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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mercurial
Rank 243 237 237
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.064% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £125 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £125 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £309 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £293 £225
% change year-on-year
+29.05% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +21.90%
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
1177 1096 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.83% 11.78% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 647 545
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 52
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £37.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -15 4 £365 +192.00%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £500 +300.00%
Hampshire 0 2 £350 -9.67%
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (71.43%) Open Source
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Subversion
3 8 (57.14%) OO
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Gradle
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
7 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) AMQP
7 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (28.57%) Confluence
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) AMQP
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Gradle
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) Bazaar
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) BitKeeper
5 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (14.29%) CruiseControl
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) StarTeam
6 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Java EE
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) EJB
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) MapReduce
6 3 (21.43%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Borland
4 1 (7.14%) Zend
4 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu