The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mercurial skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 397 386
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 29 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.73% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 34
Median daily rate £456 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £358
% change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -

Mercurial is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3838 3705 3303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.76% 17.33% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2778 2370
Median daily rate £486 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.10 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £104.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mercurial as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in London

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mercurial in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in London

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in London

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in London

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 6 £463 +36.02% 7
Hammersmith - 3 £488 -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 57 (89.06%) Git (software)
2 45 (70.31%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (48.44%) Subversion
4 28 (43.75%) Java
5 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
6 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (31.25%) Linux
7 20 (31.25%) Python
8 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
8 19 (29.69%) Open Source
9 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
10 17 (26.56%) MVC
11 16 (25.00%) RESTful
12 14 (21.88%) QA
12 14 (21.88%) Scrum
12 14 (21.88%) Ruby
12 14 (21.88%) CSS
13 13 (20.31%) HTML
13 13 (20.31%) Tomcat
13 13 (20.31%) Ansible
14 12 (18.75%) DevOps
14 12 (18.75%) JMeter
14 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 12 (18.75%) XML
14 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
14 12 (18.75%) Selenium
14 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
15 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
15 11 (17.19%) MySQL

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.31%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.06%) Apache
3 7 (10.94%) JBoss
4 6 (9.38%) nginx
5 5 (7.81%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) Confluence
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (3.13%) Jetty
8 2 (3.13%) Mule ESB
8 2 (3.13%) WildFly
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) GIMP
1 4 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Datadog
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.56%) DMZ
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) IMAP
3 1 (1.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) Redis
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (89.06%) Git (software)
2 31 (48.44%) Subversion
3 23 (35.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.75%) JMeter
4 12 (18.75%) Selenium
4 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 10 (15.63%) Hudson
6 9 (14.06%) Bundler
6 9 (14.06%) JIRA
7 7 (10.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
8 6 (9.38%) Gerrit
8 6 (9.38%) GitLab
8 6 (9.38%) JUnit
9 5 (7.81%) gulp
10 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 4 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (4.69%) Ant
11 3 (4.69%) Bazaar
12 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.56%) iGaming
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Tester
4 9 (14.06%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.81%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.69%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Junior
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) RESTful
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 13 (20.31%) HTML
4 12 (18.75%) XML
5 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
5 11 (17.19%) Web Services
6 10 (15.63%) jQuery
6 10 (15.63%) JSON
7 8 (12.50%) HTML5
8 7 (10.94%) CSS3
8 7 (10.94%) REST
9 6 (9.38%) LESS
9 6 (9.38%) Node.js
9 6 (9.38%) React
10 5 (7.81%) JPA
10 5 (7.81%) Spring
11 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (6.25%) Grails
11 4 (6.25%) J2EE
11 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Animation
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) Open Source
4 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.56%) MVC
6 14 (21.88%) Scrum
7 12 (18.75%) DevOps
8 10 (15.63%) OOP
9 9 (14.06%) OO
10 8 (12.50%) Web Development
11 7 (10.94%) TDD
12 6 (9.38%) Microservices
13 5 (7.81%) BDD
13 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
13 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (7.81%) SOA
13 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) Python
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (21.88%) Ruby
5 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.06%) C++
7 7 (10.94%) C#
8 6 (9.38%) SQL
9 5 (7.81%) Groovy
10 4 (6.25%) C
10 4 (6.25%) PHP
11 3 (4.69%) Go
11 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (3.13%) ES6
12 2 (3.13%) Perl
12 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.56%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Ansible
2 8 (12.50%) Terraform
3 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.81%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.69%) Salt
6 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.13%) Kibana
6 2 (3.13%) logstash
6 2 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.25%) New Relic
4 3 (4.69%) Perforce
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft