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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 549 530 544
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Mule 29 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.081% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 14
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£463 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £294 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £466 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+33.21% -20.00%
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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
London +6 15 £490 +18.78% 2
South East +13 12 £466 +39.17% 2
North West -8 1 - -
South West -48 1 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 42 (79.25%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Spring
3 25 (47.17%) Web Services
4 19 (35.85%) Scrum
4 19 (35.85%) REST
5 17 (32.08%) XML
5 17 (32.08%) J2EE
6 16 (30.19%) Apache Camel
7 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
8 13 (24.53%) Finance
8 13 (24.53%) TDD
9 12 (22.64%) Maven
9 12 (22.64%) JBoss
9 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
10 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
10 11 (20.75%) EAI
10 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
11 10 (18.87%) SOA
11 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (18.87%) SOAP
11 10 (18.87%) RESTful
12 9 (16.98%) BDD
12 9 (16.98%) Open Source
12 9 (16.98%) ETL
12 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
13 8 (15.09%) CRM
13 8 (15.09%) OO

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Solr
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.77%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (3.77%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.89%) Moodle
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) AMQP
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 6 (11.32%) Data Mining
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.55%) Redis
6 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) CloverETL
8 1 (1.89%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.89%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.64%) Maven
2 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.32%) JUnit
3 6 (11.32%) JMeter
4 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.55%) Ant
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
6 3 (5.66%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.66%) Subversion
7 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Games
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Database Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Automated Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Django Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) Spring
2 25 (47.17%) Web Services
3 19 (35.85%) REST
4 17 (32.08%) XML
4 17 (32.08%) J2EE
5 16 (30.19%) Apache Camel
6 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
7 10 (18.87%) SOAP
7 10 (18.87%) RESTful
8 8 (15.09%) jQuery
9 7 (13.21%) JSON
9 7 (13.21%) Spring Integration
9 7 (13.21%) JMS
10 6 (11.32%) XSD
10 6 (11.32%) CSS
10 6 (11.32%) Memcached
11 5 (9.43%) Middleware
12 4 (7.55%) Struts
12 4 (7.55%) HTML
12 4 (7.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Open Source
2 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.32%) Statistics
3 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Data Integration
4 5 (9.43%) Online Games
5 4 (7.55%) DTV
6 3 (5.66%) Blog
7 2 (3.77%) PKI
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) Wiki
8 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Scrum
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) EAI
4 11 (20.75%) Data Modelling
5 10 (18.87%) SOA
5 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) ETL
6 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.09%) CRM
7 8 (15.09%) OO
7 8 (15.09%) DevOps
8 7 (13.21%) ERD
9 6 (11.32%) Data Management
9 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
9 6 (11.32%) Network Management
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (79.25%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) Scala
5 3 (5.66%) Groovy
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.66%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
1 6 (11.32%) YUM
2 2 (3.77%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.77%) OpenSSO
2 2 (3.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) JBoss
2 7 (13.21%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) Endeca
4 5 (9.43%) Informatica
5 4 (7.55%) Adobe
5 4 (7.55%) SAP
6 3 (5.66%) Splunk
6 3 (5.66%) ATG
7 2 (3.77%) BEA
7 2 (3.77%) WSO2
8 1 (1.89%) hybris
8 1 (1.89%) Demandware
8 1 (1.89%) Intershop
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase
8 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Murex
8 1 (1.89%) Fidessa
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago