The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 367 368 382
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 45 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 1.50% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 41
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £165
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +96.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.63
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3478 3530 3189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 14.80% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2491 2556 2280
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 14
Average hourly rate £24.95 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.56% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.25 £36.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £95.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the London region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in London

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
City of London -3 20 £438 -12.50% 3
Croydon - 3 £450 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (70.65%) Linux
1 65 (70.65%) Subversion
1 65 (70.65%) Git (software)
2 63 (68.48%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (54.35%) Java
4 47 (51.09%) MySQL
4 47 (51.09%) Python
5 46 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 43 (46.74%) Apache
7 42 (45.65%) Puppet
8 41 (44.57%) MongoDB
9 38 (41.30%) Jenkins
10 37 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (40.22%) Open Source
11 36 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (38.04%) Windows
12 35 (38.04%) Web Services
12 35 (38.04%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (36.96%) Ansible
13 34 (36.96%) Salt
13 34 (36.96%) SQL
13 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
13 34 (36.96%) Scrum
13 34 (36.96%) Configuration Management
14 33 (35.87%) Bash Shell
15 32 (34.78%) Firewall
16 31 (33.70%) Ruby
16 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (33.70%) DevOps

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (46.74%) Apache
2 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
3 19 (20.65%) IIS
4 15 (16.30%) nginx
4 15 (16.30%) Confluence
5 14 (15.22%) JBoss
6 13 (14.13%) Mule ESB
7 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.26%) Node.js
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.17%) Drupal
9 2 (2.17%) Jetty
10 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
10 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.04%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (22.83%) PaaS
2 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (16.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) Firewall
2 21 (22.83%) HTTP
2 21 (22.83%) TCP/IP
2 21 (22.83%) SSL
3 14 (15.22%) VPN
4 13 (14.13%) AMQP
5 12 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
6 9 (9.78%) DMZ
7 8 (8.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (51.09%) MySQL
2 41 (44.57%) MongoDB
3 36 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (27.17%) Oracle Database
5 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
6 20 (21.74%) NoSQL
7 12 (13.04%) Redis
8 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
9 8 (8.70%) Big Data
10 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.26%) TKPROF
11 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.26%) OLTP
12 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (70.65%) Subversion
1 65 (70.65%) Git (software)
2 38 (41.30%) Jenkins
3 30 (32.61%) Gradle
4 29 (31.52%) JIRA
5 24 (26.09%) Ant
6 23 (25.00%) Maven
7 21 (22.83%) TeamCity
8 18 (19.57%) MSBuild
9 15 (16.30%) Artifactory
10 14 (15.22%) Gerrit
11 13 (14.13%) SonarQube
12 10 (10.87%) Redmine
12 10 (10.87%) FogBugz
12 10 (10.87%) Trac
13 9 (9.78%) JUnit
14 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
14 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
15 4 (4.35%) JMeter
15 4 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Legal
2 2 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (10.87%) PHP Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) GUI Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Drupal Developer
11 1 (1.09%) DevOps Specialist
11 1 (1.09%) Architect
11 1 (1.09%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.09%) AWS Developer
11 1 (1.09%) UI Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.04%) Web Services
2 28 (30.43%) .NET
3 19 (20.65%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) Django
5 16 (17.39%) jQuery
5 16 (17.39%) JSON
6 15 (16.30%) LAMP
6 15 (16.30%) CSS
7 14 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (14.13%) JMS
8 13 (14.13%) Rendezvous
9 12 (13.04%) Java EE
9 12 (13.04%) J2EE
9 12 (13.04%) XML
10 10 (10.87%) HTML5
11 9 (9.78%) XSLT
12 8 (8.70%) Symfony
13 7 (7.61%) CSS3
14 5 (5.43%) Backbone.js
14 5 (5.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Fixed Income
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.43%) User Experience
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.26%) W3C
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Equities
6 2 (2.17%) Tandem
7 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (70.65%) Linux
2 35 (38.04%) Windows
3 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (16.30%) Ubuntu
4 15 (16.30%) CentOS
5 3 (3.26%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.26%) UNIX
6 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (68.48%) Continuous Integration
2 50 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.22%) Open Source
4 34 (36.96%) Scrum
4 34 (36.96%) Configuration Management
5 31 (33.70%) DevOps
6 22 (23.91%) TDD
7 19 (20.65%) Load Balancing
8 18 (19.57%) OO
9 15 (16.30%) Release Management
9 15 (16.30%) Capacity Management
10 13 (14.13%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (14.13%) Problem Management
10 13 (14.13%) OWASP
10 13 (14.13%) ITIL
10 13 (14.13%) MVC
11 12 (13.04%) Software Delivery
12 11 (11.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (10.87%) Project Management
14 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) Python
3 34 (36.96%) SQL
4 33 (35.87%) Bash Shell
5 31 (33.70%) Ruby
6 26 (28.26%) PHP
7 20 (21.74%) C++
8 19 (20.65%) Go
9 16 (17.39%) Scala
9 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.30%) Perl
11 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
11 10 (10.87%) PHP5
12 9 (9.78%) C#
13 8 (8.70%) C
14 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
15 3 (3.26%) XPath
16 1 (1.09%) XAML
16 1 (1.09%) VB6
16 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.78%) QA
3 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Docker
2 15 (16.30%) vCloud
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 42 (45.65%) Puppet
2 37 (40.22%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (36.96%) Ansible
3 34 (36.96%) Salt
4 18 (19.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 18 (19.57%) BladeLogic
5 15 (16.30%) Vagrant
6 14 (15.22%) HAProxy
7 13 (14.13%) logstash
7 13 (14.13%) Rundeck
7 13 (14.13%) Kibana
7 13 (14.13%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.26%) Data Guard
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (3.26%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (30.43%) Oracle
3 16 (17.39%) Google
4 15 (16.30%) Atlassian
4 15 (16.30%) VMware
5 13 (14.13%) TIBCO
5 13 (14.13%) Splunk
6 10 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.17%) Sun
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) Zend
9 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.09%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
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