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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
UK
Rank 523 575 559
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -16
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 78 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.82% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 49
Median daily rate £425 £360 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £447 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £348 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.00

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
7798 7444 7053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 14.54% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5253 4912 4659
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 200 131
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £30.32 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 27 February 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 30 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 27 February 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 +29 77 £438 +21.52% 53
London +35 34 £500 +12.35% 16
Yorkshire +37 19 £340 - 10
West Yorkshire +23 11 - - 10
Leeds - 11 - - 10
South East +22 10 £360 +10.76% 4
South Yorkshire +11 8 £340 -
Sheffield +9 7 £340 -
North West +6 6 - - 10
Oxfordshire - 6 - - 1
South West +2 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Lancashire +15 3 - - 3
City of London 0 3 £550 +18.91% 5
Manchester -3 3 - - 7
Somerset - 3 - -
West Midlands +8 2 £378 +37.27% 9
Cambridge +7 2 £325 -9.72%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £325 -9.72%
Preston -2 2 - -
East of England -13 2 £325 -9.72% 1
Coventry - 2 £378 - 1
Southampton - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £325 -
South Wales +18 1 £350 +21.73%
Wales +9 1 £350 +21.73%
East Sussex +3 1 £395 +26.40%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Hove - 1 £395 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 154 (88.51%) Git (software)
2 98 (56.32%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (48.28%) Subversion
5 73 (41.95%) Java
6 69 (39.66%) Linux
7 64 (36.78%) Jenkins
8 58 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 57 (32.76%) Ansible
10 54 (31.03%) MySQL
11 53 (30.46%) OO
11 53 (30.46%) Python
11 53 (30.46%) DevOps
12 52 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
14 46 (26.44%) Scrum
15 45 (25.86%) MongoDB
16 44 (25.29%) TDD
17 43 (24.71%) MVC
18 41 (23.56%) PHP
19 40 (22.99%) HTML
19 40 (22.99%) Configuration Management
19 40 (22.99%) Puppet
20 39 (22.41%) Apache
21 38 (21.84%) LAMP
22 36 (20.69%) Web Services
22 36 (20.69%) AngularJS
23 35 (20.11%) Open Source
23 35 (20.11%) nginx
23 35 (20.11%) 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 39 (22.41%) Apache
2 35 (20.11%) nginx
3 30 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 22 (12.64%) Jetty
5 18 (10.34%) Mule ESB
6 16 (9.20%) WildFly
7 15 (8.62%) Confluence
8 12 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (5.17%) JBoss
10 7 (4.02%) WebLogic
11 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.72%) CMS
13 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.15%) WordPress
14 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) GIMP
1 8 (4.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.57%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.57%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.92%) PaaS
3 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (6.90%) Datadog
5 10 (5.75%) GitHub
6 7 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.30%) SaaS
8 3 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.57%) IaaS
10 1 (0.57%) Route 53
10 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.64%) Firewall
2 21 (12.07%) VPN
3 18 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (6.90%) HTTP
5 11 (6.32%) Internet
6 10 (5.75%) DMZ
7 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.30%) SSL
9 2 (1.15%) DNS
9 2 (1.15%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.15%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.57%) AMQP
10 1 (0.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 54 (31.03%) MySQL
3 52 (29.89%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (25.86%) MongoDB
5 30 (17.24%) Redis
6 19 (10.92%) Relational Database
6 19 (10.92%) SQL Server
7 15 (8.62%) CouchDB
8 8 (4.60%) Big Data
9 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.72%) GIS
11 2 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.15%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.57%) DTS
12 1 (0.57%) OLTP
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 154 (88.51%) Git (software)
2 84 (48.28%) Subversion
3 64 (36.78%) Jenkins
4 29 (16.67%) JIRA
5 24 (13.79%) Gerrit
6 20 (11.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (9.77%) JUnit
8 16 (9.20%) GitLab
9 15 (8.62%) Bazaar
10 14 (8.05%) TeamCity
11 12 (6.90%) Visual Studio
