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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 548 507 514
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Contract jobs citing Mule 37 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.57% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 18
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£400 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £441 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -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
9092 8415 8072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.85% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5988 5223 4636
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 362 412
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +15 25 £425 - 8
East of England -11 3 £625 +101.61% 2
South East -18 3 £500 +122.22% 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (71.64%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) Web Services
3 26 (38.81%) Spring
4 23 (34.33%) REST
5 20 (29.85%) SOAP
5 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.36%) Apache Camel
7 18 (26.87%) XML
7 18 (26.87%) Scrum
8 17 (25.37%) SOA
8 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.39%) Data Modelling
9 15 (22.39%) Maven
9 15 (22.39%) Open Source
10 13 (19.40%) TDD
10 13 (19.40%) RESTful
10 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
11 12 (17.91%) EAI
11 12 (17.91%) ETL
12 11 (16.42%) J2EE
12 11 (16.42%) XSD
12 11 (16.42%) JMS
12 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
12 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
13 10 (14.93%) SQL
13 10 (14.93%) MySQL
13 10 (14.93%) Linux
13 10 (14.93%) JBoss
14 9 (13.43%) JUnit
14 9 (13.43%) CMS

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (14.93%) JBoss
2 9 (13.43%) CMS
3 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.45%) Apache Solr
5 5 (7.46%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (7.46%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.99%) Confluence
6 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.49%) Moodle
7 1 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) HTTP
1 1 (1.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) MongoDB
1 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) MySQL
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) Data Mining
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.97%) Redis
7 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) Big Data
8 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.49%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (1.49%) DB2
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.39%) Maven
3 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.43%) JUnit
5 6 (8.96%) JIRA
6 3 (4.48%) JMeter
7 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.99%) Selenium
7 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.49%) ERwin
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Database Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Data Integration Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Software Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.49%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) Web Services
2 26 (38.81%) Spring
3 23 (34.33%) REST
4 20 (29.85%) SOAP
5 19 (28.36%) Apache Camel
6 18 (26.87%) XML
7 13 (19.40%) RESTful
8 11 (16.42%) XSD
8 11 (16.42%) J2EE
8 11 (16.42%) JMS
9 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
9 9 (13.43%) Java EE
10 7 (10.45%) Lucene
10 7 (10.45%) Spring Integration
11 6 (8.96%) JPA
11 6 (8.96%) jQuery
11 6 (8.96%) JTA
12 5 (7.46%) XSL
13 4 (5.97%) .NET
13 4 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Open Source
2 8 (11.94%) Data Integration
2 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.96%) Statistics
4 5 (7.46%) PKI
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) Blog
6 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Online Games
8 1 (1.49%) DTV
8 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) UNIX
2 5 (7.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Scrum
3 17 (25.37%) SOA
4 15 (22.39%) Data Modelling
5 13 (19.40%) TDD
6 12 (17.91%) ETL
6 12 (17.91%) EAI
7 8 (11.94%) OO
7 8 (11.94%) CRM
7 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.45%) Data Architecture
8 7 (10.45%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (10.45%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (8.96%) Network Management
9 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.96%) ERD
9 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
5 3 (4.48%) Scala
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
1 1 (1.49%) HL7
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) yum
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 5 (7.46%) CA SiteMinder
2 5 (7.46%) OpenSSO
3 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 5 (7.46%) BEA
3 5 (7.46%) Informatica
3 5 (7.46%) ATG
3 5 (7.46%) Endeca
4 4 (5.97%) Axway
4 4 (5.97%) Atomikos
5 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods
6 1 (1.49%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.49%) WSO2
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