The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 366 365 398
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +33
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 51 48 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 1.54% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -38.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £330
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.63 -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3471 3125 3000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.77% 12.87% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2246 2046
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
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 15 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +21.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.77 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.70 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Mercurial
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +28 22 £425 +21.42% 7
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 111 (94.87%) Git (software)
2 78 (66.67%) HTML
3 75 (64.10%) JavaScript
4 73 (62.39%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (60.68%) CSS
6 66 (56.41%) Subversion
7 59 (50.43%) TDD
8 50 (42.74%) CMS
9 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (40.17%) TeamCity
10 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
11 44 (37.61%) C#
12 41 (35.04%) E-Commerce
12 41 (35.04%) Umbraco
13 40 (34.19%) OO
14 39 (33.33%) Java
15 38 (32.48%) BDD
16 37 (31.62%) XHTML
17 36 (30.77%) HTML5
18 35 (29.91%) Windows
18 35 (29.91%) .NET
19 34 (29.06%) jQuery
20 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
20 32 (27.35%) JSON
20 32 (27.35%) SQL
21 31 (26.50%) Scrum
21 31 (26.50%) DevOps
22 29 (24.79%) Node.js
23 26 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
24 25 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 50 (42.74%) CMS
2 41 (35.04%) Umbraco
3 29 (24.79%) Node.js
4 16 (13.68%) IIS
5 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 13 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 12 (10.26%) WebSphere
7 10 (8.55%) Apache
8 9 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (3.42%) MQSeries
12 3 (2.56%) TeamSite
12 3 (2.56%) Alfresco
12 3 (2.56%) Liferay
12 3 (2.56%) Magnolia
13 2 (1.71%) Confluence
13 2 (1.71%) Kentico
13 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (9.40%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) HTTP
1 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) AMQP
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (17.09%) RavenDB
3 20 (17.09%) MySQL
4 14 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.85%) OLTP
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.85%) SQLite
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 111 (94.87%) Git (software)
2 66 (56.41%) Subversion
3 47 (40.17%) TeamCity
4 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (16.24%) Maven
6 18 (15.38%) Kiln
7 17 (14.53%) JIRA
7 17 (14.53%) Ant
8 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
9 12 (10.26%) Gerrit
10 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (9.40%) AnthillPro
11 7 (5.98%) JUnit
12 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
12 6 (5.13%) Hudson
12 6 (5.13%) Redmine
12 6 (5.13%) FogBugz
12 6 (5.13%) Trac
13 5 (4.27%) Selenium
14 4 (3.42%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) Publishing
3 2 (1.71%) Law
3 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (82.05%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Front-End Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Web Developer
6 10 (8.55%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
8 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (3.42%) iOS Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Android Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Configuration Manager
13 3 (2.56%) CSS Developer
13 3 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.56%) Senior Android Developer
14 2 (1.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 2 (1.71%) Automated Test Developer
14 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.67%) HTML
2 71 (60.68%) CSS
3 37 (31.62%) XHTML
4 36 (30.77%) HTML5
5 35 (29.91%) .NET
6 34 (29.06%) jQuery
7 32 (27.35%) JSON
8 24 (20.51%) XML
9 23 (19.66%) AngularJS
10 22 (18.80%) LESS
10 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
11 19 (16.24%) Backbone.js
12 17 (14.53%) Web Services
12 17 (14.53%) .NET Framework
13 14 (11.97%) J2EE
14 12 (10.26%) Ajax
15 11 (9.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (9.40%) RESTful
16 10 (8.55%) XSLT
17 8 (6.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
6 2 (1.71%) iPhone
6 2 (1.71%) W3C
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Physics
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Windows
2 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.37%) Linux
4 18 (15.38%) UNIX
5 15 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.27%) Android
6 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.56%) ThreadX
7 3 (2.56%) Solaris
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.39%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (50.43%) TDD
3 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (35.04%) E-Commerce
5 40 (34.19%) OO
6 38 (32.48%) BDD
7 31 (26.50%) DevOps
7 31 (26.50%) Scrum
8 26 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (18.80%) OOP
10 20 (17.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (15.38%) Analytics
12 17 (14.53%) Web Development
13 16 (13.68%) MVC
13 16 (13.68%) SEO
14 15 (12.82%) Kanban
15 13 (11.11%) ETL
16 10 (8.55%) OOD
16 10 (8.55%) SOA
16 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 44 (37.61%) C#
3 39 (33.33%) Java
4 32 (27.35%) SQL
5 25 (21.37%) PHP
6 20 (17.09%) Python
7 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
8 13 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 10 (8.55%) PHP5
10 9 (7.69%) Groovy
11 8 (6.84%) C
12 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
12 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
13 5 (4.27%) Ruby
13 5 (4.27%) XPath
13 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
13 5 (4.27%) Scala
14 4 (3.42%) XQuery
14 4 (3.42%) C++
15 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) vCloud
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Puppet
2 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.42%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.71%) YUM
5 2 (1.71%) Nagios
5 2 (1.71%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Google
3 15 (12.82%) Venda
4 11 (9.40%) VMware
5 7 (5.98%) Zend
6 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.27%) IBM
8 3 (2.56%) HP
8 3 (2.56%) Perforce
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.85%) Sencha
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-425 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago