The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 195 224 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs citing Mule 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.028% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £268 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £345 £438
% change year-on-year
+35.14% -21.14%
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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
970 1216 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.42% 16.76% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 829 901
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.68 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.95 £48.20 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Games
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) JMeter
3 5 (71.43%) Online Games
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Memcached
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (14.29%) JTA
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Blog
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Memcached
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) JTA
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) JTS
5 1 (14.29%) XBRL
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) FIXML
5 1 (14.29%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Online Games
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ERD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Murex
1 1 (14.29%) Fidessa
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg