Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 655 703
Rank change year-on-year -15 +48 -11
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 183 213 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.31% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 142 110
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.88%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £325
90th Percentile £571 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
England median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -
10th Percentile £36.88 £46.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £40.63 £52.13 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -

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 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -47 81 £500 +5.26% 9
North of England +75 58 £425 -15.00% 17
Yorkshire +44 42 £425 -15.00% 11
North West -3 13 £414 -17.25% 5
East of England -24 13 £403 +5.57% 2
South East -5 12 £488 +21.88% 3
Midlands +32 10 £350 -24.32% 4
South West +9 9 £375 +3.45% 2
West Midlands +31 6 £350 -24.32% 3
East Midlands - 4 £290 - 1
North East +67 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 169 (92.35%) Git (software)
2 113 (61.75%) JavaScript
3 107 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (54.10%) Continuous Integration
5 95 (51.91%) Subversion
6 93 (50.82%) Java
7 76 (41.53%) Test Automation
8 61 (33.33%) CSS
9 60 (32.79%) Linux
10 59 (32.24%) OO
11 53 (28.96%) Scrum
12 51 (27.87%) Spring
13 50 (27.32%) SQL
14 49 (26.78%) Jenkins
15 47 (25.68%) NoSQL
16 45 (24.59%) HTML
17 40 (21.86%) MVC
17 40 (21.86%) Maven
18 38 (20.77%) DevOps
18 38 (20.77%) Data Structures
19 37 (20.22%) TDD
20 35 (19.13%) Hibernate
20 35 (19.13%) jQuery
20 35 (19.13%) Algorithms
21 34 (18.58%) AngularJS
21 34 (18.58%) Finance
22 33 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
23 32 (17.49%) HTML5
23 32 (17.49%) React
24 31 (16.94%) MongoDB

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 30 (16.39%) Apache
2 19 (10.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (8.20%) CMS
4 12 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (6.01%) nginx
6 10 (5.46%) Confluence
7 9 (4.92%) OpenStack
8 8 (4.37%) IIS
9 7 (3.83%) Apache Solr
9 7 (3.83%) JBoss
10 5 (2.73%) Jetty
11 4 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.64%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.09%) SAS
13 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.19%) GIMP
4 2 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MetaTrader
1 2 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.09%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.83%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.83%) GitHub
5 6 (3.28%) npm
6 4 (2.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (2.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.19%) CloudFront
6 4 (2.19%) Heroku
6 4 (2.19%) Serverless
7 3 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.64%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.64%) Route 53
8 2 (1.09%) Firebase
8 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) NAS
2 4 (2.19%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.68%) NoSQL
2 31 (16.94%) MongoDB
3 15 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.10%) MySQL
5 12 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.46%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.64%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (1.64%) Big Data
10 3 (1.64%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (1.64%) HBase
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 169 (92.35%) Git (software)
2 95 (51.91%) Subversion
3 49 (26.78%) Jenkins
4 40 (21.86%) Maven
5 31 (16.94%) JUnit
6 20 (10.93%) Mockito
7 17 (9.29%) gulp
7 17 (9.29%) JIRA
8 16 (8.74%) Bitbucket
9 15 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (7.65%) IntelliJ
10 14 (7.65%) TeamCity
11 11 (6.01%) Gradle
11 11 (6.01%) Mocha
12 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
12 10 (5.46%) webpack
13 9 (4.92%) GitLab
13 9 (4.92%) Visual Studio
14 8 (4.37%) Ant
14 8 (4.37%) Bundler
General
1 34 (18.58%) Finance
2 15 (8.20%) Marketing
3 8 (4.37%) Games
4 4 (2.19%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Avionics
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (73.22%) Developer
2 54 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.46%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.92%) Consultant
6 9 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (3.83%) .NET Developer
7 7 (3.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Java Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) Lead Developer
8 6 (3.28%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.28%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (2.73%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (33.33%) CSS
2 51 (27.87%) Spring
3 45 (24.59%) HTML
4 35 (19.13%) Hibernate
4 35 (19.13%) jQuery
5 34 (18.58%) AngularJS
6 32 (17.49%) HTML5
6 32 (17.49%) React
7 31 (16.94%) JSON
8 25 (13.66%) CSS3
8 25 (13.66%) RESTful
9 21 (11.48%) Node.js
10 20 (10.93%) REST
11 19 (10.38%) Sass
12 17 (9.29%) XML
13 16 (8.74%) .NET
13 16 (8.74%) Web Services
14 14 (7.65%) Ajax
14 14 (7.65%) Backbone.js
14 14 (7.65%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Data Structures
2 35 (19.13%) Algorithms
3 17 (9.29%) User Experience
4 16 (8.74%) Mobile App
5 14 (7.65%) Virtual Team
6 11 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
8 6 (3.28%) Social Media
9 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.19%) Animation
11 3 (1.64%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.64%) RIA
12 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.09%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.79%) Linux
2 12 (6.56%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.01%) Android
3 11 (6.01%) Windows
4 6 (3.28%) CentOS
4 6 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.19%) CoreOS
6 4 (2.19%) Debian
7 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.64%) VMS
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Fedora
9 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (54.10%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (41.53%) Test Automation
4 59 (32.24%) OO
5 53 (28.96%) Scrum
6 40 (21.86%) MVC
7 38 (20.77%) DevOps
8 37 (20.22%) TDD
9 28 (15.30%) BDD
10 24 (13.11%) Kanban
11 21 (11.48%) E-Commerce
11 21 (11.48%) Web Development
12 19 (10.38%) Unit Testing
13 17 (9.29%) Software Engineering
14 16 (8.74%) Microservices
14 16 (8.74%) Open Source
15 15 (8.20%) Front End Development
15 15 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (7.10%) SOA
17 12 (6.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 113 (61.75%) JavaScript
2 93 (50.82%) Java
3 50 (27.32%) SQL
4 28 (15.30%) Python
5 20 (10.93%) C++
6 18 (9.84%) C#
7 10 (5.46%) C
8 9 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.37%) Groovy
10 7 (3.83%) Ruby
11 6 (3.28%) ECMAScript
11 6 (3.28%) ES6
11 6 (3.28%) PHP
12 5 (2.73%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.73%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.19%) Scala
13 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.64%) Cython
15 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.01%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (13.11%) Docker
2 5 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.64%) HDFS
4 2 (1.09%) Varnish
4 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.09%) Xen
5 1 (0.55%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) Ansible
1 17 (9.29%) Kubernetes
2 14 (7.65%) Puppet
3 12 (6.56%) Terraform
4 11 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.28%) Rancher
6 4 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.19%) Salt
7 3 (1.64%) Kibana
7 3 (1.64%) logstash
8 2 (1.09%) Consul
8 2 (1.09%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.55%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (11.48%) Oracle
2 18 (9.84%) Adobe
3 11 (6.01%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.83%) Perforce
5 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.73%) Google
7 4 (2.19%) Apple
7 4 (2.19%) hybris
7 4 (2.19%) New Relic
8 3 (1.64%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.64%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.09%) ATG
9 2 (1.09%) VMware
9 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.55%) Coveo
10 1 (0.55%) IBM
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore