The first table below looks at the demand for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.08% 15.92% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.84 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £21.74 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Cheshire

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Mule
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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