Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Mercurial skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercurial over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mercurial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 160 170
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10 +10
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 40 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.15% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.41% 1.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Berkshire median daily rate £531 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +10.94% -
10th Percentile £362 £388 £375
90th Percentile £587 £534 £425
South East median daily rate £513 £469 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% +17.19% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £48.75

Mercurial is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 624 479 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.40% 11.67% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 278 274
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.84% -68.10% +195.77%
10th Percentile £42.25 £13.88 £45.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £172.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in Berkshire

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mercurial in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in Berkshire

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in Berkshire

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +19 32 £550 +10.00%
Reading -1 7 £373 -3.74%
Windsor - 1 - -
Mercurial
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mercurial also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 40 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 33 (82.50%) DevOps
2 33 (82.50%) TDD
3 32 (80.00%) Pair Programming
3 32 (80.00%) Scrum
3 32 (80.00%) User Stories
3 32 (80.00%) BDD
3 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (80.00%) Kanban
4 30 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 29 (72.50%) REST
6 28 (70.00%) Jenkins
6 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (67.50%) JIRA
7 27 (67.50%) Confluence
7 27 (67.50%) Unit Testing
8 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
9 24 (60.00%) Web Services
9 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
10 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (55.00%) React
11 20 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (50.00%) Serverless
11 20 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 18 (45.00%) LESS
12 18 (45.00%) CSS
13 17 (42.50%) HTML
13 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (42.50%) Functional Testing
13 17 (42.50%) Sass

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 27 (67.50%) Confluence
2 11 (27.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Apache Solr
2 11 (27.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (50.00%) Serverless
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon S3
3 11 (27.50%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (27.50%) CloudFront
4 9 (22.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (22.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) RS-232
2 1 (2.50%) NFC
2 1 (2.50%) RFID
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 27 (67.50%) JIRA
4 15 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 15 (37.50%) Gradle
4 15 (37.50%) IntelliJ
4 15 (37.50%) JUnit
4 15 (37.50%) Maven
5 11 (27.50%) Checkstyle
5 11 (27.50%) SonarQube
6 6 (15.00%) Subversion
6 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Software Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) React Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Backend Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) PC Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) REST
2 24 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 24 (60.00%) Web Services
3 22 (55.00%) React
4 18 (45.00%) CSS
4 18 (45.00%) LESS
5 17 (42.50%) CSS3
5 17 (42.50%) HTML
5 17 (42.50%) HTML5
5 17 (42.50%) Sass
6 15 (37.50%) JSF
6 15 (37.50%) Spring
6 15 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 15 (37.50%) Struts
7 11 (27.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
8 1 (2.50%) JSON
8 1 (2.50%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) DevOps
1 33 (82.50%) TDD
2 32 (80.00%) BDD
2 32 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (80.00%) Kanban
2 32 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 32 (80.00%) Scrum
2 32 (80.00%) User Stories
3 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (67.50%) Unit Testing
5 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
6 17 (42.50%) Cross-Browser Development
6 17 (42.50%) Functional Testing
6 17 (42.50%) Microservices
6 17 (42.50%) Release Management
6 17 (42.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (40.00%) MVC
7 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
8 15 (37.50%) SOA
9 12 (30.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) Java 8
3 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) C++
3 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 5 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
2 6 (15.00%) MISRA
2 6 (15.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Apple
2 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle