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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 520 503 478
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 62 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 51
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £285 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
- +27.36%
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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
6788 6198 5138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.71% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4528 4012 3252
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 141 153
Average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -7 52 £475 +26.66% 18
East of England +4 5 £340 -15.00% 6
North West -22 2 £438 +45.83% 4
South East -34 2 - - 3
West Midlands 0 1 £375 +11.11% 4
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 94 (71.76%) Git (software)
2 83 (63.36%) Continuous Integration
3 78 (59.54%) Subversion
3 78 (59.54%) Java
3 78 (59.54%) Linux
4 76 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
6 54 (41.22%) Puppet
7 52 (39.69%) MongoDB
8 51 (38.93%) Python
9 49 (37.40%) Windows
9 49 (37.40%) Configuration Management
9 49 (37.40%) Scrum
10 45 (34.35%) Apache
10 45 (34.35%) Web Services
10 45 (34.35%) Open Source
10 45 (34.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (34.35%) JIRA
11 44 (33.59%) MySQL
11 44 (33.59%) Oracle
12 42 (32.06%) Gradle
13 40 (30.53%) Jenkins
14 39 (29.77%) Oracle Database
14 39 (29.77%) Tomcat
15 38 (29.01%) TDD
15 38 (29.01%) Opscode Chef
16 37 (28.24%) Bash Shell
16 37 (28.24%) .NET
17 36 (27.48%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (27.48%) NoSQL

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (34.35%) Apache
2 39 (29.77%) Tomcat
3 25 (19.08%) Confluence
4 23 (17.56%) IIS
5 18 (13.74%) WebLogic
5 18 (13.74%) nginx
6 14 (10.69%) Mule ESB
6 14 (10.69%) JBoss
7 9 (6.87%) Node.js
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.53%) Drupal
10 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.76%) SAS
10 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Photoshop
1 6 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (4.58%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Tridion
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (27.48%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (14.50%) PaaS
4 14 (10.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.19%) Firewall
2 25 (19.08%) AMQP
3 20 (15.27%) HTTP
4 19 (14.50%) TCP/IP
4 19 (14.50%) SSL
4 19 (14.50%) Internet
5 13 (9.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (9.92%) VPN
6 8 (6.11%) DMZ
7 3 (2.29%) LDAP
8 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (39.69%) MongoDB
2 44 (33.59%) MySQL
3 39 (29.77%) Oracle Database
4 36 (27.48%) NoSQL
4 36 (27.48%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
6 20 (15.27%) Big Data
7 17 (12.98%) Redis
8 15 (11.45%) Hadoop
9 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.29%) TKPROF
10 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.29%) OLTP
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (71.76%) Git (software)
2 78 (59.54%) Subversion
3 45 (34.35%) JIRA
4 42 (32.06%) Gradle
5 40 (30.53%) Jenkins
6 35 (26.72%) Ant
7 23 (17.56%) Maven
7 23 (17.56%) TeamCity
8 21 (16.03%) JUnit
9 20 (15.27%) MSBuild
10 16 (12.21%) Cucumber
11 14 (10.69%) Artifactory
11 14 (10.69%) Eclipse
11 14 (10.69%) SonarQube
12 13 (9.92%) Gerrit
13 9 (6.87%) Selenium
14 8 (6.11%) IntelliJ
14 8 (6.11%) WebStorm
15 7 (5.34%) Redmine
15 7 (5.34%) FogBugz
General
1 12 (9.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (56.49%) Developer
2 26 (19.85%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.11%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.34%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.29%) Linux Engineer
11 2 (1.53%) Drupal Developer
11 2 (1.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (1.53%) QA Specialist
11 2 (1.53%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.35%) Web Services
2 37 (28.24%) .NET
3 31 (23.66%) HTML
4 28 (21.37%) CSS
4 28 (21.37%) JSON
5 26 (19.85%) jQuery
6 25 (19.08%) JMS
7 23 (17.56%) HTML5
8 22 (16.79%) Java EE
9 21 (16.03%) Django
10 18 (13.74%) J2EE
11 17 (12.98%) CSS3
12 15 (11.45%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (11.45%) XML
12 15 (11.45%) Rendezvous
13 14 (10.69%) LAMP
13 14 (10.69%) EJB
14 12 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (8.40%) REST
16 10 (7.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Fixed Income
2 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.69%) User Experience
4 10 (7.63%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.58%) Graphic Design
6 6 (4.58%) Replication
7 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.29%) W3C
9 2 (1.53%) Equities
10 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.76%) iPhone
10 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (59.54%) Linux
2 49 (37.40%) Windows
3 45 (34.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.69%) Ubuntu
4 14 (10.69%) CentOS
5 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (63.36%) Continuous Integration
2 76 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (37.40%) Configuration Management
3 49 (37.40%) Scrum
4 45 (34.35%) Open Source
5 38 (29.01%) TDD
6 34 (25.95%) DevOps
7 32 (24.43%) OO
8 24 (18.32%) Load Balancing
9 23 (17.56%) Software Delivery
10 19 (14.50%) SDLC
11 18 (13.74%) Test Scripting
11 18 (13.74%) Release Management
12 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.21%) Capacity Management
12 16 (12.21%) User Stories
13 15 (11.45%) Technical Analysis
13 15 (11.45%) Problem Management
13 15 (11.45%) Unit Testing
13 15 (11.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.54%) Java
2 51 (38.93%) Python
3 37 (28.24%) Bash Shell
4 34 (25.95%) Ruby
5 33 (25.19%) SQL
6 29 (22.14%) JavaScript
7 23 (17.56%) PHP
8 22 (16.79%) C++
9 20 (15.27%) C#
10 17 (12.98%) Go
10 17 (12.98%) Scala
11 16 (12.21%) Perl
12 11 (8.40%) C
13 8 (6.11%) ECMAScript
13 8 (6.11%) PHP5
13 8 (6.11%) TypeScript
13 8 (6.11%) Dart
14 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
15 6 (4.58%) Groovy
16 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) QA
2 12 (9.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) vCloud
1 14 (10.69%) Docker
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) Varnish
3 3 (2.29%) VirtualBox
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (41.22%) Puppet
2 38 (29.01%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (25.19%) Ansible
3 33 (25.19%) Salt
4 28 (21.37%) Vagrant
5 20 (15.27%) BladeLogic
5 20 (15.27%) ITRS Geneos
6 14 (10.69%) ZABBIX
6 14 (10.69%) logstash
6 14 (10.69%) Kibana
6 14 (10.69%) Rundeck
7 13 (9.92%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.29%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
2 44 (33.59%) Oracle
3 25 (19.08%) Atlassian
4 17 (12.98%) VMware
5 15 (11.45%) Google
5 15 (11.45%) Splunk
5 15 (11.45%) TIBCO
6 7 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.05%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.29%) Zend
9 2 (1.53%) Sybase
10 1 (0.76%) Adobe
10 1 (0.76%) Sun
10 1 (0.76%) Perforce
10 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
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