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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 166 176 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 7 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.19% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.28% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 20
Median daily rate £475 £370 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+171.42% -
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
619 703 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.09% 15.14% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 579 652
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (36.36%) Gerrit
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) Mule ESB
3 2 (18.18%) nginx
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (9.09%) Jetty
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) AMQP
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) OLTP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (9.09%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 4 (36.36%) Gerrit
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 1 (9.09%) Ant
6 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
6 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (9.09%) FogBugz
6 1 (9.09%) GitLab
6 1 (9.09%) Gradle
6 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Go
3 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
3 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
4 1 (9.09%) Kibana
4 1 (9.09%) logstash
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Rundeck
4 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Black Duck
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype
3 1 (9.09%) Veracode