Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 200 217
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -35.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £269 £385
90th Percentile £458 £388 £588
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 933 962 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.64% 16.96% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 661 674
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £531 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%
10th Percentile £32.60 £24.72 £30.20
90th Percentile £57.05 £51.66 £44.50
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 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 20 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
Gloucestershire +21 3 - -
Somerset -5 2 - -
Bristol -7 2 £413 +50.00% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Linux
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 4 (44.44%) C
6 4 (44.44%) HTML
6 4 (44.44%) JIRA
6 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
6 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
6 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 4 (44.44%) User Experience
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (44.44%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (33.33%) Gradle
7 3 (33.33%) Play Framework

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 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
4 2 (22.22%) jMock
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UI/UX Developer
2 3 (33.33%) UX Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) JSF
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) RIA
2 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) XML Parsing
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) ATG
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft