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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 585 567 542
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 62 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 1.01% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 56
Median daily rate £406 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £380 £293
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +29.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
8269 7195 6939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.87% 12.89% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5636 4597 4436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 147 137
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.19 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -30 60 £406 -18.75% 28
London -51 20 £425 -19.04% 6
North West +4 14 £450 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £360 -24.21%
East of England +5 7 £360 -24.21% 1
Manchester -2 7 £500 - 4
Leeds - 7 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £500 - 5
West Midlands -2 5 £313 -16.66% 5
Cheshire - 5 £325 -
Cambridge +1 4 £360 -24.21%
Croydon -10 4 £425 -15.00%
Leicestershire - 4 £238 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £238 - 3
City of London +25 3 £250 -54.54%
Birmingham +3 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Chiswick - 2 £438 -
South East -12 1 £313 -17.21% 3
South West - 1 £330 -
North East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £288 -
East Sussex - 1 £313 -
Bridgend - 1 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £288 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 102 (83.61%) Git (software)
2 79 (64.75%) CSS
3 78 (63.93%) HTML
4 72 (59.02%) JavaScript
5 68 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (47.54%) HTML5
7 57 (46.72%) jQuery
8 56 (45.90%) CSS3
9 53 (43.44%) Java
10 47 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (32.79%) OO
12 36 (29.51%) Scrum
13 35 (28.69%) Subversion
14 32 (26.23%) Ajax
15 31 (25.41%) Sass
16 28 (22.95%) User Experience
16 28 (22.95%) Web Development
17 27 (22.13%) Spring
18 26 (21.31%) Web Services
18 26 (21.31%) XML
19 25 (20.49%) TDD
19 25 (20.49%) Linux
19 25 (20.49%) Enterprise Software
20 24 (19.67%) GitHub
20 24 (19.67%) Software Delivery
20 24 (19.67%) PHP
20 24 (19.67%) RESTful
21 23 (18.85%) MySQL
22 22 (18.03%) Scala
23 21 (17.21%) Open Source

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 15 (12.30%) Apache
2 14 (11.48%) nginx
3 8 (6.56%) Node.js
3 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.92%) JBoss
4 6 (4.92%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.46%) Gunicorn
5 3 (2.46%) uWSGI
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.64%) Confluence
6 2 (1.64%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.64%) Mule
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.74%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.82%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.82%) GIMP
4 1 (0.82%) MS Office
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (4.10%) Magento
3 2 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.67%) GitHub
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.64%) IaaS
5 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Firewall
1 6 (4.92%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (4.10%) VPN
3 4 (3.28%) DMZ
4 3 (2.46%) Network Security
5 2 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) MySQL
2 21 (17.21%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (13.11%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.84%) Redis
6 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.46%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.46%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.64%) GIS
10 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.64%) OLTP
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.64%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 102 (83.61%) Git (software)
2 35 (28.69%) Subversion
3 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (10.66%) Grunt
5 12 (9.84%) gulp
6 11 (9.02%) IntelliJ
6 11 (9.02%) WebStorm
7 8 (6.56%) PhpStorm
8 7 (5.74%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.92%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.92%) Gerrit
9 6 (4.92%) Selenium
9 6 (4.92%) SonarQube
10 5 (4.10%) Bower
10 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.10%) JIRA
10 5 (4.10%) Maven
10 5 (4.10%) PhantomJS
10 5 (4.10%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (5.74%) Legal
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (83.61%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Java Developer
3 26 (21.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (18.03%) Senior Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Java Scala Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Scala Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 18 (14.75%) Senior Scala Developer
6 14 (11.48%) UI Developer
7 12 (9.84%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.56%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.92%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (4.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.75%) CSS
2 78 (63.93%) HTML
3 58 (47.54%) HTML5
4 57 (46.72%) jQuery
5 56 (45.90%) CSS3
6 32 (26.23%) Ajax
7 31 (25.41%) Sass
8 27 (22.13%) Spring
9 26 (21.31%) Web Services
9 26 (21.31%) XML
10 24 (19.67%) RESTful
11 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
12 18 (14.75%) LESS
13 16 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (13.11%) XSLT
14 15 (12.30%) .NET
14 15 (12.30%) LAMP
15 14 (11.48%) REST
16 13 (10.66%) AngularJS
16 13 (10.66%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) User Experience
2 25 (20.49%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.20%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.74%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.28%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.46%) NHS
6 3 (2.46%) Replication
6 3 (2.46%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 2 (1.64%) PKI
7 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.82%) Animation
8 1 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.49%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) CentOS
2 9 (7.38%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.28%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Android
4 3 (2.46%) Debian
4 3 (2.46%) Windows
5 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.64%) Solaris
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.52%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (32.79%) OO
4 36 (29.51%) Scrum
5 28 (22.95%) Web Development
6 25 (20.49%) TDD
7 24 (19.67%) Software Delivery
8 21 (17.21%) Front End Development
8 21 (17.21%) MVC
8 21 (17.21%) Open Source
9 20 (16.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 20 (16.39%) Microservices
9 20 (16.39%) OOP
9 20 (16.39%) SOA
10 18 (14.75%) Pair Programming
10 18 (14.75%) SEO
11 15 (12.30%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
13 12 (9.84%) DevOps
14 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.02%) JavaScript
2 53 (43.44%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) PHP
4 22 (18.03%) Scala
5 21 (17.21%) SQL
6 20 (16.39%) Groovy
7 18 (14.75%) Clojure
8 14 (11.48%) Python
8 14 (11.48%) XPath
9 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
9 11 (9.02%) C#
10 10 (8.20%) ECMAScript
11 9 (7.38%) Dart
11 9 (7.38%) Ruby
11 9 (7.38%) TypeScript
12 8 (6.56%) Perl
13 4 (3.28%) C++
13 4 (3.28%) PHP 5
14 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.92%) Degree
3 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Docker
2 6 (4.92%) LXC
2 6 (4.92%) vCloud
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.64%) Squid
3 2 (1.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) Ansible
1 13 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (10.66%) Puppet
2 7 (5.74%) Kibana
2 7 (5.74%) logstash
3 6 (4.92%) HAProxy
3 6 (4.92%) Rundeck
3 6 (4.92%) Salt
3 6 (4.92%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.64%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.64%) SELinux
5 1 (0.82%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) VMware
1 10 (8.20%) Zend
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.56%) Oracle
4 6 (4.92%) Black Duck
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.92%) Sonatype
4 6 (4.92%) Veracode
5 5 (4.10%) Google
5 5 (4.10%) hybris
6 4 (3.28%) IBM
6 4 (3.28%) Tableau
7 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.64%) OpenText
8 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.64%) Sun
8 2 (1.64%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.82%) Adobe
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