Period
to 16 December 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 16 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 West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 102 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -6
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 149 109 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.30% 1.97% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.37% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 60
South West median daily rate £425 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +10.12% +15.86%
10th Percentile £185 £325 £282
90th Percentile £600 £663 £556
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
South West median hourly rate £35.65 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.86% -6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £29.07 £29.88 £33.25
90th Percentile £55.50 £37.50 £39.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £25.92
% change year-on-year +8.53% +24.42% -13.60%

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 5,558 4,601 4,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.78% 83.37% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 2,895 3,114
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £253 £240
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 197 297
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 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
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 16 December 2018.

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 16 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
Wiltshire -1 57 £425 -0.87% 9
Devon +22 38 £475 +26.67% 8
Bristol -34 25 £425 -8.11% 44
Gloucestershire -8 10 £185 -64.76% 11
Somerset -9 6 £398 +6.00% 15
Dorset -3 1 - - 11
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region with a requirement for Mentoring.

1 67 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.89%) Coaching
3 45 (30.20%) Security Cleared
4 35 (23.49%) Java
5 33 (22.15%) Windows
6 28 (18.79%) SC Cleared
7 27 (18.12%) Finance
8 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.11%) Scrum
9 24 (16.11%) Windows 7
10 23 (15.44%) Customer Engagement
10 23 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (15.44%) DV Cleared
11 22 (14.77%) PowerShell
11 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (13.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (12.75%) Compatibility Testing
13 19 (12.75%) SCCM
13 19 (12.75%) Degree
13 19 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (12.75%) Service Management
13 19 (12.75%) MSI
13 19 (12.75%) ITIL
13 19 (12.75%) Software Distribution
14 18 (12.08%) Microservices
14 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
14 18 (12.08%) TDD
15 17 (11.41%) HTML
15 17 (11.41%) Python

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 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) Apache
2 5 (3.36%) CMS
3 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.01%) IIS
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.36%) Office 365
5 3 (2.01%) Apigee
5 3 (2.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.34%) G Suite
6 2 (1.34%) Serverless
7 1 (0.67%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.67%) npm
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) DHCP
1 3 (2.01%) DNS
1 3 (2.01%) Internet
1 3 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (2.01%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) Skype
2 1 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) Big Data
3 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.34%) MS Access
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) MSI
2 11 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.71%) Maven
4 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.36%) JIRA
5 5 (3.36%) JUnit
6 4 (2.68%) Selenium
6 4 (2.68%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.34%) Mockito
8 2 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.34%) WebStorm
9 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.67%) gulp
9 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 27 (18.12%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.03%) Marketing
2 6 (4.03%) Military
3 5 (3.36%) Electronics
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Games
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (34.90%) Developer
2 23 (15.44%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.75%) Applications Packager
4 18 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared Application Packager
9 7 (4.70%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) AWS Developer
10 6 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.36%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Computer Scientist
11 5 (3.36%) Data Scientist
11 5 (3.36%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.68%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Test Architect
12 4 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) HTML
2 14 (9.40%) .NET
2 14 (9.40%) CSS
3 13 (8.72%) HTML5
4 11 (7.38%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.04%) CSS3
5 9 (6.04%) React
6 7 (4.70%) Spring
7 6 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 6 (4.03%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.03%) Web Services
8 5 (3.36%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.36%) Dojo
8 5 (3.36%) FreeMarker
8 5 (3.36%) Leaflet
8 5 (3.36%) Node.js
9 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.68%) RESTful
9 4 (2.68%) Sass
10 2 (1.34%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.03%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.01%) Fintech
4 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.34%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) PKI
5 2 (1.34%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Social Media
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.15%) Windows
2 24 (16.11%) Windows 7
3 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.71%) Linux
5 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.01%) Solaris
7 3 (2.01%) Unix
7 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Android
9 1 (0.67%) CentOS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.89%) Coaching
3 24 (16.11%) Scrum
4 23 (15.44%) Customer Engagement
5 20 (13.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (12.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 19 (12.75%) ITIL
6 19 (12.75%) Service Management
6 19 (12.75%) Software Distribution
7 18 (12.08%) Microservices
7 18 (12.08%) TDD
8 16 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.07%) DevOps
9 15 (10.07%) Open Source
10 14 (9.40%) BDD
10 14 (9.40%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.38%) Computer Science
12 10 (6.71%) Application Packaging
12 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.49%) Java
2 22 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 18 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.41%) Python
5 15 (10.07%) C#
6 12 (8.05%) SQL
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.34%) C
8 2 (1.34%) C++
8 2 (1.34%) Java 8
8 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) ES6
9 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.67%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (30.20%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.79%) SC Cleared
3 23 (15.44%) DV Cleared
4 19 (12.75%) Degree
5 11 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (6.04%) AWS Certification
7 5 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.34%) CISM
8 2 (1.34%) CISSP
8 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.34%) PMP
9 1 (0.67%) APMP
9 1 (0.67%) CISA
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.34%) GDPR
3 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (4.70%) Docker
3 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.67%) KVM
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (12.75%) SCCM
2 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.34%) WSUS
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Kibana
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.70%) SAP
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle
4 2 (1.34%) Adobe
4 2 (1.34%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.34%) Coverity
4 2 (1.34%) Google
4 2 (1.34%) McAfee
4 2 (1.34%) Splunk
4 2 (1.34%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix
5 1 (0.67%) DataFlux
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
5 1 (0.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.67%) HP
5 1 (0.67%) hybris
5 1 (0.67%) Meridio
5 1 (0.67%) Siebel
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.67%) Veritas