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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 530 545 513
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing Mule 68 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.049% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 22
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£430 £381 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -7.89%
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
9363 8699 7770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.39% 17.84% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6038 5327 4435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 335 406
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +18 41 £450 -7.69% 12
East of England - 9 £350 -
South East -16 8 £450 +30.90% 2
South West 0 5 £403 +7.33% 6
North West -17 1 £700 -
East Midlands - 1 £488 -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 123 (84.25%) Java
2 82 (56.16%) Mule ESB
3 70 (47.95%) Spring
4 66 (45.21%) Web Services
5 63 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (39.73%) Hibernate
7 51 (34.93%) TDD
7 51 (34.93%) Maven
8 50 (34.25%) SOAP
9 47 (32.19%) REST
10 44 (30.14%) Apache Camel
10 44 (30.14%) SOA
11 35 (23.97%) Scrum
11 35 (23.97%) Git (software)
12 34 (23.29%) J2EE
12 34 (23.29%) Jenkins
13 33 (22.60%) XML
14 32 (21.92%) Linux
15 31 (21.23%) MVC
15 31 (21.23%) Spring MVC
16 30 (20.55%) Finance
17 29 (19.86%) SQL
17 29 (19.86%) Open Source
18 28 (19.18%) JPA
18 28 (19.18%) Marketing
18 28 (19.18%) E-Commerce
19 26 (17.81%) BDD
20 25 (17.12%) HTML
21 24 (16.44%) Oracle
21 24 (16.44%) JUnit

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 82 (56.16%) Mule ESB
2 19 (13.01%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.96%) JBoss
4 11 (7.53%) Confluence
5 10 (6.85%) Alfresco
5 10 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.85%) Node.js
6 9 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (6.16%) WildFly
7 8 (5.48%) Apache
8 6 (4.11%) iPlanet
8 6 (4.11%) GlassFish
8 6 (4.11%) Jetty
8 6 (4.11%) nginx
8 6 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Apache TomEE
9 5 (3.42%) Apache Qpid
9 5 (3.42%) Tornado
9 5 (3.42%) CMS
10 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (10.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) GitHub
2 11 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.85%) SaaS
4 7 (4.79%) SmartFocus
5 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.74%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (2.74%) VPN
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (2.74%) FTP
3 2 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) MongoDB
2 16 (10.96%) MySQL
3 15 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.16%) Redis
6 8 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.11%) Riak
9 5 (3.42%) Big Data
9 5 (3.42%) Infinispan
10 4 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
10 4 (2.74%) DB2
11 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (34.93%) Maven
2 35 (23.97%) Git (software)
3 34 (23.29%) Jenkins
4 24 (16.44%) JUnit
5 16 (10.96%) JIRA
5 16 (10.96%) Subversion
6 14 (9.59%) SonarQube
7 11 (7.53%) Gerrit
8 10 (6.85%) Gradle
8 10 (6.85%) JMeter
8 10 (6.85%) Selenium
9 9 (6.16%) Artifactory
10 7 (4.79%) Hudson
11 6 (4.11%) Ant
12 5 (3.42%) TestNG
13 4 (2.74%) Mocha
14 3 (2.05%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
15 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
16 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (20.55%) Finance
2 28 (19.18%) Marketing
3 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
4 16 (10.96%) Electronics
4 16 (10.96%) Manufacturing
5 9 (6.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (67.81%) Developer
2 66 (45.21%) Java Developer
3 34 (23.29%) Architect
4 21 (14.38%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.85%) MuleSoft Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (2.74%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (2.05%) Programmer
12 3 (2.05%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.05%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.05%) Java Programmer
12 3 (2.05%) UI Programmer
12 3 (2.05%) Scala Developer
13 2 (1.37%) Cloud Architect
13 2 (1.37%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (47.95%) Spring
2 66 (45.21%) Web Services
3 58 (39.73%) Hibernate
4 50 (34.25%) SOAP
5 47 (32.19%) REST
6 44 (30.14%) Apache Camel
7 34 (23.29%) J2EE
8 33 (22.60%) XML
9 31 (21.23%) Spring MVC
10 28 (19.18%) JPA
11 25 (17.12%) HTML
12 23 (15.75%) CSS
12 23 (15.75%) RESTful
13 22 (15.07%) JMS
14 20 (13.70%) jQuery
15 18 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (10.27%) JSON
17 14 (9.59%) ActiveMQ
17 14 (9.59%) Middleware
18 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) DTV
2 15 (10.27%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.79%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.42%) W3C
6 4 (2.74%) Wiki
6 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.74%) MPEG
6 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.05%) User Experience
7 3 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.92%) Linux
2 7 (4.79%) CentOS
3 4 (2.74%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.05%) VMS
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.93%) TDD
3 44 (30.14%) SOA
4 35 (23.97%) Scrum
5 31 (21.23%) MVC
6 29 (19.86%) Open Source
7 28 (19.18%) E-Commerce
8 26 (17.81%) BDD
9 24 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (10.96%) Programme Management
11 16 (10.96%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (7.53%) Integration Testing
13 9 (6.16%) SDLC
14 8 (5.48%) Microservices
15 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.79%) Validation
16 6 (4.11%) Configuration Management
16 6 (4.11%) ETL
16 6 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 123 (84.25%) Java
2 29 (19.86%) SQL
3 21 (14.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.79%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.11%) C#
5 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.74%) Scala
7 3 (2.05%) XPath
8 2 (1.37%) C++
8 2 (1.37%) C
9 1 (0.68%) Groovy
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) vCloud
2 5 (3.42%) Squid
2 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.42%) Varnish
3 4 (2.74%) Docker
3 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.27%) CloudHub
2 10 (6.85%) Ansible
3 9 (6.16%) logstash
3 9 (6.16%) Salt
3 9 (6.16%) Kibana
3 9 (6.16%) Rundeck
4 7 (4.79%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.74%) Puppet
5 4 (2.74%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.05%) yum
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Oracle
1 24 (16.44%) MuleSoft
2 18 (12.33%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (11.64%) TIBCO
3 17 (11.64%) SAP
4 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.16%) Demandware
5 8 (5.48%) VMware
6 7 (4.79%) Splunk
7 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.11%) Adobe
8 5 (3.42%) Axway
8 5 (3.42%) webMethods
8 5 (3.42%) Atomikos
9 4 (2.74%) Pega
9 4 (2.74%) Twitter
10 3 (2.05%) SEEBURGER
10 3 (2.05%) IBM
11 2 (1.37%) ATG
11 2 (1.37%) Talend
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