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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 186 177 208
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 22 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 2.76% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 17
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£438 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £359 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.63
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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
780 796 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 13.71% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 626 613
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 July 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 31 (93.94%) Subversion
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 24 (72.73%) Open Source
4 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (66.67%) MySQL
6 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
7 18 (54.55%) Puppet
8 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
9 16 (48.48%) OO
10 15 (45.45%) Web Services
10 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
10 15 (45.45%) Scrum
10 15 (45.45%) Apache
11 14 (42.42%) Python
11 14 (42.42%) Java
11 14 (42.42%) SQL
12 12 (36.36%) PHP
12 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
12 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (36.36%) Vagrant
12 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (36.36%) Ansible
12 12 (36.36%) DevOps
12 12 (36.36%) Salt
13 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (30.30%) Redmine
14 10 (30.30%) FogBugz
14 10 (30.30%) Trac
14 10 (30.30%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (45.45%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) Confluence
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
6 2 (6.06%) Mule ESB
6 2 (6.06%) nginx
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) PaaS
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SSL
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) AMQP
3 6 (18.18%) Internet
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) MySQL
2 19 (57.58%) MongoDB
3 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.21%) Big Data
8 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (6.06%) Redis
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.03%) OLTP
10 1 (3.03%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 31 (93.94%) Subversion
2 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (30.30%) Redmine
3 10 (30.30%) FogBugz
3 10 (30.30%) Trac
4 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 8 (24.24%) JIRA
5 6 (18.18%) Ant
5 6 (18.18%) Gradle
6 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 3 (9.09%) JUnit
7 3 (9.09%) Maven
7 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
7 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
8 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
8 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
9 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) PHP Developer
2 10 (30.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) GUI Developer
6 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Symfony
3 7 (21.21%) JMS
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 5 (15.15%) JSON
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
6 4 (12.12%) HTML5
6 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) D3.js
6 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.09%) Java EE
7 3 (9.09%) WPF
7 3 (9.09%) Django
7 3 (9.09%) EJB
7 3 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) XSL
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Open Source
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (48.48%) OO
5 15 (45.45%) Configuration Management
5 15 (45.45%) Scrum
6 12 (36.36%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) MVC
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
9 8 (24.24%) Coaching
9 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
9 8 (24.24%) Kanban
10 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.18%) Software Delivery
12 5 (15.15%) User Stories
13 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
14 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) PHP
3 10 (30.30%) PHP5
3 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
3 10 (30.30%) Ruby
4 8 (24.24%) Scala
4 8 (24.24%) Go
5 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (6.06%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) XPath
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) vCloud
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 12 (36.36%) Vagrant
2 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (36.36%) Ansible
2 12 (36.36%) Salt
3 3 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (9.09%) BladeLogic
4 2 (6.06%) HAProxy
4 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.06%) logstash
4 2 (6.06%) Kibana
4 2 (6.06%) Rundeck
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) Google
6 2 (6.06%) Zend
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
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