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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 354 371 361
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Mule 40 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.01% 0.64% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 7
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £405 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
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
3943 4035 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.78% 18.45% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2775 2722 2450
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 140
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
City of London +11 6 £413 -8.33% 1
Twickenham - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 50 (87.72%) Java
2 30 (52.63%) Web Services
3 28 (49.12%) SOAP
3 28 (49.12%) Spring
3 28 (49.12%) Maven
3 28 (49.12%) REST
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.11%) JMS
6 22 (38.60%) Apache Camel
7 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
8 19 (33.33%) Open Source
9 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 18 (31.58%) SOA
10 16 (28.07%) XML
11 15 (26.32%) Linux
12 14 (24.56%) Scrum
12 14 (24.56%) Java EE
13 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
13 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
14 12 (21.05%) SQL
15 11 (19.30%) JUnit
15 11 (19.30%) JPA
15 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (19.30%) GitHub
16 10 (17.54%) Oracle
16 10 (17.54%) XSD
16 10 (17.54%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
16 10 (17.54%) JTA
17 9 (15.79%) Subversion

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.53%) JBoss
2 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.53%) CMS
3 4 (7.02%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Solr
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.51%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.75%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) GitHub
2 9 (15.79%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MongoDB
1 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) Redis
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 3 (5.26%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (49.12%) Maven
2 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
3 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (19.30%) JUnit
5 9 (15.79%) Subversion
6 5 (8.77%) JMeter
7 4 (7.02%) JIRA
7 4 (7.02%) Gerrit
8 3 (5.26%) Selenium
9 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.51%) Gradle
9 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.75%) ERwin
10 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Architect
2 20 (35.09%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Technical Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Administrator
7 1 (1.75%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) Web Services
2 28 (49.12%) SOAP
2 28 (49.12%) Spring
2 28 (49.12%) REST
3 24 (42.11%) JMS
4 22 (38.60%) Apache Camel
5 16 (28.07%) XML
6 14 (24.56%) Java EE
7 11 (19.30%) JPA
8 10 (17.54%) JTA
8 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
8 10 (17.54%) XSD
9 9 (15.79%) XSL
9 9 (15.79%) RESTful
10 8 (14.04%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (12.28%) J2EE
11 7 (12.28%) XML Messaging
12 6 (10.53%) Spring Integration
12 6 (10.53%) SAML
12 6 (10.53%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Open Source
2 11 (19.30%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Blog
5 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) Online Games
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) CentOS
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) SOA
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.79%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) BDD
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) ETL
8 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.02%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.51%) CRM
10 2 (3.51%) Business Development
10 2 (3.51%) Data Governance
10 2 (3.51%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (87.72%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) yum
1 7 (12.28%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) OpenSSO
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) logstash
4 2 (3.51%) Salt
4 2 (3.51%) Kibana
5 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
1 10 (17.54%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (12.28%) Axway
2 7 (12.28%) Atomikos
3 4 (7.02%) Endeca
3 4 (7.02%) ATG
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe
3 4 (7.02%) BEA
4 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.75%) webMethods
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica