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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 90 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
Mercurial
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
177 130 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.61% 11.37% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 78 87
Average daily rate £346 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £28.13 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Mercurial
North West

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Java EE
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) XHTML
4 6 (50.00%) JMS
4 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) EJB
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) AMQP
4 6 (50.00%) Confluence
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) Gradle

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) AMQP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) EJB
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
1 6 (50.00%) XHTML
1 6 (50.00%) JMS
1 6 (50.00%) Java EE
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) HTML5
1 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
1 8 (66.67%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle