Period
to 21 April 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 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 191 208
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 0
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 11 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 1.55% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 18
North West median daily rate £338 £500 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +43.88% -30.50%
10th Percentile £319 £436 £310
90th Percentile £356 £535 £401
England median daily rate £450 £413 £360
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% -25.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
North West median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate - £39.38 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -21.25% +29.87%

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 1,145 901 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.84% 16.58% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 597 671
North West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 56
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +8.11%
10th Percentile £32.00 £36.28 £28.04
90th Percentile £56.14 £50.00 £44.63
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.42% +14.73%

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 21 April 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 -13 10 £338 -32.50% 4
Mercurial
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Django
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Android Development
5 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) JSON
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion

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 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 1 (9.09%) Grunt
4 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Django
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) JSON
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Flask
3 1 (9.09%) Jinja
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Clojure
5 1 (9.09%) Groovy
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft