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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 394 393 375
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Mule 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 19
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £269 £371
% change year-on-year
+52.09% -27.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
4223 4244 3966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.96% 17.95% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 2931 2549
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 73 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +18 5 £413 +26.92% 5
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Mule
England

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (87.04%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) Web Services
3 30 (55.56%) Maven
3 30 (55.56%) Mule ESB
4 28 (51.85%) SOAP
5 27 (50.00%) Spring
6 26 (48.15%) REST
7 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (46.30%) JMS
8 21 (38.89%) SOA
9 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 17 (31.48%) Apache Camel
10 17 (31.48%) Linux
11 16 (29.63%) XML
12 15 (27.78%) Java EE
13 14 (25.93%) SQL
14 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (24.07%) JPA
15 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (22.22%) Open Source
15 12 (22.22%) Oracle
15 12 (22.22%) JUnit
16 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
16 11 (20.37%) TDD
16 11 (20.37%) JTA
16 11 (20.37%) Subversion
16 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
16 11 (20.37%) Scrum
16 11 (20.37%) MuleSoft

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (55.56%) Mule ESB
2 11 (20.37%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.96%) JBoss
4 5 (9.26%) CMS
4 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) Confluence
5 4 (7.41%) Node.js
5 4 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (5.56%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.56%) Alfresco
7 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.85%) FileNet
8 1 (1.85%) Apache
8 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) SaaS
1 10 (18.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.56%) Big Data
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) DB2
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.85%) Redis
7 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Maven
2 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.22%) JUnit
4 11 (20.37%) Subversion
5 6 (11.11%) JIRA
5 6 (11.11%) Gerrit
5 6 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 4 (7.41%) Selenium
6 4 (7.41%) Gradle
6 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.56%) JMeter
7 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.70%) Hudson
8 2 (3.70%) Ant
9 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.85%) ERwin
9 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Architect
3 18 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) MuleSoft Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) Integration Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) Web Services
2 28 (51.85%) SOAP
3 27 (50.00%) Spring
4 26 (48.15%) REST
5 25 (46.30%) JMS
6 17 (31.48%) Apache Camel
7 16 (29.63%) XML
8 15 (27.78%) Java EE
9 13 (24.07%) JPA
10 11 (20.37%) JTA
10 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
11 10 (18.52%) J2EE
11 10 (18.52%) XSD
11 10 (18.52%) XSL
12 9 (16.67%) XML Messaging
12 9 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (16.67%) RESTful
13 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 8 (14.81%) SAML
14 7 (12.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (5.56%) PKI
5 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) DTV
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) SOA
3 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
4 11 (20.37%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) BDD
7 4 (7.41%) OWASP
7 4 (7.41%) Use Case
7 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
8 3 (5.56%) OOP
8 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.70%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.70%) Data Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) CloudHub
2 5 (9.26%) Ansible
3 3 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) logstash
3 3 (5.56%) Salt
3 3 (5.56%) Kibana
3 3 (5.56%) OpenSSO
3 3 (5.56%) yum
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) MuleSoft
3 10 (18.52%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (14.81%) Atomikos
4 8 (14.81%) Axway
5 4 (7.41%) Adobe
5 4 (7.41%) ATG
6 3 (5.56%) Endeca
6 3 (5.56%) BEA
6 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.70%) Demandware
7 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) webMethods
8 1 (1.85%) Xamarin