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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 362 409 410
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +1
Contract jobs citing Mule 63 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.060% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 9
Average daily rate
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£433 £503 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £360 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £600 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
4716 4474 4315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.09% 19.02% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 2940 2747
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 96 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.13 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Croydon - 8 - -
City of London -12 2 £375 -26.47% 1
Ealing - 2 - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 67 (85.90%) Java
2 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (52.56%) Mule ESB
4 40 (51.28%) Jenkins
5 39 (50.00%) Spring
6 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 30 (38.46%) SOA
8 29 (37.18%) TDD
8 29 (37.18%) Maven
9 28 (35.90%) Linux
9 28 (35.90%) MongoDB
10 27 (34.62%) E-Commerce
10 27 (34.62%) Scrum
11 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (32.05%) REST
12 25 (32.05%) HTML
13 24 (30.77%) Open Source
14 23 (29.49%) XML
15 20 (25.64%) JBoss
15 20 (25.64%) JIRA
15 20 (25.64%) Apache Camel
15 20 (25.64%) MuleSoft
16 19 (24.36%) HTML5
17 17 (21.79%) SQL
18 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
18 16 (20.51%) J2EE
18 16 (20.51%) SOAP
18 16 (20.51%) JSON
18 16 (20.51%) Apache CXF

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (52.56%) Mule ESB
2 20 (25.64%) JBoss
3 13 (16.67%) Apache
3 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.67%) nginx
3 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 11 (14.10%) WildFly
5 10 (12.82%) Node.js
5 10 (12.82%) Apache TomEE
5 10 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (12.82%) Confluence
5 10 (12.82%) GlassFish
5 10 (12.82%) Jetty
5 10 (12.82%) iPlanet
6 9 (11.54%) Alfresco
6 9 (11.54%) Apache Qpid
7 8 (10.26%) Tornado
8 7 (8.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (7.69%) Apache Solr
9 6 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) SmartFocus
2 7 (8.97%) GitHub
2 7 (8.97%) OpenShift
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (8.97%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (6.41%) FTP
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) MongoDB
2 15 (19.23%) Redis
2 15 (19.23%) MySQL
3 13 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.54%) Riak
4 9 (11.54%) Infinispan
4 9 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.97%) InterSystems Cache
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.41%) Big Data
7 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.28%) DB2
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (51.28%) Jenkins
2 33 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 29 (37.18%) Maven
4 20 (25.64%) JIRA
5 15 (19.23%) SonarQube
6 12 (15.38%) JUnit
6 12 (15.38%) Gradle
7 11 (14.10%) Hudson
8 10 (12.82%) Gerrit
8 10 (12.82%) JMeter
8 10 (12.82%) Selenium
9 9 (11.54%) Artifactory
10 7 (8.97%) Mocha
11 3 (3.85%) Subversion
11 3 (3.85%) Ant
12 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
13 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 1 (1.28%) Mockito
13 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (14.10%) Retail
1 11 (14.10%) Marketing
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Developer
2 35 (44.87%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Java Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.54%) MuleSoft Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.13%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.56%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Integration Architect
9 1 (1.28%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.28%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.28%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.28%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.00%) Spring
2 26 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 25 (32.05%) HTML
3 25 (32.05%) REST
4 23 (29.49%) XML
5 20 (25.64%) Apache Camel
6 19 (24.36%) HTML5
7 16 (20.51%) Apache CXF
7 16 (20.51%) AngularJS
7 16 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (20.51%) J2EE
7 16 (20.51%) SOAP
7 16 (20.51%) JSON
8 15 (19.23%) jQuery
9 14 (17.95%) CSS
10 12 (15.38%) Web Services
10 12 (15.38%) Backbone.js
11 11 (14.10%) JMS
12 10 (12.82%) Memcached
12 10 (12.82%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) W3C
2 7 (8.97%) Video on Demand
3 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.41%) Blog
5 4 (5.13%) Wiki
5 4 (5.13%) MPEG
5 4 (5.13%) User Experience
6 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.28%) DTV
8 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.90%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) CentOS
3 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.85%) VMS
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) SOA
3 29 (37.18%) TDD
4 27 (34.62%) Scrum
4 27 (34.62%) E-Commerce
5 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (30.77%) Open Source
7 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Microservices
9 9 (11.54%) CRM
9 9 (11.54%) MVC
10 8 (10.26%) B2B
10 8 (10.26%) OO
10 8 (10.26%) Validation
10 8 (10.26%) Document Management
11 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.97%) Data Virtualisation
11 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 67 (85.90%) Java
2 17 (21.79%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) Groovy
5 4 (5.13%) XPath
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
7 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Squid
1 8 (10.26%) Varnish
1 8 (10.26%) vCloud
2 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) CloudHub
2 9 (11.54%) Rundeck
2 9 (11.54%) Puppet
2 9 (11.54%) Ansible
2 9 (11.54%) logstash
2 9 (11.54%) Salt
2 9 (11.54%) Kibana
3 8 (10.26%) ZABBIX
4 7 (8.97%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.13%) yum
6 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) MuleSoft
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 14 (17.95%) Demandware
3 13 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (14.10%) Splunk
4 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.82%) TIBCO
6 8 (10.26%) VMware
7 7 (8.97%) Pega
7 7 (8.97%) Twitter
7 7 (8.97%) Adobe
8 6 (7.69%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.56%) Axway
10 2 (2.56%) Atomikos
10 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.56%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) webMethods
11 1 (1.28%) ATG