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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 487 514 559
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +45
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 93 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.100% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.83% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 18
Average daily rate
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£355 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 -
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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
6615 5751 5924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.72% 11.95% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4460 3815 3321
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 221
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 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 1 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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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 +34 66 £359 -13.55% 14
North West 0 11 £350 - 3
South East -10 6 £325 +4.00% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £320 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 121 (75.63%) Git (software)
2 87 (54.38%) JavaScript
3 85 (53.13%) Subversion
4 78 (48.75%) HTML
5 76 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (44.38%) OO
7 69 (43.13%) CSS
8 62 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (33.75%) TDD
10 52 (32.50%) Java
11 51 (31.88%) SQL
12 49 (30.63%) PHP
13 43 (26.88%) MVC
14 42 (26.25%) MySQL
14 42 (26.25%) Linux
14 42 (26.25%) Web Services
15 39 (24.38%) jQuery
15 39 (24.38%) JIRA
16 36 (22.50%) .NET
17 35 (21.88%) XHTML
18 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
18 34 (21.25%) Scrum
19 33 (20.63%) JSON
19 33 (20.63%) C#
19 33 (20.63%) Apache
20 32 (20.00%) HTML5
21 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
21 30 (18.75%) XML
21 30 (18.75%) OOP
22 29 (18.13%) CMS

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (20.63%) Apache
2 29 (18.13%) CMS
3 28 (17.50%) Node.js
4 16 (10.00%) Umbraco
5 14 (8.75%) IIS
6 13 (8.13%) Tomcat
7 10 (6.25%) WebLogic
8 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.38%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (3.75%) Confluence
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (2.50%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.88%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.88%) TeamSite
13 3 (1.88%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.88%) Liferay
13 3 (1.88%) Magnolia
14 2 (1.25%) nginx
14 2 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.63%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) HTTP
2 7 (4.38%) AMQP
3 6 (3.75%) Internet
4 4 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.50%) PBX
4 4 (2.50%) VoIP
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.25%) Firewall
6 2 (1.25%) DMZ
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.63%) Extranet
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) MySQL
2 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.38%) RavenDB
4 11 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.88%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.75%) Redis
7 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.50%) OLTP
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.88%) Big Data
10 2 (1.25%) TKPROF
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 121 (75.63%) Git (software)
2 85 (53.13%) Subversion
3 39 (24.38%) JIRA
4 30 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 25 (15.63%) TeamCity
6 23 (14.38%) Hudson
7 19 (11.88%) Maven
8 17 (10.63%) Visual Studio
9 15 (9.38%) Ant
10 13 (8.13%) Eclipse
11 12 (7.50%) Selenium
12 11 (6.88%) Redmine
12 11 (6.88%) Gerrit
13 9 (5.63%) FogBugz
13 9 (5.63%) Trac
14 8 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (5.00%) NUnit
15 7 (4.38%) AnthillPro
16 6 (3.75%) Gradle
16 6 (3.75%) JUnit
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Games
3 3 (1.88%) Banking
3 3 (1.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Law
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (76.88%) Developer
2 36 (22.50%) PHP Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.25%) .NET Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Analyst
12 5 (3.13%) iOS Developer
13 4 (2.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
13 4 (2.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (48.75%) HTML
2 69 (43.13%) CSS
3 42 (26.25%) Web Services
4 39 (24.38%) jQuery
5 36 (22.50%) .NET
6 35 (21.88%) XHTML
7 33 (20.63%) JSON
8 32 (20.00%) HTML5
9 30 (18.75%) XML
10 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET
10 23 (14.38%) REST
11 22 (13.75%) SOAP
12 17 (10.63%) RESTful
12 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
13 16 (10.00%) .NET Framework
14 15 (9.38%) Symfony
14 15 (9.38%) CSS3
15 13 (8.13%) Backbone.js
16 12 (7.50%) J2EE
16 12 (7.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.13%) Open Source
4 7 (4.38%) User Experience
5 6 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.75%) W3C
6 5 (3.13%) Online Games
6 5 (3.13%) iPhone
7 4 (2.50%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.50%) Replication
8 3 (1.88%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.88%) SCORM
8 3 (1.88%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.25%) Wiki
10 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) Physics
10 1 (0.63%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.25%) Linux
2 23 (14.38%) Windows
3 14 (8.75%) UNIX
4 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.38%) Android
6 7 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.50%) CentOS
7 4 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.38%) OO
3 62 (38.75%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (33.75%) TDD
5 43 (26.88%) MVC
6 34 (21.25%) Scrum
7 30 (18.75%) OOP
8 28 (17.50%) BDD
8 28 (17.50%) DevOps
9 26 (16.25%) E-Commerce
10 23 (14.38%) OO PHP
11 20 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 17 (10.63%) Web Development
13 16 (10.00%) Configuration Management
14 13 (8.13%) OOD
15 12 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 12 (7.50%) Software Engineering
16 10 (6.25%) ETL
17 9 (5.63%) Project Management
17 9 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (54.38%) JavaScript
2 52 (32.50%) Java
3 51 (31.88%) SQL
4 49 (30.63%) PHP
5 33 (20.63%) C#
6 29 (18.13%) PHP5
7 17 (10.63%) Python
7 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.75%) PL/SQL
9 12 (7.50%) Scala
10 11 (6.88%) Groovy
11 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 9 (5.63%) Ruby
13 8 (5.00%) C
14 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
15 5 (3.13%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.13%) C++
16 4 (2.50%) PowerHouse
16 4 (2.50%) Perl
17 3 (1.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 24 (15.00%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.25%) vCloud
2 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (11.88%) Puppet
2 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.75%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.13%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.50%) Ansible
5 4 (2.50%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.88%) Nagios
6 3 (1.88%) YUM
6 3 (1.88%) Salt
7 2 (1.25%) Kibana
7 2 (1.25%) logstash
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) Oracle
2 17 (10.63%) Zend
3 10 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.25%) JBoss
3 10 (6.25%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.75%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 4 (2.50%) Google
8 3 (1.88%) Adobe
9 2 (1.25%) Twitter
9 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.25%) Progress
9 2 (1.25%) Perforce
10 1 (0.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.63%) Sybase
10 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.63%) Splunk
10 1 (0.63%) Facebook
10 1 (0.63%) Sencha
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