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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 92 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.28% 0.088%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.63% 2.06% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Average daily rate £350 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
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
324 194 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.77% 13.67% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 150 69
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) Git (software)
2 24 (82.76%) Subversion
3 19 (65.52%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 18 (62.07%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) CSS3
5 14 (48.28%) Sass
5 14 (48.28%) LESS
5 14 (48.28%) User Experience
5 14 (48.28%) SEO
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) jQuery
6 13 (44.83%) Ajax
7 12 (41.38%) TDD
7 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 12 (41.38%) SOA
7 12 (41.38%) SOAP
7 12 (41.38%) OO
7 12 (41.38%) Open Source
8 11 (37.93%) Groovy
8 11 (37.93%) Software Delivery
8 11 (37.93%) XML
8 11 (37.93%) XSLT
8 11 (37.93%) OOP
8 11 (37.93%) Java
8 11 (37.93%) RESTful
8 11 (37.93%) Scala
8 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) SQLite
3 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (93.10%) Git (software)
2 24 (82.76%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) UI Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (17.24%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Hadoop Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Web UI Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.45%) iOS Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Web UI Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 18 (62.07%) CSS3
2 18 (62.07%) HTML5
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
3 14 (48.28%) LESS
3 14 (48.28%) Sass
4 13 (44.83%) Ajax
5 12 (41.38%) SOAP
6 11 (37.93%) RESTful
6 11 (37.93%) XML
6 11 (37.93%) XSLT
7 10 (34.48%) XHTML
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.34%) .NET
11 2 (6.90%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.90%) LINQ
11 2 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 3 (10.34%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) SEO
2 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (41.38%) OO
2 12 (41.38%) Open Source
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 12 (41.38%) SOA
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) OOP
3 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
3 11 (37.93%) Software Delivery
4 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
5 7 (24.14%) Web Design
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Microservices
8 1 (3.45%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) Groovy
2 11 (37.93%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) Scala
3 10 (34.48%) XPath
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.45%) Clojure
5 1 (3.45%) ES6
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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