The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 571 555 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Contract jobs citing Mule 35 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.070% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 18
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£463 £375 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -12.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £309 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £363 £438
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mule within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
England -7 31 £463 +23.33% 3
London +10 16 £495 +20.00%
South East +2 12 £466 +39.17% 3
Surrey - 11 £466 -
City of London +23 3 - -
South West -25 2 £400 +14.28%
Berkshire +7 1 - - 1
North West -6 1 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
Glasgow -16 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (80.00%) Java
2 29 (48.33%) Spring
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (45.00%) Web Services
5 20 (33.33%) Scrum
6 19 (31.67%) J2EE
6 19 (31.67%) REST
7 18 (30.00%) XML
8 16 (26.67%) Apache Camel
9 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
10 14 (23.33%) Finance
10 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (21.67%) Maven
11 13 (21.67%) JBoss
12 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
13 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (18.33%) EAI
13 11 (18.33%) SOAP
14 10 (16.67%) SQL
14 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 10 (16.67%) ETL
14 10 (16.67%) SOA
14 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (16.67%) RESTful
15 9 (15.00%) Open Source
15 9 (15.00%) jQuery
15 9 (15.00%) BDD

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) Apache Solr
3 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.33%) LiveCycle
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.67%) Moodle
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) AMQP
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) MySQL
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Redis
6 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
8 1 (1.67%) CloverETL
8 1 (1.67%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.67%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.67%) Maven
3 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) JMeter
5 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 5 (8.33%) Ant
5 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.67%) JIRA
7 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) Subversion
7 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Games
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 26 (43.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Database Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Tester
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.67%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Report Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) Spring
2 27 (45.00%) Web Services
3 19 (31.67%) J2EE
3 19 (31.67%) REST
4 18 (30.00%) XML
5 16 (26.67%) Apache Camel
6 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (18.33%) SOAP
8 10 (16.67%) RESTful
9 9 (15.00%) jQuery
9 9 (15.00%) JMS
10 7 (11.67%) JSON
10 7 (11.67%) Spring Integration
11 6 (10.00%) Memcached
11 6 (10.00%) Middleware
11 6 (10.00%) XSD
11 6 (10.00%) CSS
12 5 (8.33%) Struts
12 5 (8.33%) HTML
12 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Statistics
4 5 (8.33%) Online Games
5 4 (6.67%) DTV
6 3 (5.00%) Blog
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.33%) PKI
8 1 (1.67%) Wiki
8 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (18.33%) EAI
6 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 10 (16.67%) SOA
6 10 (16.67%) ETL
6 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.00%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) BDD
8 8 (13.33%) DevOps
8 8 (13.33%) CRM
9 7 (11.67%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (11.67%) ERD
10 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Network Management
10 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 6 (10.00%) MVC
10 6 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) Scala
5 3 (5.00%) Groovy
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ISEB
1 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) YUM
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (3.33%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) JBoss
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (10.00%) Informatica
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) Endeca
5 4 (6.67%) Adobe
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 4 (6.67%) ATG
6 3 (5.00%) Splunk
7 2 (3.33%) Demandware
7 2 (3.33%) WSO2
7 2 (3.33%) hybris
7 2 (3.33%) Intershop
7 2 (3.33%) BEA
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.67%) Murex
8 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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