Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 February 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 194 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -
Contract jobs citing Mercurial 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.057% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £323 £357 £274
90th Percentile £534 £545 £380
England median daily rate £430 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -4.44% +21.62% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +35.14%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 755 770 623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.89% 14.71% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 433 312
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £225
90th Percentile £579 £525 £499
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -32.84%
10th Percentile £13.61 £22.10 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.20 £43.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Mercurial
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Mercurial in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mercurial in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mercurial in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mercurial in the West Midlands

Mercurial
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mercurial within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Birmingham +1 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Coventry +10 1 £850 +125.17%
Mercurial
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mercurial.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) JSON
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) React
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working

Mercurial
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Jetty
1 1 (11.11%) Mongrel
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) Redux
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Fedora
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) Groovy
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
1 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) VMware