The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ThoughtWorks Studios Mingle
Rank 582 542 580
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +38
Contract jobs citing Mingle 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Applications category 0.082% 0.22% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Average daily rate £283 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-24.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7347 6232 7459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 13.04% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 3174 3780
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 717 795
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%

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 13 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 6 £283 -37.22% 1
North West -15 5 £283 - 1
London -42 1 - -
St Albans - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
South East - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
East of England - - - -

Mingle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
6 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.93%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Ajax
7 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
8 5 (18.52%) jMock
8 5 (18.52%) Java EE
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 5 (18.52%) Maven
8 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (18.52%) Struts

Mingle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (18.52%) RavenDB
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 5 (18.52%) jMock
3 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) Hudson
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (14.81%) Ant
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) Toad
4 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
4 4 (14.81%) NUnit
5 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) MSTest
5 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) Ajax
3 6 (22.22%) RESTful
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Java EE
4 5 (18.52%) Spring MVC
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (18.52%) Struts
4 5 (18.52%) JMS
5 4 (14.81%) XML
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Linked Data
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) CentOS
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 2 (7.41%) MCSD
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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