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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 494 519 496
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing Mule 78 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.093% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 16 12
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£413 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
8813 8354 7504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.67% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5352 5074 4353
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 294 381
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.09 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 27 March 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 March 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 +10 29 £450 +9.09% 15
South West - 22 £405 -
South East -24 10 £450 +24.13% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 99 (82.50%) Java
2 73 (60.83%) Web Services
3 59 (49.17%) SOAP
4 53 (44.17%) Spring
5 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (40.83%) REST
7 47 (39.17%) Maven
8 41 (34.17%) TDD
9 37 (30.83%) Apache Camel
10 36 (30.00%) Hibernate
11 35 (29.17%) SOA
12 30 (25.00%) JMS
13 28 (23.33%) JPA
14 27 (22.50%) BDD
15 26 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 26 (21.67%) XML
15 26 (21.67%) Scrum
16 25 (20.83%) JUnit
16 25 (20.83%) Open Source
17 24 (20.00%) MVC
18 23 (19.17%) Finance
18 23 (19.17%) Linux
18 23 (19.17%) RESTful
19 21 (17.50%) Spring MVC
20 19 (15.83%) SQL
20 19 (15.83%) Enterprise Software
21 18 (15.00%) J2EE
21 18 (15.00%) Jenkins
22 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
23 16 (13.33%) Salesforce.com

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 10 (8.33%) JBoss
2 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.67%) CMS
2 8 (6.67%) Confluence
3 7 (5.83%) Alfresco
3 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.17%) Node.js
6 4 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.67%) WildFly
8 2 (1.67%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) FileNet
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) SaaS
1 15 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) VPN
1 3 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.83%) MySQL
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) Redis
8 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.83%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (39.17%) Maven
2 26 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 25 (20.83%) JUnit
4 18 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.50%) Subversion
6 10 (8.33%) JIRA
7 7 (5.83%) SonarQube
7 7 (5.83%) Gerrit
8 6 (5.00%) Selenium
9 5 (4.17%) JMeter
9 5 (4.17%) Gradle
9 5 (4.17%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.17%) TestNG
10 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.67%) Hudson
11 1 (0.83%) ERwin
11 1 (0.83%) Ant
11 1 (0.83%) Mockito
11 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Marketing
3 10 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (8.33%) Electronics
3 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 73 (60.83%) Developer
2 46 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 31 (25.83%) Architect
4 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Integration Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Data Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Data Integration Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.50%) Programmer
9 3 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Software Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.50%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (60.83%) Web Services
2 59 (49.17%) SOAP
3 53 (44.17%) Spring
4 49 (40.83%) REST
5 37 (30.83%) Apache Camel
6 36 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 30 (25.00%) JMS
8 28 (23.33%) JPA
9 26 (21.67%) XML
10 23 (19.17%) RESTful
11 21 (17.50%) Spring MVC
12 18 (15.00%) J2EE
13 15 (12.50%) Java EE
13 15 (12.50%) jQuery
14 14 (11.67%) CSS
15 13 (10.83%) SAML
15 13 (10.83%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (10.00%) OAuth
17 11 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (9.17%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Open Source
2 19 (15.83%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (8.33%) DTV
4 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 4 (3.33%) PKI
7 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) Blog
9 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.17%) TDD
3 35 (29.17%) SOA
4 27 (22.50%) BDD
5 26 (21.67%) Scrum
6 24 (20.00%) MVC
7 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
8 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 10 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
11 8 (6.67%) ETL
12 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.00%) Use Case
13 5 (4.17%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.17%) Software Architecture
13 5 (4.17%) OWASP
13 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
14 4 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (82.50%) Java
2 19 (15.83%) SQL
3 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.17%) Ruby
5 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.33%) Scala
6 4 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) C
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Ansible
2 4 (3.33%) logstash
2 4 (3.33%) Salt
2 4 (3.33%) Kibana
2 4 (3.33%) OpenSSO
2 4 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.50%) yum
3 3 (2.50%) Puppet
3 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (13.33%) Oracle
1 16 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (8.33%) SAP
3 8 (6.67%) Axway
3 8 (6.67%) Atomikos
4 7 (5.83%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.33%) Endeca
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe
5 4 (3.33%) BEA
5 4 (3.33%) ATG
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.50%) WSO2
7 2 (1.67%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.67%) Demandware
7 2 (1.67%) Talend
7 2 (1.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
8 1 (0.83%) InterSystems
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