The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 190 177 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +31
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 13 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 2.85% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £361 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
755 807 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.93% 13.87% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 616 637
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (93.33%) Subversion
2 26 (86.67%) Linux
3 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (76.67%) Open Source
4 21 (70.00%) MySQL
5 17 (56.67%) OO
5 17 (56.67%) MongoDB
6 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (53.33%) Web Services
6 16 (53.33%) Scrum
6 16 (53.33%) Puppet
7 14 (46.67%) Apache
8 13 (43.33%) PHP
8 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
9 12 (40.00%) Vagrant
10 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
10 11 (36.67%) Redmine
10 11 (36.67%) FogBugz
10 11 (36.67%) Trac
10 11 (36.67%) PHP5
10 11 (36.67%) Project Management
10 11 (36.67%) MVC
10 11 (36.67%) Finance
10 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
11 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (33.33%) Java

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (46.67%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
3 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.67%) Mule ESB
5 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 2 (6.67%) nginx
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) PaaS
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SSL
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) AMQP
3 6 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) MySQL
2 17 (56.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (23.33%) Big Data
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
9 2 (6.67%) Redis
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.33%) OLTP
10 1 (3.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) Subversion
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (36.67%) Redmine
3 11 (36.67%) FogBugz
3 11 (36.67%) Trac
4 7 (23.33%) JIRA
5 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (13.33%) Ant
7 4 (13.33%) Gradle
8 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (10.00%) JUnit
9 2 (6.67%) Gerrit
9 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
9 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
10 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) PHP Developer
2 11 (36.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 8 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) Symfony
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) D3.js
6 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 3 (10.00%) EJB
7 3 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 2 (6.67%) J2EE
8 2 (6.67%) XHTML
8 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (76.67%) Open Source
2 17 (56.67%) OO
3 16 (53.33%) Scrum
3 16 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) Configuration Management
5 11 (36.67%) Project Management
5 11 (36.67%) MVC
6 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (30.00%) Coaching
7 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (30.00%) Kanban
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
8 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) User Stories
11 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
12 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PHP
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Shell Script
2 11 (36.67%) PHP5
3 10 (33.33%) Python
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) Scala
5 6 (20.00%) Go
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) vCloud
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Puppet
2 12 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 10 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (33.33%) Ansible
3 10 (33.33%) Salt
4 2 (6.67%) Kibana
4 2 (6.67%) logstash
4 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.67%) Rundeck
4 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (6.67%) Zend
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