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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 81 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 2.46% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £310 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +49.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £310 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.90%
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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
130 122 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.15% 10.22% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 38
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £240 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) JBoss
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) Android Development
6 2 (22.22%) Redmine
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) C++

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Redmine
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Robolectric
5 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) JSON
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google