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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 129 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Mule 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.76% 1.29% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £496 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.87% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
580 541 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.01% 16.90% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 377 323
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 21
Median hourly rate £37.25 £35.52 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +92.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.85 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+28.73% +29.15%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 11 £563 +36.36%
Gloucestershire -2 4 £431 +13.48% 5
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Mule.

1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Maven
3 17 (62.96%) Mule ESB
4 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (55.56%) Spring
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) Apache Camel
7 12 (44.44%) XML
8 11 (40.74%) SAP
8 11 (40.74%) MVC
8 11 (40.74%) Electronics
8 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
8 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
8 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
8 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (40.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (40.74%) Marketing
8 11 (40.74%) JSON
8 11 (40.74%) Spring MVC
8 11 (40.74%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (40.74%) Programme Management
8 11 (40.74%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
8 11 (40.74%) JPA
8 11 (40.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (33.33%) Spring Integration
10 7 (25.93%) SOAP
10 7 (25.93%) REST
10 7 (25.93%) DevOps

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (62.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (40.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LAN
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (18.52%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Maven
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Mockito
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (40.74%) Electronics
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
1 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
1 11 (40.74%) Marketing
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
1 21 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Integration Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Design Authority
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Spring
2 13 (48.15%) Apache Camel
3 12 (44.44%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
4 11 (40.74%) JPA
4 11 (40.74%) JSON
4 11 (40.74%) Spring MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) JSF
7 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Mac OS X
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Digital Marketing
1 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
1 11 (40.74%) Programme Management
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Graylog
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Google
2 5 (18.52%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com