The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 242 232 245
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.060% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £125 £238 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -34.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.44% 11.52% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 526 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Mercurial
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £388 -
Surrey -11 3 £269 +13.15%
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
1 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Ansible
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) REST
6 5 (38.46%) Django
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (30.77%) Adobe
7 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
7 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (30.77%) Mule
7 4 (30.77%) AMQP
7 4 (30.77%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
7 4 (30.77%) Splunk
8 3 (23.08%) Hudson

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (30.77%) Mule
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) AMQP
2 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (7.69%) PBX
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Hudson
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (15.38%) Flash Builder
5 2 (15.38%) WiX
6 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) ActionScript Developer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Django Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) CSS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Interface Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Flash Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Django
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) HTML5
8 2 (15.38%) Flash
8 2 (15.38%) Sphinx
8 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 2 (15.38%) CSS3
8 2 (15.38%) Robotlegs
9 1 (7.69%) Sass
9 1 (7.69%) LESS
9 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.69%) MooTools
9 1 (7.69%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Wiki
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Web Usability
6 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) ActionScript
3 2 (15.38%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Freescale
3 1 (7.69%) Zend