Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 520 533
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 82 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 1.23% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 57
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +18.06%
10th Percentile £400 £346 £325
90th Percentile £634 £575 £530
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9503 8160 7240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.18% 18.09% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 5900 5326
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £308
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21.70 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £50.33 £57.05 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Central London +3 15 £463 -3.90% 1
West London -1 9 £650 +47.73%
East London -6 3 £600 +60.00%
North London - 1 £450 -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 73 (89.02%) Git (software)
2 49 (59.76%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.00%) CSS
3 41 (50.00%) Linux
4 35 (42.68%) Subversion
4 35 (42.68%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
7 29 (35.37%) Finance
8 28 (34.15%) Java
8 28 (34.15%) DevOps
9 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
10 25 (30.49%) HTML
11 24 (29.27%) Apache
11 24 (29.27%) jQuery
12 23 (28.05%) Scrum
13 22 (26.83%) Python
14 21 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (25.61%) Docker
14 21 (25.61%) React
15 20 (24.39%) MVC
16 19 (23.17%) JUnit
16 19 (23.17%) HTML5
17 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
17 18 (21.95%) QA
17 18 (21.95%) Kubernetes
18 17 (20.73%) CSS3
18 17 (20.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 16 (19.51%) Node.js
19 16 (19.51%) JSON

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 24 (29.27%) Apache
2 17 (20.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (17.07%) CMS
4 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
5 10 (12.20%) OpenStack
6 7 (8.54%) IIS
6 7 (8.54%) JBoss
6 7 (8.54%) nginx
7 5 (6.10%) Apache Solr
7 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (4.88%) Jetty
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.44%) Confluence
9 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MetaTrader
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.88%) Heroku
5 4 (4.88%) npm
5 4 (4.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (3.66%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.66%) Route 53
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.44%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.44%) Firebase
7 2 (2.44%) Serverless
8 1 (1.22%) GitHub
8 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Firewall
1 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) MySQL
1 10 (12.20%) NoSQL
1 10 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.54%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (3.66%) HBase
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (89.02%) Git (software)
2 35 (42.68%) Subversion
3 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
4 19 (23.17%) JUnit
5 14 (17.07%) Mockito
6 13 (15.85%) Bitbucket
7 10 (12.20%) TeamCity
8 9 (10.98%) gulp
9 8 (9.76%) Bundler
10 6 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (6.10%) GitLab
11 5 (6.10%) Travis CI
11 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.88%) Ant
12 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
12 4 (4.88%) JIRA
12 4 (4.88%) Mocha
12 4 (4.88%) Selenium
12 4 (4.88%) webpack
13 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (35.37%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Games
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.00%) CSS
2 25 (30.49%) HTML
3 24 (29.27%) jQuery
4 21 (25.61%) React
5 19 (23.17%) HTML5
6 18 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 17 (20.73%) CSS3
8 16 (19.51%) JSON
8 16 (19.51%) Node.js
9 15 (18.29%) RESTful
10 14 (17.07%) OSGi
11 12 (14.63%) Sass
12 11 (13.41%) Backbone.js
13 10 (12.20%) Ajax
13 10 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (12.20%) LESS
13 10 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (9.76%) REST
14 8 (9.76%) XML
15 6 (7.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Virtual Team
2 13 (15.85%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.98%) User Experience
4 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (7.32%) Social Media
6 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
6 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (3.66%) Animation
9 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.22%) Infotainment
10 1 (1.22%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.88%) CentOS
2 4 (4.88%) CoreOS
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Android
3 3 (3.66%) Debian
3 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.44%) VMS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.15%) DevOps
4 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
5 23 (28.05%) Scrum
6 20 (24.39%) MVC
7 14 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.41%) Open Source
9 10 (12.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (12.20%) TDD
10 9 (10.98%) Analytics
10 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (10.98%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (10.98%) Wireframes
11 8 (9.76%) BDD
11 8 (9.76%) Content Management
11 8 (9.76%) Kanban
12 7 (8.54%) OOP
12 7 (8.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) JavaScript
2 28 (34.15%) Java
3 22 (26.83%) Python
4 14 (17.07%) C++
5 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.32%) C#
6 6 (7.32%) Ruby
7 4 (4.88%) Groovy
8 3 (3.66%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) SQL
9 2 (2.44%) ES6
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
10 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
10 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) QA
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) HDFS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Kubernetes
2 11 (13.41%) Ansible
3 10 (12.20%) Terraform
4 8 (9.76%) Puppet
5 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (7.32%) Rancher
6 4 (4.88%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (3.66%) Kibana
7 3 (3.66%) logstash
7 3 (3.66%) Salt
8 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Adobe
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle
3 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.32%) Perforce
5 4 (4.88%) hybris
5 4 (4.88%) New Relic
6 3 (3.66%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.66%) Apple
6 3 (3.66%) Google
6 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) VMware