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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 537 576 554
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -22
Contract jobs citing Mule 76 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.038% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 22
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -1.31%
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
10083 9463 8762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.88% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 5677 4919
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 369 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 July 2015.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 20 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 7 July 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 +32 73 £413 +3.12% 15
London +33 49 £450 +1.40% 7
South East - 8 £450 -
East of England - 8 £350 - 1
Surrey - 7 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £350 - 1
South West -12 5 £403 +7.33% 4
Croydon - 5 - -
Bristol +1 3 £413 +10.00% 2
Gloucestershire -4 2 £378 +0.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £575 -
Luton - 2 £575 -
Ealing - 2 - -
City of London -5 1 - - 2
Manchester -13 1 £700 -
North West -21 1 £700 -
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 133 (82.10%) Java
2 88 (54.32%) Mule ESB
3 76 (46.91%) Spring
4 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (41.36%) Web Services
6 61 (37.65%) Hibernate
7 53 (32.72%) TDD
7 53 (32.72%) Maven
8 51 (31.48%) SOAP
9 49 (30.25%) SOA
10 48 (29.63%) REST
11 46 (28.40%) Apache Camel
12 38 (23.46%) Scrum
13 37 (22.84%) XML
13 37 (22.84%) Git (software)
14 36 (22.22%) Jenkins
15 34 (20.99%) Linux
15 34 (20.99%) J2EE
16 33 (20.37%) E-Commerce
16 33 (20.37%) MVC
16 33 (20.37%) Spring MVC
17 32 (19.75%) Open Source
17 32 (19.75%) SQL
18 31 (19.14%) Finance
19 30 (18.52%) Marketing
20 29 (17.90%) HTML
20 29 (17.90%) MuleSoft
21 28 (17.28%) JPA
22 26 (16.05%) BDD
23 25 (15.43%) Continuous Integration

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 88 (54.32%) Mule ESB
2 19 (11.73%) WebLogic
3 16 (9.88%) JBoss
4 11 (6.79%) Confluence
5 10 (6.17%) Alfresco
5 10 (6.17%) Tomcat
5 10 (6.17%) Node.js
6 9 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.56%) WildFly
6 9 (5.56%) Apache
7 7 (4.32%) nginx
7 7 (4.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Apache TomEE
8 6 (3.70%) GlassFish
8 6 (3.70%) Jetty
8 6 (3.70%) iPlanet
8 6 (3.70%) CMS
9 5 (3.09%) Tornado
9 5 (3.09%) Apache Qpid
10 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.64%) GitHub
2 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.79%) SaaS
4 10 (6.17%) SmartFocus
5 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.47%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) HTTP
2 5 (3.09%) FTP
3 4 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (2.47%) VPN
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.88%) MySQL
3 15 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.56%) Redis
5 9 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.70%) Riak
7 6 (3.70%) Big Data
8 5 (3.09%) Infinispan
9 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.47%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (2.47%) DB2
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.62%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (32.72%) Maven
2 37 (22.84%) Git (software)
3 36 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 24 (14.81%) JUnit
5 18 (11.11%) JIRA
6 17 (10.49%) Subversion
7 14 (8.64%) SonarQube
8 11 (6.79%) Gerrit
9 10 (6.17%) Gradle
9 10 (6.17%) JMeter
9 10 (6.17%) Selenium
10 9 (5.56%) Hudson
10 9 (5.56%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.70%) Ant
12 5 (3.09%) TestNG
13 4 (2.47%) Mocha
14 3 (1.85%) Eclipse
15 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
15 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
16 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 30 (18.52%) Marketing
3 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 16 (9.88%) Electronics
4 16 (9.88%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
7 2 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (68.52%) Developer
2 69 (42.59%) Java Developer
3 37 (22.84%) Architect
4 23 (14.20%) Senior Developer
5 15 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (8.64%) Technical Architect
7 13 (8.02%) MuleSoft Developer
8 10 (6.17%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.94%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (2.47%) UI Programmer
11 4 (2.47%) Java Programmer
11 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (2.47%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.47%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.47%) Programmer
12 3 (1.85%) Project Manager
12 3 (1.85%) Java Technical Architect
12 3 (1.85%) Scala Developer
13 2 (1.23%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.91%) Spring
2 67 (41.36%) Web Services
3 61 (37.65%) Hibernate
4 51 (31.48%) SOAP
5 48 (29.63%) REST
6 46 (28.40%) Apache Camel
7 37 (22.84%) XML
8 34 (20.99%) J2EE
9 33 (20.37%) Spring MVC
10 29 (17.90%) HTML
11 28 (17.28%) JPA
12 24 (14.81%) CSS
13 23 (14.20%) JMS
13 23 (14.20%) RESTful
14 21 (12.96%) jQuery
15 20 (12.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (9.88%) Middleware
16 16 (9.88%) JSON
17 15 (9.26%) HTML5
17 15 (9.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (9.88%) DTV
3 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.09%) W3C
6 4 (2.47%) Wiki
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.47%) MPEG
6 4 (2.47%) User Experience
6 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.85%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.23%) Blog
8 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.23%) Clustering
8 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Linux
2 7 (4.32%) CentOS
3 4 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.85%) VMS
5 1 (0.62%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.72%) TDD
3 49 (30.25%) SOA
4 38 (23.46%) Scrum
5 33 (20.37%) MVC
5 33 (20.37%) E-Commerce
6 32 (19.75%) Open Source
7 26 (16.05%) BDD
8 25 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.88%) Programme Management
10 16 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (7.41%) Integration Testing
12 10 (6.17%) SDLC
13 9 (5.56%) Validation
14 8 (4.94%) B2B
14 8 (4.94%) CRM
14 8 (4.94%) Microservices
15 7 (4.32%) Unit Testing
16 6 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 133 (82.10%) Java
2 32 (19.75%) SQL
3 22 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.32%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.70%) C#
5 6 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.47%) Scala
7 3 (1.85%) XPath
8 2 (1.23%) Groovy
8 2 (1.23%) C++
8 2 (1.23%) C
9 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) vCloud
2 5 (3.09%) Squid
2 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.09%) Varnish
3 4 (2.47%) Docker
3 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (11.73%) CloudHub
2 10 (6.17%) Ansible
3 9 (5.56%) logstash
3 9 (5.56%) Salt
3 9 (5.56%) Kibana
3 9 (5.56%) Rundeck
4 7 (4.32%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.47%) Puppet
5 4 (2.47%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.85%) yum
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 29 (17.90%) MuleSoft
2 24 (14.81%) Oracle
3 23 (14.20%) TIBCO
4 22 (13.58%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (11.11%) SAP
6 12 (7.41%) Demandware
7 9 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.94%) VMware
8 8 (4.94%) Splunk
9 7 (4.32%) Adobe
10 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
10 6 (3.70%) SEEBURGER
11 5 (3.09%) Axway
11 5 (3.09%) Atomikos
11 5 (3.09%) webMethods
12 4 (2.47%) Pega
12 4 (2.47%) Twitter
13 3 (1.85%) IBM
14 2 (1.23%) ATG
14 2 (1.23%) GoldenSource
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