Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 137 134
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.11% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 0.62% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 21
Manchester median daily rate £375 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% +5.26%
North West median daily rate £400 £414 £500
% change year-on-year -3.32% -17.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £38.75 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 689 486 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.02% 17.10% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 325 372
Manchester median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £289
90th Percentile £575 £533 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 8
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.56
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.00 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.85% +2.81% +6.67%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Stockport - 1 £350 - 1
Mercurial
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Publishing
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Scala
6 3 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) Microservices
6 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 3 (33.33%) Groovy
6 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines

Mercurial
Co-occurring 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Drupal
1 2 (22.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
3 2 (22.22%) Grunt
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
4 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) React
6 1 (11.11%) Redux
6 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Microservices
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) B2B
6 2 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle