The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Mercurial skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 30 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.36% 4.19% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.28% 18.29% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +7.33% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 82 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.26% 22.91% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 50
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +164.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Mercurial as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in Cambridge

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in Cambridge

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) HTML5
2 11 (91.67%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (75.00%) WebStorm
3 9 (75.00%) IntelliJ
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) BPMN
5 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (50.00%) Information Security
6 6 (50.00%) Maven
6 6 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
6 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) JUnit
6 6 (50.00%) XML
6 6 (50.00%) OO
6 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 6 (50.00%) MongoDB

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (41.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 9 (75.00%) WebStorm
3 8 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) JUnit
5 6 (50.00%) Maven
5 6 (50.00%) Mockito
6 5 (41.67%) Grunt
6 5 (41.67%) gulp
6 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
7 3 (25.00%) PhantomJS
8 2 (16.67%) Mocha
9 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
9 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) HTML5
1 11 (91.67%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) JPA
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) XML Schema
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) PhoneGap
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (16.67%) Express
7 2 (16.67%) Polymer
7 2 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
5 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) BPMN
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) UX Design
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (8.33%) Android Development
8 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
8 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Dart
4 3 (25.00%) ECMAScript
4 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (16.67%) ES6
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