The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 65 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £269 £371
% change year-on-year
+52.09% -27.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
169 179 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.25% 19.56% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 132 73
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £18.25 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.60% +102.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mule across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mule across the Bristol region.

Mule Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Mule also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mule.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (60.00%) Mule ESB
4 2 (40.00%) Java Concurrency
4 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) Lucene
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) EAI
5 1 (20.00%) XML

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Mule also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mule. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) Java Concurrency
3 2 (40.00%) Lucene
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl