The table below looks at the statistics for Mercurial skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 141 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.90% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% +8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+171.42% -
Mercurial
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 211 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 8.26% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 98 110
Median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £207 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.90 £35.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.50 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Mercurial Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercurial across the West Midlands region.

Mercurial Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mercurial across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Mercurial Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Birmingham -7 2 £463 +3.93% 4
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) PhpStorm
2 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) PhpStorm
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Zend