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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 253 245 232
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Mule 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.065% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£525 £466 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% +16.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1675 1715 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.57% 18.65% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 925 753
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 78 90
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £47.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 -1 7 £525 +12.60%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Mule ESB
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
4 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
4 7 (38.89%) Spring
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
4 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
5 6 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (22.22%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) OAuth
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) SaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Maven
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) SAML
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) JMS
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) GitHub
8 3 (16.67%) CloudHub
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
1 7 (38.89%) SOAP
1 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
1 7 (38.89%) Spring
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Camel
2 6 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) OAuth
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) SAML
6 2 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) JSP
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle