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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 539 472 519
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +47
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 40 79 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 1.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 9
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£388 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £28.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.69% +27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
Mercurial
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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
6594 5417 5299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.30% 11.57% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 3532 3333
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 131 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.25 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -24 25 £360 -6.49% 10
South East -27 7 £403 +187.50% 4
North West -10 4 £475 - 2
East of England -11 2 £381 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (74.07%) Git (software)
2 71 (52.59%) Subversion
3 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (45.93%) OO
5 59 (43.70%) JavaScript
6 53 (39.26%) HTML
7 47 (34.81%) PHP
8 42 (31.11%) MySQL
8 42 (31.11%) Apache
9 41 (30.37%) Java
10 40 (29.63%) SQL
10 40 (29.63%) CSS
10 40 (29.63%) Web Services
10 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (28.89%) TDD
11 39 (28.89%) MVC
12 36 (26.67%) Linux
13 33 (24.44%) jQuery
14 28 (20.74%) PHP5
14 28 (20.74%) JIRA
14 28 (20.74%) Configuration Management
14 28 (20.74%) Jenkins
15 27 (20.00%) XML
15 27 (20.00%) Scrum
16 25 (18.52%) JSON
16 25 (18.52%) Hudson
17 24 (17.78%) Windows
18 22 (16.30%) Degree
19 21 (15.56%) SOAP
19 21 (15.56%) Oracle

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (31.11%) Apache
2 15 (11.11%) CMS
2 15 (11.11%) JBoss
3 13 (9.63%) Node.js
4 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.19%) Umbraco
6 6 (4.44%) nginx
6 6 (4.44%) Confluence
6 6 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.44%) IIS
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.22%) Drupal
8 3 (2.22%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.48%) concrete5
9 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.74%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.22%) MS Office
4 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.48%) MS Project
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) HTTP
1 10 (7.41%) Internet
2 6 (4.44%) AMQP
2 6 (4.44%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (4.44%) PBX
2 6 (4.44%) VoIP
3 4 (2.96%) LDAP
4 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.22%) VPN
5 2 (1.48%) SSL
5 2 (1.48%) DMZ
5 2 (1.48%) Extranet
5 2 (1.48%) Firewall
6 1 (0.74%) IPsec
6 1 (0.74%) IMAP
6 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.74%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.11%) MySQL
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.93%) Redis
6 7 (5.19%) RavenDB
7 6 (4.44%) OLTP
7 6 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.70%) Big Data
8 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.96%) TKPROF
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 100 (74.07%) Git (software)
2 71 (52.59%) Subversion
3 28 (20.74%) JIRA
3 28 (20.74%) Jenkins
4 25 (18.52%) Hudson
5 18 (13.33%) Maven
6 15 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 14 (10.37%) Ant
8 13 (9.63%) Gradle
9 12 (8.89%) Selenium
9 12 (8.89%) TeamCity
10 10 (7.41%) Redmine
10 10 (7.41%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.93%) JUnit
12 7 (5.19%) PHPUnit
12 7 (5.19%) Bazaar
13 6 (4.44%) JMeter
13 6 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (4.44%) VisualVM
14 5 (3.70%) FogBugz
General
1 10 (7.41%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (1.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.48%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (71.11%) Developer
2 35 (25.93%) PHP Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Java Developer
4 13 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.96%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.96%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (2.96%) iOS Developer
10 4 (2.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (39.26%) HTML
2 40 (29.63%) CSS
2 40 (29.63%) Web Services
3 33 (24.44%) jQuery
4 27 (20.00%) XML
5 25 (18.52%) JSON
6 21 (15.56%) SOAP
6 21 (15.56%) REST
7 19 (14.07%) Symfony
7 19 (14.07%) HTML5
8 18 (13.33%) .NET
8 18 (13.33%) XHTML
9 17 (12.59%) LAMP
10 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
10 13 (9.63%) RESTful
10 13 (9.63%) Java EE
11 12 (8.89%) Struts
12 11 (8.15%) Spring
12 11 (8.15%) CSS3
12 11 (8.15%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.11%) Open Source
2 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Replication
4 7 (5.19%) W3C
5 5 (3.70%) Online Games
5 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.96%) iPhone
7 3 (2.22%) E-Learning
7 3 (2.22%) SCORM
7 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.48%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Linux
2 24 (17.78%) Windows
3 16 (11.85%) UNIX
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.44%) CentOS
6 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.70%) Android
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.48%) Debian
7 2 (1.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.74%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.74%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (45.93%) OO
3 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (28.89%) TDD
4 39 (28.89%) MVC
5 28 (20.74%) Configuration Management
6 27 (20.00%) Scrum
7 21 (15.56%) BDD
7 21 (15.56%) OO PHP
8 19 (14.07%) Web Development
8 19 (14.07%) OOP
9 18 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.59%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.11%) DevOps
12 14 (10.37%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.41%) OOD
14 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.93%) Performance Testing
16 7 (5.19%) Automated Testing
16 7 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.70%) JavaScript
2 47 (34.81%) PHP
3 41 (30.37%) Java
4 40 (29.63%) SQL
5 28 (20.74%) PHP5
6 20 (14.81%) C#
7 16 (11.85%) Groovy
8 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
9 12 (8.89%) Scala
9 12 (8.89%) Ruby
9 12 (8.89%) Python
9 12 (8.89%) Shell Script
10 11 (8.15%) Perl
11 10 (7.41%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.19%) C
13 6 (4.44%) C++
13 6 (4.44%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.96%) XPath
15 2 (1.48%) Golang
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.96%) Docker
3 3 (2.22%) vCloud
3 3 (2.22%) Varnish
3 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.48%) Squid
5 1 (0.74%) KVM
5 1 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.19%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.44%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.96%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.22%) Salt
6 3 (2.22%) Ansible
7 2 (1.48%) logstash
7 2 (1.48%) Kibana
7 2 (1.48%) Nagios
8 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.74%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.74%) Cacti
8 1 (0.74%) yum
8 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Oracle
2 19 (14.07%) Zend
3 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.93%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (1.48%) Perforce
8 2 (1.48%) IBM
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
8 2 (1.48%) Sun
9 1 (0.74%) Borland
9 1 (0.74%) Sybase
9 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.74%) hybris
9 1 (0.74%) Facebook
9 1 (0.74%) Twitter
9 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
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