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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 69 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.29% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
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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
143 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.13% 8.88% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 47 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (25.00%) Sitefinity
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Modernizr
6 3 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
6 3 (25.00%) Android Development
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (25.00%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Modernizr
4 3 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (25.00%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (16.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
2 2 (16.67%) Google