Period
to 12 June 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 12 June 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 596 567 684
Rank change year-on-year -29 +117 -18
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 36 19 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.049% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.26% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 72
10th Percentile £363 £316 £351
25th Percentile £381 £463 £395
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £532 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.89% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £556 £538 £500
90th Percentile £704 £618 £550
UK median daily rate £519 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 8,328 7,234 16,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.10% 18.47% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,530 5,110 11,298
10th Percentile £350 £340 £340
25th Percentile £413 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £594 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 100 236
10th Percentile £25.38 £19.80 £20.88
25th Percentile £41.19 £39.06 £36.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57.63 £54.77 £50.91
90th Percentile £65.54 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £47.88 £47.50 £44.92
% change year-on-year +0.79% +5.76% +5.68%

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 12 June 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 12 June 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
North of England +25 13 £525 - 17
London -69 11 £544 -5.39% 13
North East - 8 £538 - 3
South West +27 4 - - 2
Yorkshire - 3 - - 8
North West -5 2 £388 - 6
West Midlands -15 2 £381 - 1
Midlands -22 2 £381 +64.69% 1
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 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 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 26 (72.22%) Java
3 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
4 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Subversion
4 16 (44.44%) Spring
5 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 14 (38.89%) Bitbucket
5 14 (38.89%) Python
6 13 (36.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 12 (33.33%) Perforce
7 12 (33.33%) Oracle
8 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 11 (30.56%) Unix
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
8 11 (30.56%) BDD
8 11 (30.56%) Kafka
8 11 (30.56%) Node.js
8 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 11 (30.56%) Docker
8 11 (30.56%) Microservices
8 11 (30.56%) React
9 10 (27.78%) Spring Boot
9 10 (27.78%) nginx
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) JBoss

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 10 (27.78%) JBoss
1 10 (27.78%) nginx
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Apigee
1 8 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 6 (16.67%) AWS
3 5 (13.89%) Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.56%) Google Play
5 1 (2.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 16 (44.44%) Subversion
4 14 (38.89%) Bitbucket
5 13 (36.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 8 (22.22%) Storybook
8 2 (5.56%) Maven
8 2 (5.56%) Selenium
9 1 (2.78%) Ant
9 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.78%) GitLab
9 1 (2.78%) Gradle
9 1 (2.78%) JIRA
9 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.33%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Java Engineer
6 7 (19.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Python Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead iOS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 11 (30.56%) Kafka
2 11 (30.56%) Node.js
2 11 (30.56%) React
3 10 (27.78%) Spring Boot
3 10 (27.78%) XML
4 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) JWT
5 8 (22.22%) OAuth
5 8 (22.22%) OAuth2
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (22.22%) Redux
6 5 (13.89%) REST
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.56%) Java EE
8 2 (5.56%) JPA
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Cybercrime
2 8 (22.22%) SWIFT
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Animation
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
1 11 (30.56%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) BDD
2 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
2 11 (30.56%) Microservices
2 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.89%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Java 8
5 2 (5.56%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.78%) Lua
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 14 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.78%) Kibana
3 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
1 12 (33.33%) Perforce
2 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.78%) Syclo
3 1 (2.78%) VMware