Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 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 West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 187 196
Rank change year-on-year -44 +9 +25
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.046% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 1.22% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92% -40.91%
10th Percentile £390 £369 £266
90th Percentile £429 £466 £384
England median daily rate £475 £425 £459
% change year-on-year +11.76% -7.36% +8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £48.75
% change year-on-year +35.48% -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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,216 902 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.80% 16.07% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 567 661
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £531
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 40
South West median hourly rate £43.63 £41.83 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +0.18% +0.60%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.75 £24.72
90th Percentile £49.63 £54.50 £52.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 13 December 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
Somerset -5 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire -12 1 £415 - 1
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) GWT
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) Vaadin
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium

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 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Mule
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Apigee
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) FishEye
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Agile Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) GWT
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Vaadin
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) JPA
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle