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 28 June 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.

Mule
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 125 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs citing Mule 3 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.50% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 2.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
Median daily rate £365 £406 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +0.93%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £465 £391
% change year-on-year +15.59% +18.84%  
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 394 539 510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.39% 17.99% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 380 350
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 28 June 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
Bristol -10 3 £365 -36.52%
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (76.92%) JPA
3 10 (76.92%) SAP
3 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (76.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (76.92%) Marketing
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) Spring MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) XML
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Electronics
3 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
3 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
3 10 (76.92%) Programme Management
3 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) Backbone.js
3 10 (76.92%) Spring Integration
3 10 (76.92%) KnockoutJS
3 10 (76.92%) Ember.js
3 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) Apache Camel
3 10 (76.92%) Mule ESB
4 9 (69.23%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (69.23%) Virtual Private Cloud

Mule
Co-occurring 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 10 (76.92%) Mule ESB
2 3 (23.08%) Alfresco
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 10 (76.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (69.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
General
1 10 (76.92%) Electronics
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Manufacturing
1 10 (76.92%) Marketing
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Full Stack Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Angular Developer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) AngularJS
1 10 (76.92%) Apache Camel
1 10 (76.92%) Backbone.js
1 10 (76.92%) Ember.js
1 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
1 10 (76.92%) JPA
1 10 (76.92%) JSON
1 10 (76.92%) KnockoutJS
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
1 10 (76.92%) Spring Integration
1 10 (76.92%) Spring MVC
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
1 10 (76.92%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat