The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 North West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 133 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
439 490 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 18.20% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 224 381
Average daily rate £325 £310 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £34.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Mule
England

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 28 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
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%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) JAXB
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%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
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