Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 137 124
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 5 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.42% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 2.52% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 30
Manchester median daily rate £425 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% +10.71%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £312
90th Percentile £438 £504 £513
North West median daily rate £414 £500 £388
% change year-on-year -17.25% +29.03% +6.90%
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 508 515 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.14% 16.53% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 349 365
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £563 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £36.25 £31.28 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.45 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33% +7.14%

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 22 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

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 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Server Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle