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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 135 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.061% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 2.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £26.25
Mercurial
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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
385 324 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.73% 11.60% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 181 116
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 2015. 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
Edinburgh -20 2 - -
Mercurial
UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Gradle
4 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Modernizr
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Modernizr
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) J2SE
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript