The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £380
% change year-on-year +1.38% -5.26%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 48 30 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 14.81% 8.85% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 12
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside