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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 522 551 533
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing Mule 71 48 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 21
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£413 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £499 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £269 £363
% change year-on-year
+53.48% -25.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
10187 9812 8574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 17.41% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5996 4859
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 311 417
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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
England +17 67 £413 +10.00% 10
South West +22 19 £405 +15.71% 1
London +3 18 £450 +12.50% 8
Gloucestershire - 14 £406 -
South East -13 11 £425 +23.63%
City of London +22 6 £413 +26.92% 3
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
Gloucester - 4 £406 -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Bristol 0 3 £405 +15.71% 1
Hampshire -10 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £405 -
Surrey - 2 £600 -
South Wales - 2 £409 -
Wales - 2 £409 -
Cardiff - 2 £409 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £405 -
Scotland +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Sheffield - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 107 (82.95%) Java
2 77 (59.69%) Web Services
3 73 (56.59%) Mule ESB
4 63 (48.84%) SOAP
4 63 (48.84%) Spring
5 60 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (40.31%) Maven
7 50 (38.76%) REST
8 43 (33.33%) TDD
8 43 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 40 (31.01%) Apache Camel
10 39 (30.23%) SOA
11 32 (24.81%) Scrum
11 32 (24.81%) JMS
12 30 (23.26%) XML
13 29 (22.48%) MVC
14 28 (21.71%) JPA
14 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
14 28 (21.71%) Open Source
15 27 (20.93%) BDD
16 25 (19.38%) Spring MVC
16 25 (19.38%) Finance
16 25 (19.38%) JUnit
17 23 (17.83%) J2EE
17 23 (17.83%) RESTful
18 22 (17.05%) SQL
18 22 (17.05%) Linux
19 21 (16.28%) Oracle
20 20 (15.50%) Subversion
20 20 (15.50%) Enterprise Software

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 73 (56.59%) Mule ESB
2 15 (11.63%) JBoss
3 11 (8.53%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.20%) Confluence
6 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.43%) Alfresco
7 6 (4.65%) CMS
7 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.88%) Node.js
8 5 (3.88%) Apache Solr
9 4 (3.10%) Apache
10 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.55%) WildFly
11 2 (1.55%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.40%) SaaS
1 16 (12.40%) GitHub
2 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) HTTP
1 3 (2.33%) VPN
1 3 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (8.53%) MongoDB
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.75%) MySQL
2 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (2.33%) DB2
4 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (40.31%) Maven
2 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
3 25 (19.38%) JUnit
4 20 (15.50%) Subversion
5 19 (14.73%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.53%) JIRA
7 7 (5.43%) Gerrit
7 7 (5.43%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.65%) Selenium
9 5 (3.88%) Gradle
9 5 (3.88%) Artifactory
9 5 (3.88%) TestNG
9 5 (3.88%) JMeter
10 4 (3.10%) Ant
11 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.33%) Hudson
12 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.78%) ERwin
13 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 25 (19.38%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Marketing
3 11 (8.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.53%) Electronics
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 79 (61.24%) Developer
2 50 (38.76%) Java Developer
3 36 (27.91%) Architect
4 16 (12.40%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Integration Architect
7 8 (6.20%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) MuleSoft Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Integration Specialist
8 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.88%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.10%) Programmer
10 4 (3.10%) Java Programmer
11 3 (2.33%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.33%) Data Integration Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (59.69%) Web Services
2 63 (48.84%) SOAP
2 63 (48.84%) Spring
3 50 (38.76%) REST
4 43 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 40 (31.01%) Apache Camel
6 32 (24.81%) JMS
7 30 (23.26%) XML
8 28 (21.71%) JPA
9 25 (19.38%) Spring MVC
10 23 (17.83%) RESTful
10 23 (17.83%) J2EE
11 19 (14.73%) Java EE
12 18 (13.95%) jQuery
13 17 (13.18%) CSS
14 14 (10.85%) SAML
15 13 (10.08%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (10.08%) OAuth
16 12 (9.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) Open Source
2 20 (15.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.53%) DTV
4 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (3.88%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Linux
2 2 (1.55%) CentOS
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.33%) TDD
3 39 (30.23%) SOA
4 32 (24.81%) Scrum
5 29 (22.48%) MVC
6 27 (20.93%) BDD
7 16 (12.40%) E-Commerce
8 15 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.53%) Programme Management
10 11 (8.53%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (6.20%) Static Code Analysis
12 7 (5.43%) ETL
13 6 (4.65%) Use Case
14 5 (3.88%) Integration Testing
14 5 (3.88%) OWASP
14 5 (3.88%) Software Architecture
14 5 (3.88%) Data Modelling
15 4 (3.10%) OOP
15 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (82.95%) Java
2 22 (17.05%) SQL
3 15 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.75%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.88%) Scala
5 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.10%) C#
7 3 (2.33%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) C++
8 2 (1.55%) Perl
8 2 (1.55%) C
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) CloudHub
2 6 (4.65%) Ansible
3 4 (3.10%) logstash
3 4 (3.10%) Salt
3 4 (3.10%) Kibana
4 3 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.33%) OpenSSO
4 3 (2.33%) yum
4 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle
2 20 (15.50%) MuleSoft
3 17 (13.18%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (9.30%) TIBCO
5 11 (8.53%) SAP
6 8 (6.20%) Atomikos
6 8 (6.20%) Axway
7 4 (3.10%) webMethods
7 4 (3.10%) ATG
8 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.33%) Endeca
8 3 (2.33%) Adobe
8 3 (2.33%) BEA
8 3 (2.33%) WSO2
9 2 (1.55%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.55%) Demandware
9 2 (1.55%) Talend
9 2 (1.55%) IBM
9 2 (1.55%) VMware
10 1 (0.78%) GoldenSource
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