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 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 136 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.76% -
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 - - -
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
508 527 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.90% 18.10% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 241 374
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 55
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £20.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -4.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.67 £34.80 £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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mule across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) JiBX
2 1 (50.00%) POJO
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) JiBX
2 1 (50.00%) POJO
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss