The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.77% 15.71% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £376 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 0
Average hourly rate £18.02 £35.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Chester