12 10 (5.75%) Maven
12 10 (5.75%) Vagrant
13 9 (5.17%) IntelliJ
13 9 (5.17%) Selenium
14 8 (4.60%) Bitbucket
14 8 (4.60%) Hudson
14 8 (4.60%) Mockito
14 8 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (4.02%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Games
2 6 (3.45%) Marketing
2 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.87%) Electronics
3 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.30%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.15%) Automotive
5 2 (1.15%) Avionics
5 2 (1.15%) Military
5 2 (1.15%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.57%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 100 (57.47%) Developer
2 38 (21.84%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (13.22%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (6.32%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 11 (6.32%) Symfony Developer
9 10 (5.75%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (5.75%) HTML Developer
10 9 (5.17%) HTML CSS Developer
10 9 (5.17%) PHP Zend Developer
11 8 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (4.02%) Architect
12 7 (4.02%) Consultant
12 7 (4.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.02%) Tester
13 6 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.99%) HTML
2 38 (21.84%) LAMP
3 36 (20.69%) AngularJS
3 36 (20.69%) Web Services
4 35 (20.11%) LEMP Stack
5 34 (19.54%) CSS
5 34 (19.54%) LAPP Stack
6 27 (15.52%) Spring
7 26 (14.94%) jQuery
8 24 (13.79%) HTML5
9 23 (13.22%) RESTful
10 21 (12.07%) XML
11 20 (11.49%) JSON
11 20 (11.49%) Laravel
11 20 (11.49%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (10.92%) REST
12 19 (10.92%) Symfony
13 18 (10.34%) CSS3
13 18 (10.34%) Hibernate
13 18 (10.34%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 21 (12.07%) User Experience
3 19 (10.92%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.45%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.72%) Animation
7 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.72%) RIA
8 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.15%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.15%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (39.66%) Linux
2 19 (10.92%) CentOS
2 19 (10.92%) Ubuntu
3 15 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.05%) Windows
5 7 (4.02%) Android
5 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) Continuous Integration
2 95 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (30.46%) DevOps
3 53 (30.46%) OO
4 46 (26.44%) Scrum
5 44 (25.29%) TDD
6 43 (24.71%) MVC
7 40 (22.99%) Configuration Management
8 35 (20.11%) Open Source
9 28 (16.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (14.94%) Automated Testing
11 23 (13.22%) Software Engineering
11 23 (13.22%) Web Development
12 22 (12.64%) E-Commerce
13 19 (10.92%) High Availability
13 19 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (8.62%) Refactoring
14 15 (8.62%) Software Delivery
15 14 (8.05%) BDD
15 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.95%) Java
2 53 (30.46%) Python
3 50 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 41 (23.56%) PHP
5 32 (18.39%) SQL
6 31 (17.82%) Bash Shell
6 31 (17.82%) Ruby
7 23 (13.22%) Perl
8 20 (11.49%) C#
9 17 (9.77%) Go
10 10 (5.75%) C
10 10 (5.75%) C++
10 10 (5.75%) Scala
11 9 (5.17%) Groovy
11 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.45%) TypeScript
13 5 (2.87%) Clojure
14 4 (2.30%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 2 (1.15%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.75%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.02%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.87%) Degree
6 4 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.15%) ISEB
7 2 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) Docker
1 29 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.20%) Xen
3 2 (1.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.57%) Gluster
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (32.76%) Ansible
2 40 (22.99%) Puppet
3 31 (17.82%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (12.07%) Salt
5 19 (10.92%) HAProxy
6 18 (10.34%) ZABBIX
7 17 (9.77%) Kibana
7 17 (9.77%) logstash
8 14 (8.05%) Terraform
9 2 (1.15%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (1.15%) Nagios
9 2 (1.15%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.57%) Consul
10 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Red Hat
2 21 (12.07%) Oracle
3 19 (10.92%) VMware
4 18 (10.34%) Zend
5 8 (4.60%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.45%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.87%) ATG
7 5 (2.87%) Perforce
7 5 (2.87%) SAP
8 4 (2.30%) Google
8 4 (2.30%) Veracode
9 3 (1.72%) Black Duck
9 3 (1.72%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.15%) Apple
10 2 (1.15%) Demandware
10 2 (1.15%) Elastic Path
10 2 (1.15%) hybris
10 2 (1.15%) OpenText
11 1 (0.57%) Luciad
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