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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 498 485 522
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 90 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 1.47% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
7569 6667 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.08% 13.03% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5035 4341 3826
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 124 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £51.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -35 41 £450 +25.00% 14
East of England +26 22 £360 - 4
North West -20 18 £475 +35.71% 6
South East -27 4 £275 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire -29 3 £388 +21.09% 2
West Midlands +5 2 £550 +57.14% 3
South West -1 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £175 -
North East - 1 - -
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 121 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 101 (65.58%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (57.79%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (56.49%) Java
5 83 (53.90%) Subversion
6 72 (46.75%) Linux
7 58 (37.66%) JavaScript
8 57 (37.01%) HTML
8 57 (37.01%) MySQL
9 56 (36.36%) Scrum
9 56 (36.36%) Open Source
10 54 (35.06%) TDD
11 51 (33.12%) jQuery
11 51 (33.12%) Puppet
11 51 (33.12%) MongoDB
12 49 (31.82%) CSS
12 49 (31.82%) OO
13 48 (31.17%) Apache
13 48 (31.17%) PostgreSQL
14 46 (29.87%) Web Services
14 46 (29.87%) Python
14 46 (29.87%) HTML5
14 46 (29.87%) Jenkins
15 45 (29.22%) Red Hat
16 44 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
17 40 (25.97%) Configuration Management
17 40 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (25.32%) PHP
19 38 (24.68%) Windows
19 38 (24.68%) CSS3

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (31.17%) Apache
2 29 (18.83%) Tomcat
3 24 (15.58%) nginx
4 21 (13.64%) Confluence
5 19 (12.34%) JBoss
6 16 (10.39%) Node.js
7 14 (9.09%) Mule ESB
8 13 (8.44%) IIS
9 9 (5.84%) WebLogic
10 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (3.25%) Jetty
11 5 (3.25%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.95%) CMS
13 2 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (1.30%) WordPress
14 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.65%) SAS
14 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Photoshop
1 10 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Tridion
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.97%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (22.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (11.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) Firewall
2 18 (11.69%) HTTP
2 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.69%) VPN
2 18 (11.69%) SSL
3 16 (10.39%) AMQP
4 13 (8.44%) DMZ
4 13 (8.44%) Internet
4 13 (8.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) SSH
5 1 (0.65%) Telnet
5 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (37.01%) MySQL
2 51 (33.12%) MongoDB
3 48 (31.17%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (22.73%) NoSQL
5 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 20 (12.99%) Big Data
7 19 (12.34%) Oracle Database
8 18 (11.69%) Redis
9 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
10 13 (8.44%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.25%) CouchDB
12 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.30%) OLTP
14 2 (1.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 121 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 83 (53.90%) Subversion
3 46 (29.87%) Jenkins
4 35 (22.73%) JIRA
5 31 (20.13%) Gradle
6 23 (14.94%) Ant
7 21 (13.64%) Maven
7 21 (13.64%) TeamCity
8 20 (12.99%) Selenium
8 20 (12.99%) JUnit
8 20 (12.99%) Artifactory
9 19 (12.34%) IntelliJ
10 18 (11.69%) Gerrit
11 16 (10.39%) WebStorm
12 15 (9.74%) PhantomJS
12 15 (9.74%) Jasmine
13 14 (9.09%) JMeter
13 14 (9.09%) SonarQube
14 12 (7.79%) Eclipse
15 11 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Publishing
3 2 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (64.94%) Developer
2 31 (20.13%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.58%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (10.39%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.60%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.60%) QA Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) Test Specialist
11 3 (1.95%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (1.95%) QA Specialist
12 2 (1.30%) AWS Developer
12 2 (1.30%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.01%) HTML
2 51 (33.12%) jQuery
3 49 (31.82%) CSS
4 46 (29.87%) Web Services
4 46 (29.87%) HTML5
5 38 (24.68%) CSS3
6 29 (18.83%) .NET
7 26 (16.88%) JSON
8 21 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (13.64%) REST
9 19 (12.34%) LAMP
10 18 (11.69%) Java EE
11 17 (11.04%) XML
12 16 (10.39%) JMS
12 16 (10.39%) SOAP
13 15 (9.74%) J2EE
13 15 (9.74%) Ajax
13 15 (9.74%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (9.09%) AngularJS
14 14 (9.09%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) User Experience
2 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.49%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.49%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.25%) Tandem
6 4 (2.60%) W3C
7 3 (1.95%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) Physics
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 72 (46.75%) Linux
2 38 (24.68%) Windows
3 26 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (12.34%) Ubuntu
4 19 (12.34%) CentOS
5 9 (5.84%) UNIX
6 6 (3.90%) Mac OS
7 5 (3.25%) Solaris
8 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.95%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (65.58%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (57.79%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (36.36%) Open Source
3 56 (36.36%) Scrum
4 54 (35.06%) TDD
5 49 (31.82%) OO
6 40 (25.97%) Configuration Management
7 33 (21.43%) DevOps
8 32 (20.78%) MVC
9 28 (18.18%) Software Delivery
10 24 (15.58%) Unit Testing
11 22 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 19 (12.34%) BDD
13 17 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (10.39%) Release Management
14 16 (10.39%) OOP
15 15 (9.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (9.09%) OWASP
16 14 (9.09%) UX Design
17 13 (8.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.49%) Java
2 58 (37.66%) JavaScript
3 46 (29.87%) Python
4 39 (25.32%) PHP
5 37 (24.03%) SQL
6 33 (21.43%) Ruby
7 32 (20.78%) Bash Shell
8 28 (18.18%) Scala
9 21 (13.64%) Perl
10 17 (11.04%) Go
11 16 (10.39%) C++
11 16 (10.39%) PHP5
12 15 (9.74%) Groovy
12 15 (9.74%) C#
13 14 (9.09%) ECMAScript
13 14 (9.09%) TypeScript
13 14 (9.09%) Dart
14 12 (7.79%) Shell Script
15 9 (5.84%) C
16 5 (3.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) QA
2 10 (6.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Docker
2 19 (12.34%) vCloud
3 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 51 (33.12%) Puppet
2 44 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (24.03%) Ansible
4 32 (20.78%) Salt
5 20 (12.99%) Vagrant
6 18 (11.69%) HAProxy
7 14 (9.09%) logstash
7 14 (9.09%) Kibana
7 14 (9.09%) Rundeck
7 14 (9.09%) ZABBIX
8 10 (6.49%) BladeLogic
8 10 (6.49%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.30%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.30%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 45 (29.22%) Red Hat
2 26 (16.88%) Oracle
3 22 (14.29%) Google
4 21 (13.64%) Atlassian
5 19 (12.34%) VMware
6 11 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (5.84%) TIBCO
7 9 (5.84%) Splunk
8 7 (4.55%) Zend
8 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.25%) Sun
9 5 (3.25%) HP
10 3 (1.95%) Adobe
11 2 (1.30%) Sybase
11 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.30%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.65%) Perforce
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