Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 352 356
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4 +34
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 43 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 0.63% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 10
South East median daily rate £425 £469 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +17.19% +45.45%
10th Percentile £361 £399 £369
90th Percentile £575 £555 £425
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - £47.50
10th Percentile £51.25 - £46.25
90th Percentile £53.75 - £48.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +171.43%

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 3,112 2,835 2,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.89% 17.43% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,928 1,734 1,602
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 93 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33.00 £31.60 £35.65
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.55 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +36 34 £400 -20.00% 10
Berkshire +21 31 £500 - 5
Surrey -23 4 £425 - 5
Hampshire -18 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 - 3
East Sussex -1 2 - - 1
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 41 (95.35%) Git (software)
2 29 (67.44%) DevOps
3 28 (65.12%) Software Engineering
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (60.47%) TDD
4 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
5 25 (58.14%) Scrum
5 25 (58.14%) Kanban
5 25 (58.14%) BDD
5 25 (58.14%) REST
6 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
7 22 (51.16%) User Stories
7 22 (51.16%) AngularJS
7 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (51.16%) Pair Programming
8 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (46.51%) Confluence
9 20 (46.51%) Unit Testing
9 20 (46.51%) JIRA
10 19 (44.19%) Web Services
11 18 (41.86%) CSS
12 17 (39.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (39.53%) User Experience
12 17 (39.53%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (39.53%) Serverless
13 16 (37.21%) HTML5
13 16 (37.21%) HTML
13 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
14 15 (34.88%) Release Management
14 15 (34.88%) MVC

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 20 (46.51%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Apache Solr
2 7 (16.28%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (48.84%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (39.53%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (39.53%) Serverless
3 10 (23.26%) Amazon Kinesis
3 10 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon S3
4 7 (16.28%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (16.28%) CloudFront
5 4 (9.30%) SaaS
6 3 (6.98%) IaaS
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (6.98%) PaaS
7 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) RS-232
2 4 (9.30%) NFC
3 3 (6.98%) 3GPP
3 3 (6.98%) 5G
3 3 (6.98%) Bluetooth
3 3 (6.98%) GSM
3 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) LTE
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) UMTS
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.98%) WiMAX
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) RTMP
4 2 (4.65%) RTSP
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) RFID
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (95.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
3 20 (46.51%) JIRA
4 9 (20.93%) Eclipse
4 9 (20.93%) Gradle
4 9 (20.93%) IntelliJ
4 9 (20.93%) JUnit
4 9 (20.93%) Maven
5 8 (18.60%) Subversion
6 7 (16.28%) Checkstyle
6 7 (16.28%) SonarQube
6 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
7 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.98%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
9 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
9 2 (4.65%) Selenium
10 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
10 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) React Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) PC Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) REST
2 22 (51.16%) AngularJS
3 19 (44.19%) Web Services
4 18 (41.86%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) HTML5
6 14 (32.56%) LESS
7 13 (30.23%) CSS3
7 13 (30.23%) React
7 13 (30.23%) Sass
8 10 (23.26%) Node.js
9 9 (20.93%) JSF
9 9 (20.93%) Spring
9 9 (20.93%) Spring MVC
9 9 (20.93%) Struts
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) JSON
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.98%) LAMP
12 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (2.33%) Arduino
6 1 (2.33%) BeagleBone
6 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) DevOps
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Software Engineering
3 26 (60.47%) TDD
4 25 (58.14%) BDD
4 25 (58.14%) Kanban
4 25 (58.14%) Scrum
5 22 (51.16%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (51.16%) Pair Programming
5 22 (51.16%) User Stories
6 20 (46.51%) Unit Testing
7 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
8 15 (34.88%) MVC
8 15 (34.88%) Release Management
9 14 (32.56%) OO
10 13 (30.23%) Cross-Browser Development
10 13 (30.23%) Functional Testing
10 13 (30.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (25.58%) API Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) C
2 12 (27.91%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) Java 8
5 9 (20.93%) Python
6 6 (13.95%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
6 6 (13.95%) MATLAB
7 4 (9.30%) SQL
8 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
2 6 (13.95%) MISRA
2 6 (13.95%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle