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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 585 539 563
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Contract jobs citing Mule 27 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.066% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 18
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£466 £383 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.89% -7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £313 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £363 £426
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -14.95%
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
10036 9075 10101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5926 5281 5739
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 28 August 2014.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 25 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 28 August 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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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 -26 24 £466 +24.33% 8
London +1 14 £503 +21.81% 4
South East -4 7 £466 +39.17% 4
City of London +23 3 £510 +90.65% 2
South West -35 2 £400 +14.28%
North West -5 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (72.13%) Java
2 30 (49.18%) Spring
3 27 (44.26%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
5 17 (27.87%) REST
5 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
5 17 (27.87%) XML
5 17 (27.87%) JBoss
6 16 (26.23%) Apache Camel
6 16 (26.23%) MongoDB
7 15 (24.59%) Scrum
7 15 (24.59%) Maven
8 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
9 13 (21.31%) Finance
9 13 (21.31%) TDD
9 13 (21.31%) ETL
9 13 (21.31%) SOAP
9 13 (21.31%) J2EE
10 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.03%) jQuery
11 10 (16.39%) RESTful
11 10 (16.39%) JSON
11 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
11 10 (16.39%) Open Source
11 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) CSS
11 10 (16.39%) Middleware
12 9 (14.75%) SQL

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.75%) Tomcat
1 9 (14.75%) Apache Solr
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) CMS
4 4 (6.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (4.92%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.64%) Documentum
7 1 (1.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) AMQP
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Redis
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) CloverETL
8 1 (1.64%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.64%) DB2
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.59%) Maven
4 7 (11.48%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) JUnit
5 6 (9.84%) Ant
6 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
6 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.56%) JMeter
7 4 (6.56%) Subversion
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium
8 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.56%) Games
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Database Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Automated Tester
6 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Django Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Administrator
8 1 (1.64%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.64%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) Spring
2 27 (44.26%) Web Services
3 17 (27.87%) XML
3 17 (27.87%) REST
4 16 (26.23%) Apache Camel
5 14 (22.95%) Hibernate
6 13 (21.31%) SOAP
6 13 (21.31%) J2EE
7 11 (18.03%) jQuery
8 10 (16.39%) RESTful
8 10 (16.39%) CSS
8 10 (16.39%) Middleware
8 10 (16.39%) JSON
9 9 (14.75%) JMS
10 8 (13.11%) Spring Integration
11 6 (9.84%) Struts
11 6 (9.84%) HTML
12 5 (8.20%) Spring MVC
12 5 (8.20%) Django
13 4 (6.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Open Source
2 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.84%) Data Integration
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.84%) Statistics
4 4 (6.56%) DTV
4 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 4 (6.56%) Online Games
5 3 (4.92%) Blog
6 2 (3.28%) Wiki
6 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.64%) Clustering
7 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Scrum
2 13 (21.31%) TDD
2 13 (21.31%) ETL
3 11 (18.03%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.75%) DevOps
6 8 (13.11%) BDD
6 8 (13.11%) EAI
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) SOA
7 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.48%) ERD
8 6 (9.84%) Network Management
8 6 (9.84%) Capacity Management
8 6 (9.84%) OO
8 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) MVC
8 6 (9.84%) Data Management
9 5 (8.20%) CRM
9 5 (8.20%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) Java
2 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
1 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) YUM
3 5 (8.20%) Ansible
4 4 (6.56%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (6.56%) OpenSSO
5 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) JBoss
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Endeca
4 7 (11.48%) Adobe
5 6 (9.84%) ATG
5 6 (9.84%) Splunk
6 4 (6.56%) BEA
6 4 (6.56%) SAP
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.92%) WSO2
8 2 (3.28%) Demandware
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
8 2 (3.28%) Intershop
8 2 (3.28%) hybris
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.64%) Murex
9 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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