Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 200 206
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +20
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 20 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 0.63% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 19
North West median daily rate £388 - £500
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
North West median hourly rate - £38.75 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -

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 1,252 957 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.22% 16.75% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 633 616
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £275
90th Percentile £561 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 67 39
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.83
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.30 £46.07
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 July 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 -4 14 £375 - 12
Cheshire - 5 £416 - 1
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) SOAP
6 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) JUnit
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) Kanban
8 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) HTML5
8 6 (30.00%) CSS3
9 5 (25.00%) REST
9 5 (25.00%) TestNG
9 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (25.00%) Scala
9 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 5 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) Django
9 5 (25.00%) Java EE
9 5 (25.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) 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 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 5 (25.00%) TestNG
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) Grunt
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.00%) Java Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Python Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) SOAP
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) Django
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) Java EE
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
9 1 (5.00%) Flask
9 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) Kanban
5 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (20.00%) Groovy
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Clojure
8 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau