The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 86 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 2.65% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £310 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
146 113 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.62% 8.70% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 67 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the Manchester region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) EJB
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Atlassian
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) JMS
3 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) Internet
3 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) Java EE
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) AMQP

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (70.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
1 7 (70.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (70.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) Ant
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Umbraco Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) EJB
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
1 7 (70.00%) Java EE
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) MapReduce
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
1 7 (70.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Atlassian
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin