The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 521 522 492
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing Mule 58 44 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.089% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £250 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £269 £363
% change year-on-year
+53.48% -25.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9304 8569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.39% 17.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5771 5339 4401
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 308 405
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in England

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +23 16 £405 +15.71% 2
London +1 16 £394 -1.56% 8
South East -8 9 £394 +14.54% 1
East Midlands - 7 £475 -
West Midlands - 4 £345 -
East of England +4 3 £425 +88.88%
North West -21 1 £413 -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 103 (83.06%) Java
2 76 (61.29%) Web Services
3 69 (55.65%) Mule ESB
4 58 (46.77%) SOAP
4 58 (46.77%) Spring
5 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (41.94%) Maven
7 50 (40.32%) REST
8 42 (33.87%) TDD
9 41 (33.06%) Hibernate
10 39 (31.45%) SOA
10 39 (31.45%) Apache Camel
11 31 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 30 (24.19%) Scrum
12 30 (24.19%) JMS
13 28 (22.58%) Open Source
13 28 (22.58%) JPA
14 27 (21.77%) JUnit
15 26 (20.97%) XML
15 26 (20.97%) MVC
15 26 (20.97%) BDD
16 25 (20.16%) Finance
17 24 (19.35%) Linux
17 24 (19.35%) SQL
17 24 (19.35%) Spring MVC
18 23 (18.55%) RESTful
18 23 (18.55%) Oracle
19 22 (17.74%) J2EE
20 21 (16.94%) Jenkins
21 19 (15.32%) Enterprise Software

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 69 (55.65%) Mule ESB
2 14 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.48%) JBoss
4 10 (8.06%) Confluence
5 9 (7.26%) Alfresco
6 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.65%) Node.js
8 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (4.84%) CMS
8 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
9 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.23%) WildFly
10 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (2.42%) Apache
11 3 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (2.42%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (1.61%) Apache TomEE
12 2 (1.61%) Tornado
12 2 (1.61%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) SaaS
1 15 (12.10%) GitHub
2 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Firewall
1 3 (2.42%) VPN
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.26%) MySQL
6 4 (3.23%) Big Data
7 3 (2.42%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (2.42%) Redis
7 3 (2.42%) DB2
7 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.61%) Infinispan
8 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.61%) Riak
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 52 (41.94%) Maven
2 31 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (21.77%) JUnit
4 21 (16.94%) Jenkins
5 19 (15.32%) Subversion
6 14 (11.29%) JIRA
7 9 (7.26%) Gerrit
7 9 (7.26%) SonarQube
8 7 (5.65%) Selenium
8 7 (5.65%) Gradle
8 7 (5.65%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.84%) JMeter
10 5 (4.03%) TestNG
11 4 (3.23%) Ant
12 3 (2.42%) Hudson
12 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.61%) Mocha
13 2 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
14 1 (0.81%) Mockito
14 1 (0.81%) ERwin
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Marketing
3 12 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.68%) Electronics
3 12 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Greek Language
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (61.29%) Developer
2 49 (39.52%) Java Developer
3 33 (26.61%) Architect
4 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Integration Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.65%) Integration Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Integration Specialist
9 5 (4.03%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Data Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.42%) Data Integration Architect
10 3 (2.42%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.42%) Software Architect
10 3 (2.42%) Programmer
10 3 (2.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (61.29%) Web Services
2 58 (46.77%) SOAP
2 58 (46.77%) Spring
3 50 (40.32%) REST
4 41 (33.06%) Hibernate
5 39 (31.45%) Apache Camel
6 30 (24.19%) JMS
7 28 (22.58%) JPA
8 26 (20.97%) XML
9 24 (19.35%) Spring MVC
10 23 (18.55%) RESTful
11 22 (17.74%) J2EE
12 17 (13.71%) jQuery
13 16 (12.90%) CSS
13 16 (12.90%) Java EE
14 14 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (10.48%) SAML
16 12 (9.68%) OAuth
16 12 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (8.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Open Source
2 19 (15.32%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.68%) DTV
4 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (4.03%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.61%) W3C
8 2 (1.61%) Clustering
8 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) CentOS
3 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.87%) TDD
3 39 (31.45%) SOA
4 30 (24.19%) Scrum
5 26 (20.97%) MVC
5 26 (20.97%) BDD
6 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (12.10%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 12 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (6.45%) Static Code Analysis
11 7 (5.65%) ETL
12 6 (4.84%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.84%) Use Case
12 6 (4.84%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.03%) OWASP
13 5 (4.03%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.03%) Validation
13 5 (4.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.06%) Java
2 24 (19.35%) SQL
3 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.03%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.03%) C#
6 4 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (1.61%) C++
7 2 (1.61%) C
7 2 (1.61%) Perl
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
1 1 (0.81%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) vCloud
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Varnish
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) CloudHub
2 8 (6.45%) Ansible
3 6 (4.84%) logstash
3 6 (4.84%) Salt
3 6 (4.84%) Kibana
4 4 (3.23%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.42%) yum
5 3 (2.42%) Puppet
5 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.61%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Oracle
2 19 (15.32%) MuleSoft
3 16 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (9.68%) SAP
5 11 (8.87%) TIBCO
6 8 (6.45%) Atomikos
6 8 (6.45%) Axway
7 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.23%) VMware
8 4 (3.23%) webMethods
9 3 (2.42%) ATG
9 3 (2.42%) Adobe
9 3 (2.42%) WSO2
10 2 (1.61%) Talend
10 2 (1.61%) Demandware
10 2 (1.61%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.61%) BEA
10 2 (1.61%) IBM
10 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.61%) Splunk
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