The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Manchester 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 73 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.096% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
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 £32.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
136 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.10% 11.08% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £38.75 £23.75 £32.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.13% -27.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.74 £12.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £30.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Mercurial
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Lucene
5 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (33.33%) Lucene.Net
6 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) LINQ
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Lucene
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (33.33%) Lucene.Net
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter