Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 125 122
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3 -22
Contract jobs citing Mentoring 110 84 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.18% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.92% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 59
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £290
90th Percentile £641 £538 £495
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £13.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £22.34 £19.31
% change year-on-year -21.65% +15.70% -33.43%

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 4,151 4,383 4,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 82.10% 82.96% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,835 3,133
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 201 247
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.49 £14.13 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £52.35
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +30 41 £550 +18.03% 14
Bristol +15 30 £450 -4.00% 40
Gloucestershire +14 9 £294 -42.68% 13
Dorset -6 8 £450 +80.00% 10
Somerset +3 5 £398 +15.22% 14
Devon -32 3 - - 7
Cornwall - 2 £570 - 1
Mentoring
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Coaching
3 31 (28.18%) DevOps
3 31 (28.18%) C#
4 29 (26.36%) .NET
5 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
5 28 (25.45%) Finance
6 27 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (22.73%) Docker
8 25 (22.73%) Kubernetes
9 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
10 21 (19.09%) Integration Testing
10 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
10 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
11 19 (17.27%) Web Development
11 19 (17.27%) .NET Core
12 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (16.36%) JIRA
12 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
13 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
13 16 (14.55%) Microservices
14 15 (13.64%) Confluence
14 15 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 15 (13.64%) Atlassian
15 14 (12.73%) Windows
15 14 (12.73%) iPad
16 13 (11.82%) Java
17 12 (10.91%) 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 15 (13.64%) Confluence
2 6 (5.45%) IIS
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.91%) Apache
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.36%) Office 365
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.82%) npm
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.91%) NuGet
5 1 (0.91%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) SAN
2 7 (6.36%) DNS
3 4 (3.64%) DHCP
4 3 (2.73%) SSL
5 2 (1.82%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) Internet
5 2 (1.82%) NAS
5 2 (1.82%) Skype
5 2 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.91%) LAN
6 1 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.91%) VPN
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.82%) MS Access
3 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.73%) Maven
4 3 (2.73%) Mockito
4 3 (2.73%) SonarQube
4 3 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.91%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.91%) Gradle
6 1 (0.91%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.91%) JMeter
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Military
3 3 (2.73%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Architect
2 21 (19.09%) .NET Architect
3 17 (15.45%) Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Consultant
6 7 (6.36%) .NET Technical Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Designer
8 5 (4.55%) Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 3 (2.73%) Salesforce Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Scala Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Scrum Master
10 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Administrator
10 3 (2.73%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 24 (21.82%) .NET Framework
3 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET
4 19 (17.27%) .NET Core
5 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.45%) React
8 5 (4.55%) REST
9 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.73%) HTML
9 3 (2.73%) JSR 170
9 3 (2.73%) Kafka
9 3 (2.73%) OSGi
9 3 (2.73%) PowerMock
9 3 (2.73%) Spring
9 3 (2.73%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.82%) JSON
10 2 (1.82%) Visualforce
10 2 (1.82%) XML
10 2 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) iPad
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Coaching
3 31 (28.18%) DevOps
4 27 (24.55%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (19.09%) Integration Testing
6 19 (17.27%) Web Development
7 18 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.55%) Microservices
9 15 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (10.91%) OO
10 12 (10.91%) Scrum
11 10 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.27%) Migration
13 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.36%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.36%) Kanban
13 7 (6.36%) Process Improvement
14 6 (5.45%) Data Migration
14 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.18%) C#
2 13 (11.82%) Java
3 12 (10.91%) SQL
4 6 (5.45%) Python
5 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.73%) Scala
6 2 (1.82%) C
6 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) ES6
7 1 (0.91%) Groovy
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) ISEB
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.82%) MCITP
5 2 (1.82%) MCSA
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CCDP
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CISSP
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) GDPR
2 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.73%) PMO
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) BS25999
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Docker
2 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.45%) Xen
5 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.82%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) SCOM
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.73%) WSUS
4 2 (1.82%) Ansible
4 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 2 (1.82%) Terraform
5 1 (0.91%) Grafana
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.91%) Netcool
5 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) Salt
5 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.91%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.64%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.36%) Citrix
4 6 (5.45%) HP
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle
6 4 (3.64%) Adobe
6 4 (3.64%) NetApp
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco
7 3 (2.73%) Remedy
7 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.82%) Avaya
8 2 (1.82%) Cognos
8 2 (1.82%) Coverity
8 2 (1.82%) Dell
8 2 (1.82%) IBM
8 2 (1.82%) Sonus
8 2 (1.82%) Veeam
9 1 (0.91%) EMC
9 1 (0.91%) Intel