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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 152 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mule 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £385 £466
% change year-on-year
+25.97% -17.42%
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
570 650 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.04% 14.46% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 407 265
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.94 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £27.50 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

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 28 September 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
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Mule ESB
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Liferay
3 3 (42.86%) Jetty
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Gradle
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming

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%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) Liferay
1 3 (42.86%) Mule ESB
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft Architect
4 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
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%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source Development
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Clojure
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods
1 1 (14.29%) WSO2