The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Mule skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
England / North West
Rank 127 157 144
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13  
Contract jobs citing Mule 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% 0.078% 0.029%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.43% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +12.38% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 402 697 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.72% 18.16% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 386 292
Median daily rate £363 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Mule as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the North West

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in the North West

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the North 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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester +12 1 - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Mule.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mule ESB

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the North 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 1 (100.00%) Mule ESB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) MuleSoft