The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 128 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Mule 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £349 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
537 495 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.65% 19.37% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 294 202
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 37
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £31.40 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Warwickshire - 4 £349 -
Birmingham +5 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mule.

1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 5 (38.46%) MuleSoft
3 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 4 (30.77%) WSDL
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) Mule ESB
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) IBM

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (30.77%) Mule ESB
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.69%) Liferay
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) WSDL
3 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) OAuth
5 1 (7.69%) OpenID
5 1 (7.69%) SAML
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
1 1 (7.69%) GPEN
1 1 (7.69%) GSSP-JAVA
1 1 (7.69%) GWAPT
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) MuleSoft
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle