The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 500 463 534
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +71
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 90 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.093% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 0.81% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 29
Average daily rate £314 £403 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.04% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Mercurial
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +20 74 £325 -19.75% 14
South East -10 8 £125 -47.36% 2
North West -14 4 £275 - 1
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £400 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 141 (83.43%) Git (software)
2 94 (55.62%) JavaScript
2 94 (55.62%) Continuous Integration
3 82 (48.52%) CSS
4 80 (47.34%) HTML
4 80 (47.34%) Subversion
5 77 (45.56%) TDD
6 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (42.01%) C#
7 66 (39.05%) jQuery
8 63 (37.28%) Java
8 63 (37.28%) SQL Server
9 62 (36.69%) TeamCity
10 61 (36.09%) CMS
11 55 (32.54%) Scrum
12 53 (31.36%) Umbraco
13 48 (28.40%) E-Commerce
14 46 (27.22%) Windows
15 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (26.04%) .NET
16 44 (26.04%) OO
17 43 (25.44%) XHTML
18 42 (24.85%) JSON
18 42 (24.85%) Jenkins
19 40 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
19 40 (23.67%) SQL
20 39 (23.08%) XML
20 39 (23.08%) BDD
21 37 (21.89%) LESS
21 37 (21.89%) Google

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (36.09%) CMS
2 53 (31.36%) Umbraco
3 14 (8.28%) IIS
4 12 (7.10%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.10%) Node.js
5 8 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.73%) Apache
5 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.96%) Drupal
8 4 (2.37%) WordPress
8 4 (2.37%) Mule
8 4 (2.37%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.18%) Kentico
10 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.59%) Confluence
10 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.59%) Simulink
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (19.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) GitHub
2 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Internet
2 7 (4.14%) HTTP
3 4 (2.37%) Firewall
3 4 (2.37%) SAN
3 4 (2.37%) VPN
3 4 (2.37%) AMQP
4 3 (1.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.59%) PBX
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) Extranet
5 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (23.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.47%) MySQL
4 13 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (7.10%) RavenDB
6 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) HBase
9 1 (0.59%) Big Data
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) SQLite
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 141 (83.43%) Git (software)
2 80 (47.34%) Subversion
3 62 (36.69%) TeamCity
4 42 (24.85%) Jenkins
5 27 (15.98%) Maven
6 26 (15.38%) Ant
7 20 (11.83%) JIRA
7 20 (11.83%) Selenium
8 17 (10.06%) JUnit
9 16 (9.47%) Visual Studio
10 15 (8.88%) JBehave
10 15 (8.88%) WebDriver
10 15 (8.88%) Cucumber
11 12 (7.10%) CruiseControl
11 12 (7.10%) NUnit
12 11 (6.51%) Hudson
13 10 (5.92%) Calabash
14 9 (5.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 9 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (5.33%) Xcode
General
1 17 (10.06%) Banking
2 11 (6.51%) Finance
3 4 (2.37%) Front Office
3 4 (2.37%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
4 2 (1.18%) Games
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 131 (77.51%) Developer
2 32 (18.93%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (13.61%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.06%) Web Developer
5 15 (8.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.69%) iOS Developer
8 9 (5.33%) CSS Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Deployment Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Android Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Tester
12 4 (2.37%) Administrator
12 4 (2.37%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Tester
12 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.37%) UNIX Administrator
12 4 (2.37%) PHP Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (48.52%) CSS
2 80 (47.34%) HTML
3 66 (39.05%) jQuery
4 44 (26.04%) .NET
5 43 (25.44%) XHTML
6 42 (24.85%) JSON
7 39 (23.08%) XML
8 37 (21.89%) LESS
9 35 (20.71%) HTML5
9 35 (20.71%) Web Services
10 28 (16.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 25 (14.79%) AngularJS
13 21 (12.43%) REST
14 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
15 18 (10.65%) Ajax
16 17 (10.06%) SOAP
17 16 (9.47%) RESTful
18 12 (7.10%) CSS3
18 12 (7.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.88%) Mobile Banking
3 11 (6.51%) Open Source
4 8 (4.73%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.96%) W3C
6 4 (2.37%) Derivative
6 4 (2.37%) PKI
6 4 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Wiki
8 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.59%) Machine Learning
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.59%) Animation
9 1 (0.59%) Statistics
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.22%) Windows
2 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (14.79%) Linux
5 20 (11.83%) UNIX
6 17 (10.06%) Android
7 14 (8.28%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.33%) Solaris
9 4 (2.37%) Debian
10 3 (1.78%) ThreadX
11 2 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (55.62%) Continuous Integration
2 77 (45.56%) TDD
3 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (32.54%) Scrum
5 48 (28.40%) E-Commerce
6 44 (26.04%) OO
7 39 (23.08%) BDD
8 36 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (21.30%) Analytics
9 35 (20.71%) Kanban
10 33 (19.53%) SEO
11 32 (18.93%) OOP
12 25 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (14.20%) MVC
14 23 (13.61%) OOD
15 22 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (12.43%) SOA
16 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
17 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
17 20 (11.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.62%) JavaScript
2 71 (42.01%) C#
3 63 (37.28%) Java
4 40 (23.67%) SQL
5 36 (21.30%) Python
6 24 (14.20%) C++
7 22 (13.02%) PHP
8 20 (11.83%) Objective-C
9 19 (11.24%) Ruby
10 15 (8.88%) Bash Shell
10 15 (8.88%) XQuery
10 15 (8.88%) XPath
11 13 (7.69%) C
12 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
13 7 (4.14%) Perl
14 5 (2.96%) Groovy
14 5 (2.96%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) vCloud
2 4 (2.37%) Squid
2 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) Puppet
2 8 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.55%) Ansible
4 3 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (21.89%) Google
2 29 (17.16%) Venda
3 24 (14.20%) Oracle
4 14 (8.28%) VMware
5 11 (6.51%) Perforce
6 6 (3.55%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.37%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.37%) Juniper
7 4 (2.37%) Veritas
7 4 (2.37%) Adobe
7 4 (2.37%) Sun
7 4 (2.37%) Cisco
7 4 (2.37%) DataSynapse
7 4 (2.37%) Twitter
7 4 (2.37%) Splunk
8 3 (1.78%) Brocade
8 3 (1.78%) HP
8 3 (1.78%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.18%) Zend
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago