Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 642 709
Rank change year-on-year -53 +67 +3
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 181 175 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 1.09% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 93 118
England median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.89% -11.32%
10th Percentile £339 £313 £310
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +6.51% -0.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -

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 19,174 15,999 15,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.53% 18.14% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,256 11,022 10,903
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 279 261
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.38 £28.75 £26.75
90th Percentile £53.13 £53.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
% change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -5 74 £475 +11.76% 12
North of England +10 58 £450 +5.88% 30
Yorkshire -3 37 £463 +8.82% 6
South East -7 37 £373 -12.24% 18
North West -4 21 £388 -6.06% 17
East of England -24 7 £544 +35.09% 4
Midlands -8 3 £350 +18.64% 9
South West -14 3 £400 +6.67% 8
West Midlands -23 3 £350 -6.67% 7
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 163 (90.06%) Git (software)
2 130 (71.82%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (58.56%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (55.25%) JavaScript
5 93 (51.38%) Subversion
6 79 (43.65%) DevOps
7 71 (39.23%) Java
8 66 (36.46%) Scrum
9 65 (35.91%) REST
10 64 (35.36%) Microservices
11 61 (33.70%) Jenkins
12 58 (32.04%) TDD
13 56 (30.94%) HTML
14 54 (29.83%) AngularJS
15 52 (28.73%) OO
15 52 (28.73%) JSON
16 51 (28.18%) CSS
17 48 (26.52%) JIRA
18 47 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
18 47 (25.97%) User Experience
19 41 (22.65%) Visual Studio
19 41 (22.65%) SQL
19 41 (22.65%) Python
20 39 (21.55%) Apple iOS
21 38 (20.99%) HTML5
21 38 (20.99%) Finance
21 38 (20.99%) Release Management
22 36 (19.89%) Software Engineering
22 36 (19.89%) Mobile App
23 35 (19.34%) 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 21 (11.60%) Apache
1 21 (11.60%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (11.05%) nginx
3 16 (8.84%) Confluence
3 16 (8.84%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.73%) Jetty
5 11 (6.08%) Apache Spark
6 10 (5.52%) Apache Solr
7 6 (3.31%) JBoss
7 6 (3.31%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.76%) IIS
8 5 (2.76%) Mongrel
8 5 (2.76%) Mule ESB
8 5 (2.76%) WildFly
9 4 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.10%) Alfresco
11 2 (1.10%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Simulink
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (17.68%) PaaS
4 16 (8.84%) GitHub
5 13 (7.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (5.52%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (5.52%) Serverless
7 8 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.31%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (3.31%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (2.76%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.76%) Google App Engine
9 5 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.76%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (2.21%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.21%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.08%) HTTP
2 6 (3.31%) RS-232
3 5 (2.76%) Firewall
3 5 (2.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (2.76%) VPN
3 5 (2.76%) Wireless
4 4 (2.21%) NFC
4 4 (2.21%) SSH
4 4 (2.21%) SSL
4 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.66%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.66%) 5G
5 3 (1.66%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.66%) GSM
5 3 (1.66%) LTE
5 3 (1.66%) UMTS
5 3 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.66%) WiMAX
6 2 (1.10%) RTMP
6 2 (1.10%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (16.02%) Cosmos DB
3 28 (15.47%) MySQL
4 25 (13.81%) MongoDB
5 24 (13.26%) SQL Server
6 22 (12.15%) NoSQL
7 11 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (6.08%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (5.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.97%) Redis
10 8 (4.42%) CouchDB
10 8 (4.42%) GIS
10 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.87%) Riak
11 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (2.76%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 163 (90.06%) Git (software)
2 93 (51.38%) Subversion
3 61 (33.70%) Jenkins
4 48 (26.52%) JIRA
5 41 (22.65%) Visual Studio
6 29 (16.02%) Sublime Text
7 28 (15.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (14.36%) Maven
9 17 (9.39%) JUnit
10 14 (7.73%) Eclipse
10 14 (7.73%) Gradle
10 14 (7.73%) IntelliJ
11 13 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (6.08%) Selenium
13 9 (4.97%) Ant
14 8 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (4.42%) Gerrit
14 8 (4.42%) Vagrant
15 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
15 6 (3.31%) GitLab
General
1 38 (20.99%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Retail
3 6 (3.31%) Automotive
3 6 (3.31%) Publishing
4 5 (2.76%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (67.96%) Developer
2 38 (20.99%) Java Developer
3 33 (18.23%) React Developer
4 28 (15.47%) Applications Developer
4 28 (15.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 24 (13.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 22 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Software Engineer
8 14 (7.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (6.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (6.08%) Consultant
11 11 (6.08%) Digital Developer
12 10 (5.52%) Python Developer
12 10 (5.52%) SQL Developer
13 9 (4.97%) Mobile Developer
14 8 (4.42%) iOS Developer
15 7 (3.87%) Android Developer
15 7 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.91%) REST
2 56 (30.94%) HTML
3 54 (29.83%) AngularJS
4 52 (28.73%) JSON
5 51 (28.18%) CSS
6 38 (20.99%) HTML5
7 33 (18.23%) React
8 30 (16.57%) React Native
9 29 (16.02%) CSS3
9 29 (16.02%) OAuth
9 29 (16.02%) OAuth2
9 29 (16.02%) OpenID
10 28 (15.47%) Spring
11 27 (14.92%) RESTful
12 24 (13.26%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (13.26%) Web Services
13 20 (11.05%) jQuery
13 20 (11.05%) XML
14 17 (9.39%) Node.js
15 16 (8.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.97%) User Experience
2 36 (19.89%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.31%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.31%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.66%) Derivative
7 3 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.55%) BeagleBone
9 1 (0.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.55%) Apple iOS
2 28 (15.47%) Android
3 27 (14.92%) Linux
4 16 (8.84%) Windows
5 13 (7.18%) CentOS
5 13 (7.18%) Ubuntu
6 12 (6.63%) Debian
7 5 (2.76%) Fedora
8 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.66%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (71.82%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (58.56%) Continuous Integration
3 79 (43.65%) DevOps
4 66 (36.46%) Scrum
5 64 (35.36%) Microservices
6 58 (32.04%) TDD
7 52 (28.73%) OO
8 38 (20.99%) Release Management
9 36 (19.89%) Software Engineering
10 35 (19.34%) Kanban
10 35 (19.34%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (18.23%) BDD
12 31 (17.13%) Benchmarking
13 30 (16.57%) API Integration
14 28 (15.47%) SOA
15 24 (13.26%) OOP
16 23 (12.71%) Open Source
16 23 (12.71%) Unit Testing
17 21 (11.60%) MVC
18 20 (11.05%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 100 (55.25%) JavaScript
2 71 (39.23%) Java
3 41 (22.65%) Python
3 41 (22.65%) SQL
4 31 (17.13%) Scala
5 28 (15.47%) Groovy
5 28 (15.47%) JSX
6 18 (9.94%) C++
7 17 (9.39%) C#
8 16 (8.84%) Bash Shell
9 15 (8.29%) Clojure
9 15 (8.29%) T-SQL
10 13 (7.18%) Perl
10 13 (7.18%) Ruby
11 12 (6.63%) C
12 11 (6.08%) Java 8
13 9 (4.97%) Go
14 8 (4.42%) PL/SQL
15 6 (3.31%) Embedded C
15 6 (3.31%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) HND
3 4 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) QA
2 6 (3.31%) MISRA
2 6 (3.31%) MISRA C
3 5 (2.76%) GCP
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (13.81%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (11.60%) Docker
3 12 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.52%) Xen
5 5 (2.76%) KVM
5 5 (2.76%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (15.47%) Ansible
2 13 (7.18%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.18%) Salt
3 12 (6.63%) Kibana
3 12 (6.63%) Kubernetes
3 12 (6.63%) logstash
4 11 (6.08%) Puppet
5 7 (3.87%) Terraform
6 5 (2.76%) Graylog
6 5 (2.76%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.76%) Nagios
6 5 (2.76%) Packer
6 5 (2.76%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) Oracle
2 16 (8.84%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.63%) VMware
5 10 (5.52%) Google
6 7 (3.87%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.31%) Perforce
7 6 (3.31%) Splunk
8 5 (2.76%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.76%) New Relic
8 5 (2.76%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.21%) Adobe
10 3 (1.66%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.66%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.66%) hybris
10 3 (1.66%) Sybase
11 2 (1.10%) Apigee
11 2 (1.10%) Apple
12 1 (0.55%) Caplin
12 1 (0.55%) Tableau