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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mercurial
England / South East
Rank 233 257 256
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 12 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.41% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £401 £313 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.16% -16.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £355 £380
% change year-on-year +8.45% -6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.38 - £40.00

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1165 1218 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.03% 13.31% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 775 683
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +8.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Berkshire - 5 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
East Sussex +13 3 £401 +28.16%
Mercurial
England

Mercurial
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (75.00%) Subversion
2 18 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
3 17 (70.83%) MVC
4 15 (62.50%) Web Development
4 15 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 14 (58.33%) OO
6 13 (54.17%) PHP
6 13 (54.17%) Release Management
6 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
7 12 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
7 12 (50.00%) nginx
7 12 (50.00%) CouchDB
7 12 (50.00%) Memcached
7 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (50.00%) Node.js
7 12 (50.00%) Redis
7 12 (50.00%) MySQL
7 12 (50.00%) Linux
7 12 (50.00%) Apache
7 12 (50.00%) LAMP
7 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (50.00%) Symfony
8 11 (45.83%) Zend
8 11 (45.83%) Refactoring
8 11 (45.83%) Laravel

Mercurial
Top Related 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 12 (50.00%) Apache
1 12 (50.00%) nginx
2 8 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) GIMP
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.33%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
2 12 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 12 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (50.00%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (75.00%) Subversion
3 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) JIRA
5 8 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (29.17%) Gradle
6 7 (29.17%) Maven
7 6 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 4 (16.67%) Checkstyle
9 3 (12.50%) Bitbucket
9 3 (12.50%) Mockito
10 2 (8.33%) Cobertura
10 2 (8.33%) FindBugs
10 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (8.33%) TestNG
11 1 (4.17%) gulp
11 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (45.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 11 (45.83%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (37.50%) PHP Zend Developer
5 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 12 (50.00%) LAMP
2 12 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (50.00%) Memcached
2 12 (50.00%) Node.js
2 12 (50.00%) Symfony
3 11 (45.83%) Laravel
3 11 (45.83%) Yii
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) JSF
5 5 (20.83%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Struts
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) React
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) Ember.js
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (70.83%) MVC
3 15 (62.50%) Web Development
4 14 (58.33%) OO
5 13 (54.17%) Release Management
6 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (45.83%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (45.83%) Refactoring
7 11 (45.83%) Web Application Development
8 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (33.33%) BDD
9 8 (33.33%) Scrum
9 8 (33.33%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) DevOps
10 5 (20.83%) Microservices
10 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) User Stories
11 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 4 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PHP
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Ansible
1 11 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Consul
2 2 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Luciad
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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