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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 593 594 544
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Contract jobs citing Mingle 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 0.015% 0.083% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate
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- £283 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £283 £375
% change year-on-year
- -24.66%
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
6884 7205 6314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.05% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 3796 3239
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 677 716
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.83 £39.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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
Top 2 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 24 April 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
London +5 1 - -
England -6 1 - -

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) BDD
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) RavenDB
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) NHS
7 4 (30.77%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) STB
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
7 4 (30.77%) Trello
7 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
7 4 (30.77%) IPTV
8 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) RavenDB
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) XHTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) STB
2 4 (30.77%) Video on Demand
2 4 (30.77%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Linked Data
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 1 (7.69%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) SPARQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft