The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
England / South West
Rank 127 134 125
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Mule 10 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.21% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.14% 1.21% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Median daily rate £375 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +10.47% -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 South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 468 495 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.18% 17.06% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 346 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.94% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule 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 26 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
Gloucestershire +8 7 £375 - 5
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Mule.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) XML
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 18 (94.74%) JSON
2 18 (94.74%) Mule ESB
3 17 (89.47%) Hibernate
4 16 (84.21%) SQL
5 15 (78.95%) MVC
5 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (78.95%) SAP
5 15 (78.95%) Electronics
5 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
5 15 (78.95%) Finance
5 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
5 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
5 15 (78.95%) Spring MVC
5 15 (78.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (78.95%) Marketing
5 15 (78.95%) Integration Testing
5 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (78.95%) JPA
5 15 (78.95%) Spring Integration
5 15 (78.95%) Apache Camel
6 13 (68.42%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (68.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (52.63%) Backbone.js
7 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
7 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
7 10 (52.63%) KnockoutJS

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 18 (94.74%) Mule ESB
2 3 (15.79%) Anypoint
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (78.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (68.42%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (68.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) AMQP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (78.95%) Electronics
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
1 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
1 15 (78.95%) Marketing
1 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 15 (78.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (52.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Java Development Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) JSON
1 18 (94.74%) Spring
1 18 (94.74%) XML
2 17 (89.47%) Hibernate
3 15 (78.95%) Apache Camel
3 15 (78.95%) JPA
3 15 (78.95%) Spring Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Spring MVC
4 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 10 (52.63%) Backbone.js
4 10 (52.63%) Ember.js
4 10 (52.63%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (21.05%) REST
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
6 3 (15.79%) WSDL
6 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 2 (10.53%) RAML
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
1 15 (78.95%) Integration Testing
1 15 (78.95%) MVC
1 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) API Design
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Content Enrichment
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
3 2 (10.53%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft