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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 178 217 227
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +10
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 25 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 0.94% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 4
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£369 £413 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
792 851 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.89% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 632 542
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 35 (85.37%) Git (software)
2 34 (82.93%) Subversion
3 25 (60.98%) SQL
4 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (46.34%) Linux
6 18 (43.90%) OO
7 17 (41.46%) HTML
8 16 (39.02%) Java
8 16 (39.02%) MySQL
9 15 (36.59%) .NET
9 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
10 14 (34.15%) XML
10 14 (34.15%) CSS
10 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (31.71%) JIRA
11 13 (31.71%) Web Services
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
12 12 (29.27%) TDD
12 12 (29.27%) MVC
12 12 (29.27%) Finance
13 11 (26.83%) PHP5
13 11 (26.83%) Oracle
13 11 (26.83%) PHP
13 11 (26.83%) Puppet
13 11 (26.83%) OO PHP
14 10 (24.39%) Apache
14 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
14 10 (24.39%) Degree
15 9 (21.95%) Maven
15 9 (21.95%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
3 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (9.76%) CMS
5 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (7.32%) MQSeries
6 3 (7.32%) Node.js
7 2 (4.88%) Confluence
7 2 (4.88%) IIS
8 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) AMQP
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.95%) Relational Database
4 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.32%) RavenDB
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.44%) Redis
7 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (85.37%) Git (software)
2 34 (82.93%) Subversion
3 13 (31.71%) JIRA
4 9 (21.95%) Maven
4 9 (21.95%) Ant
4 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
4 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
5 8 (19.51%) FogBugz
5 8 (19.51%) Trac
5 8 (19.51%) Gerrit
5 8 (19.51%) Redmine
6 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (17.07%) AnthillPro
7 5 (12.20%) Hudson
8 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
8 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.32%) NUnit
8 3 (7.32%) Selenium
8 3 (7.32%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) PHP Developer
3 8 (19.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Deployment Manager
6 5 (12.20%) iOS Developer
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) GUI Developer
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Umbraco Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Test Specialist
10 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) .NET
3 14 (34.15%) XML
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) XHTML
6 8 (19.51%) XSL
6 8 (19.51%) J2EE
6 8 (19.51%) JSON
6 8 (19.51%) RESTful
7 7 (17.07%) SOAP
8 4 (9.76%) Cocoa
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 4 (9.76%) iOS SDK
8 4 (9.76%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 3 (7.32%) CSS3
10 2 (4.88%) D3.js
10 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) iPhone
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (43.90%) OO
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) MVC
5 11 (26.83%) OO PHP
6 9 (21.95%) DevOps
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
7 8 (19.51%) ETL
8 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
9 6 (14.63%) SOA
10 5 (12.20%) OOD
11 4 (9.76%) BDD
12 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
13 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
13 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) PHP
4 11 (26.83%) PHP5
5 9 (21.95%) C#
5 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
6 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Python
6 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.07%) Scala
8 6 (14.63%) Groovy
9 5 (12.20%) Objective-C
10 4 (9.76%) PowerHouse
10 4 (9.76%) C
11 2 (4.88%) C++
12 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.44%) Ruby
12 1 (2.44%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Zend
3 8 (19.51%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) JBoss
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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