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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 501 557 538
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -19
Contract jobs citing Mule 94 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.055% 0.070%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.92% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 9 27
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£388 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £368 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £444 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +22.41%
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
10229 9374 8484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.30% 18.32% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6642 5681 5033
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 401 369
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.15 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +32 55 £435 -12.12% 6
East of England - 23 £385 -
South East -14 7 £525 +12.60%
South West -4 6 £394 -1.56% 5
North West -30 1 £700 -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 130 (84.97%) Java
2 78 (50.98%) Mule ESB
3 66 (43.14%) SOA
4 62 (40.52%) Spring
5 60 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 48 (31.37%) Web Services
8 45 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 44 (28.76%) TDD
10 41 (26.80%) Git (software)
11 39 (25.49%) HTML
12 36 (23.53%) Scrum
12 36 (23.53%) MongoDB
12 36 (23.53%) Maven
13 35 (22.88%) Apache Camel
13 35 (22.88%) REST
14 34 (22.22%) Open Source
14 34 (22.22%) SOAP
15 33 (21.57%) SQL
15 33 (21.57%) Linux
15 33 (21.57%) E-Commerce
16 32 (20.92%) J2EE
16 32 (20.92%) WebLogic
16 32 (20.92%) MuleSoft
17 30 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
18 29 (18.95%) XML
19 28 (18.30%) JIRA
20 27 (17.65%) Middleware
21 26 (16.99%) HTML5

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 78 (50.98%) Mule ESB
2 32 (20.92%) WebLogic
3 25 (16.34%) JBoss
4 19 (12.42%) Apache
5 17 (11.11%) nginx
6 16 (10.46%) Confluence
7 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
7 15 (9.80%) Node.js
7 15 (9.80%) WildFly
8 13 (8.50%) Alfresco
9 12 (7.84%) GlassFish
9 12 (7.84%) Jetty
9 12 (7.84%) iPlanet
9 12 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (7.84%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (7.84%) Apache TomEE
10 11 (7.19%) Apache Qpid
10 11 (7.19%) CMS
11 10 (6.54%) Apache Solr
11 10 (6.54%) Tornado
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (6.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.84%) SmartFocus
2 9 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 8 (5.23%) GitHub
4 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.80%) HTTP
2 9 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (3.27%) FTP
4 4 (2.61%) VPN
4 4 (2.61%) Firewall
5 3 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 22 (14.38%) MySQL
3 18 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.46%) Redis
5 13 (8.50%) Hadoop
5 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.50%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.19%) Infinispan
6 11 (7.19%) Riak
7 9 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
8 8 (5.23%) Big Data
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.61%) DB2
9 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.80%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.53%) Maven
4 28 (18.30%) JIRA
5 19 (12.42%) SonarQube
6 15 (9.80%) Gradle
7 14 (9.15%) Hudson
7 14 (9.15%) JMeter
7 14 (9.15%) Selenium
8 13 (8.50%) JUnit
8 13 (8.50%) Gerrit
9 12 (7.84%) Artifactory
10 9 (5.88%) Mocha
11 6 (3.92%) Subversion
11 6 (3.92%) Ant
12 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.31%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.65%) Mockito
13 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (14.38%) Marketing
2 16 (10.46%) Finance
3 15 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.15%) Retail
5 12 (7.84%) Electronics
5 12 (7.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.31%) Publishing
6 2 (1.31%) Games
6 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (74.51%) Developer
2 82 (53.59%) Java Developer
3 38 (24.84%) Architect
4 23 (15.03%) Technical Architect
5 19 (12.42%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.84%) MuleSoft Developer
7 11 (7.19%) Java Architect
7 11 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (2.61%) UI Programmer
9 4 (2.61%) Lead Architect
9 4 (2.61%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Java Technical Architect
10 3 (1.96%) Integration Architect
11 2 (1.31%) Applications Specialist
11 2 (1.31%) Consultant
11 2 (1.31%) Support Specialist
11 2 (1.31%) Applications Support
11 2 (1.31%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.31%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (40.52%) Spring
2 51 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 48 (31.37%) Web Services
4 39 (25.49%) HTML
5 35 (22.88%) REST
5 35 (22.88%) Apache Camel
6 34 (22.22%) SOAP
7 32 (20.92%) J2EE
8 29 (18.95%) XML
9 27 (17.65%) Middleware
10 26 (16.99%) HTML5
11 24 (15.69%) RESTful
11 24 (15.69%) AngularJS
12 22 (14.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (13.73%) JSON
13 21 (13.73%) CSS
14 19 (12.42%) Apache CXF
14 19 (12.42%) jQuery
15 18 (11.76%) Spring MVC
16 14 (9.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.84%) W3C
1 12 (7.84%) DTV
2 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.58%) Blog
3 7 (4.58%) Video on Demand
4 6 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.61%) User Experience
6 4 (2.61%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.61%) MPEG
6 4 (2.61%) Wiki
7 3 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.31%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.31%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.57%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) CentOS
3 9 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.96%) VMS
5 1 (0.65%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.14%) SOA
2 60 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.76%) TDD
4 36 (23.53%) Scrum
5 34 (22.22%) Open Source
6 33 (21.57%) E-Commerce
7 30 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (11.76%) MVC
9 16 (10.46%) Microservices
10 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 13 (8.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (8.50%) CRM
12 12 (7.84%) OO
12 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.84%) Programme Management
12 12 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (7.19%) Integration Testing
13 11 (7.19%) Content Management
14 10 (6.54%) Validation
15 9 (5.88%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (84.97%) Java
2 33 (21.57%) SQL
3 29 (18.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.54%) XPath
5 8 (5.23%) C#
6 7 (4.58%) Groovy
7 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.31%) XQuery
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.31%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (7.84%) vCloud
2 10 (6.54%) Squid
2 10 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.54%) Varnish
3 9 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) Ansible
1 13 (8.50%) logstash
1 13 (8.50%) Salt
1 13 (8.50%) Kibana
1 13 (8.50%) Rundeck
2 12 (7.84%) CloudHub
2 12 (7.84%) ZABBIX
3 11 (7.19%) Puppet
4 9 (5.88%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.96%) yum
6 2 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.31%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (20.92%) MuleSoft
2 23 (15.03%) Oracle
3 18 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 15 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.15%) SAP
6 13 (8.50%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (8.50%) VMware
6 13 (8.50%) Splunk
6 13 (8.50%) Demandware
7 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.88%) Adobe
8 9 (5.88%) Twitter
8 9 (5.88%) Pega
9 6 (3.92%) SEEBURGER
10 5 (3.27%) AppDynamics
10 5 (3.27%) webMethods
11 4 (2.61%) ATG
12 3 (1.96%) Endeca
12 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.96%) WSO2
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