The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
Mercurial
South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.64% 18.97% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 45 19
Average daily rate £350 £470 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Couchbase
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MSTest
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) MbUnit

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Couchbase
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 7 (100.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) MbUnit
3 2 (28.57%) MSTest
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ATDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test-First Development
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript