The table below looks at the statistics for Mingle skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mingle over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 573 538 540
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Contract jobs citing Mingle 16 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.047% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.36% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 1
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£302 £350 £583
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% -39.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6437 6140 5717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.74% 12.98% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 3392 2904
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 610 697
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.29 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

Mingle
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mingle across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Mingle Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mingle
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mingle across the England region.

Mingle Daily Rate Trend in England

Mingle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mingle across the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Mingle Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mingle
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mingle within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -5 7 £302 +4.86%
East of England -9 5 £380 +8.57%
London +17 4 £215 -44.69%
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
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UK

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mingle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mingle.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 8 (44.44%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 7 (38.89%) RavenDB
5 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
7 5 (27.78%) Workflow
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
7 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) Video on Demand

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mingle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mingle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) RavenDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) TestLink
4 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) QA Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
1 7 (38.89%) jQuery
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video on Demand
1 4 (22.22%) STB
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) IPTV
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
2 1 (5.56%) Linked Data
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (27.78%) Workflow
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Demandware
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ATG