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 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 157 177 193
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 2.65% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Median daily rate £250 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
572 642 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.97% 11.88% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 512 630
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) JSTL
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL

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 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Bower
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JSP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) JSTL
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene
5 1 (16.67%) OSGi
5 1 (16.67%) RequireJS
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) hybris
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle