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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 386 363 376
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 23 61 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.25% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 2.01% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 3
Average daily rate
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£345 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +28.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Mercurial
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
3412 3030 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2222 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +10 8 £335 -10.66% 6
Westminster - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (80.22%) Git (software)
2 51 (56.04%) Subversion
3 46 (50.55%) OO
4 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.96%) HTML
6 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
7 33 (36.26%) SQL
8 32 (35.16%) PHP
8 32 (35.16%) Web Services
9 31 (34.07%) Apache
10 30 (32.97%) MVC
11 29 (31.87%) Java
11 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (29.67%) TDD
12 27 (29.67%) MySQL
12 27 (29.67%) CSS
13 25 (27.47%) PHP5
14 24 (26.37%) XML
15 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 21 (23.08%) OO PHP
16 20 (21.98%) jQuery
16 20 (21.98%) Degree
17 19 (20.88%) JSON
17 19 (20.88%) Linux
17 19 (20.88%) C#
18 18 (19.78%) .NET
18 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
19 17 (18.68%) Maven
20 16 (17.58%) Oracle
21 15 (16.48%) JBoss

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (34.07%) Apache
2 15 (16.48%) JBoss
3 9 (9.89%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.89%) CMS
3 9 (9.89%) Node.js
4 7 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 3 (3.30%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.20%) concrete5
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.10%) Jetty
8 1 (1.10%) Drupal
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
2 6 (6.59%) Internet
3 4 (4.40%) LDAP
4 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.30%) VPN
5 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) Extranet
5 2 (2.20%) SSL
5 2 (2.20%) DMZ
6 1 (1.10%) IMAP
6 1 (1.10%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.10%) SNMP
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) IPsec
6 1 (1.10%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) MySQL
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.69%) RavenDB
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.49%) Redis
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.40%) TKPROF
6 4 (4.40%) OLTP
6 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
8 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 73 (80.22%) Git (software)
2 51 (56.04%) Subversion
3 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 17 (18.68%) Maven
5 15 (16.48%) Hudson
6 11 (12.09%) TeamCity
7 9 (9.89%) Ant
7 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
7 9 (9.89%) Redmine
8 8 (8.79%) Eclipse
8 8 (8.79%) JIRA
9 6 (6.59%) VisualVM
9 6 (6.59%) FogBugz
9 6 (6.59%) Trac
9 6 (6.59%) Gradle
9 6 (6.59%) JMeter
10 5 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (5.49%) Selenium
10 5 (5.49%) JProfiler
11 4 (4.40%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Games
3 2 (2.20%) Law
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (79.12%) Developer
2 25 (27.47%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.40%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.40%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) HTML
2 32 (35.16%) Web Services
3 27 (29.67%) CSS
4 24 (26.37%) XML
5 20 (21.98%) jQuery
6 19 (20.88%) JSON
7 18 (19.78%) .NET
8 14 (15.38%) REST
8 14 (15.38%) SOAP
8 14 (15.38%) Symfony
9 13 (14.29%) XHTML
10 12 (13.19%) Struts
10 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.09%) Spring
11 11 (12.09%) RESTful
11 11 (12.09%) LAMP
12 10 (10.99%) JPA
13 9 (9.89%) HTML5
13 9 (9.89%) XSLT
13 9 (9.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) W3C
4 5 (5.49%) Online Games
4 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.40%) Replication
5 4 (4.40%) iPhone
6 3 (3.30%) Open Source
6 3 (3.30%) SCORM
6 3 (3.30%) E-Learning
6 3 (3.30%) User Experience
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) UNIX
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) CentOS
5 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.30%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) OO
2 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) MVC
4 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (29.67%) TDD
6 21 (23.08%) OO PHP
7 18 (19.78%) Configuration Management
8 15 (16.48%) Scrum
8 15 (16.48%) BDD
9 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 13 (14.29%) Web Development
11 9 (9.89%) OOP
11 9 (9.89%) OOD
11 9 (9.89%) DevOps
12 8 (8.79%) Project Management
12 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.59%) iOS Development
14 6 (6.59%) CRM
14 6 (6.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
2 33 (36.26%) SQL
3 32 (35.16%) PHP
4 29 (31.87%) Java
5 25 (27.47%) PHP5
6 19 (20.88%) C#
7 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
8 10 (10.99%) Perl
8 10 (10.99%) Scala
8 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.99%) Groovy
9 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
10 6 (6.59%) Objective-C
11 5 (5.49%) Python
12 4 (4.40%) Ruby
12 4 (4.40%) XPath
13 2 (2.20%) Golang
13 2 (2.20%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) vCloud
3 2 (2.20%) Squid
4 1 (1.10%) NFS
4 1 (1.10%) KVM
4 1 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.40%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
3 3 (3.30%) Salt
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) logstash
4 2 (2.20%) Kibana
4 2 (2.20%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) yum
5 1 (1.10%) Cacti
5 1 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Zend
3 6 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) hybris
8 1 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (1.10%) Perforce
8 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook
8 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago