Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 252 233
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19 +8
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.100% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
City of London median daily rate £388 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £320 £358 £368
90th Percentile £689 £605 £545
Central London median daily rate £388 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -13.89% -2.70% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £48.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 - -

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 1,013 1,565 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.99% 22.29% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1,286 1,010
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.74%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £32.00 £24.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +28.04% -23.10%
10th Percentile £30.65 £31.00 £23.18
90th Percentile £90.50 £41.60 £27.11
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £33.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +55.22% +20.72% -14.62%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage 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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Debian
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Jetty
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)

Mercurial
Co-occurring 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 (60.00%) Jetty
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) GCP
2 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) FishEye
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Leiningen
2 2 (40.00%) Poseidon for UML
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (40.00%) GWT
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) STL
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) JRuby
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Derivative
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) CentOS
1 3 (60.00%) Debian
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (40.00%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Clojure
3 2 (40.00%) ClojureScript
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Go
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Salt
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) VMware