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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 62 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.52% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.80% 4.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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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
147 125 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.86% 10.78% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 28
Average daily rate £375 £358 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 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 £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 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 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (42.86%) Android
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Subversion
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 6 (42.86%) Android Development
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 4 (28.57%) JSON
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
8 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
8 3 (21.43%) Modernizr
8 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (21.43%) Sass
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Sitefinity
8 3 (21.43%) Web Development

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (21.43%) Sitefinity
1 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
4 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Modernizr
4 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (42.86%) Android
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
2 6 (42.86%) Android Development
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Groovy
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sitecore
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter