The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 118 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Mule 23 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.071% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.47% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
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£405 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
514 618 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.56% 21.86% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 358 284
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +28.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.85 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Gloucestershire - 18 £400 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £405 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 26 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (84.62%) Spring
3 21 (80.77%) Hibernate
4 19 (73.08%) Web Services
4 19 (73.08%) TDD
5 18 (69.23%) Spring MVC
5 18 (69.23%) MVC
6 17 (65.38%) BDD
7 15 (57.69%) JPA
8 13 (50.00%) SOAP
8 13 (50.00%) JUnit
8 13 (50.00%) Apache Camel
9 11 (42.31%) Finance
9 11 (42.31%) REST
9 11 (42.31%) Maven
10 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 7 (26.92%) HTML
10 7 (26.92%) XML
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 6 (23.08%) J2EE
11 6 (23.08%) Scrum
11 6 (23.08%) jQuery
11 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
12 5 (19.23%) TestNG
13 4 (15.38%) RESTful
13 4 (15.38%) CSS3
13 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 2 (7.69%) Alfresco
1 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JUnit
2 11 (42.31%) Maven
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (19.23%) TestNG
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Integration Specialist
3 6 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Spring
2 21 (80.77%) Hibernate
3 19 (73.08%) Web Services
4 18 (69.23%) Spring MVC
5 15 (57.69%) JPA
6 13 (50.00%) SOAP
6 13 (50.00%) Apache Camel
7 11 (42.31%) REST
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) XML
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) CSS3
10 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (7.69%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) MVC
3 17 (65.38%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 4 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.85%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
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