Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 187 205
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 22 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.25% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 23
North West median daily rate £400 £414 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -17.25% +5.26%
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +171.43%

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 1,213 960 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.50% 17.11% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 671 671
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £280
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 31
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 19 October 2018. 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
Manchester -9 9 £375 -11.76% 12
Merseyside +8 6 £400 -1.23%
Cheshire -3 6 £388 -6.06%
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) TDD
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
6 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 10 (45.45%) Spring
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) RESTful
7 9 (40.91%) BDD
7 9 (40.91%) Microservices
8 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) SOAP
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 7 (31.82%) REST
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 6 (27.27%) XML
10 6 (27.27%) JUnit
10 6 (27.27%) MySQL
10 6 (27.27%) JSON
11 5 (22.73%) Java EE
11 5 (22.73%) Degree
11 5 (22.73%) Google

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Solr
1 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (22.73%) Mule
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Apigee
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) npm
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) JMeter
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) NeoLoad
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
3 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) TestNG
4 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 2 (9.09%) Grunt
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) webpack
5 1 (4.55%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Java Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 9 (40.91%) RESTful
5 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
6 7 (31.82%) REST
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) XML
8 5 (22.73%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (22.73%) GWT
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) Java EE
8 5 (22.73%) JMS
8 5 (22.73%) JPA
8 5 (22.73%) Sass
8 5 (22.73%) Spring Batch
8 5 (22.73%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Microservices
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (22.73%) Kanban
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) UML
8 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) OOP
8 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) Open Source
9 3 (13.64%) SOA
9 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) Groovy
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) HND
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Kibana
1 5 (22.73%) logstash
2 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) hybris
5 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau