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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 477 514 545
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +31
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 98 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.096% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 0.81% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 40 23
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £336 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
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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
6643 5832 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.99% 11.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3824 3436
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 September 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 September 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 +24 67 £360 -10.00% 29
North West +12 11 £350 -6.66% 1
South East 0 11 £325 - 6
Yorkshire - 4 £320 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 134 (79.76%) Git (software)
2 96 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 92 (54.76%) Subversion
4 84 (50.00%) HTML
5 78 (46.43%) CSS
6 74 (44.05%) OO
7 67 (39.88%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (36.31%) TDD
9 55 (32.74%) Java
10 51 (30.36%) SQL
11 50 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (29.17%) PHP
13 47 (27.98%) Linux
13 47 (27.98%) JSON
14 42 (25.00%) JIRA
14 42 (25.00%) Web Services
14 42 (25.00%) MySQL
15 41 (24.40%) XML
15 41 (24.40%) MVC
15 41 (24.40%) jQuery
16 39 (23.21%) .NET
16 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
17 36 (21.43%) HTML5
17 36 (21.43%) DevOps
18 35 (20.83%) OOP
18 35 (20.83%) XHTML
18 35 (20.83%) Scrum
19 34 (20.24%) CMS
20 33 (19.64%) C#
21 32 (19.05%) Jenkins

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (20.24%) CMS
2 32 (19.05%) Node.js
3 30 (17.86%) Apache
4 21 (12.50%) Umbraco
5 17 (10.12%) IIS
6 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
7 12 (7.14%) WebLogic
8 10 (5.95%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
9 7 (4.17%) Confluence
10 5 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.38%) Mule
11 4 (2.38%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.79%) TeamSite
12 3 (1.79%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.79%) Magnolia
12 3 (1.79%) Liferay
12 3 (1.79%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Magento
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) AMQP
2 8 (4.76%) HTTP
3 7 (4.17%) Internet
4 4 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (2.38%) PBX
4 4 (2.38%) VoIP
5 2 (1.19%) LDAP
5 2 (1.19%) DMZ
5 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.00%) MySQL
2 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.90%) RavenDB
4 13 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.98%) Redis
9 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.38%) OLTP
10 3 (1.79%) Big Data
10 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.19%) TKPROF
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 134 (79.76%) Git (software)
2 92 (54.76%) Subversion
3 42 (25.00%) JIRA
4 32 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 31 (18.45%) TeamCity
6 22 (13.10%) Maven
7 20 (11.90%) Hudson
8 19 (11.31%) Visual Studio
9 17 (10.12%) Ant
10 13 (7.74%) Eclipse
11 12 (7.14%) Gerrit
12 10 (5.95%) Redmine
12 10 (5.95%) Selenium
12 10 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (5.36%) AnthillPro
13 9 (5.36%) FogBugz
13 9 (5.36%) Trac
14 8 (4.76%) JUnit
15 6 (3.57%) Gradle
16 5 (2.98%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (10.12%) Finance
2 5 (2.98%) Games
3 4 (2.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Law
4 3 (1.79%) Publishing
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (79.76%) Developer
2 33 (19.64%) PHP Developer
3 22 (13.10%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.10%) Java Developer
4 16 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.76%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (2.98%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.38%) Programmer
11 4 (2.38%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (50.00%) HTML
2 78 (46.43%) CSS
3 47 (27.98%) JSON
4 42 (25.00%) Web Services
5 41 (24.40%) XML
5 41 (24.40%) jQuery
6 39 (23.21%) .NET
7 36 (21.43%) HTML5
8 35 (20.83%) XHTML
9 25 (14.88%) ASP.NET
10 23 (13.69%) REST
11 21 (12.50%) SOAP
12 20 (11.90%) .NET Framework
12 20 (11.90%) AngularJS
13 18 (10.71%) Backbone.js
13 18 (10.71%) RESTful
14 14 (8.33%) Symfony
14 14 (8.33%) J2EE
15 13 (7.74%) CSS3
16 12 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.14%) Open Source
3 6 (3.57%) W3C
4 5 (2.98%) iPhone
4 5 (2.98%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.38%) Replication
5 4 (2.38%) Online Games
6 3 (1.79%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.79%) SCORM
6 3 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.79%) Wiki
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Animation
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.98%) Linux
2 29 (17.26%) Windows
3 18 (10.71%) UNIX
4 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.36%) Android
7 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.79%) CentOS
8 3 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.05%) OO
2 67 (39.88%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (36.31%) TDD
4 50 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (24.40%) MVC
6 36 (21.43%) DevOps
7 35 (20.83%) OOP
7 35 (20.83%) Scrum
8 31 (18.45%) E-Commerce
8 31 (18.45%) BDD
9 22 (13.10%) Unit Testing
9 22 (13.10%) OO PHP
10 20 (11.90%) Web Development
11 14 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 14 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.33%) OOD
12 12 (7.14%) SOA
12 12 (7.14%) ETL
13 11 (6.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.95%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 55 (32.74%) Java
3 51 (30.36%) SQL
4 49 (29.17%) PHP
5 33 (19.64%) C#
6 28 (16.67%) PHP5
7 22 (13.10%) Python
8 18 (10.71%) Bash Shell
9 16 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 13 (7.74%) Groovy
11 12 (7.14%) Scala
12 11 (6.55%) C
13 10 (5.95%) Shell Script
14 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
14 8 (4.76%) C++
15 7 (4.17%) T-SQL
16 6 (3.57%) Ruby
17 4 (2.38%) PowerHouse
17 4 (2.38%) Perl
18 3 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (14.29%) Degree
2 9 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) vCloud
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Puppet
2 8 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.57%) Ansible
4 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.19%) Nagios
5 2 (1.19%) YUM
5 2 (1.19%) logstash
5 2 (1.19%) Salt
5 2 (1.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.60%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Oracle
2 17 (10.12%) Zend
3 11 (6.55%) VMware
4 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.76%) JBoss
6 6 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.98%) IBM
8 4 (2.38%) Adobe
8 4 (2.38%) Splunk
9 3 (1.79%) Google
10 2 (1.19%) Twitter
10 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.19%) Progress
10 2 (1.19%) Perforce
11 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.60%) Sencha
11 1 (0.60%) Sybase
11 1 (0.60%) SAP
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