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 22 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 269 267
Rank change year-on-year +35 -2  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £458 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +7.00% +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 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 1300 1312 1203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.73% 14.54% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 807 737
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 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
Oxfordshire -4 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 £538 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £458 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £325 - 1
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 28 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (71.43%) MVC
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
4 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (64.29%) JIRA
5 17 (60.71%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
5 17 (60.71%) Confluence
5 17 (60.71%) BDD
6 16 (57.14%) Gradle
6 16 (57.14%) TDD
6 16 (57.14%) Subversion
6 16 (57.14%) Web Development
6 16 (57.14%) Spring
6 16 (57.14%) Maven
6 16 (57.14%) Java
6 16 (57.14%) JUnit
7 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
8 12 (42.86%) Release Management
8 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 11 (39.29%) REST
10 10 (35.71%) DevOps
10 10 (35.71%) User Stories
10 10 (35.71%) Struts
10 10 (35.71%) Web Services
10 10 (35.71%) OO
10 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
10 10 (35.71%) IntelliJ
10 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management

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 17 (60.71%) Confluence
2 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 9 (32.14%) nginx
3 5 (17.86%) Apache Solr
3 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (17.86%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (17.86%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.57%) LTE
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) CouchDB
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
1 9 (32.14%) NoSQL
1 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (32.14%) Redis
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 18 (64.29%) JIRA
4 16 (57.14%) Gradle
4 16 (57.14%) JUnit
4 16 (57.14%) Maven
4 16 (57.14%) Subversion
5 10 (35.71%) Checkstyle
5 10 (35.71%) Eclipse
5 10 (35.71%) IntelliJ
6 7 (25.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (21.43%) Cobertura
7 6 (21.43%) FindBugs
7 6 (21.43%) Mockito
7 6 (21.43%) TestNG
8 4 (14.29%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.57%) gulp
9 1 (3.57%) Mocha
9 1 (3.57%) PostCSS
9 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PHP Developer
4 8 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (28.57%) PHP Zend Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Symfony Developer
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Software Verification Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Spring
2 15 (53.57%) AngularJS
3 11 (39.29%) REST
4 10 (35.71%) JSF
4 10 (35.71%) Spring MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Struts
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) LAMP
5 9 (32.14%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (32.14%) Laravel
5 9 (32.14%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (32.14%) Memcached
5 9 (32.14%) Node.js
5 9 (32.14%) Symfony
5 9 (32.14%) Yii
6 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
6 6 (21.43%) Spring Cloud
6 6 (21.43%) Spring Integration
6 6 (21.43%) Spring Security
6 6 (21.43%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) MVC
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) BDD
4 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 17 (60.71%) Unit Testing
5 16 (57.14%) TDD
5 16 (57.14%) Web Development
6 12 (42.86%) Release Management
7 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 10 (35.71%) DevOps
7 10 (35.71%) Microservices
7 10 (35.71%) OO
7 10 (35.71%) User Stories
8 9 (32.14%) Kanban
8 9 (32.14%) Pair Programming
8 9 (32.14%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (32.14%) Refactoring
8 9 (32.14%) SOA
8 9 (32.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 26262
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Ansible
1 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Consul
2 6 (21.43%) Prometheus
2 6 (21.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Zend
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft