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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 545 549 472
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -77
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 57 42 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.090% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.66% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 77
Average daily rate £360 £481 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +32.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -5.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
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
7055 6386 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 4358 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 116 118
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North West -6 19 £350 -30.00% 5
London -3 17 £450 -6.49% 6
East of England +11 9 £360 +6.66% 2
South East +3 6 £338 -23.94%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 9
South West - 2 £388 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (83.44%) Git (software)
2 80 (52.98%) HTML
3 77 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (49.67%) JavaScript
5 73 (48.34%) Java
6 72 (47.68%) CSS
7 69 (45.70%) jQuery
8 57 (37.75%) HTML5
9 53 (35.10%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (32.45%) Subversion
10 49 (32.45%) CSS3
11 45 (29.80%) TDD
12 44 (29.14%) OO
13 36 (23.84%) Linux
13 36 (23.84%) XML
14 34 (22.52%) User Experience
15 32 (21.19%) Sass
16 31 (20.53%) Front End Development
17 30 (19.87%) Jenkins
17 30 (19.87%) Ajax
17 30 (19.87%) Scrum
18 29 (19.21%) MVC
18 29 (19.21%) IntelliJ
19 28 (18.54%) Web Services
19 28 (18.54%) SQL
19 28 (18.54%) REST
20 27 (17.88%) Open Source
20 27 (17.88%) Scala
20 27 (17.88%) JUnit
21 25 (16.56%) PostgreSQL

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (15.23%) Apache
2 16 (10.60%) Node.js
3 14 (9.27%) nginx
4 12 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.97%) JBoss
5 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) CMS
6 5 (3.31%) Confluence
7 4 (2.65%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.99%) Gunicorn
8 3 (1.99%) Jetty
8 3 (1.99%) uWSGI
9 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 2 (1.32%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.32%) OpenEdge
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.32%) WordPress
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (7.95%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.66%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 4 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.96%) GitHub
4 5 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.99%) PaaS
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.32%) Trello
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.66%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) Internet
2 8 (5.30%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.31%) DMZ
3 5 (3.31%) Firewall
3 5 (3.31%) VPN
4 4 (2.65%) HTTP
5 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) AMQP
6 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (15.89%) MySQL
2 24 (15.89%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.25%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.93%) Big Data
4 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.28%) Redis
7 7 (4.64%) Couchbase
7 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.65%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.99%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.99%) RavenDB
12 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (83.44%) Git (software)
2 49 (32.45%) Subversion
3 30 (19.87%) Jenkins
4 29 (19.21%) IntelliJ
5 27 (17.88%) JUnit
6 23 (15.23%) Selenium
7 21 (13.91%) Maven
8 19 (12.58%) WebStorm
9 17 (11.26%) TeamCity
10 15 (9.93%) Grunt
10 15 (9.93%) JIRA
11 14 (9.27%) gulp
12 13 (8.61%) Gradle
12 13 (8.61%) Jasmine
12 13 (8.61%) JMeter
12 13 (8.61%) Mockito
13 11 (7.28%) PhantomJS
14 9 (5.96%) Artifactory
14 9 (5.96%) Log4j
15 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.30%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Publishing
2 6 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
4 3 (1.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (80.79%) Developer
2 33 (21.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 33 (21.85%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.93%) UI Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.96%) HTML Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Scala Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Scala Developer
8 8 (5.30%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (5.30%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.31%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (3.31%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (52.98%) HTML
2 72 (47.68%) CSS
3 69 (45.70%) jQuery
4 57 (37.75%) HTML5
5 49 (32.45%) CSS3
6 36 (23.84%) XML
7 32 (21.19%) Sass
8 30 (19.87%) Ajax
9 28 (18.54%) REST
9 28 (18.54%) Web Services
10 25 (16.56%) Spring
11 24 (15.89%) JSON
12 22 (14.57%) RESTful
13 21 (13.91%) .NET
13 21 (13.91%) AngularJS
13 21 (13.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (11.92%) SOAP
15 16 (10.60%) LESS
16 15 (9.93%) XSLT
17 13 (8.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.52%) User Experience
2 14 (9.27%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.95%) Graphic Design
4 9 (5.96%) Cryptography
5 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.99%) iPhone
7 3 (1.99%) NHS
7 3 (1.99%) Replication
7 3 (1.99%) Tandem
7 3 (1.99%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.99%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.32%) Physics
8 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) W3C
9 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.84%) Linux
2 22 (14.57%) Windows
3 13 (8.61%) Unix
4 8 (5.30%) CentOS
4 8 (5.30%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.99%) Android
6 3 (1.99%) Debian
6 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.99%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.10%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (29.80%) TDD
4 44 (29.14%) OO
5 31 (20.53%) Front End Development
6 30 (19.87%) Scrum
7 29 (19.21%) MVC
8 27 (17.88%) Open Source
9 23 (15.23%) Unit Testing
10 22 (14.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (13.25%) BDD
12 16 (10.60%) Performance Testing
13 15 (9.93%) OOP
13 15 (9.93%) SEO
13 15 (9.93%) Software Delivery
13 15 (9.93%) UX Design
14 14 (9.27%) Pair Programming
14 14 (9.27%) SOA
15 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
15 13 (8.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (49.67%) JavaScript
2 73 (48.34%) Java
3 28 (18.54%) SQL
4 27 (17.88%) Scala
5 22 (14.57%) Python
6 19 (12.58%) PHP
7 18 (11.92%) Bash Shell
7 18 (11.92%) Groovy
7 18 (11.92%) Ruby
8 16 (10.60%) ECMAScript
9 15 (9.93%) Dart
9 15 (9.93%) TypeScript
10 12 (7.95%) C#
10 12 (7.95%) XPath
11 7 (4.64%) C++
12 6 (3.97%) Perl
12 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.31%) Objective-C
13 5 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) Degree
4 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) ISEB
5 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Docker
2 6 (3.97%) vCloud
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (11.92%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (10.60%) Puppet
3 8 (5.30%) Ansible
4 5 (3.31%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.65%) Salt
6 3 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.99%) Kibana
6 3 (1.99%) logstash
7 2 (1.32%) CFEngine
7 2 (1.32%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.32%) SELinux
7 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) Google
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle
4 9 (5.96%) Zend
5 8 (5.30%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.97%) VMware
8 5 (3.31%) hybris
9 4 (2.65%) Rally
10 3 (1.99%) HP
10 3 (1.99%) Sun
11 2 (1.32%) Adobe
11 2 (1.32%) Black Duck
11 2 (1.32%) Progress
11 2 (1.32%) Red Gate
11 2 (1.32%) Sonatype
11 2 (1.32%) Sybase
11 2 (1.32%) Tableau
11 2 (1.32%) Veracode
11 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
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