The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 27 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 557 578
Rank change year-on-year +20 +21  
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 73 97 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 1.16% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 75 45
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £293 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £340
% change year-on-year +5.92% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.75 - -
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8267 8396 7386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.55% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5644 5778 4882
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 129 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +13.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.20 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mercurial in the UK

Mercurial
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -2 69 £425 +6.25% 48
London +4 29 £456 +1.38% 18
South East +27 14 £513 - 5
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England -9 9 £400 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire +19 8 £425 +6.25% 10
Leeds +13 8 £425 -15.00% 10
West Yorkshire +12 8 £425 -15.00% 10
Cambridge -3 7 £400 +6.66% 2
City of London 0 6 £463 +36.02% 6
Oxfordshire -2 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 £538 - 2
South West +6 4 £375 - 2
East Sussex - 4 £458 -
Bracknell - 4 £538 -
Hove - 4 £458 -
Scotland +36 3 £375 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £375 - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £488 -
North East +72 2 - -
Somerset -4 2 - -
Durham - 2 - -
West Midlands +20 1 £375 +7.14% 4
Birmingham +12 1 £375 +7.14% 2
North West +5 1 - - 4
East Midlands -9 1 £300 +26.31% 3
Leicestershire -11 1 £300 +26.31%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 147 (91.88%) Git (software)
2 102 (63.75%) Continuous Integration
3 94 (58.75%) Java
4 89 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (54.38%) Subversion
6 71 (44.38%) JavaScript
7 63 (39.38%) Jenkins
8 55 (34.38%) MVC
9 51 (31.88%) OO
10 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 49 (30.63%) NoSQL
11 49 (30.63%) SQL
11 49 (30.63%) HTML
11 49 (30.63%) TDD
12 47 (29.38%) Spring
13 42 (26.25%) CSS
14 40 (25.00%) Scrum
15 37 (23.13%) AngularJS
16 36 (22.50%) JUnit
16 36 (22.50%) Linux
17 35 (21.88%) Unit Testing
18 33 (20.63%) Maven
19 32 (20.00%) BDD
20 31 (19.38%) HTML5
20 31 (19.38%) REST
20 31 (19.38%) Web Services
21 29 (18.13%) RESTful
21 29 (18.13%) Ansible
22 28 (17.50%) XML
22 28 (17.50%) JIRA

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (13.13%) Apache
2 20 (12.50%) Confluence
3 15 (9.38%) nginx
4 13 (8.13%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.38%) JBoss
6 6 (3.75%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.13%) IIS
7 5 (3.13%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.88%) CMS
9 3 (1.88%) Drupal
10 2 (1.25%) Jetty
10 2 (1.25%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.25%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.25%) WildFly
10 2 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.50%) GIMP
4 1 (0.63%) Simulink
4 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (3.75%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (3.75%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.88%) GitHub
4 3 (1.88%) PaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Datadog
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Internet
2 5 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (1.88%) SSL
3 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.25%) DNS
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) LDAP
4 2 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.63%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.63%) DMZ
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) IMAP
5 1 (0.63%) LTE
5 1 (0.63%) SMTP
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.63%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (14.38%) MongoDB
4 21 (13.13%) MySQL
5 16 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
7 12 (7.50%) Redis
8 9 (5.63%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.25%) Big Data
10 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.63%) DB2
11 1 (0.63%) Event Store
11 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.63%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 147 (91.88%) Git (software)
2 87 (54.38%) Subversion
3 63 (39.38%) Jenkins
4 36 (22.50%) JUnit
5 33 (20.63%) Maven
6 28 (17.50%) JIRA
7 27 (16.88%) IntelliJ
8 25 (15.63%) Gradle
9 23 (14.38%) Eclipse
10 17 (10.63%) Selenium
10 17 (10.63%) TeamCity
11 16 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (9.38%) Visual Studio
13 14 (8.75%) gulp
13 14 (8.75%) JMeter
14 13 (8.13%) Hudson
15 12 (7.50%) Ant
15 12 (7.50%) Mockito
16 11 (6.88%) Checkstyle
16 11 (6.88%) Grunt
General
1 15 (9.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Games
3 5 (3.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Avionics
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) iGaming
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (68.13%) Developer
2 55 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.50%) Tester
4 11 (6.88%) Automation Tester
4 11 (6.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Architect
7 8 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.75%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.13%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Consultant
10 5 (3.13%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.63%) HTML
2 47 (29.38%) Spring
3 42 (26.25%) CSS
4 37 (23.13%) AngularJS
5 31 (19.38%) HTML5
5 31 (19.38%) REST
5 31 (19.38%) Web Services
6 29 (18.13%) RESTful
7 28 (17.50%) XML
8 27 (16.88%) Node.js
9 26 (16.25%) Hibernate
10 25 (15.63%) jQuery
11 24 (15.00%) JSON
12 23 (14.38%) CSS3
13 19 (11.88%) JSF
13 19 (11.88%) Struts
14 18 (11.25%) React
15 15 (9.38%) Ajax
16 12 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
16 12 (7.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Data Structures
2 22 (13.75%) Algorithms
3 16 (10.00%) User Experience
4 14 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (6.25%) RIA
6 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.38%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.13%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.50%) Animation
9 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.63%) Fintech
11 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Minimum Viable Product
11 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.50%) Linux
2 11 (6.88%) Windows
3 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.50%) CentOS
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.25%) Unix
7 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (63.75%) Continuous Integration
2 89 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (34.38%) MVC
4 51 (31.88%) OO
5 50 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 49 (30.63%) TDD
7 40 (25.00%) Scrum
8 35 (21.88%) Unit Testing
9 32 (20.00%) BDD
10 27 (16.88%) Open Source
11 26 (16.25%) Web Development
12 24 (15.00%) DevOps
13 20 (12.50%) Pair Programming
14 18 (11.25%) Microservices
14 18 (11.25%) Refactoring
15 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
15 15 (9.38%) SOA
16 14 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (8.13%) Configuration Management
17 13 (8.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.75%) Java
2 71 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 49 (30.63%) SQL
4 27 (16.88%) Python
5 19 (11.88%) C#
5 19 (11.88%) PHP
6 16 (10.00%) C++
7 13 (8.13%) Ruby
8 12 (7.50%) Groovy
9 11 (6.88%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.38%) Scala
11 5 (3.13%) ES6
11 5 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.88%) C
13 3 (1.88%) Dart
13 3 (1.88%) ECMAScript
13 3 (1.88%) Go
13 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) Degree
3 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (9.38%) Docker
2 9 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.75%) Varnish
4 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.13%) Ansible
2 14 (8.75%) Puppet
2 14 (8.75%) Terraform
3 12 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.75%) Consul
4 6 (3.75%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.13%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.88%) Salt
8 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.25%) Kibana
8 2 (1.25%) logstash
8 2 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.63%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Oracle
2 11 (6.88%) Zend
3 8 (5.00%) ATG
3 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.13%) Adobe
6 4 (2.50%) New Relic
7 3 (1.88%) Perforce
7 3 (1.88%) VMware
8 2 (1.25%) Apple
8 2 (1.25%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) BEA
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.63%) Tableau
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