The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 240 232 251
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs citing Mule 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.21% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £363 £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
-20.68% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1630 1454 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.48% 17.12% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 779 838
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 96 81
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Mule
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £388 -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) AMQP
3 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Grails
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) Sphinx
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook