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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 580 548 564
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing Mingle 3 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.035% 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.045% 0.28% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 7
Average daily rate
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- £293 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £351 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mingle
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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
6692 6092 7009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.08% 12.66% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3802 3356 3707
Average daily rate £345 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 604 731
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.09 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
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 29 August 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
London +5 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Mingle
UK

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ATG
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) hybris
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Demandware
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (20.00%) Linked Data
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SPARQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) ATG
1 2 (40.00%) hybris
1 2 (40.00%) Demandware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft