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 3 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 176 215 220
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 23 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.93% 1.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 4
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£361 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
784 851 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 11.73% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 638 571
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 3 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 3 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 (89.74%) Git (software)
2 34 (87.18%) Subversion
3 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) Linux
6 17 (43.59%) OO
6 17 (43.59%) Java
7 16 (41.03%) HTML
7 16 (41.03%) MySQL
8 14 (35.90%) .NET
8 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) XML
9 13 (33.33%) CSS
10 12 (30.77%) Web Services
10 12 (30.77%) Oracle
10 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 12 (30.77%) JIRA
10 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 12 (30.77%) Puppet
11 11 (28.21%) Finance
12 10 (25.64%) Maven
12 10 (25.64%) PHP5
12 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
12 10 (25.64%) PHP
12 10 (25.64%) Ant
12 10 (25.64%) UNIX
12 10 (25.64%) MVC
12 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
12 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
12 10 (25.64%) OO PHP

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (10.26%) CMS
4 4 (10.26%) Umbraco
5 3 (7.69%) MQSeries
5 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 2 (5.13%) Confluence
6 2 (5.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (20.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) AMQP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) MySQL
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) RavenDB
6 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.56%) Redis
7 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (89.74%) Git (software)
2 34 (87.18%) Subversion
3 12 (30.77%) JIRA
4 10 (25.64%) Maven
4 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
4 10 (25.64%) Ant
5 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 9 (23.08%) Gerrit
6 8 (20.51%) AnthillPro
6 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (17.95%) FogBugz
7 7 (17.95%) Trac
7 7 (17.95%) Redmine
8 3 (7.69%) Hudson
9 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.56%) EasyMock
10 1 (2.56%) Selenium
10 1 (2.56%) jMock
10 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Deployment Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.13%) GUI Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 13 (33.33%) XML
3 13 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) J2EE
6 8 (20.51%) JSON
6 8 (20.51%) XHTML
6 8 (20.51%) RESTful
7 7 (17.95%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) XSL
8 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (10.26%) iOS SDK
8 4 (10.26%) Cocoa
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (5.13%) D3.js
10 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (43.59%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) OO PHP
4 10 (25.64%) DevOps
5 9 (23.08%) ETL
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) OOD
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.13%) Android Development
11 2 (5.13%) User Stories
11 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) PHP5
4 10 (25.64%) PHP
4 10 (25.64%) Bash Shell
5 9 (23.08%) Python
5 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Scala
6 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
6 7 (17.95%) C#
7 6 (15.38%) Groovy
8 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
9 4 (10.26%) PowerHouse
9 4 (10.26%) C
10 2 (5.13%) C++
11 1 (2.56%) Ruby
11 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.56%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) Zend
3 7 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Perforce
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) JBoss
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