Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 686 502 686
Rank change year-on-year -184 +184 +24
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 81 33 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 36
10th Percentile £406 £316 £363
25th Percentile £463 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £575 £525 £556
90th Percentile £620 £539 £606
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £48.50
UK 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,745 5,465 12,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.88% 17.65% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,912 3,796 8,542
10th Percentile £375 £315 £330
25th Percentile £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 102 154
10th Percentile £26.98 £32.19 £16.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.56 £33.25
Median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.22% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £62.50 £53.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.90 £69.00
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.56% - +2.86%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mercurial in England.

Daily rate trend for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mercurial in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mercurial in England

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mercurial in England.

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 1 December 2021. 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 -180 41 £550 +10.00% 19
North of England -68 14 £588 +17.50% 9
North West - 12 £600 - 4
South East - 4 £575 - 4
South West - 3 - - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £300 - 3
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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 74 (91.36%) Git (software)
2 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) Python
3 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (29.63%) CSS
4 24 (29.63%) HTML
5 23 (28.40%) Java
5 23 (28.40%) Azure
6 21 (25.93%) .NET
7 20 (24.69%) REST
8 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
8 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
8 19 (23.46%) Django
8 19 (23.46%) C#
9 18 (22.22%) Perforce
9 18 (22.22%) Flask
10 17 (20.99%) Microservices
10 17 (20.99%) TeamCity
10 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
10 17 (20.99%) Subversion
10 17 (20.99%) Spring
11 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
12 14 (17.28%) TDD
12 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (17.28%) SQL
12 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
12 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
13 13 (16.05%) Mobile App
13 13 (16.05%) Bitbucket
13 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch

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 13 (16.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) GIMP
1 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.47%) Figma
2 2 (2.47%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Azure
2 12 (14.81%) AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Google Play
4 5 (6.17%) AppsFlyer
4 5 (6.17%) Firebase
4 5 (6.17%) Pushwoosh
5 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.47%) GCP
5 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) Algolia
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.23%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.23%) NuGet
6 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.23%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (91.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.99%) Subversion
2 17 (20.99%) TeamCity
3 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
4 13 (16.05%) Bitbucket
5 11 (13.58%) Artifactory
6 8 (9.88%) JIRA
7 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.94%) NUnit
9 3 (3.70%) Bower
9 3 (3.70%) Bundler
9 3 (3.70%) fastlane
9 3 (3.70%) Grunt
9 3 (3.70%) gulp
9 3 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.70%) webpack
10 2 (2.47%) FindBugs
10 2 (2.47%) PyUnit
10 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (74.07%) Developer
2 29 (35.80%) Senior Developer
3 20 (24.69%) Python Developer
4 15 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Senior Python Developer
6 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 9 (11.11%) iOS Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior iOS Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.63%) CSS
1 24 (29.63%) HTML
2 21 (25.93%) .NET
3 20 (24.69%) REST
4 19 (23.46%) Django
5 18 (22.22%) Flask
6 17 (20.99%) Spring
7 14 (17.28%) AngularJS
8 13 (16.05%) .NET Framework
8 13 (16.05%) Bottle
8 13 (16.05%) JWT
9 12 (14.81%) React
10 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET
11 10 (12.35%) RESTful
12 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
13 7 (8.64%) .NET Core
13 7 (8.64%) Core Animation
13 7 (8.64%) Core Data
14 6 (7.41%) CSS3
14 6 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.58%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Animation
4 4 (4.94%) Online Games
5 3 (3.70%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.47%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.41%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Microservices
2 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.28%) TDD
4 13 (16.05%) API Design
5 12 (14.81%) BDD
6 11 (13.58%) ATDD
6 11 (13.58%) iOS Development
6 11 (13.58%) OOP
6 11 (13.58%) SOLID
6 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.88%) API Integration
8 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (9.88%) Push Notifications
9 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.64%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.64%) Mobile Development
9 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.10%) Python
3 23 (28.40%) Java
4 19 (23.46%) C#
5 14 (17.28%) SQL
6 10 (12.35%) Apple Swift
7 6 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.94%) Kotlin
8 4 (4.94%) XAML
9 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.47%) Java 11
10 2 (2.47%) Java 8
10 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.47%) Ruby
10 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.23%) Lua
11 1 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
1 19 (23.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) SOC 1
3 1 (1.23%) SOC 2
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.64%) Ansible
3 3 (3.70%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Salt
4 2 (2.47%) Terraform
5 1 (1.23%) Grafana
5 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.23%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Perforce
2 7 (8.64%) Apple
2 7 (8.64%) Google
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe
4 2 (2.47%) Anaplan
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.47%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Splunk