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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 250 260 244
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Mule 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.085% 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.48% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £413 £575 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +58.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £409 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +25.76%
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
1546 1663 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.01% 17.66% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 936 747
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 81
Average hourly rate £17.64 £18.25 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +18.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.48 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.59 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 14 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 3 £350 -41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) hybris
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 3 (37.50%) Liferay
3 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
3 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
3 3 (37.50%) WSO2
3 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
3 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
3 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Lucene
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Endeca
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Drupal
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Couchbase
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Web Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Lucene
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Endeca
1 3 (37.50%) hybris
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
1 3 (37.50%) WSO2