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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 541 558 598
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +40
Contract jobs citing Mule 120 104 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 1.00% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 63 10
Median daily rate £513 £388 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £496 £385 £444
% change year-on-year
+28.87% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +22 119 £500 +29.03% 23
London +12 63 £525 +16.66% 6
West Midlands - 18 £496 - 2
South West +18 15 £450 +17.26% 11
City of London +43 12 £488 +30.00% 2
Bristol - 12 £563 - 3
Birmingham - 12 £496 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £600 -
Nottingham - 6 £600 -
North West +20 4 £500 -28.57%
South East +11 4 £378 -28.09%
Yorkshire - 4 £538 -
Gloucestershire +7 3 £450 +18.42% 6
Essex +5 3 £450 +91.48%
East of England -7 3 £450 +16.88% 3
Middlesex +1 2 £378 -
Manchester -9 2 £500 -28.57%
Leeds - 2 £475 -
Bromley - 2 £700 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Wales +15 1 £565 +61.42%
Cheltenham +2 1 £413 - 4
Surrey 0 1 £360 -31.42%
West Wales - 1 £565 -
Kent - 1 £800 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - 1 £600 -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 186 (72.94%) Java
2 129 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (41.57%) Mule ESB
4 85 (33.33%) MuleSoft
5 83 (32.55%) SOA
6 78 (30.59%) TDD
7 74 (29.02%) Scrum
7 74 (29.02%) Spring
8 69 (27.06%) REST
9 65 (25.49%) SOAP
10 59 (23.14%) Linux
11 58 (22.75%) Web Services
12 56 (21.96%) DevOps
13 55 (21.57%) JMS
14 54 (21.18%) Oracle
15 52 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (20.00%) JSON
17 47 (18.43%) XML
17 47 (18.43%) RESTful
17 47 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (17.65%) Open Source
18 45 (17.65%) Finance
19 44 (17.25%) Apache Camel
20 40 (15.69%) SQL
21 37 (14.51%) JavaScript
21 37 (14.51%) Middleware
21 37 (14.51%) Jenkins
22 35 (13.73%) HTML
22 35 (13.73%) Maven
23 32 (12.55%) Git (software)

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
1 106 (41.57%) Mule ESB
2 23 (9.02%) CMS
3 22 (8.63%) Apache
4 17 (6.67%) JBoss
4 17 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (5.49%) Apache ServiceMix
5 14 (5.49%) Apache Solr
5 14 (5.49%) nginx
6 12 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.35%) Drupal
10 5 (1.96%) Confluence
10 5 (1.96%) Liferay
11 3 (1.18%) Jetty
11 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.78%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.84%) Office 365
4 19 (7.45%) GitHub
5 11 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (3.53%) SaaS
8 5 (1.96%) IaaS
9 3 (1.18%) PaaS
10 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.39%) Boomi
11 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.39%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.84%) LAN
1 20 (7.84%) VPN
1 20 (7.84%) WAN
1 20 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
1 20 (7.84%) Wireless
2 19 (7.45%) HTTP
3 7 (2.75%) AMQP
4 3 (1.18%) SNMP
5 2 (0.78%) LDAP
5 2 (0.78%) Network Security
5 2 (0.78%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.63%) MongoDB
2 16 (6.27%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.31%) MySQL
4 10 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.35%) Big Data
6 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.57%) Redis
8 3 (1.18%) DB2
8 3 (1.18%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.78%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (14.51%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.73%) Maven
3 32 (12.55%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.20%) JIRA
5 20 (7.84%) JUnit
6 16 (6.27%) IntelliJ
7 13 (5.10%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.71%) Eclipse
9 11 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.14%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.75%) Hudson
11 7 (2.75%) Mockito
12 6 (2.35%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.35%) Subversion
13 5 (1.96%) Grunt
13 5 (1.96%) gulp
14 3 (1.18%) Bower
14 3 (1.18%) Gradle
14 3 (1.18%) JMeter
14 3 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (17.65%) Finance
2 25 (9.80%) Banking
3 24 (9.41%) Retail
4 23 (9.02%) Marketing
5 20 (7.84%) Electronics
5 20 (7.84%) Manufacturing
5 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.53%) Publishing
7 7 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Games
8 3 (1.18%) Law
9 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (57.65%) Developer
2 75 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 67 (26.27%) Architect
4 41 (16.08%) Integration Developer
5 24 (9.41%) MuleSoft Developer
5 24 (9.41%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.49%) Java Architect
9 10 (3.92%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.53%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.14%) Applications Developer
11 8 (3.14%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Lead Architect
11 8 (3.14%) Technical Leader
12 7 (2.75%) Consultant
12 7 (2.75%) Integration Architect
12 7 (2.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (29.02%) Spring
2 69 (27.06%) REST
3 65 (25.49%) SOAP
4 58 (22.75%) Web Services
5 55 (21.57%) JMS
6 51 (20.00%) JSON
7 47 (18.43%) RESTful
7 47 (18.43%) XML
8 44 (17.25%) Apache Camel
9 37 (14.51%) Middleware
10 35 (13.73%) HTML
11 31 (12.16%) Node.js
12 30 (11.76%) J2EE
13 28 (10.98%) AngularJS
14 27 (10.59%) Hibernate
15 25 (9.80%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (9.02%) HTML5
17 21 (8.24%) RabbitMQ
18 18 (7.06%) CSS
19 17 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.49%) Blog
3 11 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.31%) User Experience
4 10 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.35%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.78%) DataPower
7 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.14%) Linux
2 20 (7.84%) Mac OS X
2 20 (7.84%) Windows
3 13 (5.10%) Unix
4 11 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (32.55%) SOA
3 78 (30.59%) TDD
4 74 (29.02%) Scrum
5 56 (21.96%) DevOps
6 52 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (17.65%) Open Source
8 30 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 29 (11.37%) OO
10 27 (10.59%) SDLC
11 25 (9.80%) API Development
12 24 (9.41%) E-Commerce
13 22 (8.63%) Programme Management
14 21 (8.24%) MVC
15 20 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
16 18 (7.06%) Web Development
17 17 (6.67%) Multithreading
17 17 (6.67%) Release Management
18 16 (6.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 186 (72.94%) Java
2 40 (15.69%) SQL
3 37 (14.51%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.67%) Groovy
5 9 (3.53%) C
6 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.35%) PHP
7 6 (2.35%) Ruby
8 5 (1.96%) Clojure
8 5 (1.96%) Python
9 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.57%) XPath
10 3 (1.18%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.18%) Haskell
10 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.18%) Scala
10 3 (1.18%) SOQL
10 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Go
11 2 (0.78%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (7.84%) CISSP
2 7 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.96%) Degree
4 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.96%) Docker
3 3 (1.18%) Varnish
3 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (8.63%) Puppet
2 21 (8.24%) Ansible
3 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (7.84%) SCCM
4 13 (5.10%) CloudHub
5 4 (1.57%) Grafana
5 4 (1.57%) Graphite
6 3 (1.18%) Kibana
6 3 (1.18%) logstash
6 3 (1.18%) Packer
6 3 (1.18%) Terraform
6 3 (1.18%) Uchiwa
7 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.39%) Graylog
7 1 (0.39%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 85 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 54 (21.18%) Oracle
3 24 (9.41%) Google
4 23 (9.02%) WSO2
5 21 (8.24%) SAP
6 20 (7.84%) Cisco
6 20 (7.84%) Palo Alto
7 12 (4.71%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.92%) Adobe
9 7 (2.75%) IBM
10 6 (2.35%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.35%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.96%) Apigee
11 5 (1.96%) Guidewire
11 5 (1.96%) Teradata
12 4 (1.57%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.57%) Pega
13 3 (1.18%) Canoo
13 3 (1.18%) webMethods
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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