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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 374 364 387
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 41 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.94% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £26.25
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
3632 3563 3291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 14.88% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2619 2527 2362
Average daily rate £438 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.30 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £111.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 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 28 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 -6 13 £400 +10.72% 5
Croydon - 6 £450 - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 64 (70.33%) Git (software)
2 63 (69.23%) Linux
3 61 (67.03%) Subversion
4 58 (63.74%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (52.75%) MySQL
7 43 (47.25%) Java
7 43 (47.25%) Python
8 42 (46.15%) Apache
8 42 (46.15%) Red Hat
8 42 (46.15%) Puppet
9 39 (42.86%) MongoDB
9 39 (42.86%) Web Services
10 38 (41.76%) Scrum
11 37 (40.66%) Amazon AWS
11 37 (40.66%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (39.56%) Jenkins
12 36 (39.56%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (38.46%) Open Source
14 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
14 32 (35.16%) Configuration Management
14 32 (35.16%) PHP
14 32 (35.16%) SQL
14 32 (35.16%) DevOps
14 32 (35.16%) Salt
14 32 (35.16%) Ansible
15 31 (34.07%) Windows
15 31 (34.07%) Ruby
16 28 (30.77%) JIRA
16 28 (30.77%) Tomcat

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 42 (46.15%) Apache
2 28 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.78%) nginx
4 17 (18.68%) Confluence
4 17 (18.68%) JBoss
5 14 (15.38%) Mule ESB
5 14 (15.38%) IIS
6 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
6 6 (6.59%) Node.js
7 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.40%) Jetty
9 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
9 3 (3.30%) CMS
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (2.20%) Drupal
10 2 (2.20%) WordPress
11 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (40.66%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.78%) PaaS
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (19.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.77%) Firewall
2 18 (19.78%) HTTP
2 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
2 18 (19.78%) SSL
3 17 (18.68%) VPN
4 13 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (14.29%) AMQP
5 12 (13.19%) DMZ
6 10 (10.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.75%) MySQL
2 39 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 36 (39.56%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (25.27%) NoSQL
5 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
5 18 (19.78%) Oracle Database
6 13 (14.29%) Redis
7 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
8 10 (10.99%) Big Data
9 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.30%) TKPROF
10 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.30%) OLTP
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.20%) RavenDB
11 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 64 (70.33%) Git (software)
2 61 (67.03%) Subversion
3 36 (39.56%) Jenkins
4 28 (30.77%) JIRA
5 27 (29.67%) Gradle
6 19 (20.88%) Ant
7 18 (19.78%) TeamCity
7 18 (19.78%) Artifactory
8 17 (18.68%) Gerrit
9 16 (17.58%) Maven
10 14 (15.38%) SonarQube
11 12 (13.19%) JUnit
12 11 (12.09%) Redmine
12 11 (12.09%) MSBuild
12 11 (12.09%) FogBugz
12 11 (12.09%) Trac
13 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
14 6 (6.59%) JMeter
14 6 (6.59%) Selenium
15 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.09%) PHP Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.20%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) GUI Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.10%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) Web Services
2 25 (27.47%) HTML
2 25 (27.47%) .NET
3 20 (21.98%) jQuery
4 19 (20.88%) CSS
4 19 (20.88%) JSON
5 18 (19.78%) LAMP
6 15 (16.48%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (15.38%) Java EE
7 14 (15.38%) XML
8 13 (14.29%) JMS
8 13 (14.29%) J2EE
9 12 (13.19%) HTML5
10 11 (12.09%) Django
11 10 (10.99%) Rendezvous
12 9 (9.89%) Symfony
12 9 (9.89%) XSLT
12 9 (9.89%) CSS3
13 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Fixed Income
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.69%) User Experience
4 4 (4.40%) Tandem
5 3 (3.30%) W3C
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Replication
6 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (69.23%) Linux
2 31 (34.07%) Windows
3 24 (26.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (19.78%) Ubuntu
4 18 (19.78%) CentOS
5 7 (7.69%) UNIX
6 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.40%) Solaris
8 2 (2.20%) Android
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Continuous Integration
2 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (41.76%) Scrum
4 35 (38.46%) Open Source
5 32 (35.16%) DevOps
5 32 (35.16%) Configuration Management
6 25 (27.47%) TDD
7 21 (23.08%) OO
8 18 (19.78%) MVC
9 14 (15.38%) OWASP
9 14 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (13.19%) Software Delivery
10 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
11 11 (12.09%) Release Management
11 11 (12.09%) Project Management
11 11 (12.09%) Capacity Management
12 10 (10.99%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) ITIL
12 10 (10.99%) Problem Management
12 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) Java
1 43 (47.25%) Python
2 32 (35.16%) PHP
2 32 (35.16%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) Bash Shell
3 31 (34.07%) Ruby
4 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.78%) Perl
6 16 (17.58%) Go
7 15 (16.48%) C++
8 13 (14.29%) Scala
8 13 (14.29%) C#
9 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (12.09%) PHP5
10 8 (8.79%) C
11 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
12 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.30%) XPath
14 1 (1.10%) XAML
14 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.89%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Docker
2 18 (19.78%) vCloud
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 42 (46.15%) Puppet
2 37 (40.66%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (35.16%) Ansible
3 32 (35.16%) Salt
4 17 (18.68%) HAProxy
5 16 (17.58%) Vagrant
6 14 (15.38%) ZABBIX
6 14 (15.38%) logstash
6 14 (15.38%) Kibana
6 14 (15.38%) Rundeck
7 11 (12.09%) ITRS Geneos
7 11 (12.09%) BladeLogic
8 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (3.30%) Data Guard
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
3 21 (23.08%) Google
4 18 (19.78%) VMware
5 17 (18.68%) Atlassian
6 11 (12.09%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (10.99%) TIBCO
7 10 (10.99%) Splunk
8 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.40%) Sun
9 4 (4.40%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) Adobe
10 2 (2.20%) Zend
10 2 (2.20%) Red Gate
11 1 (1.10%) AppDynamics
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