Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 676 659
Rank change year-on-year -13 -17 +34
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 166 177 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.04% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 118 145
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £360 £361 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +171.43%
10th Percentile £33.25 £36.88 £46.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £40.63 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +171.43%

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 19,869 17,015 16,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.02% 18.46% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,738 11,855 10,907
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 277 235
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25.08 £30.55 £25.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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
North of England -6 58 £450 +9.76% 29
London -22 58 £525 +5.00% 11
South East +15 43 £425 -12.82% 19
Yorkshire -10 35 £480 +17.07% 16
North West 0 23 £400 -3.32% 12
Midlands -17 4 - - 3
South West -21 4 £400 +6.67% 4
West Midlands -24 3 - - 3
East Midlands +7 1 - -
East of England -4 1 £538 +32.72% 5
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 152 (91.57%) Git (software)
2 112 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (57.83%) JavaScript
4 95 (57.23%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (47.59%) TDD
6 71 (42.77%) HTML
7 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
8 67 (40.36%) CSS
9 66 (39.76%) Microservices
10 65 (39.16%) Subversion
11 62 (37.35%) Java
11 62 (37.35%) DevOps
12 60 (36.14%) BDD
13 57 (34.34%) REST
14 54 (32.53%) AngularJS
15 49 (29.52%) Scrum
16 48 (28.92%) Software Engineering
17 46 (27.71%) Web Services
18 44 (26.51%) SQL
18 44 (26.51%) OO
18 44 (26.51%) RESTful
18 44 (26.51%) HTML5
19 39 (23.49%) Unit Testing
19 39 (23.49%) JSON
19 39 (23.49%) JIRA
19 39 (23.49%) User Experience
20 38 (22.89%) CSS3
20 38 (22.89%) Sass
20 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (22.29%) Kanban

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 33 (19.88%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (15.06%) Apache Solr
3 21 (12.65%) Confluence
4 19 (11.45%) Apache
5 16 (9.64%) nginx
6 12 (7.23%) Apache Spark
6 12 (7.23%) Mule
7 7 (4.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (3.61%) WordPress
9 3 (1.81%) CMS
9 3 (1.81%) Drupal
10 2 (1.20%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.20%) Jetty
10 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.60%) IIS
11 1 (0.60%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.60%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Simulink
2 4 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.60%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (10.84%) AWS Lambda
3 18 (10.84%) Serverless
4 17 (10.24%) PaaS
5 16 (9.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (7.83%) GitHub
7 12 (7.23%) Apigee
8 11 (6.63%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (4.82%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (4.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (4.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (4.22%) Amazon S3
10 7 (4.22%) CloudFront
10 7 (4.22%) npm
11 4 (2.41%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.41%) SaaS
12 3 (1.81%) IaaS
13 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) HTTP
2 6 (3.61%) RS-232
3 5 (3.01%) SSL
3 5 (3.01%) Wireless
4 4 (2.41%) NFC
5 3 (1.81%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.81%) 5G
5 3 (1.81%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.81%) GSM
5 3 (1.81%) LTE
5 3 (1.81%) UMTS
5 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.81%) WiMAX
6 2 (1.20%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) RTMP
6 2 (1.20%) RTSP
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) DSL
7 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.60%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.29%) MongoDB
2 31 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
4 25 (15.06%) MySQL
5 22 (13.25%) NoSQL
6 18 (10.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (10.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (10.24%) RDBMS
7 17 (10.24%) Relational Database
8 15 (9.04%) CouchDB
9 13 (7.83%) Cosmos DB
10 12 (7.23%) GIS
10 12 (7.23%) Hadoop
10 12 (7.23%) Redis
11 11 (6.63%) Riak
12 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
13 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 152 (91.57%) Git (software)
2 68 (40.96%) Jenkins
3 65 (39.16%) Subversion
4 39 (23.49%) JIRA
5 31 (18.67%) Maven
6 25 (15.06%) Eclipse
7 22 (13.25%) Visual Studio
8 21 (12.65%) Selenium
9 16 (9.64%) JUnit
10 14 (8.43%) JMeter
10 14 (8.43%) NeoLoad
10 14 (8.43%) SoapUI
11 13 (7.83%) Gradle
11 13 (7.83%) Sublime Text
11 13 (7.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (5.42%) IntelliJ
14 8 (4.82%) webpack
15 7 (4.22%) Jasmine
15 7 (4.22%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.61%) Automotive
3 6 (3.61%) Publishing
4 5 (3.01%) Games
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (68.07%) Developer
2 40 (24.10%) Java Developer
3 33 (19.88%) React Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.25%) Software Engineer
6 21 (12.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Applications Developer
7 13 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Python Developer
9 11 (6.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Digital Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Consultant
12 7 (4.22%) Embedded Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Backend Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (42.77%) HTML
2 67 (40.36%) CSS
3 57 (34.34%) REST
4 54 (32.53%) AngularJS
5 46 (27.71%) Web Services
6 44 (26.51%) HTML5
6 44 (26.51%) RESTful
7 39 (23.49%) JSON
8 38 (22.89%) CSS3
8 38 (22.89%) Sass
9 29 (17.47%) Spring
10 28 (16.87%) React
11 25 (15.06%) Node.js
12 21 (12.65%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (12.65%) XML
13 20 (12.05%) Hibernate
14 19 (11.45%) React Native
15 18 (10.84%) LESS
16 17 (10.24%) .NET
16 17 (10.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.49%) User Experience
2 23 (13.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.20%) Fintech
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.60%) Animation
9 1 (0.60%) Arduino
9 1 (0.60%) BeagleBone
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Apple iOS
2 15 (9.04%) Linux
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 7 (4.22%) Android
4 7 (4.22%) Debian
5 3 (1.81%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.20%) CentOS
6 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Fedora
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (57.23%) Continuous Integration
3 79 (47.59%) TDD
4 66 (39.76%) Microservices
5 62 (37.35%) DevOps
6 60 (36.14%) BDD
7 49 (29.52%) Scrum
8 48 (28.92%) Software Engineering
9 44 (26.51%) OO
10 39 (23.49%) Unit Testing
11 37 (22.29%) Kanban
12 29 (17.47%) OOP
12 29 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (17.47%) Release Management
13 26 (15.66%) Pair Programming
13 26 (15.66%) SOA
14 23 (13.86%) User Stories
15 22 (13.25%) Test Automation
16 18 (10.84%) Open Source
17 17 (10.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 96 (57.83%) JavaScript
2 62 (37.35%) Java
3 44 (26.51%) SQL
4 34 (20.48%) Python
5 21 (12.65%) Scala
6 19 (11.45%) Groovy
7 17 (10.24%) C#
8 16 (9.64%) PL/SQL
9 14 (8.43%) C++
10 13 (7.83%) JSX
11 12 (7.23%) C
12 11 (6.63%) Clojure
13 9 (5.42%) Java 8
14 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
15 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
16 6 (3.61%) Assembly Language
16 6 (3.61%) Embedded C
16 6 (3.61%) Embedded C++
16 6 (3.61%) MATLAB
16 6 (3.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.01%) HND
4 3 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.20%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.84%) QA
2 6 (3.61%) MISRA
2 6 (3.61%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (12.05%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (9.04%) Docker
3 4 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (0.60%) KVM
5 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (15.06%) Ansible
2 19 (11.45%) Kibana
2 19 (11.45%) logstash
3 11 (6.63%) Kubernetes
4 10 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.82%) Puppet
6 5 (3.01%) Salt
6 5 (3.01%) Terraform
7 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.60%) Graylog
8 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) Packer
8 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) Google
3 7 (4.22%) Adobe
3 7 (4.22%) hybris
4 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.01%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.01%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.41%) VMware
7 3 (1.81%) Perforce
8 2 (1.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.60%) New Relic
9 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.60%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.60%) Splunk
9 1 (0.60%) Tableau