The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 88 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 2 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 1.00% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 7.66% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 7
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £390
% change year-on-year +2.81% -8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 235 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.10% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 137
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in Manchester

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Sass
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) LESS
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) GitHub

Mercurial
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Scala Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Durandal
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Jinja
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Clojure
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle