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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 139 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 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 £378 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -1.31%
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
547 488 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.75% 17.01% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 323 196
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 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
Bristol +1 3 £413 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire -4 2 £378 +0.66% 1
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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%) MVC
3 23 (85.19%) Spring
3 23 (85.19%) Spring MVC
4 20 (74.07%) JPA
5 18 (66.67%) Web Services
6 16 (59.26%) Finance
6 16 (59.26%) Mule ESB
7 15 (55.56%) Apache Camel
7 15 (55.56%) BDD
7 15 (55.56%) TDD
8 11 (40.74%) Maven
8 11 (40.74%) REST
8 11 (40.74%) JUnit
8 11 (40.74%) SOAP
9 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
10 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (33.33%) Marketing
10 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (33.33%) SAP
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) XML
10 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (33.33%) DTV
10 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
10 9 (33.33%) Electronics
10 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 9 (33.33%) Programme Management

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JUnit
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 5 (18.52%) TestNG
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 9 (33.33%) Electronics
2 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 9 (33.33%) 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
2 23 (85.19%) Spring MVC
3 20 (74.07%) JPA
4 18 (66.67%) Web Services
5 15 (55.56%) Apache Camel
6 11 (40.74%) SOAP
6 11 (40.74%) REST
7 9 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) J2EE
9 4 (14.81%) CSS3
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (11.11%) JSON
10 3 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) MVC
2 15 (55.56%) TDD
2 15 (55.56%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Integration Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP