The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
164 145 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.88% 12.67% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 32
Average daily rate £365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the Edinburgh region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the Edinburgh region.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (94.74%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Android
2 13 (68.42%) Android Development
3 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Subversion
4 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
4 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) JSON
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
8 5 (26.32%) REST
8 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
9 4 (21.05%) Android SDK
9 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
9 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (21.05%) RESTful
9 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
10 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) C++
10 3 (15.79%) iPhone
10 3 (15.79%) Google
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) IaaS

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Subversion
2 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) Robolectric
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Redmine
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) Android SDK
3 4 (21.05%) iOS SDK
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
6 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Android
2 10 (52.63%) Apple iOS
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Android Development
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Development
5 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google