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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 204 198 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Mule 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.068% 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.097% 0.41% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£375 £510 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
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
1026 978 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.60% 16.71% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 666 813
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £544 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 54
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £27.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 5 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Mule ESB
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) Servlets
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Mule ESB
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) NServiceBus
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) Servlets
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) SAML
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Process
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) yum
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP