The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 176 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 22 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.21% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 1.83% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 2
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£438 £331 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £330
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
797 821 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.55% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 617 619
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £582 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Mercurial
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 34 (91.89%) Git (software)
2 33 (89.19%) Subversion
3 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (56.76%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) SQL
5 19 (51.35%) Linux
6 17 (45.95%) .NET
7 16 (43.24%) MySQL
7 16 (43.24%) HTML
8 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
8 15 (40.54%) Oracle
8 15 (40.54%) OO
8 15 (40.54%) Python
8 15 (40.54%) JIRA
8 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
9 14 (37.84%) Puppet
9 14 (37.84%) TDD
10 13 (35.14%) Scrum
10 13 (35.14%) Maven
10 13 (35.14%) UNIX
10 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
10 13 (35.14%) Ant
10 13 (35.14%) DevOps
11 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
11 12 (32.43%) J2EE
12 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
12 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
12 11 (29.73%) CSS
12 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
12 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (29.73%) WebLogic
1 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
1 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (16.22%) Umbraco
3 6 (16.22%) CMS
3 6 (16.22%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
4 3 (8.11%) Node.js
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) Kentico
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (27.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) AMQP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) RavenDB
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (91.89%) Git (software)
2 33 (89.19%) Subversion
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
3 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (35.14%) Maven
4 13 (35.14%) Ant
5 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
5 11 (29.73%) Gerrit
6 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (27.03%) AnthillPro
7 5 (13.51%) FogBugz
7 5 (13.51%) Trac
7 5 (13.51%) Redmine
8 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.11%) Hudson
9 3 (8.11%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.41%) JBehave
10 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
10 2 (5.41%) NUnit
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Deployment Manager
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) PHP Developer
4 5 (13.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) GUI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) J2EE
4 11 (29.73%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) XML
6 9 (24.32%) Web Services
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
7 7 (18.92%) RESTful
8 6 (16.22%) jQuery
8 6 (16.22%) SOAP
8 6 (16.22%) XHTML
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.51%) XSL
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.11%) Ajax
11 3 (8.11%) Qt
11 3 (8.11%) GTK+
11 3 (8.11%) CSS3
12 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) ThreadX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Debian
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (40.54%) OO
3 14 (37.84%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) Scrum
4 13 (35.14%) DevOps
5 11 (29.73%) ETL
5 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) SOA
7 8 (21.62%) BDD
7 8 (21.62%) MVC
8 6 (16.22%) OO PHP
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
9 5 (13.51%) OOD
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.11%) OOP
11 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
11 2 (5.41%) User Stories
11 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (40.54%) Python
3 12 (32.43%) Bash Shell
4 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 8 (21.62%) C#
6 7 (18.92%) C
7 6 (16.22%) PHP5
7 6 (16.22%) Groovy
8 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
8 5 (13.51%) Scala
9 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
10 3 (8.11%) C++
10 3 (8.11%) Ruby
11 2 (5.41%) XPath
11 2 (5.41%) XQuery
12 1 (2.70%) PowerHouse
12 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) YUM
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Zend
4 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (10.81%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Perforce
7 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Google
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