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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 195 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Mule 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.089% 0.044% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £450 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
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
974 1205 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.26% 17.73% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 855 763
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.70 £55.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Online Games
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Memcached
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Atomikos

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Memcached
4 2 (25.00%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
5 1 (12.50%) JTA
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Online Games
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atomikos
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Axway