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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 235 235 251
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.057% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 0.54% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
1012 932 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.92% 10.66% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 567 508
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 45
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.27 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +6 5 £425 - 2
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -9 1 £315 +0.80% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) Subversion
5 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 7 (35.00%) Hudson
7 7 (35.00%) OOP
7 7 (35.00%) PHP
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) MySQL
8 6 (30.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) REST
8 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (25.00%) PHPUnit
9 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) Selenium
9 5 (25.00%) Apache
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (20.00%) MVC

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Mule
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) PBX
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
1 4 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Subversion
4 7 (35.00%) Hudson
5 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) PHPUnit
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (15.00%) Ant
7 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (15.00%) Flash Builder
7 3 (15.00%) WiX
8 1 (5.00%) FogBugz
8 1 (5.00%) Trac
8 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Django Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) Flash
6 3 (15.00%) Robotlegs
7 2 (10.00%) XHTML
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) Django
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) Sphinx
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) YUI
8 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (5.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
5 6 (30.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) DevOps
8 3 (15.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.00%) OOD
10 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (15.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP