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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 531 557 585
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +28
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 90 87 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 31
Median daily rate £445 £421 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +8.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £65.00 -
% 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
8272 8259 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.62% 14.96% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5560 5556 5092
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 183 119
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 £32.40 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.72 £55.00
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 8 December 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 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 8 December 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 +46 88 £450 +17.64% 40
London +19 54 £475 +11.76% 15
South East +47 14 £400 +12.28%
Oxfordshire - 11 £400 -
North West +9 7 £475 - 5
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £388 +7.63% 1
East of England -5 6 £388 +7.63% 1
Cambridge +5 5 £388 +7.63% 1
Manchester 0 5 £475 - 4
City of London -6 5 £425 -5.55% 3
South West +14 4 £300 -45.45% 2
Cheltenham 0 3 £325 -31.57%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £325 -42.22% 1
South Wales +2 2 £375 -18.91%
Wales -9 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Croydon -16 2 £468 +3.88%
Salford - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 10
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 7
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 7
Bristol - 1 £275 -

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 204 (91.07%) Git (software)
2 134 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (58.04%) Continuous Integration
4 104 (46.43%) Jenkins
5 98 (43.75%) Java
6 93 (41.52%) MySQL
7 92 (41.07%) Linux
8 88 (39.29%) Ansible
9 87 (38.84%) Subversion
10 83 (37.05%) DevOps
11 77 (34.38%) NoSQL
11 77 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (34.38%) Scrum
12 76 (33.93%) OO
12 76 (33.93%) TDD
13 75 (33.48%) JavaScript
14 73 (32.59%) MongoDB
15 71 (31.70%) HTML
16 67 (29.91%) Python
17 63 (28.13%) MVC
18 62 (27.68%) CSS
19 61 (27.23%) LAMP
20 60 (26.79%) HTML5
20 60 (26.79%) Open Source
21 57 (25.45%) Virtual Machines
22 56 (25.00%) Configuration Management
23 55 (24.55%) PHP
23 55 (24.55%) Apache
24 53 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
24 53 (23.66%) nginx

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 55 (24.55%) Apache
2 53 (23.66%) nginx
3 48 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 30 (13.39%) Jetty
5 28 (12.50%) Mule ESB
6 26 (11.61%) WildFly
7 18 (8.04%) JBoss
8 14 (6.25%) Confluence
9 12 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.34%) CMS
12 3 (1.34%) Drupal
13 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.89%) WordPress
14 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.45%) concrete5
14 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
14 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.23%) GIMP
2 5 (2.23%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.45%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (2.23%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.89%) Magento
5 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (17.41%) GitHub
3 29 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (11.16%) PaaS
5 16 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.13%) Datadog
7 6 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.34%) SaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.63%) Firewall
2 34 (15.18%) VPN
3 30 (13.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 20 (8.93%) DMZ
5 19 (8.48%) HTTP
6 13 (5.80%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.57%) Internet
7 8 (3.57%) SSL
8 2 (0.89%) DNS
8 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.89%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.45%) AMQP
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (41.52%) MySQL
2 77 (34.38%) NoSQL
2 77 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (32.59%) MongoDB
4 40 (17.86%) Redis
5 29 (12.95%) Relational Database
6 28 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 22 (9.82%) CouchDB
8 10 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.46%) Big Data
9 5 (2.23%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.34%) GIS
10 3 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 204 (91.07%) Git (software)
2 104 (46.43%) Jenkins
3 87 (38.84%) Subversion
4 43 (19.20%) Gerrit
5 25 (11.16%) GitLab
6 22 (9.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (9.38%) JIRA
8 18 (8.04%) JUnit
9 17 (7.59%) Vagrant
10 16 (7.14%) Bazaar
11 10 (4.46%) IntelliJ
11 10 (4.46%) Maven
11 10 (4.46%) Mockito
11 10 (4.46%) Selenium
11 10 (4.46%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
13 8 (3.57%) Bitbucket
13 8 (3.57%) Grunt
13 8 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (3.57%) WebStorm
General
1 13 (5.80%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.34%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.34%) Electronics
3 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.34%) Marketing
3 3 (1.34%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Automotive
4 2 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (59.82%) Developer
2 50 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 48 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 34 (15.18%) Senior Developer
6 26 (11.61%) Scala Developer
6 26 (11.61%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (11.16%) Java Scala Developer
7 25 (11.16%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 25 (11.16%) Senior Scala Developer
8 17 (7.59%) AWS DevOps
9 15 (6.70%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) E-Commerce Developer
10 12 (5.36%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 12 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Symfony Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.70%) HTML
2 62 (27.68%) CSS
3 61 (27.23%) LAMP
4 60 (26.79%) HTML5
5 53 (23.66%) LEMP Stack
6 52 (23.21%) LAPP Stack
7 51 (22.77%) Spring
8 50 (22.32%) CSS3
9 49 (21.88%) Web Services
10 43 (19.20%) Hibernate
11 38 (16.96%) AngularJS
11 38 (16.96%) RESTful
12 36 (16.07%) jQuery
12 36 (16.07%) RabbitMQ
12 36 (16.07%) REST
13 31 (13.84%) Laravel
13 31 (13.84%) Symfony
14 24 (10.71%) Node.js
15 22 (9.82%) Memcached
16 21 (9.38%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (9.38%) Data Structures
3 18 (8.04%) User Experience
4 11 (4.91%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.68%) Minimum Viable Product
7 5 (2.23%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.34%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.89%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Statistics
11 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (41.07%) Linux
2 33 (14.73%) CentOS
2 33 (14.73%) Ubuntu
3 13 (5.80%) Android
4 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.91%) Windows
6 8 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.68%) Unix
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (58.04%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (37.05%) DevOps
4 77 (34.38%) Scrum
5 76 (33.93%) OO
5 76 (33.93%) TDD
6 63 (28.13%) MVC
7 60 (26.79%) Open Source
8 56 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 40 (17.86%) SOA
10 36 (16.07%) Microservices
10 36 (16.07%) Software Delivery
11 33 (14.73%) OOP
11 33 (14.73%) Web Development
12 32 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 27 (12.05%) High Availability
15 26 (11.61%) BDD
15 26 (11.61%) E-Commerce
16 24 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (43.75%) Java
2 75 (33.48%) JavaScript
3 67 (29.91%) Python
4 55 (24.55%) PHP
5 44 (19.64%) Bash Shell
6 39 (17.41%) Scala
7 34 (15.18%) Perl
8 33 (14.73%) Ruby
9 32 (14.29%) Groovy
10 27 (12.05%) SQL
11 25 (11.16%) Clojure
12 18 (8.04%) C#
13 17 (7.59%) Go
14 14 (6.25%) C
15 11 (4.91%) TypeScript
16 10 (4.46%) PowerShell
17 5 (2.23%) C++
17 5 (2.23%) ECMAScript
17 5 (2.23%) Objective-C
17 5 (2.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.91%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.02%) Degree
5 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 57 (25.45%) Virtual Machines
2 50 (22.32%) Docker
3 25 (11.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (11.16%) Xen
4 5 (2.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.45%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.45%) Gluster
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) Varnish
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 88 (39.29%) Ansible
2 52 (23.21%) Puppet
3 39 (17.41%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (13.84%) ZABBIX
5 30 (13.39%) HAProxy
6 27 (12.05%) Kibana
6 27 (12.05%) logstash
7 24 (10.71%) Salt
8 7 (3.13%) Terraform
9 6 (2.68%) Rundeck
10 3 (1.34%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.89%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.89%) Nagios
11 2 (0.89%) SCCM
12 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.45%) SELinux
12 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (19.20%) Red Hat
2 32 (14.29%) VMware
3 25 (11.16%) Oracle
3 25 (11.16%) Zend
4 9 (4.02%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.57%) Google
5 8 (3.57%) Veracode
6 7 (3.13%) Black Duck
6 7 (3.13%) Sonatype
7 3 (1.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.34%) Perforce
7 3 (1.34%) SAP
8 2 (0.89%) OpenText
8 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.45%) ATG
9 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) Luciad
9 1 (0.45%) New Relic
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
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