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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 174 189 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 17 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.03% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £395 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £504 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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London

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
635 789 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.76% 13.25% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 625 633
Average daily rate £442 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 22 (78.57%) Linux
1 22 (78.57%) Subversion
2 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 18 (64.29%) MySQL
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) Open Source
6 14 (50.00%) Puppet
6 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (50.00%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) Apache
6 14 (50.00%) Python
7 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
7 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (46.43%) DevOps
8 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
9 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (39.29%) HTTP
9 11 (39.29%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
10 10 (35.71%) OO
10 10 (35.71%) SSL
10 10 (35.71%) Ruby
10 10 (35.71%) Salt
10 10 (35.71%) Ansible
10 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (32.14%) PaaS
11 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
12 8 (28.57%) Scrum
12 8 (28.57%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.29%) nginx
4 3 (10.71%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (3.57%) Mule ESB
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Jetty
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (32.14%) PaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) HTTP
2 10 (35.71%) SSL
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) AMQP
7 1 (3.57%) OpenVPN
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) IMAP
7 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.57%) SNMP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 11 (39.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
5 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) Redis
8 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (7.14%) Big Data
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Subversion
2 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) Redmine
4 6 (21.43%) FogBugz
4 6 (21.43%) Trac
5 5 (17.86%) Gradle
5 5 (17.86%) Ant
6 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
6 3 (10.71%) Hudson
6 3 (10.71%) Maven
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.14%) JUnit
7 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
8 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) Symfony
4 3 (10.71%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) Django
5 2 (7.14%) XSL
5 2 (7.14%) XHTML
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) EJB
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
5 2 (7.14%) LINQ
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Open Source
3 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
4 13 (46.43%) DevOps
5 10 (35.71%) OO
6 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) Kanban
7 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 4 (14.29%) Release Management
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
1 14 (50.00%) Python
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Ruby
4 7 (25.00%) Go
4 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.00%) Scala
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 6 (21.43%) PHP5
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Groovy
7 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Varnish
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (46.43%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (35.71%) Salt
3 10 (35.71%) Ansible
4 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (10.71%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
6 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.57%) Rundeck
7 1 (3.57%) logstash
7 1 (3.57%) Kibana
7 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.57%) Cacti
7 1 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) Zend
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO