The first table below looks at the demand for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial 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 Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
Mercurial
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+48.57% -
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 30 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.46% 7.83% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 36
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Mercurial
Cambridgeshire

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the Cambridge region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the Cambridge region.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mercurial
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Mercurial 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 Mercurial.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Mercurial 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 Mercurial. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C