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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 512 498 481
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 71 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 1.35% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 31
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £193 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £389 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £293 £225
% change year-on-year
+41.88% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +35.23%
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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
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -13 50 £525 +61.53% 15
South East -4 10 £378 +202.00% 3
East of England +27 6 £475 +18.75% 4
North West -18 5 £500 +81.81% 6
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (76.36%) Git (software)
2 72 (65.45%) Subversion
3 68 (61.82%) Java
4 62 (56.36%) Linux
5 59 (53.64%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 43 (39.09%) Apache
8 43 (39.09%) Python
9 42 (38.18%) Windows
9 42 (38.18%) Oracle
9 42 (38.18%) Red Hat
10 39 (35.45%) Tomcat
10 39 (35.45%) Puppet
11 37 (33.64%) Gradle
11 37 (33.64%) Jenkins
12 36 (32.73%) Bash Shell
12 36 (32.73%) Ant
13 35 (31.82%) Scrum
13 35 (31.82%) Oracle Database
14 34 (30.91%) MySQL
15 33 (30.00%) .NET
15 33 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 33 (30.00%) JIRA
16 31 (28.18%) SQL
16 31 (28.18%) Open Source
16 31 (28.18%) MongoDB
17 30 (27.27%) Web Services
17 30 (27.27%) OO
18 29 (26.36%) Ruby

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (39.09%) Apache
2 39 (35.45%) Tomcat
3 21 (19.09%) IIS
4 17 (15.45%) nginx
4 17 (15.45%) WebLogic
5 15 (13.64%) Confluence
6 10 (9.09%) JBoss
7 8 (7.27%) Mule ESB
7 8 (7.27%) Node.js
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (4.55%) Drupal
9 4 (3.64%) CMS
10 3 (2.73%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.91%) Jetty
12 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
1 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project
2 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.73%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.09%) PaaS
4 8 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (6.36%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.73%) Firewall
2 19 (17.27%) Internet
3 15 (13.64%) AMQP
4 13 (11.82%) HTTP
5 11 (10.00%) SSL
6 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.27%) VPN
8 7 (6.36%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (5.45%) DMZ
10 5 (4.55%) LDAP
11 1 (0.91%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.91%) IMAP
11 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.91%) PBX
11 1 (0.91%) VoIP
11 1 (0.91%) IPsec
11 1 (0.91%) DNS
11 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 34 (30.91%) MySQL
3 31 (28.18%) MongoDB
4 28 (25.45%) NoSQL
5 27 (24.55%) SQL Server
6 23 (20.91%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (13.64%) Redis
8 14 (12.73%) Big Data
9 13 (11.82%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.55%) TKPROF
10 5 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (4.55%) OLTP
11 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 84 (76.36%) Git (software)
2 72 (65.45%) Subversion
3 37 (33.64%) Gradle
3 37 (33.64%) Jenkins
4 36 (32.73%) Ant
5 33 (30.00%) JIRA
6 26 (23.64%) Maven
7 23 (20.91%) TeamCity
8 18 (16.36%) MSBuild
9 15 (13.64%) JUnit
10 14 (12.73%) Eclipse
11 12 (10.91%) Cucumber
12 10 (9.09%) Hudson
13 8 (7.27%) Selenium
13 8 (7.27%) SonarQube
13 8 (7.27%) Artifactory
14 7 (6.36%) Gerrit
14 7 (6.36%) JMeter
15 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
16 5 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (49.09%) Developer
2 21 (19.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.55%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Release Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Applications Support
9 2 (1.82%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) .NET
2 30 (27.27%) Web Services
3 24 (21.82%) HTML
4 19 (17.27%) CSS
5 18 (16.36%) Django
6 17 (15.45%) Java EE
7 16 (14.55%) XML
7 16 (14.55%) jQuery
8 15 (13.64%) JSON
8 15 (13.64%) JMS
9 13 (11.82%) Rendezvous
10 12 (10.91%) LAMP
10 12 (10.91%) EJB
10 12 (10.91%) J2EE
11 11 (10.00%) HTML5
12 8 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (6.36%) REST
13 7 (6.36%) CSS3
13 7 (6.36%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) Open Source
2 17 (15.45%) Fixed Income
3 12 (10.91%) Replication
3 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.55%) User Experience
5 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.55%) W3C
6 3 (2.73%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.82%) PKI
7 2 (1.82%) Equities
8 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
8 1 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.91%) iPhone
8 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.36%) Linux
2 42 (38.18%) Windows
3 33 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.09%) UNIX
5 9 (8.18%) Ubuntu
5 9 (8.18%) CentOS
6 2 (1.82%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.91%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 35 (31.82%) Scrum
5 30 (27.27%) OO
6 27 (24.55%) DevOps
7 26 (23.64%) Load Balancing
8 20 (18.18%) TDD
9 18 (16.36%) Release Management
10 16 (14.55%) Software Delivery
11 15 (13.64%) Problem Management
11 15 (13.64%) Web Development
11 15 (13.64%) ITIL
12 14 (12.73%) Capacity Management
13 13 (11.82%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (11.82%) MVC
14 12 (10.91%) Test Scripting
14 12 (10.91%) MapReduce
14 12 (10.91%) User Stories
15 11 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) Java
2 43 (39.09%) Python
3 36 (32.73%) Bash Shell
4 31 (28.18%) SQL
5 29 (26.36%) Ruby
6 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (19.09%) C++
8 19 (17.27%) PHP
9 18 (16.36%) C#
10 16 (14.55%) Perl
11 14 (12.73%) Groovy
11 14 (12.73%) Scala
12 10 (9.09%) Go
13 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
14 6 (5.45%) C
14 6 (5.45%) PHP5
15 5 (4.55%) XPath
15 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
16 4 (3.64%) Objective-C
17 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.27%) Docker
2 8 (7.27%) vCloud
3 7 (6.36%) Varnish
3 7 (6.36%) VirtualBox
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.82%) Squid
6 1 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.91%) KVM
6 1 (0.91%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (35.45%) Puppet
2 27 (24.55%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (18.18%) Vagrant
4 18 (16.36%) BladeLogic
4 18 (16.36%) Ansible
4 18 (16.36%) Salt
4 18 (16.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (8.18%) ZABBIX
6 8 (7.27%) Kibana
6 8 (7.27%) logstash
7 7 (6.36%) HAProxy
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Flashback
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (4.55%) Data Guard
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.91%) Cacti
9 1 (0.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (38.18%) Oracle
1 42 (38.18%) Red Hat
2 17 (15.45%) VMware
3 15 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 13 (11.82%) Splunk
4 13 (11.82%) TIBCO
5 9 (8.18%) Google
6 7 (6.36%) Zend
7 4 (3.64%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.73%) Sun
9 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.82%) IBM
9 2 (1.82%) Sybase
10 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.91%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.91%) Adobe
10 1 (0.91%) Borland
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