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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 522 569 523
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -46
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 131 89 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.11% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 73
Median daily rate £475 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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
8866 8048 7303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.39% 13.78% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5973 5274 4663
Median daily rate £428 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 161 134
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 August 2016.

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 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 117 £475 +5.55% 32
London -9 43 £475 +8.57% 8
East of England +22 21 £375 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +32 20 £375 +7.14%
North West +18 19 £500 +5.26% 6
Yorkshire +12 16 £500 +29.03% 3
Manchester -2 16 £500 +5.26% 6
Cambridge +25 13 £375 +10.29%
Wales +32 12 £475 - 1
South East +23 12 £400 +45.45% 3
South Wales +30 11 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +17 11 £500 +53.84% 2
Leeds +9 11 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 11 £400 -
Cardiff +26 6 £475 - 1
City of London +15 5 £463 +15.62% 2
Newport - 4 £450 -
Croydon -12 3 £475 +5.55%
North East -21 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear -22 3 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 3 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
York - 3 - - 1
South West +5 2 £375 - 4
South Yorkshire -3 2 £335 -25.55%
Sheffield -6 2 £335 -25.55%
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Bury - 2 £350 - 1
Scotland +13 1 £375 +44.23%
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 189 (92.20%) Git (software)
2 141 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (57.56%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (50.73%) Java
5 103 (50.24%) JavaScript
5 103 (50.24%) HTML
6 98 (47.80%) CSS
7 88 (42.93%) OO
7 88 (42.93%) HTML5
8 84 (40.98%) Scrum
9 81 (39.51%) CSS3
10 80 (39.02%) TDD
11 75 (36.59%) Jenkins
12 71 (34.63%) MySQL
13 66 (32.20%) Virtual Machines
14 63 (30.73%) Linux
15 62 (30.24%) Spring
15 62 (30.24%) GitHub
16 60 (29.27%) Open Source
17 59 (28.78%) RESTful
18 57 (27.80%) Subversion
18 57 (27.80%) Hibernate
19 56 (27.32%) Enterprise Software
19 56 (27.32%) Ansible
20 55 (26.83%) DevOps
21 54 (26.34%) MongoDB
21 54 (26.34%) OOP
21 54 (26.34%) Scala
22 53 (25.85%) SOA
22 53 (25.85%) NoSQL

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 35 (17.07%) Apache
2 32 (15.61%) nginx
2 32 (15.61%) Tomcat
3 20 (9.76%) JBoss
4 19 (9.27%) Mule ESB
5 10 (4.88%) Jetty
5 10 (4.88%) WildFly
6 5 (2.44%) Confluence
7 4 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.46%) Drupal
9 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.98%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.49%) Mule
10 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (4.88%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.49%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.49%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.49%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.24%) GitHub
2 41 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.85%) PaaS
5 10 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.73%) Firewall
2 21 (10.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 19 (9.27%) VPN
4 18 (8.78%) DMZ
5 11 (5.37%) HTTP
6 5 (2.44%) SSL
6 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.63%) MySQL
2 54 (26.34%) MongoDB
3 53 (25.85%) NoSQL
4 50 (24.39%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (14.15%) Redis
5 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
6 16 (7.80%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.37%) CouchDB
8 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (3.41%) Couchbase
9 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.95%) Big Data
11 2 (0.98%) GIS
11 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.98%) QlikView
11 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 189 (92.20%) Git (software)
2 75 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 57 (27.80%) Subversion
4 29 (14.15%) Gerrit
5 15 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.34%) Artifactory
6 13 (6.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (6.34%) Selenium
6 13 (6.34%) SonarQube
6 13 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (4.88%) Grunt
7 10 (4.88%) gulp
7 10 (4.88%) IntelliJ
