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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 149 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Contract jobs citing Mule 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.13% 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£370 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
582 414 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.65% 17.58% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 255 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 12
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £30.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Lucene
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Java Concurrency
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Lucene
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Java Concurrency
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP