Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 133 130
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 -16
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 4.27% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 20
Manchester median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £413 £423 £383
90th Percentile £438 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £414 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -17.25% +5.26% +35.71%
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 511 539 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.39% 15.20% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 376 295
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £308 £266
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle