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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 517 512 515
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Mule 66 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.085% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
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
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 64 £431 +1.47% 18
London +8 39 £425 - 8
South West -10 9 £400 +23.07% 5
Gloucestershire - 7 £400 - 1
City of London +13 6 £413 -8.33% 1
South East +2 6 £550 +51.72% 3
East of England -3 6 £625 +113.67%
Bedfordshire - 5 £625 -
Luton - 5 £625 -
Surrey - 3 £575 - 2
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
Andover - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - - 2

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 74 (80.43%) Java
2 52 (56.52%) Web Services
3 39 (42.39%) SOAP
4 38 (41.30%) Spring
4 38 (41.30%) REST
5 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (36.96%) Maven
7 31 (33.70%) SOA
8 27 (29.35%) XML
9 24 (26.09%) JMS
10 23 (25.00%) Apache Camel
11 22 (23.91%) Open Source
12 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
12 21 (22.83%) TDD
13 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
13 20 (21.74%) Scrum
14 18 (19.57%) JUnit
15 17 (18.48%) J2EE
15 17 (18.48%) Linux
15 17 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (18.48%) Java EE
16 16 (17.39%) JPA
17 15 (16.30%) XSD
18 14 (15.22%) SQL
18 14 (15.22%) RESTful
18 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
18 14 (15.22%) BDD
19 13 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (14.13%) Oracle
20 12 (13.04%) JBoss

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (13.04%) JBoss
2 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.78%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.70%) CMS
5 6 (6.52%) Apache Solr
5 6 (6.52%) Confluence
6 5 (5.43%) Alfresco
6 5 (5.43%) Apache
7 4 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (3.26%) Node.js
9 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.17%) WildFly
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) GitHub
2 11 (11.96%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) AMQP
3 1 (1.09%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
1 10 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.61%) MySQL
4 6 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 34 (36.96%) Maven
2 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
3 18 (19.57%) JUnit
4 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.96%) Subversion
6 9 (9.78%) JIRA
7 6 (6.52%) JMeter
8 5 (5.43%) Gerrit
9 4 (4.35%) Selenium
10 3 (3.26%) Gradle
10 3 (3.26%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.26%) TestNG
11 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.09%) Hudson
12 1 (1.09%) ERwin
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Greek Language
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) Developer
2 31 (33.70%) Architect
3 27 (29.35%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Integration Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Data Integration Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Java Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Software Architect
8 2 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) Web Services
2 39 (42.39%) SOAP
3 38 (41.30%) Spring
3 38 (41.30%) REST
4 27 (29.35%) XML
5 24 (26.09%) JMS
6 23 (25.00%) Apache Camel
7 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 17 (18.48%) J2EE
8 17 (18.48%) Java EE
9 16 (17.39%) JPA
10 15 (16.30%) XSD
11 14 (15.22%) RESTful
12 11 (11.96%) jQuery
13 10 (10.87%) JTA
13 10 (10.87%) CSS
14 9 (9.78%) XSL
14 9 (9.78%) ActiveMQ
15 8 (8.70%) SAML
15 8 (8.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Open Source
2 13 (14.13%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.35%) PKI
6 2 (2.17%) Blog
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Online Games
7 1 (1.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) UNIX
2 5 (5.43%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.70%) SOA
3 21 (22.83%) TDD
4 20 (21.74%) Scrum
5 14 (15.22%) BDD
6 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.96%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.96%) MVC
7 8 (8.70%) Validation
7 8 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (8.70%) ETL
8 7 (7.61%) Static Code Analysis
8 7 (7.61%) Data Architecture
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
8 7 (7.61%) EAI
8 7 (7.61%) OO
9 6 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.43%) DevOps
10 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (80.43%) Java
2 14 (15.22%) SQL
3 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.35%) Ruby
6 3 (3.26%) Scala
6 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) C#
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Ansible
2 4 (4.35%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (4.35%) OpenSSO
3 3 (3.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.26%) logstash
3 3 (3.26%) Salt
3 3 (3.26%) Kibana
4 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Atomikos
3 7 (7.61%) Axway
4 6 (6.52%) Informatica
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.43%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.35%) ATG
6 4 (4.35%) Endeca
6 4 (4.35%) Adobe
6 4 (4.35%) BEA
7 3 (3.26%) WSO2
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) VMware
8 2 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.17%) Talend
9 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) InterSystems
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