The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 238 243 236
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Mule 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£466 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.20% -30.55%
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 - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1749 1455 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.85% 16.40% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 809 827
Average daily rate £350 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 67 90
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £30.38 £40.00
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 South East

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the South East 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
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (58.33%) EAI
1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) Statistics
2 6 (50.00%) ERD
2 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Information Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Database Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) REST
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) Django
2 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Sphinx
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (50.00%) Statistics
1 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) EAI
1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) Data Management
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) ERD
2 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Android Development
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
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