The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 82 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Mule 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% 2.08% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£525 £466 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% +16.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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 Surrey region.

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
238 289 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.70% 22.74% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 163 118
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £51.85 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mule across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mule across the Surrey region.

Mule Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Mule
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (66.67%) Spring Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 6 (66.67%) Mule ESB
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) Spring Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft