The table below looks at the statistics for Mingle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mingle over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 639 639 624
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Mingle 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.015% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5986 6836 7171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 12.25% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3646 3737 3781
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 673 694
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £32.96 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

Mingle
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mingle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Mingle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mingle
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mingle within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 8 £400 -
South East - 4 £185 -
Reading - 4 £185 -
Berkshire - 4 £185 -
London -22 3 £413 -
North West - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 £475 -

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mingle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mingle.

1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) assyst
3 4 (40.00%) Trello
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Rally
4 3 (30.00%) Cutover Planning
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) MS Project
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
5 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 2 (20.00%) SAP

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) assyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Cutover Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OCR
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Rally
3 2 (20.00%) OpenText
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP