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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 138 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Contract jobs citing Mule 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.23% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 1.34% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£400 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £363 £426
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -14.95%
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
512 373 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.20% 16.85% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 230 293
Average daily rate £360 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 25
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 28 August 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Grails
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (20.00%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle