Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 364 338
Rank change year-on-year +157 -26 -3
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 7 7 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.046% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.25% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 21
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.72%
10th Percentile £463 £381 £313
90th Percentile £614 £544 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 797 2,810 3,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.28% 18.52% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 1,758 1,945
Median daily rate £453 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +1.12% +9.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 70
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £17.99 £36.05 £35.00
90th Percentile £59.80 £60.00 £60.73
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +1.19%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mercurial as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mercurial in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mercurial in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mercurial in the South East

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mercurial in the South East.

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 12 July 2020. 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
Surrey +66 5 £475 +15.15%
Thames Valley +94 2 £606 +18.29% 1
Berkshire +78 2 £606 +15.48%
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) SonarQube
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
3 5 (71.43%) System Testing
3 5 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Debian
3 5 (71.43%) Log4j
3 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (71.43%) FindBugs
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services

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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (28.57%) Serverless
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera CDH
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) FindBugs
3 5 (71.43%) Log4j
3 5 (71.43%) SonarQube
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) GraphQL
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) Redux
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) CentOS
1 5 (71.43%) Debian
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) System Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java 8
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera