The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 142 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% - 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -5.12%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
474 479 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.91% 14.86% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 330 187
Average daily rate £375 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 8
Average hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.19 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 2 £388 - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Artifactory
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Ant
2 4 (57.14%) Artifactory
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Release Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Change and Release Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Zend