The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 118 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.25 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
323 317 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.74% 12.51% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 167 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £25.95 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +2 10 £475 - 2
Mercurial
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Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
3 7 (53.85%) Android
3 7 (53.85%) Android Development
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
6 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
6 4 (30.77%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Sitefinity
7 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
7 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
7 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) Modernizr
7 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Sass
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
1 3 (23.08%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Android Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Modernizr
3 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (23.08%) Sass
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Android SDK
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) iOS SDK
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
5 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Android Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Google
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