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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 256 238 224
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Mule 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.056% 0.100%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £344 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £309 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £379 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1561 1517 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 16.97% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 848 793
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 27 May 2015. 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
Surrey - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Mule ESB
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 9 (52.94%) SOA
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) OAuth
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) SaaS
7 5 (29.41%) CloudHub
7 5 (29.41%) GitHub
7 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (29.41%) SAML
7 5 (29.41%) JMS
8 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
8 4 (23.53%) Spring
8 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
8 4 (23.53%) J2EE
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) Software Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (17.65%) MuleSoft
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) XML

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) Mule ESB
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (5.88%) WildFly
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
1 6 (35.29%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) Gradle
2 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft Developer
5 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) OAuth
4 5 (29.41%) JMS
4 5 (29.41%) SAML
5 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Spring Integration
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) OWASP
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) CloudHub
2 1 (5.88%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
3 3 (17.65%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat