Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 198 210
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 15 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 1.87% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 30
North West median daily rate £414 £500 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.25% +29.03% +6.90%
10th Percentile £377 £324 £312
90th Percentile £438 £500 £513
England median daily rate £430 £475 £373
% change year-on-year -9.47% +27.52% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £38.75 - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year -20.51% +44.44% -8.78%

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 970 963 1,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.15% 15.86% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 650 755
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £523
England median daily rate £470 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 61
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36.25 £34.85 £30.75
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.15 £42.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +7.38%

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 January 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 +3 5 £425 -15.00% 10
Merseyside - 4 £405 - 1
Cheshire +4 3 £413 +26.92% 2
Lancashire +9 1 - - 1
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) NAS
5 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) Android
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) ES6
6 4 (26.67%) Redux
6 4 (26.67%) Jest
6 4 (26.67%) gulp
6 4 (26.67%) React
6 4 (26.67%) webpack

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 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SSDT
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Babel
4 4 (26.67%) gulp
4 4 (26.67%) Mocha
4 4 (26.67%) webpack
5 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) GitLab
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (13.33%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (13.33%) React Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Platform Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) Jest
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
1 4 (26.67%) React
1 4 (26.67%) Redux
1 4 (26.67%) Sass
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) LINQ
2 2 (13.33%) SVG
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Android
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Kanban
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) ETL Development
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) ES6
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle