The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 151 154 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing Mule 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £496 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.87% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
581 523 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.94% 13.63% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 318 222
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 33
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.00 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 1 £500 -28.57%
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Mule.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Jetty
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (42.86%) Mockito
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Gradle
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Gradle
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods
1 1 (14.29%) WSO2