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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.64% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.12%
Mercurial
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
77 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.10% 17.49% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 24
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.83 £47.50 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) jQuery
1 22 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 22 (100.00%) HTML5
2 18 (81.82%) CSS3
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 17 (77.27%) IntelliJ
3 17 (77.27%) REST
3 17 (77.27%) WebStorm
4 15 (68.18%) Selenium
5 14 (63.64%) ECMAScript
6 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (59.09%) Ajax
6 13 (59.09%) UX Design
6 13 (59.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (59.09%) TypeScript
6 13 (59.09%) User Experience
6 13 (59.09%) Dart
7 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
8 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (45.45%) Graphic Design
9 10 (45.45%) PhoneGap
9 10 (45.45%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (45.45%) Photoshop
9 10 (45.45%) SDL Web 8
9 10 (45.45%) Mobile App

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (45.45%) OmniGraffle
1 10 (45.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (18.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (77.27%) IntelliJ
2 17 (77.27%) WebStorm
3 15 (68.18%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) Appium
4 5 (22.73%) Grunt
4 5 (22.73%) gulp
4 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
4 5 (22.73%) JBehave
4 5 (22.73%) JMeter
4 5 (22.73%) PhantomJS
5 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (18.18%) JUnit
5 4 (18.18%) Maven
5 4 (18.18%) Mockito
6 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) HTML5
1 22 (100.00%) jQuery
2 18 (81.82%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) CSS3
3 17 (77.27%) REST
4 13 (59.09%) Ajax
4 13 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (45.45%) PhoneGap
6 5 (22.73%) Sass
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) JPA
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) User Experience
2 10 (45.45%) Graphic Design
2 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Responsive Web Design
1 13 (59.09%) UX Design
2 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
3 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) BPMN
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) ECMAScript
3 13 (59.09%) Dart
3 13 (59.09%) TypeScript
4 4 (18.18%) Groovy
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA