Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 December 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 371 338
Rank change year-on-year +26 -33 +58
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 46 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 0.40% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 12
South East median daily rate £525 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +17.19% +18.52%
10th Percentile £362 £403 £319
90th Percentile £581 £534 £425
England median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £48.75
10th Percentile £51.25 - £46.38
90th Percentile £53.75 - £52.13
England median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year +35.48% -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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,296 2,975 2,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.57% 17.59% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,031 1,816 1,479
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 77
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £34.00 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.25 £60.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Thames Valley +58 40 £531 +19.72% 4
Berkshire +30 39 £538 +21.13% 2
Surrey -8 4 £425 -
East Sussex -11 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £365 - 2
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 46 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 39 (84.78%) DevOps
3 36 (78.26%) TDD
4 35 (76.09%) Scrum
4 35 (76.09%) BDD
4 35 (76.09%) Kanban
5 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
6 32 (69.57%) Pair Programming
6 32 (69.57%) REST
6 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (69.57%) User Stories
7 31 (67.39%) Jenkins
8 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
9 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
10 27 (58.70%) Unit Testing
10 27 (58.70%) JIRA
10 27 (58.70%) Confluence
11 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (52.17%) Web Services
13 22 (47.83%) React
14 21 (45.65%) CSS
15 20 (43.48%) HTML
15 20 (43.48%) MVC
15 20 (43.48%) HTML5
15 20 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (43.48%) Serverless
15 20 (43.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (39.13%) LESS
17 17 (36.96%) Sass

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (58.70%) Confluence
2 11 (23.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Apache Solr
2 11 (23.91%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (43.48%) AWS Lambda
2 20 (43.48%) Serverless
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon S3
3 11 (23.91%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (23.91%) CloudFront
4 9 (19.57%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (19.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (8.70%) SaaS
6 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (6.52%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) RS-232
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) RTMP
3 2 (4.35%) RTSP
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) NFC
4 1 (2.17%) RFID
4 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.52%) CouchDB
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (67.39%) Jenkins
3 27 (58.70%) JIRA
4 15 (32.61%) Eclipse
4 15 (32.61%) Gradle
4 15 (32.61%) IntelliJ
4 15 (32.61%) JUnit
4 15 (32.61%) Maven
5 11 (23.91%) Checkstyle
5 11 (23.91%) SonarQube
6 6 (13.04%) Subversion
7 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) React Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Backend Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (8.70%) PC Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) REST
2 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
3 24 (52.17%) Web Services
4 22 (47.83%) React
5 21 (45.65%) CSS
6 20 (43.48%) HTML
6 20 (43.48%) HTML5
7 18 (39.13%) LESS
8 17 (36.96%) CSS3
8 17 (36.96%) Sass
9 15 (32.61%) JSF
9 15 (32.61%) Spring
9 15 (32.61%) Spring MVC
9 15 (32.61%) Struts
10 11 (23.91%) Node.js
11 4 (8.70%) JSON
12 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (6.52%) Kafka
12 3 (6.52%) LAMP
12 3 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.17%) Arduino
5 1 (2.17%) BeagleBone
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) DevOps
2 36 (78.26%) TDD
3 35 (76.09%) BDD
3 35 (76.09%) Kanban
3 35 (76.09%) Scrum
4 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (69.57%) Pair Programming
5 32 (69.57%) User Stories
6 29 (63.04%) Software Engineering
7 27 (58.70%) Unit Testing
8 20 (43.48%) MVC
9 17 (36.96%) Cross-Browser Development
9 17 (36.96%) Functional Testing
9 17 (36.96%) Microservices
9 17 (36.96%) Release Management
9 17 (36.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (34.78%) Test Scripting
11 15 (32.61%) OO
11 15 (32.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) Java 8
3 9 (19.57%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) C
5 6 (13.04%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) Assembly Language
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
6 5 (10.87%) MATLAB
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
8 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) MISRA
2 5 (10.87%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Adobe
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
3 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle