The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 135 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.42% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
Mercurial
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
379 281 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.80% 9.92% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 172
Average daily rate £358 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.12 £41.50
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 the North West

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the North West region.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the North West 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
Manchester -14 2 £488 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (85.71%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) AMQP
6 6 (42.86%) Confluence
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) Gradle
6 6 (42.86%) JUnit
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) EJB
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
6 6 (42.86%) XHTML
6 6 (42.86%) JMS
6 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
6 6 (42.86%) Java EE
6 6 (42.86%) JSON

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) AMQP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Gradle
3 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 6 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) MSTest
6 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XHTML
2 6 (42.86%) JMS
2 6 (42.86%) Java EE
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) CSS3
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) EJB
3 2 (14.29%) JavaBeans
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories
9 1 (7.14%) DevOps
9 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) Time Management
9 1 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (7.14%) QMS
9 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (7.14%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft