The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
London / City of London
Rank 151 157 183
Rank change year-on-year +6 +26  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.060% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 0.39% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -2.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £378
% change year-on-year +2.81% -5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 - £40.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 556 517 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.35% 15.54% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 411 535
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the City of London

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Salt
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Redis
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (11.11%) concrete5
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Magento
2 1 (11.11%) OpenCart
2 1 (11.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Datadog
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DMZ
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Redis
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Bazaar
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) Darcs
4 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
4 1 (11.11%) Grunt
4 1 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Grails
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
3 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (11.11%) LESS
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Sass
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fintech
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) High Availability
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) OWASP
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Go
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Salt
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Kibana
3 1 (11.11%) logstash
3 1 (11.11%) Rundeck
3 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Black Duck
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Sonatype
2 1 (11.11%) Veracode
2 1 (11.11%) VMware