The first table below looks at the demand for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 West 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 142 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
+35.23% -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the South West region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the South West region.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
3 4 (66.67%) MSBuild
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (83.33%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (16.67%) Moq
4 1 (16.67%) xUnit.net
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) YUI
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
3 1 (16.67%) StructureMap
3 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (16.67%) Ninject
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum-ban
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) CQRS
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle