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 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 73 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 3.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
172 136 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 11.45% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 31
Average daily rate £375 £348 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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 12 (70.59%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Android
2 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (64.71%) Android Development
3 10 (58.82%) Mobile App
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
6 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
7 5 (29.41%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
8 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
8 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
9 3 (17.65%) Sitefinity
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (17.65%) iPhone
9 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (17.65%) Modernizr
9 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (17.65%) Umbraco
1 3 (17.65%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Robolectric
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Android Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
3 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) Modernizr
4 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Android
1 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Android Development
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Groovy
5 2 (11.76%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
1 3 (17.65%) Sitecore