The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 39 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.71% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+21.77% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.90%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.59% 13.66% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 14
Average daily rate £370 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) Tridion
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) UX Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ECMAScript
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Dart
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA