The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 514 454 490
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 43 85 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.19% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 1.63% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 67 12
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£475 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +64.44%
Mercurial
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6331 5210 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.63% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 3361 3082
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 198
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 29 £475 +26.66% 24
South East -3 5 £389 +48.09% 4
North West -7 5 £500 +33.33% 4
East of England +2 3 £375 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 83 (71.55%) Git (software)
2 65 (56.03%) Subversion
3 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (43.10%) OO
5 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
6 41 (35.34%) Apache
7 40 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (33.62%) Web Services
8 39 (33.62%) HTML
8 39 (33.62%) Java
9 37 (31.90%) PHP
10 36 (31.03%) Linux
11 35 (30.17%) MySQL
11 35 (30.17%) MVC
12 34 (29.31%) SQL
13 33 (28.45%) Configuration Management
13 33 (28.45%) Scrum
14 30 (25.86%) CSS
15 28 (24.14%) TDD
16 26 (22.41%) jQuery
16 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
17 25 (21.55%) Hudson
17 25 (21.55%) JIRA
18 24 (20.69%) XML
19 22 (18.97%) Windows
19 22 (18.97%) Oracle
20 21 (18.10%) PHP5
21 19 (16.38%) JSON
21 19 (16.38%) Puppet
22 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 41 (35.34%) Apache
2 18 (15.52%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.79%) JBoss
4 11 (9.48%) nginx
5 10 (8.62%) Node.js
6 8 (6.90%) Confluence
6 8 (6.90%) WebLogic
7 7 (6.03%) CMS
8 3 (2.59%) IIS
8 3 (2.59%) Drupal
8 3 (2.59%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.72%) concrete5
9 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.86%) Jetty
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.59%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.03%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Internet
2 9 (7.76%) HTTP
3 8 (6.90%) AMQP
4 4 (3.45%) VPN
4 4 (3.45%) Firewall
5 3 (2.59%) DMZ
5 3 (2.59%) PBX
5 3 (2.59%) VoIP
5 3 (2.59%) LDAP
5 3 (2.59%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.72%) Extranet
6 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.72%) SSL
7 1 (0.86%) DNS
7 1 (0.86%) SNMP
7 1 (0.86%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.86%) IPsec
7 1 (0.86%) IMAP
7 1 (0.86%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) MySQL
2 17 (14.66%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 13 (11.21%) Redis
5 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.90%) Big Data
8 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.45%) OLTP
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.59%) TKPROF
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (71.55%) Git (software)
2 65 (56.03%) Subversion
3 26 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 25 (21.55%) Hudson
4 25 (21.55%) JIRA
5 18 (15.52%) Maven
6 17 (14.66%) Ant
7 15 (12.93%) Eclipse
7 15 (12.93%) Gradle
8 10 (8.62%) JUnit
9 9 (7.76%) Selenium
10 8 (6.90%) Redmine
10 8 (6.90%) TeamCity
11 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
11 7 (6.03%) Bazaar
12 6 (5.17%) VisualVM
12 6 (5.17%) JMeter
13 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (4.31%) NUnit
13 5 (4.31%) JProfiler
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Games
3 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (0.86%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (64.66%) Developer
2 24 (20.69%) PHP Developer
3 20 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Release Manager
8 5 (4.31%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.45%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) Web Services
1 39 (33.62%) HTML
2 30 (25.86%) CSS
3 26 (22.41%) jQuery
4 24 (20.69%) XML
5 19 (16.38%) JSON
6 18 (15.52%) REST
6 18 (15.52%) SOAP
7 17 (14.66%) LAMP
8 16 (13.79%) Symfony
9 15 (12.93%) XHTML
9 15 (12.93%) Java EE
9 15 (12.93%) HTML5
10 12 (10.34%) Spring
10 12 (10.34%) .NET
10 12 (10.34%) Struts
11 9 (7.76%) JMS
11 9 (7.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (7.76%) Ajax
11 9 (7.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Open Source
2 11 (9.48%) Replication
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.17%) W3C
5 5 (4.31%) Online Games
6 4 (3.45%) iPhone
7 3 (2.59%) SCORM
7 3 (2.59%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.86%) Clustering
9 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.03%) Linux
2 22 (18.97%) Windows
3 15 (12.93%) UNIX
4 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.03%) CentOS
6 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.31%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.72%) Android
8 2 (1.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.86%) Debian
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.10%) OO
3 40 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (30.17%) MVC
5 33 (28.45%) Configuration Management
5 33 (28.45%) Scrum
6 28 (24.14%) TDD
7 17 (14.66%) DevOps
8 16 (13.79%) Web Development
9 15 (12.93%) OO PHP
10 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.34%) BDD
12 12 (10.34%) Kanban
12 12 (10.34%) OOP
13 10 (8.62%) OOD
14 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.76%) Load Balancing
15 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
16 7 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
2 39 (33.62%) Java
3 37 (31.90%) PHP
4 34 (29.31%) SQL
5 21 (18.10%) PHP5
6 18 (15.52%) Bash Shell
6 18 (15.52%) Groovy
6 18 (15.52%) Ruby
7 16 (13.79%) Python
8 14 (12.07%) C#
9 11 (9.48%) Perl
10 10 (8.62%) Scala
11 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
12 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.03%) Objective-C
14 5 (4.31%) C++
15 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
15 4 (3.45%) C
16 3 (2.59%) XPath
17 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) Degree
3 11 (9.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) VirtualBox
2 7 (6.03%) Varnish
3 5 (4.31%) Docker
4 4 (3.45%) vCloud
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.72%) Squid
6 1 (0.86%) NFS
6 1 (0.86%) KVM
6 1 (0.86%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) Puppet
2 14 (12.07%) Vagrant
3 13 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.31%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.45%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.45%) Ansible
5 4 (3.45%) Salt
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.59%) Kibana
6 3 (2.59%) logstash
7 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.86%) Cacti
8 1 (0.86%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle
2 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.21%) VMware
4 12 (10.34%) Zend
5 8 (6.90%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.45%) Google
7 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe
8 2 (1.72%) Sun
9 1 (0.86%) Borland
9 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.86%) Sybase
9 1 (0.86%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.86%) Perforce
9 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.86%) hybris
9 1 (0.86%) Facebook
9 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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