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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
England / London
Rank 364 402 380
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 33 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.084% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 0.56% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 31
Median daily rate £513 £445 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.16% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £463
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -24.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00

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
3467 3229 3235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.90% 15.06% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2363 2405
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -5 2 £550 +18.97% 5
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 82 (88.17%) Git (software)
2 57 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (55.91%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (53.76%) Linux
4 50 (53.76%) DevOps
5 47 (50.54%) Python
6 44 (47.31%) Ansible
7 39 (41.94%) Jenkins
7 39 (41.94%) Subversion
8 36 (38.71%) Java
8 36 (38.71%) MySQL
9 34 (36.56%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (36.56%) Scrum
10 33 (35.48%) Red Hat
11 30 (32.26%) Tomcat
11 30 (32.26%) Bash Shell
12 29 (31.18%) Puppet
12 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (30.11%) Ruby
13 28 (30.11%) Docker
14 27 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (29.03%) Open Source
15 25 (26.88%) MongoDB
15 25 (26.88%) NoSQL
15 25 (26.88%) Gerrit
15 25 (26.88%) Configuration Management
16 24 (25.81%) Virtual Machines
17 23 (24.73%) Firewall
17 23 (24.73%) TDD
17 23 (24.73%) Apache

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 30 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 23 (24.73%) Apache
3 22 (23.66%) Jetty
4 20 (21.51%) nginx
5 19 (20.43%) Mule ESB
6 17 (18.28%) WildFly
7 12 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (10.75%) Confluence
9 8 (8.60%) JBoss
10 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
11 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
13 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
13 1 (1.08%) CMS
13 1 (1.08%) concrete5
13 1 (1.08%) IIS
13 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) GIMP
1 5 (5.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.08%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.13%) PaaS
3 12 (12.90%) Datadog
4 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.38%) GitHub
6 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.08%) Route 53
9 1 (1.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) Firewall
2 22 (23.66%) VPN
3 19 (20.43%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (11.83%) HTTP
5 10 (10.75%) DMZ
6 9 (9.68%) Internet
7 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.23%) SSL
9 2 (2.15%) DNS
10 1 (1.08%) AMQP
10 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) MySQL
2 34 (36.56%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (26.88%) MongoDB
3 25 (26.88%) NoSQL
4 15 (16.13%) Redis
5 8 (8.60%) Big Data
5 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.08%) DTS
8 1 (1.08%) OLTP
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 82 (88.17%) Git (software)
2 39 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 39 (41.94%) Subversion
3 25 (26.88%) Gerrit
4 19 (20.43%) JIRA
5 17 (18.28%) GitLab
6 16 (17.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (15.05%) Bazaar
8 9 (9.68%) Vagrant
9 8 (8.60%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (8.60%) TeamCity
10 7 (7.53%) Bitbucket
10 7 (7.53%) JUnit
11 6 (6.45%) Hudson
12 5 (5.38%) JMeter
12 5 (5.38%) Selenium
13 4 (4.30%) Ant
13 4 (4.30%) Maven
14 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
14 3 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Electronics
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.38%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.08%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 30 (32.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.53%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (6.45%) HTML Developer
6 6 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.38%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Tester
8 4 (4.30%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Elasticsearch Developer
8 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.23%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) LAMP
1 22 (23.66%) Web Services
2 20 (21.51%) LAPP Stack
2 20 (21.51%) LEMP Stack
3 19 (20.43%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
4 13 (13.98%) HTML
4 13 (13.98%) REST
4 13 (13.98%) Spring
5 11 (11.83%) RESTful
6 10 (10.75%) CSS
6 10 (10.75%) JSON
7 9 (9.68%) HTML5
7 9 (9.68%) React
8 8 (8.60%) XML
9 7 (7.53%) jQuery
9 7 (7.53%) Sass
10 6 (6.45%) Java EE
10 6 (6.45%) JPA
10 6 (6.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.23%) Animation
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.08%) Fintech
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.76%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) CentOS
2 20 (21.51%) Ubuntu
3 15 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Windows
5 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.91%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (53.76%) DevOps
4 34 (36.56%) Scrum
5 27 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (29.03%) Open Source
6 25 (26.88%) Configuration Management
7 23 (24.73%) TDD
8 17 (18.28%) High Availability
9 13 (13.98%) Load Balancing
9 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.90%) MVC
11 11 (11.83%) Defect Management
11 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.75%) Issue Tracking
12 10 (10.75%) Software Delivery
12 10 (10.75%) Web Operations
13 8 (8.60%) BDD
13 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) Python
2 36 (38.71%) Java
3 30 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 28 (30.11%) Ruby
5 22 (23.66%) Perl
6 17 (18.28%) Go
7 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
8 13 (13.98%) PHP
9 10 (10.75%) C
9 10 (10.75%) SQL
10 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
11 7 (7.53%) C++
12 6 (6.45%) Objective-C
13 4 (4.30%) C#
13 4 (4.30%) SPARQL
14 2 (2.15%) Scala
14 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.08%) ES6
15 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) DV Cleared
2 10 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) ISEB
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (30.11%) Docker
2 24 (25.81%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.28%) Xen
4 1 (1.08%) Gluster
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.08%) vCloud
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (47.31%) Ansible
2 29 (31.18%) Puppet
3 21 (22.58%) Salt
4 20 (21.51%) HAProxy
4 20 (21.51%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (20.43%) ZABBIX
6 17 (18.28%) Kibana
6 17 (18.28%) logstash
7 13 (13.98%) Terraform
8 2 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (2.15%) Nagios
8 2 (2.15%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.08%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.08%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Red Hat
2 20 (21.51%) VMware
3 18 (19.35%) Oracle
4 8 (8.60%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.38%) Perforce
5 5 (5.38%) SAP
6 4 (4.30%) Veracode
7 3 (3.23%) Black Duck
7 3 (3.23%) Google
7 3 (3.23%) Sonatype
8 2 (2.15%) Apple
8 2 (2.15%) ATG
8 2 (2.15%) Demandware
8 2 (2.15%) Elastic Path
8 2 (2.15%) hybris
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.08%) HP
9 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.08%) Sybase
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