Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 338 390
Rank change year-on-year -16 +52 +3
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 37 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.18% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.08% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 1
South East median daily rate £373 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +30.77% -10.96%
10th Percentile £313 £367 £313
90th Percentile £575 £558 £338
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £52.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -

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 3,040 2,687 2,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.20% 16.83% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,845 1,601 1,705
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 81 84
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32.50 £15.00 £31.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 31 £373 -25.40% 9
Berkshire -3 24 £373 -25.40% 4
Buckinghamshire - 7 £365 -
Hampshire -6 3 - - 1
East Sussex -4 2 - - 3
Surrey -31 1 - - 3
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 35 (94.59%) Git (software)
2 22 (59.46%) DevOps
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
5 16 (43.24%) TDD
6 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) REST
7 14 (37.84%) BDD
7 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
7 14 (37.84%) User Stories
7 14 (37.84%) Pair Programming
7 14 (37.84%) Scrum
7 14 (37.84%) Kanban
7 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
8 12 (32.43%) JIRA
8 12 (32.43%) Subversion
8 12 (32.43%) C
8 12 (32.43%) C++
8 12 (32.43%) Confluence
8 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
9 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) Web Services
10 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
10 10 (27.03%) Functional Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (27.03%) LESS
10 10 (27.03%) User Experience
10 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (24.32%) Cross-Browser Development

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 12 (32.43%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (24.32%) Serverless
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon Kinesis
3 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (8.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) RS-232
2 4 (10.81%) NFC
3 3 (8.11%) 3GPP
3 3 (8.11%) 5G
3 3 (8.11%) Bluetooth
3 3 (8.11%) GSM
3 3 (8.11%) LTE
3 3 (8.11%) UMTS
3 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.11%) WiMAX
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) RTMP
4 2 (5.41%) RTSP
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) RFID
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SSDT
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 35 (94.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) JIRA
3 12 (32.43%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
6 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.51%) Gradle
6 5 (13.51%) IntelliJ
6 5 (13.51%) JUnit
6 5 (13.51%) Maven
7 3 (8.11%) Checkstyle
7 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
8 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium
8 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) React Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) REST
2 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) LESS
5 9 (24.32%) CSS3
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) HTML5
5 9 (24.32%) Sass
6 6 (16.22%) Node.js
7 5 (13.51%) JSF
7 5 (13.51%) React
7 5 (13.51%) Spring
7 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Struts
8 3 (8.11%) .NET
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) LAMP
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) User Experience
2 7 (18.92%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.70%) Arduino
5 1 (2.70%) BeagleBone
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.41%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
4 16 (43.24%) TDD
5 14 (37.84%) BDD
5 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (37.84%) Kanban
5 14 (37.84%) Pair Programming
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) User Stories
6 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Functional Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
8 9 (24.32%) Cross-Browser Development
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) Release Management
8 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (18.92%) Functional Programming
9 7 (18.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) C
2 12 (32.43%) C++
3 9 (24.32%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) Assembly Language
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded C
6 6 (16.22%) Embedded C++
6 6 (16.22%) MATLAB
7 5 (13.51%) Java 8
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
8 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 6 (16.22%) MISRA
2 6 (16.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Apple