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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank - 127 122
Contract jobs citing Mingle 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% 0.085%
As % of the Applications category - 0.24% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £283 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £283 £350
% change year-on-year
- -19.28%
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 North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
426 416 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.61% 13.76% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 184 124
Average daily rate £328 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -9.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £28.75 £101.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) NHS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) RDF
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) XHTML
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Semantic Web
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) RDF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SPARQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft