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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 391 375 316
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -59
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 17 31 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 0.99% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 77
Average daily rate £450 £494 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +37.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.12%
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
3134 3142 2942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.02% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2312 2376 2118
Average daily rate £475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -31.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +42 4 £450 -5.26%
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (81.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) Linux
4 23 (39.66%) HTML
5 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 22 (37.93%) TDD
6 21 (36.21%) CSS
6 21 (36.21%) jQuery
7 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (32.76%) JUnit
9 18 (31.03%) JSON
10 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (29.31%) Apache
11 16 (27.59%) Windows
11 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
12 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
12 15 (25.86%) MySQL
12 15 (25.86%) Spring
13 14 (24.14%) Google
13 14 (24.14%) Unit Testing
13 14 (24.14%) Front End Development
14 13 (22.41%) Gradle
14 13 (22.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (22.41%) Ruby
14 13 (22.41%) Subversion
14 13 (22.41%) Web Services
14 13 (22.41%) XML
14 13 (22.41%) Python
14 13 (22.41%) Unix

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (29.31%) Apache
2 10 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (15.52%) nginx
4 8 (13.79%) Node.js
5 5 (8.62%) JBoss
5 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.90%) Confluence
7 3 (5.17%) Gunicorn
7 3 (5.17%) Jetty
7 3 (5.17%) uWSGI
8 2 (3.45%) CMS
9 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Lightstreamer
9 1 (1.72%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) GitHub
4 4 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
5 3 (5.17%) SaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.72%) IaaS
7 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) DMZ
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.72%) AMQP
5 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
2 13 (22.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (17.24%) Big Data
4 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
7 6 (10.34%) Couchbase
7 6 (10.34%) Redis
8 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
8 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.72%) RavenDB
10 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (81.03%) Git (software)
2 19 (32.76%) JUnit
3 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 13 (22.41%) Gradle
4 13 (22.41%) Subversion
5 11 (18.97%) JIRA
6 10 (17.24%) IntelliJ
6 10 (17.24%) Maven
7 9 (15.52%) Log4j
8 7 (12.07%) Gerrit
8 7 (12.07%) Grunt
9 6 (10.34%) gulp
9 6 (10.34%) Hudson
9 6 (10.34%) JMeter
9 6 (10.34%) Mockito
9 6 (10.34%) Selenium
9 6 (10.34%) Sublime Text
10 5 (8.62%) Jasmine
10 5 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.34%) Publishing
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) HTML Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Angular Developer
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Scala Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Scala Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) HTML
2 21 (36.21%) CSS
2 21 (36.21%) jQuery
3 18 (31.03%) JSON
4 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
4 15 (25.86%) Spring
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
5 13 (22.41%) XML
6 10 (17.24%) HTML5
6 10 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (17.24%) Sass
7 9 (15.52%) Apache Commons
7 9 (15.52%) Guava
7 9 (15.52%) Guice
7 9 (15.52%) Kafka
7 9 (15.52%) RESTful
7 9 (15.52%) Spring Boot
8 8 (13.79%) .NET
9 7 (12.07%) LAMP
9 7 (12.07%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Tandem
4 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) iPhone
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Online Games
5 1 (1.72%) RIA
5 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 13 (22.41%) Unix
4 7 (12.07%) CentOS
4 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.17%) Debian
6 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) Android
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) TDD
3 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.14%) Front End Development
4 14 (24.14%) Unit Testing
5 12 (20.69%) DevOps
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) OO
7 9 (15.52%) Performance Optimisation
7 9 (15.52%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) UML
8 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
9 7 (12.07%) Open Source
9 7 (12.07%) Web Development
10 6 (10.34%) BDD
10 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.62%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) Python
3 13 (22.41%) Ruby
4 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Scala
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) Go
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) Lua
9 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Groovy
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) vCloud
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) LXC
4 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.17%) Salt
5 2 (3.45%) Kibana
5 2 (3.45%) logstash
5 2 (3.45%) SELinux
6 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.72%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Google
2 8 (13.79%) Atlassian
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) hybris
4 5 (8.62%) VMware
5 4 (6.90%) Rally
6 3 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Adobe
7 1 (1.72%) ATG
7 1 (1.72%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.72%) Brightcove
7 1 (1.72%) Facebook
7 1 (1.72%) Perforce
7 1 (1.72%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.72%) Sybase
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter
7 1 (1.72%) Veracode