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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 78 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £269 £363
% change year-on-year
+52.09% -25.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Mule
North West

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
170 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.03% 14.96% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 50 41
Average daily rate £408 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.34 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 1 £413 -
Mule
North West

Mule
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Akka

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript