The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Mercurial skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mercurial over the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 156 134
Rank change year-on-year +47 -22  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.034% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.23% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +7.33% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 - -

Mercurial is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 328 432 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.30% 14.73% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 241 164
Median daily rate £391 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.78% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £39.50 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Mercurial as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in Scotland

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in Scotland

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in Scotland

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) gulp
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Grunt
2 2 (66.67%) gulp
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) LESS
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) React
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python