Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 667 651 702
Rank change year-on-year -16 +51 +24
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 180 176 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.18% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 90
England median daily rate £430 £445 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +20.27% -4.82%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £306
90th Percentile £598 £558 £513
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +35.14%
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +35.14%

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 17,408 14,864 14,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.68% 16.71% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,251 9,984 9,897
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 253 352
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £31.45 £24.00 £23.30
90th Percentile £64.15 £53.75 £50.77
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 February 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
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 February 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 +65 66 £410 -18.00% 29
London -71 63 £500 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire +31 53 £410 -2.38% 10
South East -7 24 £469 +17.19% 15
North West +7 12 £415 -17.00% 16
East of England -6 11 £425 +9.68% 6
Midlands +11 10 £350 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +13 9 £350 -12.50% 4
South West +13 6 £375 +20.00% 4
North East - 1 £425 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 167 (92.78%) Git (software)
2 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (58.89%) JavaScript
4 97 (53.89%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (50.56%) Java
6 89 (49.44%) Subversion
7 83 (46.11%) Scrum
8 70 (38.89%) Test Automation
9 68 (37.78%) OO
10 58 (32.22%) TDD
11 56 (31.11%) DevOps
12 54 (30.00%) CSS
13 51 (28.33%) Linux
14 48 (26.67%) Jenkins
15 46 (25.56%) NoSQL
15 46 (25.56%) SQL
16 44 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
17 43 (23.89%) Spring
17 43 (23.89%) Kanban
18 41 (22.78%) Docker
19 39 (21.67%) Software Engineering
20 37 (20.56%) AngularJS
21 35 (19.44%) React
22 34 (18.89%) Maven
22 34 (18.89%) Oracle
23 33 (18.33%) SOA
23 33 (18.33%) QA
24 32 (17.78%) jQuery
25 31 (17.22%) HTML
26 30 (16.67%) Python

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 24 (13.33%) Apache
2 21 (11.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 21 (11.67%) CMS
3 18 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 15 (8.33%) Confluence
4 15 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (5.56%) nginx
6 9 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.44%) Jetty
8 6 (3.33%) Apache Solr
8 6 (3.33%) Mule ESB
8 6 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (3.33%) WildFly
9 3 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.11%) Anypoint
10 2 (1.11%) IIS
11 1 (0.56%) JBoss
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) GIMP
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Magento
2 2 (1.11%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 10 (5.56%) GitHub
4 10 (5.56%) npm
5 9 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (5.00%) Serverless
6 7 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (3.89%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.33%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.67%) Heroku
9 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.11%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) Firewall
1 6 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (3.33%) VPN
2 5 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (1.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.11%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.11%) 5G
4 2 (1.11%) LTE
4 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.56%) GSM
5 1 (0.56%) NFC
5 1 (0.56%) SMTP
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) UMTS
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.56%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.56%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.22%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.22%) MySQL
5 10 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.67%) Redis
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.56%) HBase
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 167 (92.78%) Git (software)
2 89 (49.44%) Subversion
3 48 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 34 (18.89%) Maven
5 28 (15.56%) JUnit
6 26 (14.44%) JIRA
7 22 (12.22%) Bitbucket
8 16 (8.89%) Mocha
9 15 (8.33%) Mockito
10 14 (7.78%) TeamCity
11 13 (7.22%) Eclipse
11 13 (7.22%) IntelliJ
12 12 (6.67%) Gradle
12 12 (6.67%) Jasmine
13 11 (6.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (6.11%) Visual Studio
14 10 (5.56%) SonarQube
14 10 (5.56%) Vagrant
15 9 (5.00%) webpack
16 8 (4.44%) GitLab
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Marketing
3 3 (1.67%) Games
4 2 (1.11%) Law
4 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (70.00%) Developer
2 46 (25.56%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.67%) Software Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 18 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (6.11%) AWS Software Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) Cloud Developer
8 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (5.00%) React Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (3.89%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Python Developer
13 6 (3.33%) Consultant
13 6 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.00%) CSS
2 43 (23.89%) Spring
3 37 (20.56%) AngularJS
4 35 (19.44%) React
5 32 (17.78%) jQuery
6 31 (17.22%) HTML
7 25 (13.89%) Hibernate
7 25 (13.89%) Web Services
8 24 (13.33%) Sass
9 22 (12.22%) JSON
9 22 (12.22%) Node.js
10 21 (11.67%) .NET
10 21 (11.67%) LESS
10 21 (11.67%) REST
11 19 (10.56%) HTML5
12 16 (8.89%) CSS3
13 14 (7.78%) Ajax
13 14 (7.78%) OSGi
13 14 (7.78%) Spring Boot
14 13 (7.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Algorithms
1 29 (16.11%) Data Structures
2 19 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.22%) Virtual Team
5 11 (6.11%) User Experience
6 7 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.33%) Social Media
8 5 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.67%) RIA
9 3 (1.67%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.11%) Acoustics
10 2 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.33%) Linux
2 9 (5.00%) CentOS
3 7 (3.89%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.33%) Windows
5 4 (2.22%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) CoreOS
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.11%) Unix
7 2 (1.11%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) Fedora
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (53.89%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (46.11%) Scrum
4 70 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 68 (37.78%) OO
6 58 (32.22%) TDD
7 56 (31.11%) DevOps
8 43 (23.89%) Kanban
9 39 (21.67%) Software Engineering
10 33 (18.33%) SOA
11 27 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 26 (14.44%) BDD
13 25 (13.89%) Microservices
13 25 (13.89%) MVC
14 21 (11.67%) DSDM
14 21 (11.67%) E-Commerce
14 21 (11.67%) RUP
15 19 (10.56%) Content Management
15 19 (10.56%) Pair Programming
16 16 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (58.89%) JavaScript
2 91 (50.56%) Java
3 46 (25.56%) SQL
4 30 (16.67%) Python
5 28 (15.56%) C++
6 25 (13.89%) C#
7 8 (4.44%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.89%) Perl
9 6 (3.33%) C
10 5 (2.78%) ES6
10 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.11%) Groovy
12 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.11%) Ruby
12 2 (1.11%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) Haskell
13 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 19 (10.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.11%) ISEB
3 2 (1.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.33%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (22.78%) Docker
2 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.89%) Xen
4 1 (0.56%) HDFS
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (13.89%) Kubernetes
2 23 (12.78%) Ansible
3 13 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.67%) Puppet
5 6 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 6 (3.33%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.78%) Rancher
6 5 (2.78%) Terraform
7 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (18.89%) Oracle
2 22 (12.22%) Red Hat
3 20 (11.11%) Adobe
4 8 (4.44%) VMware
5 6 (3.33%) Coveo
5 6 (3.33%) Google
5 6 (3.33%) Perforce
5 6 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.67%) ATG
7 3 (1.67%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.11%) Alibaba
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) hybris
9 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin