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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 480 508 546
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +38
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 103 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 0.84% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 23
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£355 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £165 £330
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +40 69 £360 -4.00% 26
South East +11 14 £325 - 5
North West +10 10 £350 -6.66% 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
South West - 2 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 133 (80.12%) Git (software)
2 94 (56.63%) JavaScript
3 91 (54.82%) Subversion
4 82 (49.40%) HTML
5 77 (46.39%) CSS
6 72 (43.37%) OO
7 67 (40.36%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (36.14%) TDD
9 54 (32.53%) Java
10 50 (30.12%) PHP
10 50 (30.12%) SQL
11 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
12 48 (28.92%) Linux
13 45 (27.11%) JSON
14 43 (25.90%) MySQL
15 42 (25.30%) JIRA
16 41 (24.70%) .NET
16 41 (24.70%) Web Services
17 40 (24.10%) SQL Server
17 40 (24.10%) MVC
17 40 (24.10%) jQuery
18 39 (23.49%) XML
19 38 (22.89%) DevOps
20 35 (21.08%) HTML5
20 35 (21.08%) CMS
21 34 (20.48%) Scrum
21 34 (20.48%) OOP
21 34 (20.48%) XHTML
21 34 (20.48%) C#
22 33 (19.88%) Jenkins

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (21.08%) CMS
2 31 (18.67%) Node.js
3 29 (17.47%) Apache
4 22 (13.25%) Umbraco
5 17 (10.24%) IIS
6 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
7 13 (7.83%) WebLogic
8 11 (6.63%) WebSphere
9 8 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (4.22%) Confluence
10 7 (4.22%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (2.41%) Mule
12 4 (2.41%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.81%) TeamSite
13 3 (1.81%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.81%) Liferay
13 3 (1.81%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.81%) Magnolia
14 2 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.60%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.63%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) AMQP
2 7 (4.22%) Internet
2 7 (4.22%) HTTP
3 4 (2.41%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (2.41%) PBX
3 4 (2.41%) VoIP
4 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) DMZ
5 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.90%) MySQL
2 40 (24.10%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.05%) RavenDB
4 14 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.01%) Redis
8 5 (3.01%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.41%) OLTP
9 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.81%) Big Data
11 2 (1.20%) TKPROF
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 133 (80.12%) Git (software)
2 91 (54.82%) Subversion
3 42 (25.30%) JIRA
4 33 (19.88%) Jenkins
5 32 (19.28%) TeamCity
6 22 (13.25%) Maven
7 19 (11.45%) Visual Studio
8 18 (10.84%) Hudson
9 17 (10.24%) Ant
10 13 (7.83%) Gerrit
11 11 (6.63%) Eclipse
11 11 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (6.02%) AnthillPro
12 10 (6.02%) Selenium
13 9 (5.42%) FogBugz
13 9 (5.42%) Trac
13 9 (5.42%) Redmine
14 8 (4.82%) JUnit
15 6 (3.61%) Gradle
16 5 (3.01%) NUnit
General
1 17 (10.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Games
3 4 (2.41%) Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Publishing
4 3 (1.81%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (79.52%) Developer
2 33 (19.88%) PHP Developer
3 23 (13.86%) .NET Developer
4 21 (12.65%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Deployment Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.22%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.01%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (2.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 4 (2.41%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (2.41%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.40%) HTML
2 77 (46.39%) CSS
3 45 (27.11%) JSON
4 41 (24.70%) .NET
4 41 (24.70%) Web Services
5 40 (24.10%) jQuery
6 39 (23.49%) XML
7 35 (21.08%) HTML5
8 34 (20.48%) XHTML
9 26 (15.66%) ASP.NET
10 22 (13.25%) REST
11 21 (12.65%) .NET Framework
12 20 (12.05%) SOAP
12 20 (12.05%) AngularJS
13 19 (11.45%) Backbone.js
14 18 (10.84%) RESTful
15 15 (9.04%) J2EE
16 14 (8.43%) Symfony
17 12 (7.23%) CSS3
17 12 (7.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.23%) Open Source
3 6 (3.61%) W3C
4 5 (3.01%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.41%) iPhone
5 4 (2.41%) Replication
5 4 (2.41%) Online Games
6 3 (1.81%) Wiki
6 3 (1.81%) SCORM
6 3 (1.81%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Physics
8 1 (0.60%) Animation
8 1 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.92%) Linux
2 29 (17.47%) Windows
3 19 (11.45%) UNIX
4 17 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.42%) Android
7 7 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.81%) CentOS
9 2 (1.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.60%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) OO
2 67 (40.36%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (36.14%) TDD
4 49 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (24.10%) MVC
6 38 (22.89%) DevOps
7 34 (20.48%) Scrum
7 34 (20.48%) OOP
8 32 (19.28%) BDD
9 31 (18.67%) E-Commerce
10 22 (13.25%) OO PHP
10 22 (13.25%) Unit Testing
11 20 (12.05%) Web Development
12 13 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.83%) OOD
12 13 (7.83%) SOA
12 13 (7.83%) ETL
12 13 (7.83%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.42%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.63%) JavaScript
2 54 (32.53%) Java
3 50 (30.12%) PHP
3 50 (30.12%) SQL
4 34 (20.48%) C#
5 28 (16.87%) PHP5
6 24 (14.46%) Python
7 19 (11.45%) Bash Shell
8 17 (10.24%) PL/SQL
9 13 (7.83%) Groovy
10 12 (7.23%) Scala
11 11 (6.63%) C
12 10 (6.02%) Shell Script
13 8 (4.82%) C++
13 8 (4.82%) Objective-C
14 7 (4.22%) Ruby
14 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.41%) Perl
16 3 (1.81%) XPath
16 3 (1.81%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Degree
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) vCloud
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (13.86%) Puppet
2 8 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.61%) Ansible
4 4 (2.41%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.41%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.20%) logstash
5 2 (1.20%) Salt
5 2 (1.20%) Kibana
5 2 (1.20%) YUM
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.60%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle
2 17 (10.24%) Zend
3 12 (7.23%) VMware
4 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.22%) JBoss
7 6 (3.61%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.01%) IBM
9 4 (2.41%) Splunk
10 3 (1.81%) Google
10 3 (1.81%) Adobe
11 2 (1.20%) Twitter
11 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.20%) Progress
11 2 (1.20%) Perforce
12 1 (0.60%) HP
12 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.60%) SAP
12 1 (0.60%) Sybase
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