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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 148 181 190
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.26% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate £450 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £198 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
Mercurial
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
413 716 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.22% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 574 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
7 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Lightstreamer
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Ant
4 1 (10.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (10.00%) gulp
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) jMock
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Moq
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) PyUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Redmine
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C# Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JSP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) JSTL
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Rally
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) VMware