Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 352 391
Rank change year-on-year -11 +39 -23
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 12 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.16% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 1.07% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
South East median daily rate £488 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +45.45% -29.49%
10th Percentile £408 £375 £238
90th Percentile £531 £425 £373
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
South East median hourly rate - £48.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +178.57% -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -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 2995 2529 2599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.80% 15.19% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1543 1585
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 78 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +15 6 £444 +10.94% 2
Thames Valley -24 6 £444 +10.94% 2
East Sussex - 4 £500 - 1
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) BDD
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) Confluence
4 8 (66.67%) JIRA
4 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Maven
5 7 (58.33%) JUnit
5 7 (58.33%) Subversion
5 7 (58.33%) Spring
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) REST
6 6 (50.00%) Gradle
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (41.67%) React
7 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ
7 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) Web Development
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Kanban
8 4 (33.33%) Struts
8 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 4 (33.33%) Checkstyle
8 4 (33.33%) HTML5
8 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming

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 8 (66.67%) Confluence
2 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (16.67%) CloudFront
2 2 (16.67%) npm
2 2 (16.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Maven
3 7 (58.33%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Gradle
5 5 (41.67%) IntelliJ
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 4 (33.33%) Checkstyle
6 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 3 (25.00%) Mockito
8 2 (16.67%) Cobertura
8 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
8 2 (16.67%) Grunt
8 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
8 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (16.67%) Mocha
8 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
8 2 (16.67%) TestNG
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) React
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) JSF
4 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Jest
6 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (16.67%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Consul
1 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin