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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 360 386 391
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 69 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.18% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 13
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£360 £411 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% -25.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
3616 3312 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.39% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 2369 1920
Average daily rate £413 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +42 25 £369 -10.60% 3
Southwark - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 102 (86.44%) Git (software)
2 71 (60.17%) Subversion
3 66 (55.93%) HTML
4 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
5 58 (49.15%) OO
6 57 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (47.46%) CSS
8 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (36.44%) TDD
10 42 (35.59%) SQL
11 37 (31.36%) Java
12 36 (30.51%) PHP
12 36 (30.51%) JSON
13 32 (27.12%) Web Services
14 31 (26.27%) .NET
14 31 (26.27%) MVC
15 30 (25.42%) MySQL
16 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
16 29 (24.58%) XML
16 29 (24.58%) Linux
16 29 (24.58%) Node.js
17 28 (23.73%) DevOps
17 28 (23.73%) XHTML
17 28 (23.73%) CMS
18 26 (22.03%) C#
18 26 (22.03%) PHP5
18 26 (22.03%) HTML5
19 25 (21.19%) TeamCity
19 25 (21.19%) E-Commerce
19 25 (21.19%) Apache

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (24.58%) Node.js
2 28 (23.73%) CMS
3 25 (21.19%) Apache
4 19 (16.10%) Umbraco
5 15 (12.71%) IIS
6 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
7 10 (8.47%) WebLogic
8 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
9 6 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
12 3 (2.54%) TeamSite
12 3 (2.54%) Liferay
12 3 (2.54%) Alfresco
12 3 (2.54%) Magnolia
13 2 (1.69%) nginx
13 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.69%) Confluence
14 1 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.24%) 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 9 (7.63%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) DMZ
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.69%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) MySQL
2 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
3 18 (15.25%) RavenDB
4 11 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 6 (5.08%) Redis
8 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.85%) OLTP
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.85%) Big Data
10 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 102 (86.44%) Git (software)
2 71 (60.17%) Subversion
3 25 (21.19%) TeamCity
4 22 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 19 (16.10%) Maven
5 19 (16.10%) JIRA
6 17 (14.41%) Visual Studio
7 14 (11.86%) Hudson
8 12 (10.17%) Gerrit
9 11 (9.32%) Redmine
9 11 (9.32%) Ant
10 8 (6.78%) AnthillPro
10 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (6.78%) FogBugz
10 8 (6.78%) Trac
11 6 (5.08%) Selenium
11 6 (5.08%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.39%) NUnit
12 4 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Law
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (81.36%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) PHP Developer
3 18 (15.25%) .NET Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (5.93%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Deployment Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Umbraco Developer
10 5 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Configuration Manager
13 2 (1.69%) Programmer
13 2 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (55.93%) HTML
2 56 (47.46%) CSS
3 36 (30.51%) JSON
4 32 (27.12%) Web Services
5 31 (26.27%) .NET
6 29 (24.58%) XML
7 28 (23.73%) XHTML
8 26 (22.03%) HTML5
9 24 (20.34%) jQuery
10 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET
11 15 (12.71%) SOAP
11 15 (12.71%) Backbone.js
12 14 (11.86%) AngularJS
13 13 (11.02%) REST
13 13 (11.02%) Symfony
13 13 (11.02%) .NET Framework
14 12 (10.17%) J2EE
14 12 (10.17%) RESTful
15 10 (8.47%) Struts
15 10 (8.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 5 (4.24%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.24%) W3C
4 5 (4.24%) Open Source
4 5 (4.24%) Online Games
4 5 (4.24%) iPhone
5 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.54%) SCORM
5 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Animation
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Physics
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) Windows
3 15 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.02%) UNIX
5 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.39%) Android
6 4 (3.39%) CentOS
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) OO
2 57 (48.31%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.44%) TDD
5 31 (26.27%) MVC
6 28 (23.73%) DevOps
7 25 (21.19%) E-Commerce
8 23 (19.49%) OO PHP
8 23 (19.49%) BDD
9 20 (16.95%) OOP
9 20 (16.95%) Scrum
10 16 (13.56%) Web Development
11 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
12 11 (9.32%) OOD
13 10 (8.47%) ETL
14 9 (7.63%) Project Management
14 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.63%) iOS Development
15 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) JavaScript
2 42 (35.59%) SQL
3 37 (31.36%) Java
4 36 (30.51%) PHP
5 26 (22.03%) C#
5 26 (22.03%) PHP5
6 15 (12.71%) Bash Shell
6 15 (12.71%) Python
7 12 (10.17%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.78%) Scala
9 7 (5.93%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.08%) C
10 6 (5.08%) Groovy
11 5 (4.24%) Ruby
11 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.39%) PowerHouse
13 3 (2.54%) C++
13 3 (2.54%) Perl
14 2 (1.69%) Golang
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 11 (9.32%) vCloud
2 3 (2.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Puppet
2 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.39%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.54%) Ansible
4 3 (2.54%) Salt
5 2 (1.69%) Kibana
5 2 (1.69%) logstash
5 2 (1.69%) YUM
5 2 (1.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Zend
3 11 (9.32%) VMware
4 10 (8.47%) JBoss
5 8 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.24%) IBM
6 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.39%) Google
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) Sencha
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.85%) Sybase
9 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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