The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 68 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 1.08% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.00% 9.77% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 44
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.03 £40.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.41 £31.09 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £46.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant