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 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 517 494 547
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +53
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 71 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.05% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 15
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 -
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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
6695 5620 5594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.64% 11.74% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 3755 3235
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 124 217
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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 +15 53 £360 -12.72% 16
North West -11 6 £350 - 2
South East -22 5 £415 +32.80% 10
Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 2
East of England -22 1 £388 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 1
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 114 (76.00%) Git (software)
2 80 (53.33%) Subversion
3 75 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (45.33%) OO
6 67 (44.67%) HTML
7 57 (38.00%) CSS
8 52 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (32.67%) TDD
9 49 (32.67%) Java
10 47 (31.33%) PHP
11 45 (30.00%) SQL
12 44 (29.33%) Web Services
12 44 (29.33%) MVC
13 42 (28.00%) MySQL
14 39 (26.00%) Linux
14 39 (26.00%) Apache
15 38 (25.33%) jQuery
16 34 (22.67%) JIRA
17 31 (20.67%) PHP5
17 31 (20.67%) Scrum
18 30 (20.00%) XHTML
18 30 (20.00%) Jenkins
19 28 (18.67%) XML
20 27 (18.00%) JSON
20 27 (18.00%) HTML5
21 26 (17.33%) Degree
21 26 (17.33%) C#
21 26 (17.33%) CMS
22 25 (16.67%) OOP

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (26.00%) Apache
2 26 (17.33%) CMS
3 20 (13.33%) Node.js
4 13 (8.67%) JBoss
5 11 (7.33%) Umbraco
6 10 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 9 (6.00%) IIS
8 7 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (4.00%) Confluence
9 6 (4.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.67%) Drupal
12 3 (2.00%) TeamSite
12 3 (2.00%) MQSeries
12 3 (2.00%) Magnolia
12 3 (2.00%) Liferay
12 3 (2.00%) Apache Solr
12 3 (2.00%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.67%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Magento
1 2 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.67%) Internet
3 6 (4.00%) AMQP
4 5 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (3.33%) PBX
4 5 (3.33%) VoIP
5 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.33%) VPN
6 2 (1.33%) LDAP
6 2 (1.33%) DMZ
6 2 (1.33%) Extranet
6 2 (1.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.00%) MySQL
2 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) RavenDB
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.00%) Redis
5 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.67%) OLTP
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.00%) Big Data
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.33%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (76.00%) Git (software)
2 80 (53.33%) Subversion
3 34 (22.67%) JIRA
4 30 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 23 (15.33%) Hudson
6 19 (12.67%) Maven
6 19 (12.67%) TeamCity
7 13 (8.67%) Selenium
7 13 (8.67%) Ant
7 13 (8.67%) Eclipse
7 13 (8.67%) Redmine
8 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (6.00%) FogBugz
8 9 (6.00%) Trac
8 9 (6.00%) Gradle
9 7 (4.67%) Gerrit
9 7 (4.67%) NUnit
10 6 (4.00%) PHPUnit
10 6 (4.00%) JUnit
11 5 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (74.67%) Developer
2 36 (24.00%) PHP Developer
3 22 (14.67%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (5.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (2.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Analyst
11 3 (2.00%) Test Specialist
11 3 (2.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (2.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.67%) HTML
2 57 (38.00%) CSS
3 44 (29.33%) Web Services
4 38 (25.33%) jQuery
5 30 (20.00%) XHTML
6 28 (18.67%) XML
7 27 (18.00%) JSON
7 27 (18.00%) HTML5
8 24 (16.00%) .NET
9 23 (15.33%) SOAP
10 20 (13.33%) REST
11 18 (12.00%) RESTful
11 18 (12.00%) Symfony
12 16 (10.67%) ASP.NET
13 15 (10.00%) LAMP
13 15 (10.00%) CSS3
14 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.67%) Backbone.js
15 10 (6.67%) Laravel
15 10 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.33%) Open Source
4 7 (4.67%) User Experience
5 6 (4.00%) W3C
6 5 (3.33%) Online Games
6 5 (3.33%) iPhone
7 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.67%) Replication
7 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.00%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.00%) SCORM
8 3 (2.00%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.33%) iPad
9 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.67%) PKI
10 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.00%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Windows
3 14 (9.33%) UNIX
4 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.00%) Android
6 5 (3.33%) CentOS
7 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.67%) Solaris
8 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.67%) Debian
8 1 (0.67%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (45.33%) OO
3 52 (34.67%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (32.67%) TDD
5 44 (29.33%) MVC
6 31 (20.67%) Scrum
7 25 (16.67%) OOP
8 24 (16.00%) BDD
9 23 (15.33%) OO PHP
10 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
11 20 (13.33%) DevOps
12 19 (12.67%) Configuration Management
12 19 (12.67%) Unit Testing
13 16 (10.67%) Web Development
14 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.00%) Mentoring
16 10 (6.67%) Project Management
16 10 (6.67%) OOD
17 7 (4.67%) Automated Testing
17 7 (4.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 49 (32.67%) Java
3 47 (31.33%) PHP
4 45 (30.00%) SQL
5 31 (20.67%) PHP5
6 26 (17.33%) C#
7 15 (10.00%) Scala
8 14 (9.33%) Groovy
8 14 (9.33%) Bash Shell
9 13 (8.67%) Python
9 13 (8.67%) Shell Script
10 11 (7.33%) Ruby
11 10 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 8 (5.33%) C
13 7 (4.67%) Perl
14 6 (4.00%) C++
14 6 (4.00%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.33%) VB
16 2 (1.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (17.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) vCloud
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) Puppet
2 8 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.33%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.67%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.00%) YUM
6 3 (2.00%) Nagios
6 3 (2.00%) Ansible
6 3 (2.00%) Salt
7 2 (1.33%) Kibana
7 2 (1.33%) logstash
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.67%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (14.00%) Oracle
2 20 (13.33%) Zend
3 11 (7.33%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.67%) VMware
6 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.33%) IBM
8 4 (2.67%) Google
9 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.00%) Adobe
10 2 (1.33%) Perforce
11 1 (0.67%) Sybase
11 1 (0.67%) Sun
11 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.67%) hybris
11 1 (0.67%) Sencha
11 1 (0.67%) Facebook
11 1 (0.67%) Twitter
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