The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Mercurial
North West

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
143 140 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.09% 13.11% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 94 31
Median daily rate £414 £380 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 2 (28.57%) WiX
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) CMake
3 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (28.57%) CMake
3 2 (28.57%) Gradle
3 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) WiX
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Build Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) VMware