The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 84 73 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Mingle 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.20% 0.072%
As % of the Applications category 0.54% 1.43% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £283 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
185 140 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.13% 14.26% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 56
Average daily rate £325 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.16 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.38 £7.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £72.75 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Mingle
North West

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 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) RavenDB
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) RDF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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