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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.30% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
Mercurial
UK

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
305 349 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.97% 13.19% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 212 173
Average daily rate £338 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Sass
5 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Ant
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) JSR 170
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (62.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (62.50%) HTML Developer
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (37.50%) CSS Developer
6 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 2 (25.00%) JSR 170
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) Web Design
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) Brightcove
3 1 (12.50%) Facebook
3 1 (12.50%) Google