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 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 130 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 546 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.69% 18.48% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 369 220
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 11
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
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 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 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
Bristol +3 3 £413 +13.79% 1
Gloucestershire -11 3 £390 +4.00%
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 23 (85.19%) Spring
4 22 (81.48%) Spring MVC
4 22 (81.48%) MVC
5 19 (70.37%) Web Services
5 19 (70.37%) JPA
6 16 (59.26%) TDD
6 16 (59.26%) BDD
6 16 (59.26%) Mule ESB
7 15 (55.56%) Finance
8 14 (51.85%) Apache Camel
9 12 (44.44%) SOAP
10 11 (40.74%) JUnit
10 11 (40.74%) REST
11 10 (37.04%) Maven
12 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
13 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (29.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (29.63%) Marketing
13 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (29.63%) SAP
13 8 (29.63%) SQL
13 8 (29.63%) XML
13 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
13 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
13 8 (29.63%) DTV
13 8 (29.63%) Electronics
13 8 (29.63%) Telecoms

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 16 (59.26%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JUnit
2 10 (37.04%) Maven
3 5 (18.52%) TestNG
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 23 (85.19%) Spring
3 22 (81.48%) Spring MVC
4 19 (70.37%) JPA
4 19 (70.37%) Web Services
5 14 (51.85%) Apache Camel
6 12 (44.44%) SOAP
7 11 (40.74%) REST
8 8 (29.63%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 5 (18.52%) J2EE
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
11 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (7.41%) JSON
14 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) MVC
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
2 16 (59.26%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP