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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 363 346 348
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 48 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 1.86% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 28
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£525 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+21.77% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.90%
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
3096 3057 2653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.77% 13.30% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2275 1965
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £57.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 +12 12 £550 +29.41% 5
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 62 (80.52%) Git (software)
2 53 (68.83%) Subversion
3 52 (67.53%) Linux
4 51 (66.23%) Java
5 50 (64.94%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (58.44%) Python
7 42 (54.55%) Apache
8 40 (51.95%) Tomcat
9 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (49.35%) Bash Shell
11 34 (44.16%) Red Hat
12 33 (42.86%) Jenkins
13 32 (41.56%) SQL
14 31 (40.26%) Configuration Management
14 31 (40.26%) Puppet
14 31 (40.26%) Ruby
15 30 (38.96%) MySQL
15 30 (38.96%) Oracle
15 30 (38.96%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (36.36%) DevOps
17 27 (35.06%) Firewall
17 27 (35.06%) .NET
17 27 (35.06%) Load Balancing
17 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (33.77%) Windows
18 26 (33.77%) Scrum
18 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
18 26 (33.77%) Gradle
19 25 (32.47%) Ant
19 25 (32.47%) Maven

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (54.55%) Apache
2 40 (51.95%) Tomcat
3 20 (25.97%) IIS
4 18 (23.38%) nginx
5 9 (11.69%) Mule ESB
5 9 (11.69%) JBoss
6 8 (10.39%) Node.js
7 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (6.49%) Confluence
9 2 (2.60%) Drupal
9 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.30%) Jetty
10 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Project
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.58%) PaaS
4 9 (11.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) Firewall
2 14 (18.18%) HTTP
3 13 (16.88%) SSL
4 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.69%) VPN
6 8 (10.39%) Internet
6 8 (10.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (9.09%) DMZ
8 5 (6.49%) LDAP
8 5 (6.49%) AMQP
9 1 (1.30%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.30%) IPsec
9 1 (1.30%) IMAP
9 1 (1.30%) DNS
9 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) MySQL
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
3 24 (31.17%) MongoDB
4 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
4 23 (29.87%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (24.68%) NoSQL
6 16 (20.78%) Redis
7 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.49%) OLTP
7 5 (6.49%) TKPROF
8 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.90%) Big Data
10 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (80.52%) Git (software)
2 53 (68.83%) Subversion
3 33 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 26 (33.77%) Gradle
5 25 (32.47%) Maven
5 25 (32.47%) Ant
6 20 (25.97%) JIRA
6 20 (25.97%) TeamCity
7 19 (24.68%) MSBuild
8 9 (11.69%) Artifactory
8 9 (11.69%) SonarQube
9 8 (10.39%) Hudson
9 8 (10.39%) Gerrit
10 5 (6.49%) JUnit
10 5 (6.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
12 3 (3.90%) Redmine
12 3 (3.90%) FogBugz
12 3 (3.90%) Trac
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.30%) Applications Support Engineer
10 1 (1.30%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (1.30%) Java Team Leader
10 1 (1.30%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) .NET
2 21 (27.27%) Web Services
3 19 (24.68%) Django
4 16 (20.78%) XML
5 14 (18.18%) Rendezvous
6 12 (15.58%) HTML
7 9 (11.69%) LAMP
7 9 (11.69%) J2EE
7 9 (11.69%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.09%) jQuery
8 7 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.09%) CSS
8 7 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 7 (9.09%) Java EE
9 6 (7.79%) Middleware
9 6 (7.79%) XSD
9 6 (7.79%) XSLT
10 5 (6.49%) JMS
10 5 (6.49%) XML Schema
10 5 (6.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Fixed Income
2 17 (22.08%) Open Source
3 12 (15.58%) Replication
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.49%) W3C
5 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 2 (2.60%) Equities
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) iPhone
8 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (67.53%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Windows
3 24 (31.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.99%) Ubuntu
4 10 (12.99%) CentOS
5 7 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.26%) Configuration Management
4 28 (36.36%) DevOps
5 27 (35.06%) Load Balancing
6 26 (33.77%) Scrum
7 18 (23.38%) Release Management
8 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
8 15 (19.48%) ITIL
8 15 (19.48%) Capacity Management
9 14 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
10 13 (16.88%) OO
11 11 (14.29%) Web Development
11 11 (14.29%) Kanban
12 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (11.69%) OWASP
14 7 (9.09%) TDD
14 7 (9.09%) OOD
14 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (66.23%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) Python
3 38 (49.35%) Bash Shell
4 32 (41.56%) SQL
5 31 (40.26%) Ruby
6 19 (24.68%) C++
7 16 (20.78%) PHP
8 15 (19.48%) Scala
9 12 (15.58%) Perl
10 11 (14.29%) Groovy
10 11 (14.29%) Go
11 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
11 8 (10.39%) C#
12 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
13 5 (6.49%) XPath
14 4 (5.19%) PHP5
14 4 (5.19%) C
14 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
15 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
16 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) vCloud
2 9 (11.69%) Docker
3 7 (9.09%) Varnish
3 7 (9.09%) VirtualBox
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.30%) NFS
5 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (40.26%) Puppet
2 30 (38.96%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (27.27%) Ansible
3 21 (27.27%) Salt
4 19 (24.68%) ITRS Geneos
4 19 (24.68%) BladeLogic
5 10 (12.99%) Vagrant
5 10 (12.99%) ZABBIX
6 9 (11.69%) Kibana
6 9 (11.69%) logstash
7 8 (10.39%) HAProxy
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Flashback
8 5 (6.49%) Data Guard
8 5 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Nagios
9 1 (1.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) Red Hat
2 30 (38.96%) Oracle
3 17 (22.08%) VMware
4 14 (18.18%) Splunk
4 14 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 10 (12.99%) Google
6 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.90%) Zend
7 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.60%) Sun
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.30%) AppDynamics
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