The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 338 358 400
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +42
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 74 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 1.15% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 13
Average daily rate £325 £405 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Mercurial
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 16 £363 -10.49%
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 123 (89.78%) Git (software)
2 86 (62.77%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (54.74%) JavaScript
4 70 (51.09%) HTML
4 70 (51.09%) TDD
5 69 (50.36%) Subversion
6 68 (49.64%) CSS
7 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (43.07%) C#
9 57 (41.61%) SQL Server
10 56 (40.88%) TeamCity
11 55 (40.15%) Java
11 55 (40.15%) CMS
12 52 (37.96%) Umbraco
13 51 (37.23%) jQuery
14 48 (35.04%) Scrum
15 46 (33.58%) E-Commerce
16 45 (32.85%) Windows
17 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (29.93%) XHTML
19 38 (27.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 37 (27.01%) Google
20 37 (27.01%) BDD
20 37 (27.01%) SQL
21 36 (26.28%) OO
21 36 (26.28%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (26.28%) LESS
21 36 (26.28%) Analytics
22 35 (25.55%) Kanban
22 35 (25.55%) JSON

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 55 (40.15%) CMS
2 52 (37.96%) Umbraco
3 13 (9.49%) IIS
4 12 (8.76%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.76%) Node.js
5 8 (5.84%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.84%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (4.38%) Apache
7 5 (3.65%) Drupal
8 4 (2.92%) WordPress
8 4 (2.92%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.46%) Kentico
10 1 (0.73%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (24.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) GitHub
2 9 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) Internet
2 7 (5.11%) HTTP
3 4 (2.92%) VPN
3 4 (2.92%) SAN
3 4 (2.92%) Firewall
4 3 (2.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.61%) SQL Server
2 38 (27.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.22%) MySQL
4 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.76%) RavenDB
6 5 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) HBase
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQLite
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 123 (89.78%) Git (software)
2 69 (50.36%) Subversion
3 56 (40.88%) TeamCity
4 31 (22.63%) Jenkins
5 25 (18.25%) Maven
6 24 (17.52%) Ant
7 17 (12.41%) JUnit
8 15 (10.95%) JBehave
8 15 (10.95%) WebDriver
8 15 (10.95%) Cucumber
8 15 (10.95%) Selenium
9 12 (8.76%) CruiseControl
9 12 (8.76%) Visual Studio
10 11 (8.03%) JIRA
11 10 (7.30%) Calabash
12 9 (6.57%) Xcode
13 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (5.84%) AnthillPro
13 8 (5.84%) Hudson
13 8 (5.84%) Gerrit
General
1 16 (11.68%) Banking
2 10 (7.30%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Front Office
4 2 (1.46%) Back Office
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (79.56%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (13.14%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.68%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.76%) iOS Developer
5 12 (8.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (5.84%) Deployment Manager
6 8 (5.84%) CSS Developer
7 7 (5.11%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.38%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Tester
9 4 (2.92%) Front Office Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Tester
9 4 (2.92%) UNIX Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (2.92%) WPF Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (51.09%) HTML
2 68 (49.64%) CSS
3 51 (37.23%) jQuery
4 41 (29.93%) XHTML
5 36 (26.28%) LESS
6 35 (25.55%) JSON
7 33 (24.09%) .NET
8 30 (21.90%) HTML5
8 30 (21.90%) XML
9 29 (21.17%) Web Services
10 23 (16.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (15.33%) AngularJS
12 17 (12.41%) ASP.NET
13 16 (11.68%) SOAP
13 16 (11.68%) RESTful
14 15 (10.95%) Ajax
15 14 (10.22%) .NET Framework
16 12 (8.76%) REST
17 11 (8.03%) XSLT
18 10 (7.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.95%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Graphic Design
3 8 (5.84%) Open Source
4 4 (2.92%) W3C
4 4 (2.92%) Derivative
4 4 (2.92%) PKI
4 4 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) Machine Learning
6 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Animation
6 1 (0.73%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.85%) Windows
2 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (25.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (14.60%) UNIX
5 17 (12.41%) Linux
6 14 (10.22%) Android
7 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.57%) Solaris
9 4 (2.92%) Debian
10 3 (2.19%) ThreadX
11 2 (1.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Continuous Integration
2 70 (51.09%) TDD
3 61 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (35.04%) Scrum
5 46 (33.58%) E-Commerce
6 37 (27.01%) BDD
7 36 (26.28%) OO
7 36 (26.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (26.28%) Analytics
8 35 (25.55%) Kanban
9 33 (24.09%) SEO
10 29 (21.17%) OOP
11 25 (18.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (14.60%) SOA
12 20 (14.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (13.87%) Web Development
14 18 (13.14%) OOD
15 15 (10.95%) Test Automation
15 15 (10.95%) Automated Testing
16 13 (9.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (54.74%) JavaScript
2 59 (43.07%) C#
3 55 (40.15%) Java
4 37 (27.01%) SQL
5 29 (21.17%) Python
6 20 (14.60%) PHP
7 19 (13.87%) Ruby
7 19 (13.87%) C++
8 18 (13.14%) Objective-C
9 15 (10.95%) XPath
9 15 (10.95%) XQuery
10 13 (9.49%) Bash Shell
11 9 (6.57%) C
12 8 (5.84%) PL/SQL
13 7 (5.11%) Perl
14 5 (3.65%) Groovy
15 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) vCloud
2 4 (2.92%) Squid
3 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) Puppet
2 6 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (27.01%) Google
2 29 (21.17%) Venda
3 23 (16.79%) Oracle
4 12 (8.76%) VMware
5 11 (8.03%) Perforce
6 4 (2.92%) Veritas
6 4 (2.92%) Juniper
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco
6 4 (2.92%) Sun
6 4 (2.92%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.92%) DataSynapse
7 3 (2.19%) Brocade
7 3 (2.19%) Hitachi
7 3 (2.19%) HP
8 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.46%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.46%) Facebook
8 2 (1.46%) Twitter
9 1 (0.73%) Zend
9 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
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