The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank - 64 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.48% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £375 £426
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -12.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
186 161 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.53% 19.26% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 71 116
Average daily rate £350 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.54 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.28% +12.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Mule
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JiBX
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle