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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
London / City of London
Rank 150 146 175
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 1.18% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +75.67%

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
507 425 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.19% 14.03% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 329 581
Median daily rate £475 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Subversion
5 5 (41.67%) Ansible
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
6 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (33.33%) Salt
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) MySQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) Mule ESB
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) concrete5
3 1 (8.33%) Jetty
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WildFly
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) OpenCart
2 1 (8.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Datadog
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) AMQP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Redis
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) OLTP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (25.00%) Gerrit
5 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (16.67%) Bazaar
5 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (8.33%) FogBugz
6 1 (8.33%) GitLab
6 1 (8.33%) Gradle
6 1 (8.33%) Grunt
6 1 (8.33%) gulp
6 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
8 2 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) OWASP
8 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Go
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
3 4 (33.33%) Salt
4 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (25.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (16.67%) Kibana
5 2 (16.67%) logstash
5 2 (16.67%) Rundeck
5 2 (16.67%) Terraform
6 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Black Duck
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Sonatype
3 2 (16.67%) Veracode