The first table below looks at the demand for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 123 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £310 £208 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 250 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 10.67% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 152 113
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -27 3 £310 +49.39%
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (66.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Gate
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter