Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 662 703
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 +33
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 212 232 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.33% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 157 125
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +18.06%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £313
90th Percentile £553 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -4.93% +7.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £48.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.51% +178.57% -
10th Percentile £36.88 £46.38 £16.25
90th Percentile £40.63 £52.13 £68.75
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19245 17382 16265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.51% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 11692 10818
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 251 338
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.80 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mercurial as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 15 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 6 months to 23 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
England -15 185 £425 -5.56% 40
UK excluding London +37 131 £410 -4.93% 32
London -34 81 £500 +5.26% 10
North of England +66 58 £425 -15.00% 18
Yorkshire +42 42 £425 -15.00% 13
Scotland +24 26 £380 +1.33% 2
East of England -29 15 £415 +7.10% 3
North West +7 13 £414 -17.25% 5
South East -9 12 £488 +21.88% 4
Midlands +34 10 £350 -24.32% 3
South West -3 9 £375 +3.45% 2
West Midlands +38 6 £350 -24.32% 1
East Midlands - 4 £290 - 2
North East +61 3 £425 -15.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 197 (92.92%) Git (software)
2 141 (66.51%) JavaScript
3 134 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (58.49%) Subversion
5 121 (57.08%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (56.13%) Java
7 98 (46.23%) Test Automation
8 81 (38.21%) OO
9 77 (36.32%) SQL
10 73 (34.43%) Spring
10 73 (34.43%) NoSQL
11 67 (31.60%) CSS
12 62 (29.25%) Maven
13 60 (28.30%) Linux
13 60 (28.30%) Data Structures
14 57 (26.89%) Algorithms
14 57 (26.89%) Hibernate
15 55 (25.94%) Scrum
16 50 (23.58%) HTML
16 50 (23.58%) Jenkins
17 43 (20.28%) TDD
18 41 (19.34%) MVC
18 41 (19.34%) MongoDB
19 40 (18.87%) AngularJS
20 39 (18.40%) DevOps
20 39 (18.40%) React
21 37 (17.45%) HTML5
21 37 (17.45%) jQuery
22 34 (16.04%) Finance
23 33 (15.57%) Amazon AWS

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 30 (14.15%) Apache
2 19 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 16 (7.55%) CMS
4 12 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (5.19%) nginx
6 10 (4.72%) Confluence
7 9 (4.25%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.77%) IIS
9 7 (3.30%) Apache Solr
9 7 (3.30%) JBoss
10 5 (2.36%) Jetty
11 4 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.94%) SAS
13 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.36%) GIMP
4 2 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MetaTrader
1 2 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.94%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.77%) GitHub
5 7 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.30%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.83%) npm
7 4 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.89%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.89%) Heroku
7 4 (1.89%) Serverless
8 3 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.42%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.42%) Route 53
9 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) NAS
2 4 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (34.43%) NoSQL
2 41 (19.34%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.13%) MySQL
5 12 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.42%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (1.42%) Big Data
10 3 (1.42%) Cloudera CDH
10 3 (1.42%) HBase
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 197 (92.92%) Git (software)
2 124 (58.49%) Subversion
3 62 (29.25%) Maven
4 50 (23.58%) Jenkins
5 31 (14.62%) JUnit
6 22 (10.38%) gulp
7 20 (9.43%) JIRA
7 20 (9.43%) Mockito
8 16 (7.55%) Bitbucket
9 15 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (6.60%) IntelliJ
10 14 (6.60%) TeamCity
11 13 (6.13%) Mocha
12 11 (5.19%) Gradle
12 11 (5.19%) Grunt
12 11 (5.19%) webpack
13 10 (4.72%) Eclipse
14 9 (4.25%) GitLab
14 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
15 8 (3.77%) Bundler
General
1 34 (16.04%) Finance
2 15 (7.08%) Marketing
3 8 (3.77%) Games
4 4 (1.89%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Avionics
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 162 (76.42%) Developer
2 76 (35.85%) Java Developer
3 17 (8.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (5.19%) Senior Developer
6 10 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (4.72%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.25%) Consultant
8 7 (3.30%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (3.30%) Java Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (2.83%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Python Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.83%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.36%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (34.43%) Spring
2 67 (31.60%) CSS
3 57 (26.89%) Hibernate
4 50 (23.58%) HTML
5 40 (18.87%) AngularJS
6 39 (18.40%) React
7 37 (17.45%) HTML5
7 37 (17.45%) jQuery
8 31 (14.62%) JSON
9 30 (14.15%) CSS3
10 29 (13.68%) RESTful
11 26 (12.26%) Node.js
12 25 (11.79%) Sass
13 20 (9.43%) Backbone.js
13 20 (9.43%) REST
14 19 (8.96%) LESS
15 18 (8.49%) Web Services
16 17 (8.02%) .NET
16 17 (8.02%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (8.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.30%) Data Structures
2 57 (26.89%) Algorithms
3 18 (8.49%) User Experience
4 16 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 14 (6.60%) Virtual Team
6 11 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.83%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.83%) Social Media
9 5 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.89%) Animation
11 3 (1.42%) CAN bus
11 3 (1.42%) RIA
12 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.94%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.30%) Linux
2 12 (5.66%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.19%) Android
3 11 (5.19%) Windows
4 6 (2.83%) CentOS
4 6 (2.83%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.36%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.89%) CoreOS
6 4 (1.89%) Debian
7 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.42%) VMS
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Fedora
9 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (63.21%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (57.08%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (46.23%) Test Automation
4 81 (38.21%) OO
5 55 (25.94%) Scrum
6 43 (20.28%) TDD
7 41 (19.34%) MVC
8 39 (18.40%) DevOps
9 32 (15.09%) BDD
10 24 (11.32%) Kanban
11 22 (10.38%) Web Development
12 21 (9.91%) E-Commerce
13 20 (9.43%) Front End Development
13 20 (9.43%) Unit Testing
14 17 (8.02%) Microservices
14 17 (8.02%) Software Engineering
15 16 (7.55%) Open Source
16 15 (7.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (6.60%) SOA
18 12 (5.66%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 141 (66.51%) JavaScript
2 119 (56.13%) Java
3 77 (36.32%) SQL
4 32 (15.09%) Python
5 23 (10.85%) C#
6 20 (9.43%) C++
7 10 (4.72%) C
7 10 (4.72%) PHP
8 9 (4.25%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.77%) Groovy
10 7 (3.30%) Ruby
11 6 (2.83%) ECMAScript
11 6 (2.83%) ES6
12 5 (2.36%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.36%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.89%) Scala
13 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.42%) Cython
Qualifications
1 11 (5.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (11.79%) Docker
2 5 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.42%) HDFS
4 2 (0.94%) Varnish
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (8.02%) Ansible
1 17 (8.02%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.08%) Puppet
3 12 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.66%) Terraform
4 6 (2.83%) Rancher
5 4 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.89%) Salt
6 3 (1.42%) Kibana
6 3 (1.42%) logstash
7 2 (0.94%) Consul
7 2 (0.94%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.47%) FreeIPA
8 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (9.91%) Oracle
2 18 (8.49%) Adobe
3 11 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.30%) Perforce
5 6 (2.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.36%) Google
7 4 (1.89%) Apple
7 4 (1.89%) hybris
7 4 (1.89%) New Relic
8 3 (1.42%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.42%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.94%) ATG
9 2 (0.94%) Coveo
9 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.94%) VMware
9 2 (0.94%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.47%) Tableau