The table below looks at the statistics for Mingle skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mingle over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 104 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Mingle 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 1.88% 3.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £475 £291 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mingle
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
160 163 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.78% 11.49% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 107 73
Average daily rate £300 £288 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.13 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

Mingle
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mingle Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mingle
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mingle Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mingle
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle