The table below looks at the statistics for Mingle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mingle over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 613 613 571
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs citing Mingle 12 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.005% 0.032%
As % of the Applications category 0.17% 0.042% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 12
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£600 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £351
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6876 7213 6677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.74% 12.97% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4022 4045 3640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 708 656
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

Mingle
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mingle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mingle
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mingle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mingle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mingle within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mingle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mingle
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mingle within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
England -3 12 £600 - 1
London +27 10 £600 - 1
City of London - 6 £600 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
South East -20 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 6 (42.86%) WPF
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
1 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Lead Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Lead Software Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) WFM
8 1 (7.14%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM