The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 114 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Mule 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 1.29% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate £363 £625 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +113.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mule
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
356 464 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.94% 18.13% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 255 240
Average daily rate £406 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £534 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.64 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.75 £35.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +23 12 £363 -
Bedfordshire +3 1 £588 -6.00%
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 25 (75.76%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 21 (63.64%) Web Services
2 21 (63.64%) Middleware
3 11 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 10 (30.30%) SOA
5 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 8 (24.24%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) SOAP
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
5 8 (24.24%) REST
5 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
6 7 (21.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (21.21%) WSO2
6 7 (21.21%) Data Transformation
6 7 (21.21%) JIRA
6 7 (21.21%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
6 7 (21.21%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) Open Source
6 7 (21.21%) Confluence
6 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) MSMQ
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Apache
8 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.15%) AOP

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 21 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (21.21%) Apache ServiceMix
2 7 (21.21%) Confluence
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
1 25 (75.76%) Java Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Integration Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.06%) SOA Developer
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) C# Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) Middleware
1 21 (63.64%) Web Services
2 11 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
3 8 (24.24%) REST
3 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 8 (24.24%) WCF
4 7 (21.21%) MSMQ
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (21.21%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) SOA
2 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) Data Transformation
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (21.21%) Open Source
3 7 (21.21%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) AOP
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
2 7 (21.21%) WSO2
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO