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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£355 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £26.25
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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
106 102 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.46% 21.29% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 21
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +76.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £57.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (85.71%) CSS3
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) IntelliJ
4 9 (64.29%) REST
4 9 (64.29%) WebStorm
5 8 (57.14%) Selenium
6 7 (50.00%) Ajax
6 7 (50.00%) ECMAScript
6 7 (50.00%) BDD
6 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) UX Design
6 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
6 7 (50.00%) User Experience
6 7 (50.00%) Dart
7 5 (35.71%) Appium
7 5 (35.71%) JBehave
7 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) JMeter
7 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) QA

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (21.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) IntelliJ
2 9 (64.29%) WebStorm
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) JMeter
4 5 (35.71%) JBehave
4 5 (35.71%) Appium
5 4 (28.57%) gulp
5 4 (28.57%) Grunt
5 4 (28.57%) PhantomJS
5 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) Mockito
6 2 (14.29%) Maven
6 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
2 12 (85.71%) CSS3
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) REST
4 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (50.00%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) Sass
6 3 (21.43%) PhoneGap
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) JPA
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Graphic Design
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (50.00%) UX Design
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) BPMN
6 2 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) ECMAScript
2 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 7 (50.00%) Dart
3 2 (14.29%) Groovy
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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