Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 201 213
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -26
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 13 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 2.71% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 21
North West median daily rate £414 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.25% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £377 £350 £388
90th Percentile £438 £500 £513
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.75 - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 986 997 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.35% 14.46% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 671 695
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the North West

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mercurial in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the North West

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in the North West

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Merseyside - 4 £405 -
Cheshire +11 3 £413 +26.92%
Manchester 0 3 £425 -15.00% 4
Lancashire +15 1 - -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Android
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Mobile Development
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) ES6
5 4 (30.77%) Babel
5 4 (30.77%) gulp
5 4 (30.77%) React
5 4 (30.77%) webpack
5 4 (30.77%) Sass
5 4 (30.77%) Redux
5 4 (30.77%) Jest
5 4 (30.77%) Mocha
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) ECMAScript

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SSDT
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Babel
4 4 (30.77%) gulp
4 4 (30.77%) Mocha
4 4 (30.77%) webpack
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) GitLab
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (15.38%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Platform Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) Jest
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) React
1 4 (30.77%) Redux
1 4 (30.77%) Sass
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Flex
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) LINQ
2 2 (15.38%) SVG
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Development
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
6 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) DSDM
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) RUP
7 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) ECMAScript
1 4 (30.77%) ES6
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle