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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 192 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.042% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 0.37% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate
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£361 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 -
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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
795 818 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.37% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 605 505
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 (83.78%) Git (software)
2 30 (81.08%) Subversion
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) OO
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
7 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
8 13 (35.14%) CSS
8 13 (35.14%) Web Services
8 13 (35.14%) XML
8 13 (35.14%) Apache
9 12 (32.43%) Java
9 12 (32.43%) MySQL
9 12 (32.43%) Finance
10 11 (29.73%) MVC
10 11 (29.73%) TDD
10 11 (29.73%) PHP5
10 11 (29.73%) PHP
10 11 (29.73%) OO PHP
11 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
11 10 (27.03%) Degree
11 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
12 9 (24.32%) Zend
12 9 (24.32%) Scrum
12 9 (24.32%) Project Management
12 9 (24.32%) XHTML
12 9 (24.32%) .NET
12 9 (24.32%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 13 (35.14%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
4 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.41%) Confluence
5 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) AMQP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) MySQL
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) RavenDB
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (83.78%) Git (software)
2 30 (81.08%) Subversion
3 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 8 (21.62%) Redmine
3 8 (21.62%) FogBugz
3 8 (21.62%) Trac
4 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.22%) Hudson
5 6 (16.22%) Maven
5 6 (16.22%) Ant
6 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) NUnit
7 3 (8.11%) Gerrit
7 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (5.41%) VisualVM
8 2 (5.41%) JProfiler
8 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.41%) Gradle
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) iOS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Release Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) GUI Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) XML
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) XHTML
4 8 (21.62%) XSL
4 8 (21.62%) RESTful
5 7 (18.92%) SOAP
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) iOS SDK
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (10.81%) Cocoa
8 3 (8.11%) J2EE
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (8.11%) CSS3
9 2 (5.41%) D3.js
9 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) iPhone
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.51%) Windows
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) OO
2 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) MVC
4 11 (29.73%) OO PHP
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.81%) OOD
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) DevOps
10 3 (8.11%) ETL
11 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.41%) User Stories
11 2 (5.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) PHP
4 11 (29.73%) PHP5
5 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
6 8 (21.62%) Groovy
6 8 (21.62%) C#
7 7 (18.92%) Scala
8 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
9 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (8.11%) Python
10 3 (8.11%) C
10 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
10 3 (8.11%) Perl
11 1 (2.70%) C++
11 1 (2.70%) Ruby
11 1 (2.70%) Golang
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) vCloud
2 1 (2.70%) Squid
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) YUM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Zend
2 8 (21.62%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Sybase
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Perforce
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