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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 231 233 247
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.034% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£325 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1003 956 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 10.93% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 555 476
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 49
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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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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
Surrey -1 5 £425 - 2
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £315 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (60.87%) JIRA
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 10 (43.48%) Subversion
7 9 (39.13%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) PHP
8 8 (34.78%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) TDD
8 8 (34.78%) Open Source
8 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (34.78%) REST
9 7 (30.43%) Hudson
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
9 7 (30.43%) OOP
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) MySQL
10 6 (26.09%) OO
11 5 (21.74%) Apache
11 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
11 5 (21.74%) SOA
11 5 (21.74%) MVC
11 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
11 5 (21.74%) RESTful
11 5 (21.74%) JSON

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) PBX
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) AMQP
1 4 (17.39%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (60.87%) JIRA
3 10 (43.48%) Subversion
4 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Hudson
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
7 3 (13.04%) Flash Builder
7 3 (13.04%) Ant
7 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
7 3 (13.04%) WiX
8 1 (4.35%) FogBugz
8 1 (4.35%) Trac
8 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Django Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) jQuery
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) REST
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) Zend Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Django
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) Flash
7 3 (13.04%) Robotlegs
7 3 (13.04%) Sphinx
8 2 (8.70%) HTML5
8 2 (8.70%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 1 (4.35%) YUI
9 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Device Driver
2 3 (13.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) Usability Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
8 3 (13.04%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Android Development
10 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Groovy
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (13.04%) ActionScript
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe
1 4 (17.39%) Zend
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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