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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 255 237 205
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -32
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.034% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.30% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £381 £274
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +39.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +73.33%
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
1223 986 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.47% 11.05% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 566 450
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 4 £365 -
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) JMS
7 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
7 3 (21.43%) EJB
7 3 (21.43%) Ant
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (21.43%) .NET

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) AMQP
2 2 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (14.29%) PBX
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Gradle
5 2 (14.29%) BitKeeper
5 2 (14.29%) Redmine
5 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) StarTeam
6 1 (7.14%) Hudson
6 1 (7.14%) Bazaar
6 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
2 3 (21.43%) EJB
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) Java EE
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Sinatra
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Symfony
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
1 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
1 3 (21.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (14.29%) Zend
4 1 (7.14%) Borland
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
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