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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 487 500 498
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Mule 77 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 0.57% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 12
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£413 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8620 8084 7369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.67% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5360 4820 4225
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 298 375
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.72 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London -8 31 £450 +5.88% 15
South West -2 21 £405 +24.61% 2
South East -16 13 £550 +51.72% 3
East of England +2 7 £600 +140.00%
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (82.14%) Java
2 66 (58.93%) Web Services
3 52 (46.43%) Spring
4 50 (44.64%) REST
4 50 (44.64%) SOAP
5 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (41.07%) Maven
7 38 (33.93%) Apache Camel
8 37 (33.04%) SOA
9 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
10 33 (29.46%) TDD
11 30 (26.79%) XML
12 29 (25.89%) JMS
13 27 (24.11%) Open Source
14 26 (23.21%) JPA
14 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
14 26 (23.21%) Scrum
15 25 (22.32%) BDD
16 24 (21.43%) JUnit
17 23 (20.54%) Linux
18 22 (19.64%) MVC
19 20 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
20 19 (16.96%) J2EE
20 19 (16.96%) Finance
20 19 (16.96%) Spring MVC
21 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
21 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
21 18 (16.07%) SQL
22 17 (15.18%) RESTful
23 16 (14.29%) GitHub

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (8.93%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.04%) JBoss
3 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.14%) CMS
4 7 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 7 (6.25%) Confluence
5 6 (5.36%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.46%) Node.js
6 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.68%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.79%) Apache
9 2 (1.79%) WildFly
9 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.89%) FileNet
10 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) GitHub
2 15 (13.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) VPN
1 3 (2.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.89%) AMQP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.82%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.36%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.89%) Redis
7 1 (0.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.89%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.89%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 46 (41.07%) Maven
2 26 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 24 (21.43%) JUnit
4 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
5 15 (13.39%) Subversion
6 10 (8.93%) JIRA
7 7 (6.25%) JMeter
7 7 (6.25%) Gerrit
8 5 (4.46%) Gradle
8 5 (4.46%) Artifactory
8 5 (4.46%) TestNG
8 5 (4.46%) Selenium
9 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.89%) ERwin
10 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Marketing
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.46%) Electronics
4 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 64 (57.14%) Developer
2 40 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 32 (28.57%) Architect
4 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (6.25%) Integration Architect
5 7 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (5.36%) Integration Specialist
7 5 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Data Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Programmer
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Software Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Java Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Data Integration Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (58.93%) Web Services
2 52 (46.43%) Spring
3 50 (44.64%) SOAP
3 50 (44.64%) REST
4 38 (33.93%) Apache Camel
5 35 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 30 (26.79%) XML
7 29 (25.89%) JMS
8 26 (23.21%) JPA
9 19 (16.96%) J2EE
9 19 (16.96%) Spring MVC
10 17 (15.18%) RESTful
11 16 (14.29%) Java EE
12 15 (13.39%) XSD
12 15 (13.39%) jQuery
13 14 (12.50%) CSS
14 12 (10.71%) SAML
14 12 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (10.71%) OAuth
15 11 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.11%) Open Source
2 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.46%) DTV
5 4 (3.57%) PKI
6 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.79%) Blog
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) UNIX
2 4 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.04%) SOA
3 33 (29.46%) TDD
4 26 (23.21%) Scrum
5 25 (22.32%) BDD
6 22 (19.64%) MVC
7 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.04%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.14%) ETL
10 8 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
11 7 (6.25%) EAI
11 7 (6.25%) Validation
11 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (5.36%) Use Case
12 6 (5.36%) OO
12 6 (5.36%) CRM
12 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.36%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 92 (82.14%) Java
2 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.46%) Ruby
5 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.57%) Scala
7 3 (2.68%) C#
8 2 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) logstash
2 4 (3.57%) Salt
2 4 (3.57%) Kibana
2 4 (3.57%) OpenSSO
2 4 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.68%) yum
3 3 (2.68%) Puppet
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Axway
3 8 (7.14%) Atomikos
4 7 (6.25%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.46%) SAP
5 5 (4.46%) Informatica
6 4 (3.57%) ATG
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.57%) Adobe
6 4 (3.57%) BEA
6 4 (3.57%) Endeca
7 3 (2.68%) WSO2
7 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) VMware
8 2 (1.79%) Talend
8 2 (1.79%) IBM
8 2 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.89%) webMethods
9 1 (0.89%) InterSystems
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