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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 525 515 496
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Mule 54 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.079% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 22
Average daily rate
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£408 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £250 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £523 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+23.46% -14.47%
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
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 May 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 22 May 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 -2 25 £421 +5.31% 7
East Midlands - 7 £475 -
East of England +10 6 £350 +55.55%
South West +12 5 £408 +8.66% 2
South East -15 4 £388 +12.72% 2
West Midlands - 3 £310 -
North West -20 1 £413 -
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Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (86.57%) Java
2 82 (61.19%) Mule ESB
3 74 (55.22%) Web Services
4 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (47.01%) Spring
6 58 (43.28%) SOAP
7 53 (39.55%) Maven
8 52 (38.81%) REST
9 51 (38.06%) Hibernate
10 48 (35.82%) TDD
11 46 (34.33%) SOA
12 42 (31.34%) Apache Camel
13 36 (26.87%) Scrum
14 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
15 29 (21.64%) Open Source
15 29 (21.64%) Jenkins
16 28 (20.90%) Spring MVC
16 28 (20.90%) MVC
16 28 (20.90%) Linux
16 28 (20.90%) J2EE
17 27 (20.15%) JMS
17 27 (20.15%) JPA
18 26 (19.40%) BDD
18 26 (19.40%) XML
18 26 (19.40%) Finance
19 25 (18.66%) SQL
20 24 (17.91%) JUnit
21 23 (17.16%) Oracle
21 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
22 21 (15.67%) RESTful

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (61.19%) Mule ESB
2 19 (14.18%) JBoss
3 17 (12.69%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.21%) Confluence
5 10 (7.46%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.72%) Node.js
6 9 (6.72%) Alfresco
6 9 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (5.22%) WildFly
8 6 (4.48%) Apache
8 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.73%) Apache Qpid
9 5 (3.73%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.73%) Jetty
9 5 (3.73%) iPlanet
9 5 (3.73%) Apache TomEE
10 4 (2.99%) Tornado
10 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.99%) nginx
11 3 (2.24%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) GitHub
2 15 (11.19%) SaaS
3 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) FTP
1 4 (2.99%) HTTP
1 4 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) VPN
3 1 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) MySQL
1 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (9.70%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.48%) Redis
7 5 (3.73%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (3.73%) Infinispan
8 4 (2.99%) Big Data
8 4 (2.99%) Riak
9 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.24%) DB2
9 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (39.55%) Maven
2 31 (23.13%) Git (software)
3 29 (21.64%) Jenkins
4 24 (17.91%) JUnit
5 20 (14.93%) Subversion
6 15 (11.19%) JIRA
7 13 (9.70%) SonarQube
8 10 (7.46%) Gerrit
9 9 (6.72%) Selenium
9 9 (6.72%) JMeter
9 9 (6.72%) Gradle
9 9 (6.72%) Artifactory
10 5 (3.73%) TestNG
10 5 (3.73%) Ant
11 4 (2.99%) Mocha
12 3 (2.24%) Hudson
13 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 26 (19.40%) Finance
2 20 (14.93%) Marketing
3 14 (10.45%) Electronics
3 14 (10.45%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Greek Language
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (63.43%) Developer
2 61 (45.52%) Java Developer
3 35 (26.12%) Architect
4 20 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Java Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Integration Architect
8 7 (5.22%) MuleSoft Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Integration Specialist
10 5 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (2.24%) Data Integration Architect
11 3 (2.24%) Programmer
11 3 (2.24%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (2.24%) Software Architect
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (55.22%) Web Services
2 63 (47.01%) Spring
3 58 (43.28%) SOAP
4 52 (38.81%) REST
5 51 (38.06%) Hibernate
6 42 (31.34%) Apache Camel
7 28 (20.90%) Spring MVC
7 28 (20.90%) J2EE
8 27 (20.15%) JMS
8 27 (20.15%) JPA
9 26 (19.40%) XML
10 21 (15.67%) RESTful
11 18 (13.43%) CSS
12 17 (12.69%) jQuery
13 14 (10.45%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (10.45%) HTML
14 13 (9.70%) SAML
14 13 (9.70%) Middleware
14 13 (9.70%) Java EE
14 13 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.64%) Open Source
2 18 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.45%) DTV
4 7 (5.22%) Video on Demand
4 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Cloud
4 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.73%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.99%) MPEG
6 4 (2.99%) W3C
6 4 (2.99%) Wiki
7 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.49%) Clustering
8 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Linux
2 6 (4.48%) CentOS
3 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.24%) VMS
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.82%) TDD
3 46 (34.33%) SOA
4 36 (26.87%) Scrum
5 28 (20.90%) MVC
6 26 (19.40%) BDD
7 23 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (10.45%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.97%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.22%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.22%) Validation
12 7 (5.22%) ETL
13 6 (4.48%) Microservices
13 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.48%) Use Case
14 5 (3.73%) Static Code Analysis
14 5 (3.73%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 116 (86.57%) Java
2 25 (18.66%) SQL
3 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.99%) C#
6 4 (2.99%) Scala
7 3 (2.24%) XPath
8 2 (1.49%) C++
8 2 (1.49%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) vCloud
2 4 (2.99%) Docker
2 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.99%) Squid
2 4 (2.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) CloudHub
2 9 (6.72%) Ansible
3 8 (5.97%) logstash
3 8 (5.97%) Salt
3 8 (5.97%) Kibana
3 8 (5.97%) Rundeck
4 6 (4.48%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.99%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.99%) Puppet
6 3 (2.24%) yum
6 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle
2 20 (14.93%) MuleSoft
3 16 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (10.45%) SAP
5 11 (8.21%) TIBCO
6 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.48%) Atomikos
7 6 (4.48%) VMware
7 6 (4.48%) Axway
8 4 (2.99%) Twitter
8 4 (2.99%) webMethods
8 4 (2.99%) Pega
8 4 (2.99%) Splunk
9 3 (2.24%) Adobe
9 3 (2.24%) WSO2
10 2 (1.49%) Talend
10 2 (1.49%) IBM
10 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.49%) ATG
10 2 (1.49%) Demandware
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