The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 506 524 523
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 118 99 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.30% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 66 69
Median daily rate £468 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+171.42% -
Mercurial
UK

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
8385 7600 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.93% 14.44% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5668 5081 4564
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 56 £475 +11.76% 6
South East +30 19 £400 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire +24 12 £500 +29.03% 4
North West +3 12 £500 +5.26% 9
East of England -11 11 £388 +7.63% 3
South West +18 4 £350 - 1
North East -16 2 £469 -
West Midlands -30 2 £463 +21.71% 7
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 195 (92.42%) Git (software)
2 140 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (55.92%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (46.92%) JavaScript
5 98 (46.45%) OO
6 97 (45.97%) Java
7 95 (45.02%) HTML
8 90 (42.65%) MySQL
8 90 (42.65%) Scrum
9 88 (41.71%) CSS
10 81 (38.39%) Linux
10 81 (38.39%) Jenkins
11 80 (37.91%) HTML5
12 73 (34.60%) Virtual Machines
13 72 (34.12%) CSS3
14 71 (33.65%) TDD
15 66 (31.28%) PostgreSQL
15 66 (31.28%) Open Source
16 64 (30.33%) Ansible
16 64 (30.33%) Subversion
17 63 (29.86%) Spring
17 63 (29.86%) GitHub
18 60 (28.44%) NoSQL
19 58 (27.49%) Hibernate
19 58 (27.49%) MongoDB
20 57 (27.01%) DevOps
20 57 (27.01%) LAMP
21 56 (26.54%) PHP
22 55 (26.07%) RESTful
22 55 (26.07%) Scala

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (23.22%) Apache
2 46 (21.80%) nginx
3 43 (20.38%) Tomcat
4 28 (13.27%) Mule ESB
5 23 (10.90%) JBoss
6 18 (8.53%) Jetty
6 18 (8.53%) WildFly
7 10 (4.74%) Confluence
8 4 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.95%) Drupal
9 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.95%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (4.27%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.95%) GIMP
4 1 (0.47%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.86%) GitHub
2 41 (19.43%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Route 53
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.69%) Firewall
2 30 (14.22%) Reverse Proxy
3 28 (13.27%) VPN
4 22 (10.43%) DMZ
5 14 (6.64%) HTTP
6 9 (4.27%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.79%) SSL
8 5 (2.37%) Internet
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
10 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.95%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (42.65%) MySQL
2 66 (31.28%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (28.44%) NoSQL
4 58 (27.49%) MongoDB
5 35 (16.59%) Redis
6 23 (10.90%) Relational Database
7 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
8 16 (7.58%) CouchDB
9 9 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (3.32%) Big Data
11 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.95%) GIS
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.95%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.95%) QlikView
12 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.47%) OLTP
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 195 (92.42%) Git (software)
2 81 (38.39%) Jenkins
3 64 (30.33%) Subversion
4 40 (18.96%) Gerrit
5 17 (8.06%) GitLab
6 16 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (6.64%) Artifactory
7 14 (6.64%) SonarQube
7 14 (6.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (6.64%) Vagrant
8 13 (6.16%) JIRA
9 12 (5.69%) JUnit
10 10 (4.74%) Grunt
10 10 (4.74%) IntelliJ
10 10 (4.74%) WebStorm
11 9 (4.27%) gulp
12 7 (3.32%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.32%) Maven
13 6 (2.84%) Hudson
13 6 (2.84%) Selenium
General
1 11 (5.21%) Finance
2 4 (1.90%) Retail
3 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.95%) Automotive
4 2 (0.95%) Military
4 2 (0.95%) Publishing
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (67.30%) Developer
2 60 (28.44%) Java Developer
3 50 (23.70%) Senior Developer
4 43 (20.38%) Scala Developer
4 43 (20.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (19.91%) Java Scala Developer
5 42 (19.91%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 42 (19.91%) Senior Scala Developer
6 38 (18.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (17.06%) PHP Developer
8 15 (7.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.69%) E-Commerce Developer
9 12 (5.69%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 11 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.74%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (4.27%) Android Developer
12 9 (4.27%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.32%) Consultant
13 7 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.32%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (45.02%) HTML
2 88 (41.71%) CSS
3 80 (37.91%) HTML5
4 72 (34.12%) CSS3
5 63 (29.86%) Spring
6 58 (27.49%) Hibernate
7 57 (27.01%) LAMP
8 55 (26.07%) RESTful
9 47 (22.27%) Web Services
10 46 (21.80%) LAPP Stack
10 46 (21.80%) LEMP Stack
11 37 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
12 34 (16.11%) jQuery
13 31 (14.69%) REST
14 30 (14.22%) Symfony
15 29 (13.74%) Laravel
16 21 (9.95%) AngularJS
17 18 (8.53%) JSON
17 18 (8.53%) Node.js
18 16 (7.58%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.12%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (9.00%) Data Structures
3 15 (7.11%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.69%) User Experience
5 11 (5.21%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.27%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.95%) Fintech
10 2 (0.95%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.95%) PKI
11 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (38.39%) Linux
2 32 (15.17%) CentOS
2 32 (15.17%) Ubuntu
3 13 (6.16%) Android
4 8 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.32%) Windows
6 3 (1.42%) Unix
7 2 (0.95%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (66.35%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (55.92%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (46.45%) OO
4 90 (42.65%) Scrum
5 71 (33.65%) TDD
6 66 (31.28%) Open Source
7 57 (27.01%) DevOps
8 53 (25.12%) OOP
9 52 (24.64%) SOA
10 51 (24.17%) Microservices
10 51 (24.17%) Software Delivery
11 50 (23.70%) MVC
12 45 (21.33%) Pair Programming
13 32 (15.17%) Configuration Management
14 30 (14.22%) Web Development
15 28 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
17 18 (8.53%) BDD
18 17 (8.06%) Software Engineering
19 16 (7.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (46.92%) JavaScript
2 97 (45.97%) Java
3 56 (26.54%) PHP
4 55 (26.07%) Scala
5 50 (23.70%) Python
6 47 (22.27%) Groovy
7 42 (19.91%) Clojure
8 38 (18.01%) Bash Shell
9 33 (15.64%) Perl
10 23 (10.90%) Ruby
10 23 (10.90%) SQL
11 12 (5.69%) C
12 10 (4.74%) C#
12 10 (4.74%) ECMAScript
13 9 (4.27%) Go
14 7 (3.32%) ES6
14 7 (3.32%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.37%) PHP 5
15 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.37%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) Degree
4 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) ISEB
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) MISRA
2 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
System Software
1 73 (34.60%) Virtual Machines
2 43 (20.38%) Docker
3 19 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.06%) Xen
5 12 (5.69%) vCloud
6 2 (0.95%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.47%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.47%) LXC
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (30.33%) Ansible
2 37 (17.54%) Puppet
3 31 (14.69%) ZABBIX
4 29 (13.74%) HAProxy
5 27 (12.80%) Kibana
5 27 (12.80%) logstash
6 26 (12.32%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (9.95%) Salt
8 13 (6.16%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.95%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.95%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.95%) SCCM
9 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.47%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (18.48%) Red Hat
2 33 (15.64%) VMware
3 22 (10.43%) Oracle
4 19 (9.00%) Zend
5 15 (7.11%) Veracode
6 14 (6.64%) Black Duck
6 14 (6.64%) Sonatype
7 11 (5.21%) Google
8 6 (2.84%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.95%) Facebook
10 2 (0.95%) IBM
10 2 (0.95%) OpenText
10 2 (0.95%) Sun
10 2 (0.95%) Twitter
10 2 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.47%) New Relic
11 1 (0.47%) Perforce
11 1 (0.47%) Rally
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