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 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 511 535 548
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 69 92 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 1.21% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 70 41
Median daily rate £425 £393 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -17.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £273 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £358
% change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7512 7628 6843
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.68% 15.66% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5145 5322 4558
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 121 104
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 29 £456 +4.28% 20
South East +51 14 £513 - 5
East of England -15 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £425 +6.25% 12
South West +4 4 £375 - 1
North East +66 2 - -
West Midlands +24 1 £375 +7.14% 3
North West +12 1 - - 5
East Midlands -14 1 £300 +26.31% 2
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 144 (91.72%) Git (software)
2 102 (64.97%) Continuous Integration
3 92 (58.60%) Java
4 87 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (53.50%) Subversion
6 67 (42.68%) JavaScript
7 61 (38.85%) Jenkins
8 54 (34.39%) MVC
9 51 (32.48%) OO
10 50 (31.85%) Test Automation
11 46 (29.30%) Spring
11 46 (29.30%) TDD
11 46 (29.30%) SQL
11 46 (29.30%) HTML
11 46 (29.30%) NoSQL
12 41 (26.11%) Scrum
13 39 (24.84%) CSS
14 37 (23.57%) Linux
15 36 (22.93%) JUnit
16 34 (21.66%) Unit Testing
16 34 (21.66%) AngularJS
17 32 (20.38%) Maven
18 31 (19.75%) Web Services
18 31 (19.75%) REST
19 29 (18.47%) BDD
19 29 (18.47%) Ansible
20 28 (17.83%) Open Source
20 28 (17.83%) HTML5
20 28 (17.83%) XML
20 28 (17.83%) JIRA

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 (13.38%) Apache
1 21 (13.38%) Confluence
2 15 (9.55%) nginx
3 13 (8.28%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.46%) JBoss
5 6 (3.82%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.18%) IIS
6 5 (3.18%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.91%) CMS
8 3 (1.91%) Drupal
9 2 (1.27%) Jetty
9 2 (1.27%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.27%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.27%) WildFly
9 2 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.18%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.55%) GIMP
4 1 (0.64%) Simulink
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (3.82%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.82%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.82%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (3.82%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.91%) PaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Datadog
5 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Internet
2 5 (3.18%) HTTP
3 3 (1.91%) SSL
3 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.27%) DNS
4 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) LDAP
4 2 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.64%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.64%) DMZ
5 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.64%) IMAP
5 1 (0.64%) LTE
5 1 (0.64%) SMTP
5 1 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.30%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.92%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (14.01%) MongoDB
4 21 (13.38%) MySQL
5 16 (10.19%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.64%) Redis
6 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.73%) CouchDB
8 6 (3.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.91%) Big Data
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.64%) DB2
11 1 (0.64%) Event Store
11 1 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.64%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.64%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 144 (91.72%) Git (software)
2 84 (53.50%) Subversion
3 61 (38.85%) Jenkins
4 36 (22.93%) JUnit
5 32 (20.38%) Maven
6 28 (17.83%) JIRA
7 27 (17.20%) IntelliJ
8 25 (15.92%) Gradle
9 23 (14.65%) Eclipse
10 17 (10.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (10.19%) Selenium
11 16 (10.19%) TeamCity
12 14 (8.92%) JMeter
12 14 (8.92%) Visual Studio
13 13 (8.28%) Hudson
14 12 (7.64%) Ant
14 12 (7.64%) gulp
14 12 (7.64%) Mockito
15 11 (7.01%) Checkstyle
16 10 (6.37%) WebStorm
General
1 15 (9.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Games
3 5 (3.18%) Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Avionics
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) iGaming
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (67.52%) Developer
2 55 (35.03%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.64%) Tester
4 11 (7.01%) Automation Tester
4 11 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (6.37%) PHP Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Architect
7 8 (5.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (5.10%) PHP Zend Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Symfony Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.82%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Consultant
10 5 (3.18%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.30%) HTML
1 46 (29.30%) Spring
2 39 (24.84%) CSS
3 34 (21.66%) AngularJS
4 31 (19.75%) REST
4 31 (19.75%) Web Services
5 28 (17.83%) HTML5
5 28 (17.83%) XML
6 27 (17.20%) RESTful
7 25 (15.92%) Hibernate
8 24 (15.29%) jQuery
8 24 (15.29%) JSON
8 24 (15.29%) Node.js
9 20 (12.74%) CSS3
10 19 (12.10%) JSF
10 19 (12.10%) Struts
11 15 (9.55%) Ajax
11 15 (9.55%) React
12 12 (7.64%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (7.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Data Structures
2 22 (14.01%) Algorithms
3 16 (10.19%) User Experience
4 13 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.37%) RIA
6 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.46%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.18%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.55%) Animation
9 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.64%) Fintech
11 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.57%) Linux
2 12 (7.64%) Windows
3 7 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.55%) CentOS
6 3 (1.91%) Android
6 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.27%) Unix
8 1 (0.64%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.64%) VMS
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (64.97%) Continuous Integration
2 87 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (34.39%) MVC
4 51 (32.48%) OO
5 50 (31.85%) Test Automation
6 46 (29.30%) TDD
7 41 (26.11%) Scrum
8 34 (21.66%) Unit Testing
9 29 (18.47%) BDD
10 28 (17.83%) Open Source
11 25 (15.92%) Web Development
12 24 (15.29%) DevOps
13 20 (12.74%) Pair Programming
14 18 (11.46%) Microservices
14 18 (11.46%) Refactoring
15 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
15 15 (9.55%) SOA
16 14 (8.92%) Configuration Management
16 14 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (8.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.60%) Java
2 67 (42.68%) JavaScript
3 46 (29.30%) SQL
4 26 (16.56%) Python
5 17 (10.83%) PHP
6 16 (10.19%) C#
6 16 (10.19%) C++
7 14 (8.92%) Ruby
8 12 (7.64%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.64%) Groovy
9 7 (4.46%) Scala
10 5 (3.18%) ES6
11 4 (2.55%) C
11 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.91%) Dart
12 3 (1.91%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.91%) Go
12 3 (1.91%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.18%) Degree
3 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.38%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
System Software
1 16 (10.19%) Docker
2 9 (5.73%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.82%) Varnish
4 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.47%) Ansible
2 15 (9.55%) Puppet
3 14 (8.92%) Terraform
4 12 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.82%) Consul
5 6 (3.82%) Prometheus
6 5 (3.18%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.55%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.91%) Salt
9 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.27%) Kibana
9 2 (1.27%) logstash
9 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.64%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Oracle
2 11 (7.01%) Zend
3 8 (5.10%) ATG
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.18%) Adobe
5 4 (2.55%) New Relic
6 3 (1.91%) Perforce
6 3 (1.91%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) Apple
7 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.64%) BEA
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
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