Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 655 650 694
Rank change year-on-year -5 +44 +9
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 196 156 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 1.06% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 99
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £299
90th Percentile £568 £534 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -24.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
England median hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% -22.50% +29.87%
10th Percentile £31.25 £36.88 £47.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £42.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% -22.50% +29.87%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,030 14,664 14,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.84% 17.50% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,404 9,973 10,036
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 294 287
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%
10th Percentile £26.60 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £67.03 £54.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
London -23 76 £500 +17.65% 11
North of England +6 61 £400 +6.67% 17
Yorkshire -7 42 £400 +6.67% 4
South East +7 38 £425 +5.59% 18
North West -15 19 £400 - 10
East of England -3 13 £463 +15.63% 3
Midlands -5 6 £350 -4.11% 7
West Midlands -17 6 £350 -6.67% 6
South West +8 2 - - 5
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 England region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 178 (90.82%) Git (software)
2 142 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (60.20%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (54.59%) Subversion
4 107 (54.59%) JavaScript
5 90 (45.92%) Scrum
6 85 (43.37%) DevOps
7 81 (41.33%) Java
8 72 (36.73%) OO
9 65 (33.16%) TDD
10 63 (32.14%) REST
10 63 (32.14%) Jenkins
11 58 (29.59%) AngularJS
12 57 (29.08%) Microservices
13 55 (28.06%) JIRA
14 54 (27.55%) Kanban
15 53 (27.04%) Amazon AWS
16 51 (26.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 51 (26.02%) JSON
17 49 (25.00%) HTML
17 49 (25.00%) CSS
18 48 (24.49%) User Experience
19 43 (21.94%) SQL
20 41 (20.92%) Visual Studio
21 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
22 39 (19.90%) Python
22 39 (19.90%) React
23 37 (18.88%) Apple iOS
23 37 (18.88%) Release Management
24 36 (18.37%) Linux

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (10.71%) Confluence
2 19 (9.69%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.18%) nginx
4 17 (8.67%) Jetty
5 16 (8.16%) Apache
6 15 (7.65%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (4.08%) Mule ESB
8 8 (4.08%) WildFly
9 7 (3.57%) Apache Solr
9 7 (3.57%) OpenStack
10 6 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (3.06%) JBoss
10 6 (3.06%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.55%) IIS
11 5 (2.55%) Mongrel
12 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.53%) CMS
12 3 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 3 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.04%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (26.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (15.82%) PaaS
4 15 (7.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (7.65%) GitHub
5 14 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (7.14%) Serverless
6 8 (4.08%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.57%) OpenShift
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.06%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (3.06%) CloudFront
8 6 (3.06%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (2.55%) Google App Engine
9 5 (2.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.63%) HTTP
2 8 (4.08%) Firewall
2 8 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (4.08%) VPN
3 7 (3.57%) Wireless
4 5 (2.55%) 3GPP
4 5 (2.55%) 5G
4 5 (2.55%) LTE
5 4 (2.04%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.04%) GSM
5 4 (2.04%) NFC
5 4 (2.04%) SSL
5 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.04%) UMTS
5 4 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.04%) WiMAX
6 3 (1.53%) SSH
7 1 (0.51%) RS-232
7 1 (0.51%) SMTP
7 1 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) NoSQL
2 28 (14.29%) Cosmos DB
3 25 (12.76%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (12.24%) MySQL
5 23 (11.73%) SQL Server
6 15 (7.65%) Oracle Database
7 14 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (5.61%) MongoDB
9 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.04%) Redis
14 3 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (1.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 178 (90.82%) Git (software)
2 107 (54.59%) Subversion
3 63 (32.14%) Jenkins
4 55 (28.06%) JIRA
5 41 (20.92%) Visual Studio
6 28 (14.29%) Sublime Text
7 27 (13.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 25 (12.76%) Maven
9 17 (8.67%) Gradle
9 17 (8.67%) IntelliJ
9 17 (8.67%) JUnit
10 15 (7.65%) Vagrant
11 13 (6.63%) Eclipse
12 12 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (6.12%) TeamCity
13 11 (5.61%) Gerrit
14 10 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (5.10%) SonarQube
15 9 (4.59%) GitLab
15 9 (4.59%) Jasmine
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Retail
3 6 (3.06%) Publishing
4 4 (2.04%) Games
4 4 (2.04%) Law
5 3 (1.53%) Banking
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (67.86%) Developer
2 34 (17.35%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.84%) React Developer
4 28 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (13.78%) Applications Developer
5 27 (13.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 21 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) AWS Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 19 (9.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (8.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 15 (7.65%) Java Engineer
11 14 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (6.12%) AWS Software Engineer
12 12 (6.12%) Consultant
13 10 (5.10%) Digital Developer
14 9 (4.59%) .NET Developer
14 9 (4.59%) Mobile Developer
14 9 (4.59%) Python Developer
14 9 (4.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.14%) REST
2 58 (29.59%) AngularJS
3 51 (26.02%) JSON
4 49 (25.00%) CSS
4 49 (25.00%) HTML
5 39 (19.90%) React
6 33 (16.84%) HTML5
7 29 (14.80%) React Native
7 29 (14.80%) Web Services
8 28 (14.29%) OAuth
8 28 (14.29%) OAuth2
8 28 (14.29%) OpenID
9 27 (13.78%) Spring
10 26 (13.27%) jQuery
11 24 (12.24%) CSS3
12 22 (11.22%) .NET
12 22 (11.22%) Node.js
12 22 (11.22%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (8.67%) XML
14 16 (8.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.49%) User Experience
2 36 (18.37%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.59%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.59%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.53%) Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.88%) Apple iOS
2 36 (18.37%) Linux
3 28 (14.29%) Android
4 17 (8.67%) CentOS
5 16 (8.16%) Ubuntu
6 12 (6.12%) Windows
7 8 (4.08%) Debian
8 5 (2.55%) Fedora
8 5 (2.55%) VxWorks
9 4 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.53%) Unix
11 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (60.20%) Continuous Integration
3 90 (45.92%) Scrum
4 85 (43.37%) DevOps
5 72 (36.73%) OO
6 65 (33.16%) TDD
7 57 (29.08%) Microservices
8 54 (27.55%) Kanban
9 40 (20.41%) Software Engineering
10 37 (18.88%) Release Management
11 36 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (17.86%) SOA
13 32 (16.33%) BDD
14 29 (14.80%) API Integration
14 29 (14.80%) Unit Testing
15 28 (14.29%) Benchmarking
16 27 (13.78%) Test Automation
17 26 (13.27%) MVC
18 24 (12.24%) OOP
19 22 (11.22%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 107 (54.59%) JavaScript
2 81 (41.33%) Java
3 43 (21.94%) SQL
4 39 (19.90%) Python
5 27 (13.78%) JSX
6 26 (13.27%) Scala
7 25 (12.76%) C++
8 22 (11.22%) Groovy
9 21 (10.71%) C#
10 16 (8.16%) Bash Shell
10 16 (8.16%) Perl
11 15 (7.65%) Java 8
12 14 (7.14%) Ruby
12 14 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 10 (5.10%) C
13 10 (5.10%) Clojure
14 9 (4.59%) Go
15 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
16 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
16 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Degree
2 8 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.04%) ISEB
3 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.73%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) GCP
3 1 (0.51%) MISRA
3 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
System Software
1 36 (18.37%) Docker
2 21 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.63%) Xen
5 5 (2.55%) KVM
5 5 (2.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (15.82%) Ansible
2 19 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (9.18%) Kubernetes
4 16 (8.16%) Puppet
5 13 (6.63%) Salt
6 8 (4.08%) HAProxy
6 8 (4.08%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.57%) Kibana
7 7 (3.57%) logstash
7 7 (3.57%) Terraform
8 5 (2.55%) Graylog
8 5 (2.55%) Nagios
8 5 (2.55%) Packer
9 4 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.02%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle
2 23 (11.73%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.14%) VMware
5 10 (5.10%) Google
6 8 (4.08%) Perforce
7 6 (3.06%) Adobe
7 6 (3.06%) Splunk
8 5 (2.55%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.55%) New Relic
8 5 (2.55%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.04%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.53%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.53%) Coveo
10 3 (1.53%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.53%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.53%) Sybase
11 2 (1.02%) Alibaba
12 1 (0.51%) IBM
12 1 (0.51%) SaltStack