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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 523 552 533
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 130 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 1.34% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 72 73
Median daily rate £459 £431 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% +21.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+171.42% -

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
8971 8288 7410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 14.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6036 5471 4932
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 193 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +33 118 £453 +3.42% 35
London +13 55 £475 +8.57% 6
South East +36 19 £400 +45.45% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +21 12 £500 +29.03% 4
North West -2 12 £500 +5.26% 9
East of England -4 12 £394 +9.37% 3
Wales +24 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 11 £394 +9.37% 1
South Wales +22 10 £475 +11.76%
Manchester -13 9 £500 +5.26% 9
West Yorkshire +18 8 £500 +53.84% 3
Leeds +16 8 £500 - 3
City of London +10 7 £475 +28.37% 1
Cambridge +15 6 £394 +9.37% 1
Cardiff +20 4 £475 +11.76%
South West +16 4 £350 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
York - 4 - - 1
Newport - 4 £450 -
Gloucestershire +2 3 £325 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £325 - 1
Surrey +9 2 £400 +45.45%
Birmingham -6 2 £463 +3.93% 7
Croydon -15 2 £471 +4.72%
North East -21 2 £469 -
Tyne and Wear -27 2 £469 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 2 £469 -
West Midlands -33 2 £463 +21.71% 10
Cheshire - 2 £325 -

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 212 (92.98%) Git (software)
2 148 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (57.02%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (47.81%) JavaScript
5 105 (46.05%) HTML
6 104 (45.61%) Java
7 99 (43.42%) OO
8 98 (42.98%) CSS
9 93 (40.79%) Jenkins
10 91 (39.91%) MySQL
10 91 (39.91%) Scrum
11 90 (39.47%) HTML5
12 83 (36.40%) TDD
13 82 (35.96%) Linux
13 82 (35.96%) CSS3
14 73 (32.02%) Virtual Machines
14 73 (32.02%) Subversion
15 71 (31.14%) DevOps
16 70 (30.70%) Ansible
17 67 (29.39%) NoSQL
17 67 (29.39%) PostgreSQL
18 66 (28.95%) Open Source
19 65 (28.51%) MongoDB
20 63 (27.63%) GitHub
20 63 (27.63%) Spring
21 59 (25.88%) PHP
22 58 (25.44%) Hibernate
22 58 (25.44%) MVC
23 57 (25.00%) LAMP
24 56 (24.56%) RESTful

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 49 (21.49%) Apache
2 46 (20.18%) nginx
3 43 (18.86%) Tomcat
4 28 (12.28%) Mule ESB
5 23 (10.09%) JBoss
6 18 (7.89%) Jetty
6 18 (7.89%) WildFly
7 10 (4.39%) Confluence
8 4 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.32%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (1.32%) GIMP
4 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (2.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.44%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.63%) GitHub
2 47 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (6.58%) PaaS
5 11 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Route 53
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.60%) Firewall
2 30 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
3 28 (12.28%) VPN
4 22 (9.65%) DMZ
5 14 (6.14%) HTTP
6 9 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.51%) SSL
8 5 (2.19%) Internet
9 4 (1.75%) Network Security
10 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.88%) FlexRay
11 1 (0.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (39.91%) MySQL
2 67 (29.39%) NoSQL
2 67 (29.39%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (28.51%) MongoDB
4 35 (15.35%) Redis
5 30 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 23 (10.09%) Relational Database
7 16 (7.02%) CouchDB
8 9 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (3.07%) Big Data
10 7 (3.07%) Couchbase
10 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.32%) GIS
11 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.88%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.88%) QlikView
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 212 (92.98%) Git (software)
2 93 (40.79%) Jenkins
3 73 (32.02%) Subversion
4 40 (17.54%) Gerrit
5 17 (7.46%) GitLab
6 15 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (6.14%) Artifactory
7 14 (6.14%) SonarQube
7 14 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (6.14%) Vagrant
8 13 (5.70%) Selenium
9 12 (5.26%) JIRA
9 12 (5.26%) JUnit
10 11 (4.82%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.39%) Grunt
11 10 (4.39%) IntelliJ
11 10 (4.39%) WebStorm
12 9 (3.95%) gulp
12 9 (3.95%) TeamCity
13 7 (3.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (1.75%) Retail
3 3 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.88%) Automotive
4 2 (0.88%) Legal
4 2 (0.88%) Military
4 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (67.11%) Developer
2 60 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 50 (21.93%) Senior Developer
4 43 (18.86%) Scala Developer
4 43 (18.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (18.42%) Java Scala Developer
5 42 (18.42%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 42 (18.42%) Senior Scala Developer
6 39 (17.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (16.23%) PHP Developer
8 15 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
9 12 (5.26%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 11 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (3.95%) Android Developer
12 9 (3.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (3.95%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (46.05%) HTML
2 98 (42.98%) CSS
3 90 (39.47%) HTML5
4 82 (35.96%) CSS3
5 63 (27.63%) Spring
6 58 (25.44%) Hibernate
7 57 (25.00%) LAMP
8 56 (24.56%) RESTful
9 48 (21.05%) Web Services
10 46 (20.18%) LAPP Stack
10 46 (20.18%) LEMP Stack
11 44 (19.30%) jQuery
12 37 (16.23%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (13.60%) REST
14 30 (13.16%) AngularJS
14 30 (13.16%) Symfony
15 29 (12.72%) Laravel
16 20 (8.77%) .NET
17 18 (7.89%) JSON
17 18 (7.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.25%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 16 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.14%) User Experience
5 11 (4.82%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.95%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.19%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.32%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.88%) Fintech
10 2 (0.88%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (35.96%) Linux
2 32 (14.04%) CentOS
2 32 (14.04%) Ubuntu
3 14 (6.14%) Android
4 9 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.07%) Windows
7 3 (1.32%) Unix
8 2 (0.88%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (57.02%) Continuous Integration
3 99 (43.42%) OO
4 91 (39.91%) Scrum
5 83 (36.40%) TDD
6 71 (31.14%) DevOps
7 66 (28.95%) Open Source
8 58 (25.44%) MVC
9 53 (23.25%) OOP
10 52 (22.81%) SOA
10 52 (22.81%) Software Delivery
11 51 (22.37%) Microservices
12 45 (19.74%) Pair Programming
13 39 (17.11%) Configuration Management
13 39 (17.11%) Web Development
14 27 (11.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (10.53%) BDD
16 23 (10.09%) Unit Testing
17 21 (9.21%) E-Commerce
18 17 (7.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 109 (47.81%) JavaScript
2 104 (45.61%) Java
3 59 (25.88%) PHP
4 55 (24.12%) Scala
5 50 (21.93%) Python
6 47 (20.61%) Groovy
7 42 (18.42%) Clojure
8 39 (17.11%) Bash Shell
9 33 (14.47%) Perl
10 24 (10.53%) SQL
11 23 (10.09%) Ruby
12 19 (8.33%) C#
13 12 (5.26%) C
13 12 (5.26%) TypeScript
14 10 (4.39%) ECMAScript
15 9 (3.95%) Go
16 7 (3.07%) ES6
16 7 (3.07%) Objective-C
17 6 (2.63%) PHP 5
18 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) Degree
4 7 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) ISEB
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) MISRA
2 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 73 (32.02%) Virtual Machines
2 49 (21.49%) Docker
3 19 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (7.46%) Xen
5 12 (5.26%) vCloud
6 2 (0.88%) LXC
6 2 (0.88%) Squid
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.44%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 70 (30.70%) Ansible
2 38 (16.67%) Puppet
3 31 (13.60%) ZABBIX
4 29 (12.72%) HAProxy
5 27 (11.84%) Kibana
5 27 (11.84%) logstash
5 27 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (9.21%) Salt
7 13 (5.70%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.88%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.88%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.88%) SCCM
8 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (17.11%) Red Hat
2 33 (14.47%) VMware
3 22 (9.65%) Oracle
4 19 (8.33%) Zend
5 15 (6.58%) Veracode
6 14 (6.14%) Black Duck
6 14 (6.14%) Sonatype
7 11 (4.82%) Google
8 6 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.32%) OpenText
10 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.88%) Facebook
11 2 (0.88%) IBM
11 2 (0.88%) Sun
11 2 (0.88%) Twitter
12 1 (0.44%) HP
12 1 (0.44%) New Relic
12 1 (0.44%) Perforce
12 1 (0.44%) Sybase
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago