The first table below looks at the demand for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 480 471 526
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +55
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 84 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 28
Average daily rate £325 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £225 £365
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -38.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6179 4939 5430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.43% 11.48% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4028 3196 3246
Average daily rate £375 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 126 187
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the England region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in England

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the England region.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +21 68 £325 -18.75% 6
South East 0 7 £125 -45.94% 2
North West -19 4 £275 +15.78%
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 142 (83.53%) Git (software)
2 95 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 93 (54.71%) JavaScript
4 81 (47.65%) CSS
5 80 (47.06%) Subversion
6 79 (46.47%) HTML
7 77 (45.29%) TDD
8 71 (41.76%) C#
9 70 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (37.65%) jQuery
10 64 (37.65%) SQL Server
11 63 (37.06%) Java
11 63 (37.06%) TeamCity
12 60 (35.29%) CMS
13 55 (32.35%) Scrum
14 53 (31.18%) Umbraco
15 48 (28.24%) E-Commerce
16 46 (27.06%) Windows
17 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (25.88%) .NET
18 44 (25.88%) OO
19 43 (25.29%) XHTML
19 43 (25.29%) Jenkins
20 41 (24.12%) SQL
20 41 (24.12%) JSON
21 40 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
22 39 (22.94%) BDD
23 38 (22.35%) XML
24 37 (21.76%) Python
24 37 (21.76%) Google

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 60 (35.29%) CMS
2 53 (31.18%) Umbraco
3 14 (8.24%) IIS
4 13 (7.65%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.65%) Node.js
5 9 (5.29%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.29%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.71%) Apache
7 6 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.94%) Drupal
9 4 (2.35%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.35%) Mule
9 4 (2.35%) WordPress
10 2 (1.18%) Kentico
10 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.59%) nginx
11 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (19.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) GitHub
2 10 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) Internet
2 7 (4.12%) HTTP
3 4 (2.35%) VPN
3 4 (2.35%) Firewall
3 4 (2.35%) AMQP
3 4 (2.35%) SAN
4 3 (1.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) PBX
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.00%) MySQL
4 14 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.06%) RavenDB
6 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) SQLite
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) HBase
9 1 (0.59%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 142 (83.53%) Git (software)
2 80 (47.06%) Subversion
3 63 (37.06%) TeamCity
4 43 (25.29%) Jenkins
5 28 (16.47%) Maven
6 27 (15.88%) Ant
7 21 (12.35%) JIRA
8 20 (11.76%) Selenium
9 17 (10.00%) JUnit
10 16 (9.41%) Visual Studio
11 15 (8.82%) JBehave
11 15 (8.82%) WebDriver
11 15 (8.82%) Cucumber
12 12 (7.06%) NUnit
12 12 (7.06%) CruiseControl
13 11 (6.47%) Hudson
14 10 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (5.88%) Calabash
15 9 (5.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 9 (5.29%) Xcode
General
1 17 (10.00%) Banking
2 11 (6.47%) Finance
3 4 (2.35%) Front Office
3 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Games
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 132 (77.65%) Developer
2 32 (18.82%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (13.53%) .NET Developer
4 16 (9.41%) Web Developer
4 16 (9.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (8.24%) C# Developer
6 13 (7.65%) iOS Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Deployment Manager
7 9 (5.29%) CSS Developer
8 7 (4.12%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.35%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.35%) Senior Automation Tester
10 4 (2.35%) WPF Developer
10 4 (2.35%) Programmer
10 4 (2.35%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (2.35%) Administrator
10 4 (2.35%) Tester
10 4 (2.35%) Senior Tester
10 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (47.65%) CSS
2 79 (46.47%) HTML
3 64 (37.65%) jQuery
4 44 (25.88%) .NET
5 43 (25.29%) XHTML
6 41 (24.12%) JSON
7 38 (22.35%) XML
8 37 (21.76%) LESS
9 35 (20.59%) Web Services
10 34 (20.00%) HTML5
11 28 (16.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (15.29%) ASP.NET
13 25 (14.71%) AngularJS
14 21 (12.35%) REST
15 19 (11.18%) .NET Framework
16 18 (10.59%) Ajax
17 17 (10.00%) SOAP
18 16 (9.41%) RESTful
19 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (7.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.88%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.82%) Mobile Banking
3 10 (5.88%) Open Source
4 8 (4.71%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.35%) PKI
5 4 (2.35%) Derivative
5 4 (2.35%) W3C
5 4 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.18%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) Animation
8 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Machine Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.06%) Windows
2 45 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (15.29%) Linux
5 21 (12.35%) UNIX
6 17 (10.00%) Android
7 14 (8.24%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.29%) Solaris
9 4 (2.35%) Debian
10 3 (1.76%) ThreadX
11 2 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
2 77 (45.29%) TDD
3 70 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (32.35%) Scrum
5 48 (28.24%) E-Commerce
6 44 (25.88%) OO
7 39 (22.94%) BDD
8 36 (21.18%) Analytics
8 36 (21.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (20.59%) Kanban
10 33 (19.41%) SEO
11 32 (18.82%) OOP
12 25 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (14.12%) MVC
14 23 (13.53%) OOD
15 22 (12.94%) SOA
16 21 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (12.35%) Test Automation
17 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
17 20 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (54.71%) JavaScript
2 71 (41.76%) C#
3 63 (37.06%) Java
4 41 (24.12%) SQL
5 37 (21.76%) Python
6 24 (14.12%) C++
7 23 (13.53%) PHP
8 20 (11.76%) Objective-C
9 19 (11.18%) Ruby
10 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
11 15 (8.82%) XPath
11 15 (8.82%) XQuery
12 13 (7.65%) C
13 9 (5.29%) PL/SQL
14 7 (4.12%) Perl
15 5 (2.94%) MATLAB
15 5 (2.94%) Groovy
16 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
17 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (5.29%) vCloud
2 4 (2.35%) Squid
2 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (10.00%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.53%) Ansible
4 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (21.76%) Google
2 29 (17.06%) Venda
3 25 (14.71%) Oracle
4 15 (8.82%) VMware
5 11 (6.47%) Perforce
6 6 (3.53%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.35%) DataSynapse
7 4 (2.35%) Splunk
7 4 (2.35%) Twitter
7 4 (2.35%) Veritas
7 4 (2.35%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco
7 4 (2.35%) Sun
7 4 (2.35%) Juniper
8 3 (1.76%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.76%) HP
8 3 (1.76%) Adobe
8 3 (1.76%) Brocade
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.18%) Progress
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