The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 540 576 570
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Contract jobs citing Mule 113 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.07% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 41 22
Median daily rate £500 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £488 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £269
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +53.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10520 10317 9539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.49% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6291 5907
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 377 326
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mule
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mule Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 110 £500 +21.21% 29
London +57 71 £500 +26.98% 10
South West -8 11 £375 -7.40% 8
West Midlands -4 9 £349 +1.15% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £419 -
City of London +37 7 £550 +33.33%
Gloucestershire +4 7 £375 -9.09% 7
West Yorkshire - 7 £413 -
Leeds - 7 £413 -
East of England +8 5 £400 -5.88% 4
Bristol +3 4 £375 -8.25%
Warwickshire - 4 £349 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - -
Birmingham +1 3 - - 1
North West -5 3 £500 +21.21% 3
Warwick - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £400 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 2 - -
South East -21 2 - - 2
Amersham - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £825 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £850 -
East Midlands +7 1 £620 +30.52% 1
Essex +3 1 £450 -14.28% 1
Nottingham -6 1 £620 +30.52%
Nottinghamshire -8 1 £620 +30.52% 1
Croydon -10 1 £425 -10.52%
Merseyside - 1 £500 -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mule.

1 117 (70.48%) Java
2 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (34.94%) SOA
4 52 (31.33%) Spring
5 47 (28.31%) TDD
6 44 (26.51%) SOAP
6 44 (26.51%) Mule ESB
7 40 (24.10%) MuleSoft
7 40 (24.10%) Middleware
8 39 (23.49%) Oracle
9 38 (22.89%) Linux
9 38 (22.89%) REST
10 37 (22.29%) Apache Camel
10 37 (22.29%) SQL
10 37 (22.29%) Scrum
11 36 (21.69%) Web Services
12 35 (21.08%) JMS
13 34 (20.48%) Finance
14 32 (19.28%) XML
14 32 (19.28%) JSON
15 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
16 28 (16.87%) HTML
17 26 (15.66%) J2EE
17 26 (15.66%) Open Source
18 25 (15.06%) SDLC
18 25 (15.06%) JIRA
18 25 (15.06%) Maven
19 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (14.46%) JavaScript
19 24 (14.46%) E-Commerce

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (26.51%) Mule ESB
2 22 (13.25%) CMS
2 22 (13.25%) WebLogic
3 21 (12.65%) Node.js
4 19 (11.45%) Apache
5 16 (9.64%) Apache Solr
6 14 (8.43%) Tomcat
7 13 (7.83%) nginx
8 12 (7.23%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (6.63%) JBoss
9 11 (6.63%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (6.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (4.82%) Drupal
12 6 (3.61%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
13 5 (3.01%) Liferay
13 5 (3.01%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (2.41%) Confluence
14 4 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (1.81%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (8.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.01%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.83%) GitHub
3 8 (4.82%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.60%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Office 365
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.81%) LDAP
2 3 (1.81%) SSL
2 3 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) DNS
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
3 2 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.60%) AMQP
4 1 (0.60%) DHCP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.60%) IPsec
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.04%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.43%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.42%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.82%) MySQL
6 5 (3.01%) Big Data
6 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.41%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.41%) Pentaho
7 4 (2.41%) Redis
8 3 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (18.07%) Jenkins
2 25 (15.06%) JIRA
2 25 (15.06%) Maven
3 20 (12.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (9.04%) JUnit
5 12 (7.23%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.82%) Selenium
7 7 (4.22%) Hudson
8 6 (3.61%) Mockito
8 6 (3.61%) Subversion
9 5 (3.01%) EasyMock
9 5 (3.01%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.41%) Grunt
10 4 (2.41%) gulp
10 4 (2.41%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.20%) Protractor
11 2 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (20.48%) Finance
2 22 (13.25%) Retail
3 21 (12.65%) Banking
4 17 (10.24%) Marketing
4 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
5 15 (9.04%) Manufacturing
6 14 (8.43%) Electronics
7 7 (4.22%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.41%) Publishing
9 2 (1.20%) Games
9 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (60.24%) Developer
2 57 (34.34%) Java Developer
3 44 (26.51%) Architect
4 32 (19.28%) Integration Developer
5 21 (12.65%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.24%) Java Architect
7 14 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) Lead Architect
9 10 (6.02%) Applications Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Integration Architect
10 9 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.42%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.22%) Android Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.22%) iOS Android Developer
11 7 (4.22%) iOS Developer
12 5 (3.01%) E-Commerce Architect
12 5 (3.01%) Java Technical Architect
12 5 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.33%) Spring
2 44 (26.51%) SOAP
3 40 (24.10%) Middleware
4 38 (22.89%) REST
5 37 (22.29%) Apache Camel
6 36 (21.69%) Web Services
7 35 (21.08%) JMS
8 32 (19.28%) JSON
8 32 (19.28%) XML
9 28 (16.87%) HTML
10 26 (15.66%) J2EE
11 23 (13.86%) HTML5
12 22 (13.25%) Hibernate
13 21 (12.65%) AngularJS
14 16 (9.64%) Java EE
15 15 (9.04%) JPA
15 15 (9.04%) Spring Integration
16 14 (8.43%) ActiveMQ
17 12 (7.23%) CSS
17 12 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Blog
2 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.22%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (4.22%) User Experience
4 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.01%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.01%) Derivative
5 5 (3.01%) Equities
5 5 (3.01%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) DataPower
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.60%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.89%) Linux
2 14 (8.43%) Unix
3 9 (5.42%) Android
4 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.94%) SOA
3 47 (28.31%) TDD
4 37 (22.29%) Scrum
5 26 (15.66%) Open Source
6 25 (15.06%) SDLC
7 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.46%) E-Commerce
8 21 (12.65%) OO
9 20 (12.05%) DevOps
9 20 (12.05%) Integration Testing
10 19 (11.45%) Multithreading
11 18 (10.84%) Web Development
12 16 (9.64%) Programme Management
13 14 (8.43%) Asynchronous Programming
13 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (8.43%) Content Management
13 14 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
15 12 (7.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 117 (70.48%) Java
2 37 (22.29%) SQL
3 24 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.04%) Groovy
5 9 (5.42%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.22%) C
7 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.01%) PHP
9 4 (2.41%) Clojure
9 4 (2.41%) XPath
10 2 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (1.20%) Haskell
11 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.60%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.60%) Python
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 1 (0.60%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.60%) GPEN
4 1 (0.60%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (0.60%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.20%) Kibana
2 2 (1.20%) logstash
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 40 (24.10%) MuleSoft
2 39 (23.49%) Oracle
3 21 (12.65%) TIBCO
4 16 (9.64%) SAP
5 12 (7.23%) WSO2
6 10 (6.02%) IBM
7 8 (4.82%) Adobe
8 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.22%) webMethods
9 5 (3.01%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.41%) Apigee
10 4 (2.41%) Google
10 4 (2.41%) hybris
10 4 (2.41%) Pega
10 4 (2.41%) Talend
11 3 (1.81%) Endeca
12 2 (1.20%) ForgeRock
12 2 (1.20%) Guidewire
12 2 (1.20%) Informatica
12 2 (1.20%) Teradata
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