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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercurial
Rank 119 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% - 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.25 -
Mercurial
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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
189 162 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.37% 7.66% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 98 116
Average daily rate £350 £305 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £213 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 11
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Mercurial
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
Coventry - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mercurial also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mercurial.

1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) Progress
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) WebSpeed
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Streams
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mercurial also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mercurial. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) OLTP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) WebSpeed
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Progress Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Progress
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce