The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 399 383 365
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 46 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 1.12% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 47
Median daily rate £475 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £370 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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
4116 3657 3578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.87% 15.41% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2981 2637 2537
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £111.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 6 £525 +31.25% 1
Croydon -17 3 £475 +5.55%
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 57 (89.06%) Git (software)
2 47 (73.44%) MySQL
3 46 (71.88%) Jenkins
4 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (65.63%) Linux
5 42 (65.63%) DevOps
6 40 (62.50%) Ansible
7 36 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (51.56%) Python
9 32 (50.00%) Tomcat
9 32 (50.00%) Scrum
10 31 (48.44%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (48.44%) Docker
11 30 (46.88%) LAMP
12 29 (45.31%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
12 29 (45.31%) Gerrit
13 27 (42.19%) Red Hat
14 26 (40.63%) Web Services
14 26 (40.63%) Subversion
14 26 (40.63%) MongoDB
15 25 (39.06%) NoSQL
16 24 (37.50%) VMware
17 23 (35.94%) Ubuntu
17 23 (35.94%) Apache
17 23 (35.94%) CentOS
18 22 (34.38%) ZABBIX
18 22 (34.38%) Perl
18 22 (34.38%) Firewall
18 22 (34.38%) Virtual Machines

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 23 (35.94%) Apache
3 20 (31.25%) JBoss
3 20 (31.25%) Mule ESB
3 20 (31.25%) nginx
4 10 (15.63%) Jetty
4 10 (15.63%) WildFly
5 3 (4.69%) Confluence
6 2 (3.13%) Drupal
6 2 (3.13%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (28.13%) GitHub
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (14.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (9.38%) PaaS
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.56%) Route 53
7 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Firewall
2 21 (32.81%) Reverse Proxy
3 19 (29.69%) VPN
4 18 (28.13%) DMZ
5 11 (17.19%) HTTP
6 6 (9.38%) SSL
7 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (73.44%) MySQL
2 29 (45.31%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (40.63%) MongoDB
4 25 (39.06%) NoSQL
5 13 (20.31%) Redis
6 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 7 (10.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (6.25%) Big Data
9 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.56%) OLTP
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.56%) Sqoop
10 1 (1.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 57 (89.06%) Git (software)
2 46 (71.88%) Jenkins
3 29 (45.31%) Gerrit
4 26 (40.63%) Subversion
5 13 (20.31%) Artifactory
5 13 (20.31%) SonarQube
5 13 (20.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (14.06%) GitLab
6 9 (14.06%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.25%) JUnit
8 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.69%) Hudson
8 3 (4.69%) JIRA
9 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.13%) Grunt
9 2 (3.13%) gulp
10 1 (1.56%) Bazaar
10 1 (1.56%) Maven
10 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (10.94%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.13%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.88%) LAMP
2 26 (40.63%) Web Services
3 21 (32.81%) LAPP Stack
4 20 (31.25%) LEMP Stack
4 20 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (21.88%) J2EE
6 13 (20.31%) REST
7 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 9 (14.06%) CSS
9 8 (12.50%) Java EE
9 8 (12.50%) JPA
10 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.94%) Spring
10 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
11 6 (9.38%) Symfony
12 5 (7.81%) HTML5
13 4 (6.25%) .NET
13 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (6.25%) JMS
13 4 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.13%) Fintech
4 2 (3.13%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) BBC
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 23 (35.94%) CentOS
2 23 (35.94%) Ubuntu
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (65.63%) DevOps
3 36 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (50.00%) Scrum
5 21 (32.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (21.88%) MVC
7 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
7 13 (20.31%) OWASP
8 12 (18.75%) Open Source
9 10 (15.63%) High Availability
9 10 (15.63%) OO
9 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 8 (12.50%) SOA
10 8 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 8 (12.50%) TDD
11 7 (10.94%) BDD
11 7 (10.94%) Load Balancing
11 7 (10.94%) Microservices
11 7 (10.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Python
2 29 (45.31%) Bash Shell
3 22 (34.38%) Perl
4 20 (31.25%) PHP
5 19 (29.69%) Ruby
6 17 (26.56%) Java
7 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) C
8 6 (9.38%) Go
8 6 (9.38%) Scala
9 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.25%) SPARQL
10 3 (4.69%) C#
10 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) C++
11 2 (3.13%) PHP 5
12 1 (1.56%) Erlang
12 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (48.44%) Docker
2 22 (34.38%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (17.19%) vCloud
3 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (14.06%) Xen
5 3 (4.69%) LXC
6 2 (3.13%) Squid
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (62.50%) Ansible
2 22 (34.38%) ZABBIX
3 20 (31.25%) HAProxy
3 20 (31.25%) Puppet
4 19 (29.69%) Kibana
4 19 (29.69%) logstash
5 17 (26.56%) Salt
6 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (18.75%) Rundeck
8 2 (3.13%) Capistrano
8 2 (3.13%) SCCM
9 1 (1.56%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Red Hat
2 24 (37.50%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Oracle
4 14 (21.88%) Veracode
5 13 (20.31%) Black Duck
5 13 (20.31%) Sonatype
6 9 (14.06%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) HP