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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
England / London
Rank 364 416 368
Rank change year-on-year +52 -48  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 34 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.068% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 0.43% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 38
Median daily rate £400 £440 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -16.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £415 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £390
% change year-on-year +2.81% -8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 - £40.00

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 3526 3502 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.21% 15.82% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2551 2183
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +5 4 £400 -13.51% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £325 - 1
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (89.41%) Git (software)
2 52 (61.18%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.88%) Subversion
5 37 (43.53%) Java
5 37 (43.53%) DevOps
6 36 (42.35%) Linux
7 35 (41.18%) Python
8 34 (40.00%) Ansible
9 29 (34.12%) MySQL
9 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
10 28 (32.94%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (31.76%) Scrum
11 27 (31.76%) Ruby
11 27 (31.76%) Tomcat
12 22 (25.88%) Open Source
12 22 (25.88%) MongoDB
12 22 (25.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (24.71%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (24.71%) Bash Shell
13 21 (24.71%) Puppet
13 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
14 20 (23.53%) Web Services
14 20 (23.53%) MVC
15 19 (22.35%) Apache
16 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
16 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
16 18 (21.18%) TDD
16 18 (21.18%) Gerrit
16 18 (21.18%) RESTful

Mercurial
Top Related 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 27 (31.76%) Tomcat
2 19 (22.35%) Apache
3 16 (18.82%) Jetty
4 12 (14.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (14.12%) nginx
5 11 (12.94%) Mule ESB
5 11 (12.94%) WildFly
6 7 (8.24%) Confluence
6 7 (8.24%) JBoss
7 5 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.18%) CMS
10 1 (1.18%) concrete5
10 1 (1.18%) IIS
10 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) GIMP
1 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (1.18%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.12%) Datadog
2 12 (14.12%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.18%) GitHub
5 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.18%) Trello
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) VPN
3 11 (12.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (9.41%) DMZ
5 6 (7.06%) HTTP
5 6 (7.06%) Internet
6 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.35%) DNS
8 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) MySQL
2 28 (32.94%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (25.88%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (15.29%) Redis
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.88%) Big Data
7 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 76 (89.41%) Git (software)
2 39 (45.88%) Subversion
3 29 (34.12%) Jenkins
4 18 (21.18%) Gerrit
5 14 (16.47%) Bazaar
5 14 (16.47%) JIRA
6 13 (15.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (12.94%) GitLab
8 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
9 7 (8.24%) JUnit
10 6 (7.06%) JMeter
10 6 (7.06%) Selenium
10 6 (7.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (5.88%) Ant
11 5 (5.88%) Bitbucket
11 5 (5.88%) Hudson
12 4 (4.71%) Bundler
12 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
12 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
13 3 (3.53%) Maven
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Electronics
2 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.18%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.24%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.06%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (7.06%) HTML Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Java Applications Developer
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Tester
7 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 4 (4.71%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.71%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) Web Services
2 18 (21.18%) RESTful
3 14 (16.47%) HTML
4 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.29%) CSS
4 13 (15.29%) LAMP
4 13 (15.29%) Spring
5 12 (14.12%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (14.12%) LEMP Stack
6 11 (12.94%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (11.76%) REST
8 9 (10.59%) jQuery
8 9 (10.59%) JSON
9 8 (9.41%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) LESS
9 8 (9.41%) React
9 8 (9.41%) XML
10 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.24%) JPA
11 6 (7.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) User Experience
2 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.71%) Animation
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) CentOS
2 12 (14.12%) Ubuntu
3 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows
5 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.53%) DevOps
4 27 (31.76%) Scrum
5 22 (25.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (25.88%) Open Source
6 20 (23.53%) MVC
7 18 (21.18%) Configuration Management
7 18 (21.18%) TDD
8 13 (15.29%) High Availability
9 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
10 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
10 11 (12.94%) SOA
11 10 (11.76%) Web Operations
12 9 (10.59%) Microservices
13 8 (9.41%) Automated Testing
13 8 (9.41%) OO
13 8 (9.41%) Web Development
14 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
15 6 (7.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) Python
3 27 (31.76%) Ruby
4 21 (24.71%) Bash Shell
5 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (16.47%) Go
6 14 (16.47%) Perl
7 11 (12.94%) PHP
8 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
9 6 (7.06%) SQL
10 5 (5.88%) C
11 4 (4.71%) C#
11 4 (4.71%) C++
12 3 (3.53%) Groovy
12 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
13 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.18%) ES6
14 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (18.82%) Docker
3 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) Xen
4 1 (1.18%) Gluster
4 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (40.00%) Ansible
2 21 (24.71%) Puppet
3 17 (20.00%) Salt
4 16 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (15.29%) Terraform
6 12 (14.12%) HAProxy
7 11 (12.94%) Kibana
7 11 (12.94%) logstash
7 11 (12.94%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.35%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (2.35%) Nagios
9 1 (1.18%) Capistrano
9 1 (1.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Red Hat
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 12 (14.12%) VMware
4 5 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.88%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Perforce
6 2 (2.35%) Apple
6 2 (2.35%) ATG
6 2 (2.35%) Demandware
6 2 (2.35%) Elastic Path
6 2 (2.35%) hybris
7 1 (1.18%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.18%) Veracode
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago