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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 85 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.05% 3.68% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£270 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.63
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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
164 163 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.17% 12.73% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 41
Average daily rate £365 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Gradle
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) J2SE
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) JSON

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (33.33%) J2SE
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Modernizr
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript