The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
UK
Rank 504 555 556
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +1
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 77 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.83% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 40
Median daily rate £475 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £322 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £65.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +75.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7271 7624 6916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 15.02% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4840 5082 4704
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 120
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.77 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial within the UK.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mercurial
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial within the UK.

Mercurial Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mercurial
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 77 £475 +31.94% 46
London +24 36 £500 +11.11% 14
Yorkshire +26 13 £340 - 9
South East +18 10 £363 +7.40% 2
North West +14 8 £500 +42.85% 7
South Yorkshire +1 8 £340 -
Sheffield +4 7 £340 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £400 -
Manchester +7 6 £500 +42.85% 7
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £394 +9.37%
East of England -4 6 £394 +9.37% 4
West Yorkshire +23 5 - - 8
Cambridge +2 5 £394 +9.37%
Leeds - 5 - - 8
City of London -6 3 £550 +29.47%
South West +14 2 - - 1
Southampton - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Lancashire +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £400 - 6
Croydon - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £400 -
Salford - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 2

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 178 (89.90%) Git (software)
2 117 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (58.59%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (46.46%) Subversion
5 86 (43.43%) Linux
6 83 (41.92%) Java
7 79 (39.90%) Jenkins
8 76 (38.38%) Ansible
8 76 (38.38%) MySQL
9 74 (37.37%) NoSQL
10 72 (36.36%) DevOps
11 70 (35.35%) PostgreSQL
12 69 (34.85%) Scrum
13 67 (33.84%) Python
14 64 (32.32%) OO
15 61 (30.81%) TDD
16 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
17 56 (28.28%) Configuration Management
18 54 (27.27%) LAMP
19 51 (25.76%) Apache
20 50 (25.25%) Puppet
20 50 (25.25%) MongoDB
21 49 (24.75%) PHP
21 49 (24.75%) HTML
22 48 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
22 48 (24.24%) Open Source
23 47 (23.74%) nginx
23 47 (23.74%) Docker
23 47 (23.74%) MVC
23 47 (23.74%) LEMP Stack

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (25.76%) Apache
2 47 (23.74%) nginx
3 40 (20.20%) Tomcat
4 31 (15.66%) Jetty
5 25 (12.63%) Mule ESB
5 25 (12.63%) WildFly
6 16 (8.08%) Confluence
7 11 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (5.05%) JBoss
9 4 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.52%) CMS
10 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.01%) WordPress
12 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.51%) concrete5
12 1 (0.51%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) GIMP
1 8 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.01%) Magento
5 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (13.13%) PaaS
3 24 (12.12%) GitHub
4 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (6.06%) Datadog
6 8 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.52%) SaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.16%) Firewall
2 31 (15.66%) VPN
3 27 (13.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 18 (9.09%) DMZ
5 17 (8.59%) HTTP
6 12 (6.06%) Internet
7 10 (5.05%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.53%) SSL
9 2 (1.01%) DNS
9 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.01%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.51%) AMQP
10 1 (0.51%) Network Security
10 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.38%) MySQL
2 74 (37.37%) NoSQL
3 70 (35.35%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (25.25%) MongoDB
5 36 (18.18%) Redis
6 25 (12.63%) Relational Database
7 19 (9.60%) CouchDB
8 18 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 11 (5.56%) Big Data
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.52%) GIS
12 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.01%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.01%) QlikView
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 178 (89.90%) Git (software)
2 92 (46.46%) Subversion
3 79 (39.90%) Jenkins
4 32 (16.16%) Gerrit
5 26 (13.13%) JIRA
6 23 (11.62%) GitLab
7 21 (10.61%) Bazaar
8 19 (9.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (9.60%) JUnit
9 14 (7.07%) Vagrant
10 10 (5.05%) Bitbucket
11 9 (4.55%) Maven
12 8 (4.04%) IntelliJ
12 8 (4.04%) Mockito
12 8 (4.04%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.03%) Ant
13 6 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.53%) Artifactory
14 5 (2.53%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (6.57%) Finance
2 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.53%) Electronics
3 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.53%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Retail
5 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (53.54%) Developer
2 43 (21.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (20.20%) Java Developer
4 29 (14.65%) PHP Developer
5 26 (13.13%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Java Scala Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Scala Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Senior Scala Developer
7 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) AWS DevOps
8 13 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 13 (6.57%) Symfony Developer
9 11 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (4.55%) Consultant
12 8 (4.04%) E-Commerce Developer
12 8 (4.04%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.27%) LAMP
2 49 (24.75%) HTML
3 47 (23.74%) LEMP Stack
4 46 (23.23%) LAPP Stack
5 43 (21.72%) CSS
6 39 (19.70%) Web Services
7 36 (18.18%) HTML5
8 31 (15.66%) RESTful
9 30 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 30 (15.15%) Spring
10 29 (14.65%) CSS3
11 28 (14.14%) jQuery
12 27 (13.64%) Laravel
13 26 (13.13%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (12.63%) Symfony
15 24 (12.12%) Hibernate
16 21 (10.61%) REST
17 20 (10.10%) Node.js
18 19 (9.60%) Memcached
19 18 (9.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Data Structures
2 18 (9.09%) User Experience
3 15 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.03%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.01%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) RIA
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 86 (43.43%) Linux
2 30 (15.15%) CentOS
2 30 (15.15%) Ubuntu
3 14 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.06%) Windows
5 7 (3.54%) Android
5 7 (3.54%) Unix
6 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (58.59%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (36.36%) DevOps
4 69 (34.85%) Scrum
5 64 (32.32%) OO
6 61 (30.81%) TDD
7 56 (28.28%) Configuration Management
8 48 (24.24%) Open Source
9 47 (23.74%) MVC
10 35 (17.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (14.65%) High Availability
12 28 (14.14%) E-Commerce
12 28 (14.14%) Software Delivery
12 28 (14.14%) Software Engineering
12 28 (14.14%) Web Development
13 23 (11.62%) OOP
14 22 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (11.11%) SOA
15 20 (10.10%) Automated Testing
16 19 (9.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.92%) Java
2 67 (33.84%) Python
3 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 49 (24.75%) PHP
5 43 (21.72%) Bash Shell
6 36 (18.18%) SQL
7 35 (17.68%) Ruby
8 31 (15.66%) Perl
9 23 (11.62%) Scala
10 20 (10.10%) Groovy
11 18 (9.09%) Go
12 17 (8.59%) C
13 16 (8.08%) C#
14 15 (7.58%) Clojure
15 12 (6.06%) PowerShell
16 7 (3.54%) C++
17 6 (3.03%) Objective-C
17 6 (3.03%) SPARQL
18 5 (2.53%) TypeScript
19 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.54%) Degree
5 5 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.01%) ISEB
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
System Software
1 47 (23.74%) Docker
2 44 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.12%) Xen
4 3 (1.52%) vCloud
5 1 (0.51%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.51%) Gluster
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.51%) Varnish
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (38.38%) Ansible
2 50 (25.25%) Puppet
3 38 (19.19%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (14.14%) ZABBIX
5 27 (13.64%) HAProxy
6 24 (12.12%) Kibana
6 24 (12.12%) logstash
6 24 (12.12%) Salt
7 12 (6.06%) Terraform
8 4 (2.02%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.01%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (1.01%) Nagios
9 2 (1.01%) SCCM
10 1 (0.51%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.51%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.51%) SELinux
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) Red Hat
2 29 (14.65%) VMware
3 22 (11.11%) Zend
4 21 (10.61%) Oracle
5 11 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.03%) Google
6 6 (3.03%) Veracode
6 6 (3.03%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.53%) Black Duck
7 5 (2.53%) SAP
7 5 (2.53%) Sonatype
8 4 (2.02%) ATG
8 4 (2.02%) Perforce
9 2 (1.01%) Demandware
9 2 (1.01%) Elastic Path
9 2 (1.01%) hybris
9 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.01%) OpenText
10 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.51%) HP
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