The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 410 400 400
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Mule 14 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.083% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 4
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£503 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £363 £426
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -14.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mule
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4465 4569 4764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.66% 18.00% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2922 2979 3119
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 111 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £59.00 £41.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mule across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mule across the London region.

Mule Daily Rate Trend in London

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mule
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +24 3 £510 +90.65% 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (90.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Spring
3 15 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 14 (46.67%) Web Services
5 12 (40.00%) SOAP
5 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (36.67%) Maven
6 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
6 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
7 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 10 (33.33%) J2EE
7 10 (33.33%) Scrum
7 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) RESTful
8 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (30.00%) REST
8 9 (30.00%) Open Source
8 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) Endeca
9 8 (26.67%) JMS
10 6 (20.00%) SOA
10 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (20.00%) ETL
10 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.00%) Ant
10 6 (20.00%) Struts
10 6 (20.00%) JBoss

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (26.67%) Apache Solr
2 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) CMS
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (13.33%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Moodle
6 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.33%) Redis
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) CloverETL
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Maven
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) Ant
4 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Spring
2 15 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 14 (46.67%) Web Services
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 10 (33.33%) RESTful
5 10 (33.33%) J2EE
6 9 (30.00%) REST
7 8 (26.67%) JMS
8 6 (20.00%) Struts
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) Spring Integration
9 5 (16.67%) Spring MVC
9 5 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (13.33%) JPA
10 4 (13.33%) Lucene
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
10 4 (13.33%) Memcached
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
12 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Online Games
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Blog
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) BDD
4 6 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 6 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) OO
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) YUM
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (13.33%) OpenSSO
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Endeca
2 6 (20.00%) ATG
2 6 (20.00%) JBoss
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) BEA
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) Intershop
4 2 (6.67%) hybris
4 2 (6.67%) Demandware
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.33%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Murex
5 1 (3.33%) Fidessa