The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 129 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £330
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 - £25.00 -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
285 329 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.34% 12.35% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 173 164
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Mercurial
England

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
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 July 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 - 3 £325 - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) LINQ
5 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Lucene
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Lucene
5 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (28.57%) Lucene.Net
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter