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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 345 380 390
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 69 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.17% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 1.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£360 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
3559 3289 2958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.84% 13.15% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2526 2362 2021
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.50 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +33 23 £361 -1.70% 8
Wimbledon - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Git (software)
2 74 (62.71%) Subversion
3 67 (56.78%) HTML
4 64 (54.24%) JavaScript
5 58 (49.15%) OO
5 58 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (48.31%) CSS
7 46 (38.98%) TDD
8 43 (36.44%) SQL
9 40 (33.90%) Java
10 37 (31.36%) JSON
11 36 (30.51%) PHP
12 32 (27.12%) .NET
12 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
13 31 (26.27%) MySQL
13 31 (26.27%) Linux
13 31 (26.27%) Node.js
13 31 (26.27%) DevOps
14 30 (25.42%) Web Services
14 30 (25.42%) XML
14 30 (25.42%) CMS
14 30 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (24.58%) TeamCity
16 28 (23.73%) MVC
16 28 (23.73%) XHTML
17 27 (22.88%) E-Commerce
17 27 (22.88%) HTML5
18 26 (22.03%) BDD
19 25 (21.19%) PHP5
19 25 (21.19%) C#

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (26.27%) Node.js
2 30 (25.42%) CMS
3 23 (19.49%) Apache
4 21 (17.80%) Umbraco
5 16 (13.56%) IIS
6 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
7 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
8 11 (9.32%) WebSphere
9 8 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
13 3 (2.54%) TeamSite
13 3 (2.54%) Liferay
13 3 (2.54%) Alfresco
13 3 (2.54%) Magnolia
14 2 (1.69%) nginx
14 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
14 2 (1.69%) Confluence
15 1 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (3.39%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) DMZ
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 31 (26.27%) MySQL
3 20 (16.95%) RavenDB
4 13 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.24%) Redis
8 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) OLTP
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.85%) Big Data
11 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 106 (89.83%) Git (software)
2 74 (62.71%) Subversion
3 29 (24.58%) TeamCity
4 23 (19.49%) Jenkins
5 22 (18.64%) Maven
6 19 (16.10%) JIRA
7 16 (13.56%) Visual Studio
8 14 (11.86%) Ant
9 13 (11.02%) Gerrit
10 12 (10.17%) Hudson
11 10 (8.47%) AnthillPro
11 10 (8.47%) Redmine
11 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (6.78%) FogBugz
12 8 (6.78%) Trac
13 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
14 4 (3.39%) JUnit
14 4 (3.39%) Selenium
15 3 (2.54%) Behat
15 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (83.05%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) PHP Developer
3 20 (16.95%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Deployment Manager
7 8 (6.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (5.93%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Umbraco Developer
11 4 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Configuration Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (1.69%) Android Developer
13 2 (1.69%) Applications Developer
13 2 (1.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.78%) HTML
2 57 (48.31%) CSS
3 37 (31.36%) JSON
4 32 (27.12%) .NET
5 30 (25.42%) Web Services
5 30 (25.42%) XML
6 28 (23.73%) XHTML
7 27 (22.88%) HTML5
8 22 (18.64%) jQuery
9 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET
10 16 (13.56%) Backbone.js
11 15 (12.71%) SOAP
11 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
12 14 (11.86%) J2EE
12 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
13 13 (11.02%) RESTful
14 12 (10.17%) Symfony
15 11 (9.32%) REST
16 10 (8.47%) XSLT
17 9 (7.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) W3C
2 5 (4.24%) iPhone
2 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.39%) Open Source
3 4 (3.39%) Online Games
4 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.54%) SCORM
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) Animation
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Physics
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Linux
2 22 (18.64%) Windows
3 17 (14.41%) UNIX
3 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.39%) Android
6 3 (2.54%) CentOS
6 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) OO
1 58 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (38.98%) TDD
3 31 (26.27%) DevOps
4 30 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (23.73%) MVC
6 27 (22.88%) E-Commerce
7 26 (22.03%) BDD
8 22 (18.64%) OO PHP
8 22 (18.64%) OOP
9 20 (16.95%) Scrum
10 18 (15.25%) Web Development
11 12 (10.17%) ETL
12 11 (9.32%) OOD
12 11 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
14 9 (7.63%) iOS Development
14 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
15 8 (6.78%) Project Management
15 8 (6.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.44%) SQL
3 40 (33.90%) Java
4 36 (30.51%) PHP
5 25 (21.19%) C#
5 25 (21.19%) PHP5
6 17 (14.41%) Bash Shell
6 17 (14.41%) Python
7 14 (11.86%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.78%) Groovy
8 8 (6.78%) Scala
9 7 (5.93%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.08%) C
11 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.39%) Ruby
12 4 (3.39%) PowerHouse
13 3 (2.54%) C++
13 3 (2.54%) Perl
14 2 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) vCloud
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) Puppet
2 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.39%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.69%) Nagios
4 2 (1.69%) YUM
4 2 (1.69%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) logstash
4 2 (1.69%) Salt
4 2 (1.69%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Zend
3 12 (10.17%) VMware
4 8 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (6.78%) JBoss
5 5 (4.24%) IBM
6 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.54%) Google
8 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.85%) HP
9 1 (0.85%) Perforce
9 1 (0.85%) Sybase
9 1 (0.85%) Sencha
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago