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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 563 510 532
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +22
Contract jobs citing Mule 25 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.58% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 15
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£505 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -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
9615 8634 9246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.95% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5362 5297
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 352 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +5 17 £555 +34.54% 5
South East -11 8 £485 +56.45% 2
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 33 (75.00%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) Web Services
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Spring
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
4 16 (36.36%) REST
5 14 (31.82%) Apache Camel
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 12 (27.27%) XML
7 12 (27.27%) J2EE
8 11 (25.00%) EAI
8 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.45%) TDD
10 9 (20.45%) Open Source
10 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
11 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
11 8 (18.18%) RESTful
11 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 8 (18.18%) ETL
11 8 (18.18%) SOA
11 8 (18.18%) MySQL
11 8 (18.18%) SOAP
11 8 (18.18%) CRM
12 7 (15.91%) OO
12 7 (15.91%) JBoss
12 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (15.91%) Hibernate

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (15.91%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.27%) WildFly
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Moodle
5 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
2 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Data Mining
3 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) Redis
5 3 (6.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.55%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) Maven
4 5 (11.36%) JMeter
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.27%) Ant
7 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Database Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Automated Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.27%) Web Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Web Services
2 17 (38.64%) Spring
3 16 (36.36%) REST
4 14 (31.82%) Apache Camel
5 12 (27.27%) XML
5 12 (27.27%) J2EE
6 8 (18.18%) SOAP
6 8 (18.18%) RESTful
7 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.64%) JMS
8 6 (13.64%) XSD
8 6 (13.64%) Spring Integration
9 5 (11.36%) Memcached
9 5 (11.36%) JSON
10 2 (4.55%) jQuery
10 2 (4.55%) Lucene
10 2 (4.55%) Java EE
11 1 (2.27%) JTA
11 1 (2.27%) JPA
11 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Open Source
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.64%) Statistics
2 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.09%) DTV
3 4 (9.09%) Online Games
4 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.82%) Blog
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) EAI
3 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 8 (18.18%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) ETL
7 7 (15.91%) OO
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) Data Management
8 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 6 (13.64%) Network Management
8 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
8 6 (13.64%) ERD
8 6 (13.64%) DevOps
9 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) YUM
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (4.55%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Informatica
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Endeca
5 2 (4.55%) BEA
5 2 (4.55%) ATG
5 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Murex
6 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk