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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 358 367 354
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Mule 32 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 10
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £345 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
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
3914 3903 3666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.68% 18.09% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2622 2393
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 84 115
Average hourly rate £20.45 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.06% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +10 4 £538 +65.38% 4
Brentford - - - -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 48 (85.71%) Java
2 34 (60.71%) Web Services
3 28 (50.00%) Maven
4 27 (48.21%) Spring
4 27 (48.21%) SOAP
5 26 (46.43%) REST
6 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (41.07%) JMS
8 20 (35.71%) SOA
9 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 18 (32.14%) Apache Camel
10 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
10 17 (30.36%) Linux
11 16 (28.57%) XML
12 15 (26.79%) Java EE
12 15 (26.79%) Open Source
13 13 (23.21%) SQL
14 12 (21.43%) JUnit
14 12 (21.43%) JPA
14 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (19.64%) GitHub
15 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (19.64%) Oracle
15 11 (19.64%) JTA
15 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
15 11 (19.64%) TDD
16 10 (17.86%) Scrum
16 10 (17.86%) Subversion
16 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (17.86%) WebLogic

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (17.86%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 3 (5.36%) Alfresco
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.79%) WildFly
7 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.79%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) GitHub
2 10 (17.86%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) AMQP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Maven
2 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.43%) JUnit
5 10 (17.86%) Subversion
6 6 (10.71%) Gerrit
7 5 (8.93%) JMeter
7 5 (8.93%) JIRA
8 4 (7.14%) Selenium
8 4 (7.14%) Gradle
8 4 (7.14%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Architect
3 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Digital Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) Web Services
2 27 (48.21%) Spring
2 27 (48.21%) SOAP
3 26 (46.43%) REST
4 23 (41.07%) JMS
5 18 (32.14%) Apache Camel
6 16 (28.57%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) Java EE
8 12 (21.43%) JPA
9 11 (19.64%) JTA
9 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
10 10 (17.86%) XSD
10 10 (17.86%) XSL
10 10 (17.86%) RESTful
11 9 (16.07%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (14.29%) XML Messaging
12 8 (14.29%) J2EE
12 8 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (12.50%) OAuth
13 7 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Open Source
2 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) PKI
5 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.57%) Blog
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) CentOS
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) SOA
3 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 10 (17.86%) Scrum
5 8 (14.29%) BDD
5 8 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 4 (7.14%) OWASP
8 4 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (5.36%) DevOps
9 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Business Development
10 2 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
2 4 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (7.14%) OpenSSO
3 3 (5.36%) yum
3 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.36%) logstash
3 3 (5.36%) Salt
3 3 (5.36%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (14.29%) Axway
3 8 (14.29%) Atomikos
4 4 (7.14%) Endeca
4 4 (7.14%) ATG
4 4 (7.14%) Adobe
4 4 (7.14%) BEA
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.79%) Demandware
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
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