The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 249 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.14% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 1.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £125 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £331 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Mercurial
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1101 1056 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 11.96% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 578 470
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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
Hampshire -1 2 £350 -9.67% 1
Surrey +4 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £500 +300.00%
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) Ant
5 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) EJB
5 4 (30.77%) JMS
5 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 4 (30.77%) Java EE

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Bazaar
5 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
6 1 (7.69%) BitKeeper
6 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) EJB
2 4 (30.77%) JMS
2 4 (30.77%) Java EE
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) MapReduce
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Bourne shell
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) R
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
1 4 (30.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) Atlassian
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
4 1 (7.69%) Perforce