The table below looks at the statistics for Mingle skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mingle over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 153 133 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Mingle 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Applications category 0.93% 1.75% 1.16%
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
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
324 342 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 10.86% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 189 135
Average daily rate £300 £281 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% +22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

Mingle
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mingle Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mingle
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mingle Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mingle
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mingle within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -19 3 £475 +63.37%
Mingle
England

Mingle
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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