Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 132 134
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 10 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 1.47% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Manchester median daily rate £338 £500 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +40.85% -29.00%
10th Percentile £319 £436 £306
90th Percentile £356 £535 £384
North West median daily rate £338 £500 £348
% change year-on-year -32.50% +43.88% -30.50%
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 608 477 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.29% 17.09% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 324 340
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.24%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £265
90th Percentile £575 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 9
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% -4.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £27.04 £12.50
90th Percentile £58.50 £47.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +8.11%

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 21 April 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 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) Django
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Server Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Django
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Flask
3 1 (10.00%) Jinja
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Android Development
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Clojure
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft