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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercurial
Rank 134 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.037% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 0.38% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £313 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £378 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.63% +21.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
435 260 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 9.68% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 164 117
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £29.00 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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
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 5 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
Birmingham +2 3 £350 -6.66% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) XQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5

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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Mule
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) XQuery
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore