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 188 267
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.79 £12.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 21 August 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 +33 43 £460 -0.65% 9
Bristol -17 22 £450 -2.70% 29
Devon -5 17 £425 -1.45% 5
Somerset +8 8 £398 +15.22% 9
Gloucestershire +5 8 £306 -41.67% 12
Dorset 0 8 £450 +28.66% 8
Cornwall - 2 £570 - 2
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Coaching
3 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
4 24 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (19.01%) C#
6 22 (18.18%) Java
6 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 21 (17.36%) Finance
8 19 (15.70%) Python
8 19 (15.70%) .NET
8 19 (15.70%) DevOps
9 18 (14.88%) Scrum
10 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
10 17 (14.05%) Integration Testing
10 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
10 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (13.22%) Windows
12 15 (12.40%) SQL
12 15 (12.40%) Microservices
13 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
13 14 (11.57%) TDD
14 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
14 13 (10.74%) Docker
15 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.92%) Kubernetes
15 12 (9.92%) QA
16 11 (9.09%) DV Cleared
16 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
16 11 (9.09%) Jenkins

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 (5.79%) IIS
1 7 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.13%) Confluence
3 4 (3.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
4 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.31%) Office 365
5 3 (2.48%) npm
6 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.65%) G Suite
6 2 (1.65%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (1.65%) Serverless
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.83%) NuGet
7 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) SAN
2 5 (4.13%) DNS
3 4 (3.31%) DHCP
4 3 (2.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.65%) NAS
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.48%) MS Access
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
2 7 (5.79%) Maven
3 6 (4.96%) MSI
3 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.31%) JUnit
6 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.48%) Mockito
6 3 (2.48%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.65%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (1.65%) Selenium
7 2 (1.65%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Military
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Games
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (27.27%) Developer
2 15 (12.40%) Architect
3 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
4 8 (6.61%) .NET Architect
4 8 (6.61%) Analyst
4 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.79%) Python Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Applications Packager
6 6 (4.96%) Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.13%) .NET Technical Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.13%) Designer
7 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.31%) AWS Developer
8 4 (3.31%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.70%) .NET
2 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
3 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.44%) React
5 8 (6.61%) .NET Core
6 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (5.79%) Spring
6 7 (5.79%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.13%) HTML
8 3 (2.48%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.48%) JSR 170
8 3 (2.48%) OSGi
8 3 (2.48%) PowerMock
9 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 2 (1.65%) jQuery
9 2 (1.65%) Node.js
9 2 (1.65%) REST
9 2 (1.65%) RESTful
9 2 (1.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) iPad
3 3 (2.48%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) Fintech
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.61%) Unix
3 8 (6.61%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.13%) Linux
6 3 (2.48%) Solaris
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Coaching
3 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (15.70%) DevOps
5 18 (14.88%) Scrum
6 17 (14.05%) Integration Testing
6 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.40%) Microservices
8 14 (11.57%) TDD
9 11 (9.09%) BDD
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.26%) SDLC
11 9 (7.44%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (7.44%) ITIL
11 9 (7.44%) Migration
11 9 (7.44%) OO
11 9 (7.44%) Service Management
11 9 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (6.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) C#
2 22 (18.18%) Java
3 19 (15.70%) Python
4 15 (12.40%) SQL
5 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) ES6
9 2 (1.65%) Perl
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.65%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
10 1 (0.83%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.44%) AWS Certification
5 6 (4.96%) Degree
6 3 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.48%) ISEB
6 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.65%) CISSP
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 9 (7.44%) GCP
3 4 (3.31%) GDPR
4 3 (2.48%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Docker
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.13%) Xen
5 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.65%) vSphere
7 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.44%) SCCM
3 5 (4.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) WSUS
5 2 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.83%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) Grafana
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Netcool
6 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) Puppet
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) Terraform
6 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle
3 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.13%) VMware
4 4 (3.31%) Adobe
4 4 (3.31%) Citrix
5 3 (2.48%) NetApp
6 2 (1.65%) Coverity
6 2 (1.65%) Google
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) McAfee
7 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.83%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.83%) EMC
7 1 (0.83%) F5
7 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.83%) hybris
7 1 (0.83%) Meridio
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) Veracode