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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 519 512 495
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 76 71 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 1.12% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.63
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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
6975 6360 5456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.49% 12.88% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4658 4149 3501
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 134 135
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.15 £25.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 47 £450 +12.50% 13
East of England +11 11 £340 - 5
North West -13 9 £475 +46.15% 4
South East -31 4 £275 -15.38% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £463 +37.03% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £388 - 2
South West +2 1 - -
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 106 (73.10%) Git (software)
2 89 (61.38%) Continuous Integration
3 88 (60.69%) Subversion
4 84 (57.93%) Java
5 83 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (55.17%) Linux
7 58 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 54 (37.24%) Puppet
9 52 (35.86%) MongoDB
9 52 (35.86%) Python
9 52 (35.86%) MySQL
10 51 (35.17%) Open Source
11 50 (34.48%) Windows
12 49 (33.79%) Apache
12 49 (33.79%) Scrum
13 48 (33.10%) Configuration Management
14 47 (32.41%) Jenkins
15 46 (31.72%) Web Services
15 46 (31.72%) JIRA
16 43 (29.66%) TDD
17 42 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (28.97%) Oracle
17 42 (28.97%) HTML
17 42 (28.97%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (28.97%) Gradle
17 42 (28.97%) Opscode Chef
18 41 (28.28%) .NET
19 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
19 39 (26.90%) OO
20 38 (26.21%) Tomcat

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (33.79%) Apache
2 38 (26.21%) Tomcat
3 25 (17.24%) Confluence
4 23 (15.86%) IIS
5 20 (13.79%) nginx
6 16 (11.03%) JBoss
6 16 (11.03%) WebLogic
7 13 (8.97%) Mule ESB
8 12 (8.28%) Node.js
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (2.07%) Jetty
10 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.38%) Drupal
12 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.69%) SAS
12 1 (0.69%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Photoshop
1 7 (4.83%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (4.83%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Tridion
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (24.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.79%) PaaS
4 16 (11.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.14%) Firewall
2 22 (15.17%) AMQP
3 20 (13.79%) HTTP
3 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 20 (13.79%) SSL
4 17 (11.72%) Internet
5 15 (10.34%) VPN
6 12 (8.28%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (6.90%) DMZ
8 3 (2.07%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.86%) MySQL
1 52 (35.86%) MongoDB
2 42 (28.97%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (24.83%) Oracle Database
4 32 (22.07%) NoSQL
5 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (12.41%) Big Data
7 16 (11.03%) Redis
8 14 (9.66%) Hadoop
9 13 (8.97%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.76%) TKPROF
10 4 (2.76%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.76%) OLTP
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 106 (73.10%) Git (software)
2 88 (60.69%) Subversion
3 47 (32.41%) Jenkins
4 46 (31.72%) JIRA
5 42 (28.97%) Gradle
6 36 (24.83%) Ant
7 27 (18.62%) Maven
7 27 (18.62%) TeamCity
8 20 (13.79%) MSBuild
9 18 (12.41%) JUnit
10 17 (11.72%) Artifactory
11 15 (10.34%) Gerrit
11 15 (10.34%) Eclipse
12 13 (8.97%) Cucumber
12 13 (8.97%) SonarQube
13 12 (8.28%) PhantomJS
13 12 (8.28%) Jasmine
13 12 (8.28%) Selenium
14 11 (7.59%) IntelliJ
14 11 (7.59%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (8.97%) Finance
2 2 (1.38%) Legal
2 2 (1.38%) Publishing
3 1 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (59.31%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.97%) PHP Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.07%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.07%) Linux Engineer
12 2 (1.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (1.38%) C# Application Developer
12 2 (1.38%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.72%) Web Services
2 42 (28.97%) HTML
3 41 (28.28%) .NET
4 37 (25.52%) jQuery
5 36 (24.83%) CSS
6 31 (21.38%) HTML5
7 26 (17.93%) JSON
8 24 (16.55%) CSS3
9 22 (15.17%) Java EE
9 22 (15.17%) JMS
10 21 (14.48%) Django
11 17 (11.72%) J2EE
12 16 (11.03%) LAMP
12 16 (11.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (10.34%) Rendezvous
13 15 (10.34%) XML
14 14 (9.66%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (8.97%) REST
16 12 (8.28%) Ajax
17 11 (7.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Fixed Income
2 17 (11.72%) User Experience
3 16 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.59%) Mobile App
5 9 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.83%) Graphic Design
7 6 (4.14%) W3C
8 4 (2.76%) Replication
8 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.07%) Tandem
10 2 (1.38%) Equities
11 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
11 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.17%) Linux
2 50 (34.48%) Windows
3 42 (28.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (11.03%) Ubuntu
4 16 (11.03%) CentOS
5 5 (3.45%) UNIX
6 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.07%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (61.38%) Continuous Integration
2 83 (57.24%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (35.17%) Open Source
4 49 (33.79%) Scrum
5 48 (33.10%) Configuration Management
6 43 (29.66%) TDD
7 39 (26.90%) OO
8 31 (21.38%) DevOps
9 26 (17.93%) Software Delivery
10 22 (15.17%) Release Management
11 21 (14.48%) Load Balancing
12 20 (13.79%) MVC
13 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
14 16 (11.03%) ITIL
14 16 (11.03%) SDLC
14 16 (11.03%) Capacity Management
15 15 (10.34%) Test Scripting
15 15 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
15 15 (10.34%) Problem Management
15 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 84 (57.93%) Java
2 52 (35.86%) Python
3 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.21%) SQL
4 38 (26.21%) Bash Shell
5 32 (22.07%) Ruby
6 30 (20.69%) PHP
7 24 (16.55%) C++
8 20 (13.79%) Scala
8 20 (13.79%) C#
9 19 (13.10%) Go
10 18 (12.41%) Perl
11 13 (8.97%) PHP5
12 11 (7.59%) TypeScript
12 11 (7.59%) Dart
12 11 (7.59%) C
12 11 (7.59%) ECMAScript
13 10 (6.90%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (25.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.93%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) QA
2 12 (8.28%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) vCloud
1 16 (11.03%) Docker
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 54 (37.24%) Puppet
2 42 (28.97%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (24.83%) Ansible
4 33 (22.76%) Salt
5 23 (15.86%) Vagrant
6 20 (13.79%) BladeLogic
6 20 (13.79%) ITRS Geneos
7 15 (10.34%) HAProxy
8 13 (8.97%) logstash
8 13 (8.97%) Rundeck
8 13 (8.97%) Kibana
8 13 (8.97%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.76%) Data Guard
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (2.76%) Oracle Flashback
10 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 42 (28.97%) Oracle
3 25 (17.24%) Atlassian
4 17 (11.72%) Google
5 16 (11.03%) VMware
6 15 (10.34%) TIBCO
6 15 (10.34%) Splunk
7 9 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.14%) Zend
10 4 (2.76%) Sun
11 3 (2.07%) HP
11 3 (2.07%) Adobe
11 3 (2.07%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.38%) Sybase
13 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.69%) Perforce
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