7 10 (4.88%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.88%) WebStorm
8 9 (4.39%) GitLab
8 9 (4.39%) JUnit
8 9 (4.39%) Maven
8 9 (4.39%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.39%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (4.39%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Legal
3 2 (0.98%) Publishing
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 147 (71.71%) Developer
2 64 (31.22%) Java Developer
3 50 (24.39%) Senior Developer
4 45 (21.95%) Scala Developer
5 44 (21.46%) Java Scala Developer
5 44 (21.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 44 (21.46%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 44 (21.46%) Senior Scala Developer
6 30 (14.63%) PHP Developer
7 26 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (5.37%) E-Commerce Developer
9 11 (5.37%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 10 (4.88%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Android Developer
12 8 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
13 7 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (50.24%) HTML
2 98 (47.80%) CSS
3 88 (42.93%) HTML5
4 81 (39.51%) CSS3
5 62 (30.24%) Spring
6 59 (28.78%) RESTful
7 57 (27.80%) Hibernate
8 44 (21.46%) Web Services
9 41 (20.00%) jQuery
9 41 (20.00%) LAMP
10 32 (15.61%) LAPP Stack
10 32 (15.61%) LEMP Stack
11 28 (13.66%) RabbitMQ
11 28 (13.66%) REST
12 27 (13.17%) AngularJS
13 25 (12.20%) Symfony
14 24 (11.71%) Laravel
15 22 (10.73%) .NET
16 19 (9.27%) ASP.NET
17 16 (7.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.32%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.29%) Data Structures
3 16 (7.80%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.34%) User Experience
5 10 (4.88%) Graphic Design
6 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.95%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.46%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.46%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.98%) Fintech
10 2 (0.98%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.98%) PKI
11 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.73%) Linux
2 23 (11.22%) CentOS
2 23 (11.22%) Ubuntu
3 13 (6.34%) Android
4 8 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.93%) Windows
6 4 (1.95%) Unix
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (57.56%) Continuous Integration
3 88 (42.93%) OO
4 84 (40.98%) Scrum
5 80 (39.02%) TDD
6 60 (29.27%) Open Source
7 55 (26.83%) DevOps
8 54 (26.34%) OOP
9 53 (25.85%) SOA
10 52 (25.37%) MVC
11 51 (24.88%) Microservices
11 51 (24.88%) Software Delivery
12 47 (22.93%) Pair Programming
13 33 (16.10%) Configuration Management
13 33 (16.10%) Web Development
14 23 (11.22%) Unit Testing
15 21 (10.24%) BDD
15 21 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (7.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 104 (50.73%) Java
2 103 (50.24%) JavaScript
3 54 (26.34%) Scala
4 48 (23.41%) Groovy
5 47 (22.93%) PHP
6 44 (21.46%) Clojure
7 33 (16.10%) Python
8 28 (13.66%) Bash Shell
9 27 (13.17%) SQL
10 22 (10.73%) Perl
11 21 (10.24%) C#
12 19 (9.27%) Ruby
13 13 (6.34%) TypeScript
14 11 (5.37%) ECMAScript
15 7 (3.41%) C
15 7 (3.41%) ES6
16 6 (2.93%) Dart
16 6 (2.93%) Go
16 6 (2.93%) Objective-C
16 6 (2.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.90%) Degree
4 4 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.95%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.49%) MISRA
2 1 (0.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 66 (32.20%) Virtual Machines
2 37 (18.05%) Docker
3 14 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.34%) vCloud
5 9 (4.39%) Xen
6 3 (1.46%) LXC
7 2 (0.98%) Squid
7 2 (0.98%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.49%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (27.32%) Ansible
2 32 (15.61%) Puppet
3 25 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.73%) ZABBIX
5 20 (9.76%) HAProxy
6 19 (9.27%) Kibana
6 19 (9.27%) logstash
7 18 (8.78%) Salt
8 13 (6.34%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.46%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.98%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.98%) SCCM
10 2 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (12.68%) Red Hat
1 26 (12.68%) VMware
2 17 (8.29%) Oracle
3 13 (6.34%) Black Duck
3 13 (6.34%) Sonatype
3 13 (6.34%) Veracode
4 12 (5.85%) Zend
5 10 (4.88%) Google
6 5 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.95%) IBM
8 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.98%) Facebook
9 2 (0.98%) OpenText
9 2 (0.98%) Sun
9 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 2 (0.98%) Twitter
9 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.49%) New Relic
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