Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 185 186
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 26 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.023% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 0.14% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +37.61% -42.63%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £260
90th Percentile £388 £388 £303
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 849 727 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.84% 16.77% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 416 404
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.25 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow - 26 £380 -
Mercurial
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) Subversion
1 26 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 22 (84.62%) Data Structures
2 22 (84.62%) Algorithms
2 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (84.62%) Spring
2 22 (84.62%) Maven
2 22 (84.62%) Hibernate
2 22 (84.62%) OO
3 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (15.38%) React
4 4 (15.38%) gulp
4 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
4 4 (15.38%) CSS3
4 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js

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 26 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (38.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 26 (100.00%) Subversion
2 22 (84.62%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Grunt
3 4 (15.38%) gulp
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Hibernate
1 22 (84.62%) Spring
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) CSS3
2 4 (15.38%) Ember.js
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (15.38%) LESS
2 4 (15.38%) React
2 4 (15.38%) RESTful
2 4 (15.38%) Sass
3 3 (11.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Algorithms
1 22 (84.62%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (84.62%) OO
2 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) BDD
3 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
2 4 (15.38%) Python