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 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 82 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Mingle 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.26% 0.082%
As % of the Applications category 3.76% 1.89% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£302 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -
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 Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
186 159 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.19% 13.61% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 85 38
Average daily rate £303 £273 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.20 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £19.80 £39.00
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
5 1 (14.29%) RDF
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) HTML

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
2 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) RDF
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft