The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.068% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £358
% change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29%  
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 455 408 437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.98% 13.84% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 279 286
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £32.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £43.00 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mercurial in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the South West

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Somerset -6 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) Maven
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Ant
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) RESTful
4 8 (66.67%) XML Parsing
4 8 (66.67%) Gradle
4 8 (66.67%) Apache Buildr
4 8 (66.67%) EJB
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) JUnit
4 8 (66.67%) JSP
4 8 (66.67%) SOAP
4 8 (66.67%) Struts
4 8 (66.67%) JSF

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) Spatial Data
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (75.00%) Ant
2 9 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) Maven
3 8 (66.67%) Apache Buildr
3 8 (66.67%) Gradle
3 8 (66.67%) jMock
3 8 (66.67%) JUnit
3 8 (66.67%) Subversion
4 7 (58.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) Grunt
5 1 (8.33%) Protractor
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) WATIR
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Ajax
3 8 (66.67%) EJB
3 8 (66.67%) JSF
3 8 (66.67%) JSON
3 8 (66.67%) JSP
3 8 (66.67%) RESTful
3 8 (66.67%) SOAP
3 8 (66.67%) Struts
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) React
5 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) RIA
1 7 (58.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Pair Programming
2 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) XML Parsing
4 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (58.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) ATDD
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft