Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 months to 6 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 236 261
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 0 5 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.077% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.44% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +1.37%
Central London median daily rate - £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 441 1,131 1,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.52% 17.41% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 855 1,234
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £368
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £40.75 £56.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.23% +48.34% +51.05%
10th Percentile £33.88 £20.45 £28.00
90th Percentile £59.38 £79.00 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +60.00% +37.25%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mercurial as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the City of London

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mercurial in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Mercurial in the City of London