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 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 509 491 468
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 70 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.01% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 43
Average daily rate
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£481 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £125 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.90%
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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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 50 £525 +42.37% 17
South East -14 8 £370 +196.00% 4
East of England +13 6 £475 +18.75% 6
North West -18 5 £500 +81.81% 2
West Midlands -10 1 £375 +11.11% 3
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UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (74.38%) Git (software)
2 81 (66.94%) Subversion
3 75 (61.98%) Java
4 73 (60.33%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (57.85%) Linux
6 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (41.32%) Configuration Management
7 50 (41.32%) Python
8 49 (40.50%) Puppet
9 47 (38.84%) Red Hat
10 46 (38.02%) Oracle
11 45 (37.19%) Apache
12 43 (35.54%) Windows
12 43 (35.54%) Scrum
12 43 (35.54%) Open Source
13 42 (34.71%) MongoDB
13 42 (34.71%) MySQL
14 41 (33.88%) Tomcat
15 39 (32.23%) Bash Shell
15 39 (32.23%) Oracle Database
16 38 (31.40%) Gradle
16 38 (31.40%) Jenkins
16 38 (31.40%) JIRA
17 37 (30.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 37 (30.58%) Ant
17 37 (30.58%) Opscode Chef
18 36 (29.75%) .NET
18 36 (29.75%) Web Services
19 35 (28.93%) SQL
20 34 (28.10%) OO

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (37.19%) Apache
2 41 (33.88%) Tomcat
3 23 (19.01%) IIS
4 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
5 18 (14.88%) nginx
6 17 (14.05%) Confluence
7 9 (7.44%) Mule ESB
8 8 (6.61%) Node.js
8 8 (6.61%) JBoss
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (2.48%) Drupal
11 2 (1.65%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.83%) Jetty
12 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.83%) CMS
12 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
1 3 (2.48%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.48%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.48%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 34 (28.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (14.88%) PaaS
4 9 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (5.79%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) Firewall
2 20 (16.53%) Internet
2 20 (16.53%) HTTP
3 19 (15.70%) SSL
4 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.05%) AMQP
6 9 (7.44%) VPN
7 8 (6.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (5.79%) DMZ
9 5 (4.13%) LDAP
10 1 (0.83%) IMAP
10 1 (0.83%) SNMP
10 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.83%) PBX
10 1 (0.83%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) DNS
10 1 (0.83%) IPsec
10 1 (0.83%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.83%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.71%) MongoDB
1 42 (34.71%) MySQL
2 39 (32.23%) Oracle Database
3 31 (25.62%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (25.62%) NoSQL
4 29 (23.97%) SQL Server
5 16 (13.22%) Redis
5 16 (13.22%) Big Data
6 15 (12.40%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.13%) OLTP
8 5 (4.13%) TKPROF
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 90 (74.38%) Git (software)
2 81 (66.94%) Subversion
3 38 (31.40%) Gradle
3 38 (31.40%) Jenkins
3 38 (31.40%) JIRA
4 37 (30.58%) Ant
5 25 (20.66%) Maven
6 23 (19.01%) TeamCity
7 20 (16.53%) MSBuild
8 17 (14.05%) JUnit
9 15 (12.40%) Eclipse
10 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
11 10 (8.26%) Selenium
12 9 (7.44%) SonarQube
12 9 (7.44%) Hudson
12 9 (7.44%) Artifactory
13 8 (6.61%) Gerrit
14 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
15 5 (4.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (4.13%) JMeter
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (51.24%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Xamarin Developer
11 2 (1.65%) QA Specialist
11 2 (1.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.75%) .NET
1 36 (29.75%) Web Services
2 22 (18.18%) HTML
3 21 (17.36%) Django
4 19 (15.70%) Java EE
5 17 (14.05%) CSS
5 17 (14.05%) JMS
5 17 (14.05%) JSON
6 16 (13.22%) XML
7 15 (12.40%) Rendezvous
7 15 (12.40%) jQuery
8 14 (11.57%) EJB
9 13 (10.74%) J2EE
10 11 (9.09%) LAMP
10 11 (9.09%) HTML5
11 10 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (5.79%) Ajax
12 7 (5.79%) REST
12 7 (5.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.54%) Open Source
2 19 (15.70%) Fixed Income
3 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Replication
5 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.13%) W3C
6 5 (4.13%) User Experience
7 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.65%) Equities
10 1 (0.83%) iPhone
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
10 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (57.85%) Linux
2 43 (35.54%) Windows
3 37 (30.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.26%) CentOS
4 10 (8.26%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.96%) UNIX
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Debian
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.33%) Continuous Integration
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (41.32%) Configuration Management
4 43 (35.54%) Scrum
5 34 (28.10%) OO
6 33 (27.27%) DevOps
7 29 (23.97%) TDD
7 29 (23.97%) Load Balancing
8 19 (15.70%) Release Management
9 18 (14.88%) Software Delivery
10 16 (13.22%) Problem Management
10 16 (13.22%) ITIL
10 16 (13.22%) Capacity Management
11 15 (12.40%) Technical Analysis
11 15 (12.40%) MVC
12 14 (11.57%) Test Scripting
12 14 (11.57%) Web Development
12 14 (11.57%) User Stories
12 14 (11.57%) MapReduce
13 13 (10.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (61.98%) Java
2 50 (41.32%) Python
3 39 (32.23%) Bash Shell
4 35 (28.93%) SQL
5 33 (27.27%) Ruby
6 23 (19.01%) C++
7 20 (16.53%) PHP
8 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
8 19 (15.70%) C#
9 18 (14.88%) Scala
10 16 (13.22%) Go
11 13 (10.74%) Perl
12 11 (9.09%) Groovy
13 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
14 7 (5.79%) PHP5
15 6 (4.96%) C
16 5 (4.13%) XPath
16 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
17 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
17 3 (2.48%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) PCI DSS
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) vCloud
2 9 (7.44%) Docker
3 7 (5.79%) Varnish
3 7 (5.79%) VirtualBox
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.83%) Squid
5 1 (0.83%) NFS
5 1 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.83%) KVM
Systems Management
1 49 (40.50%) Puppet
2 37 (30.58%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (22.31%) Ansible
3 27 (22.31%) Salt
4 24 (19.83%) Vagrant
5 20 (16.53%) BladeLogic
5 20 (16.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (8.26%) ZABBIX
7 9 (7.44%) Rundeck
7 9 (7.44%) Kibana
7 9 (7.44%) logstash
8 8 (6.61%) HAProxy
9 5 (4.13%) Data Guard
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.83%) Nagios
10 1 (0.83%) Cacti
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Red Hat
2 46 (38.02%) Oracle
3 17 (14.05%) VMware
3 17 (14.05%) Atlassian
4 15 (12.40%) Splunk
4 15 (12.40%) TIBCO
5 10 (8.26%) Google
6 5 (4.13%) Zend
6 5 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.31%) Xamarin
7 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.65%) Sybase
8 2 (1.65%) Sun
9 1 (0.83%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Borland
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
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