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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 574 537 547
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs citing Mule 52 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 27
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 24 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 48 £450 +9.09% 22
London -8 26 £500 +11.11% 15
East of England +9 13 £363 -42.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 12 £363 -
City of London +35 7 £550 +33.33% 6
South East +15 4 £413 -25.00%
West Midlands -10 4 £425 - 2
Wales -8 3 £380 -7.87%
Surrey -8 3 £350 -39.13%
South Wales -10 3 £380 -7.87%
Shropshire - 3 - -
Newport - 3 £380 -
Redhill - 3 £350 -
Croydon -10 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 1 £588 -6.00%
Luton -5 1 £588 -6.00%
Liverpool - 1 £575 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 £575 -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (75.91%) Java
2 52 (37.96%) Web Services
3 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (33.58%) SOAP
5 44 (32.12%) Spring
6 42 (30.66%) SOA
7 40 (29.20%) Middleware
7 40 (29.20%) TDD
8 39 (28.47%) REST
8 39 (28.47%) Mule ESB
9 28 (20.44%) Scrum
9 28 (20.44%) Linux
9 28 (20.44%) JIRA
10 27 (19.71%) WebLogic
11 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
11 26 (18.98%) Hibernate
12 25 (18.25%) SQL
12 25 (18.25%) Apache Camel
13 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
13 24 (17.52%) HTML
14 23 (16.79%) Tomcat
14 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
14 23 (16.79%) Open Source
15 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
15 22 (16.06%) JBoss
16 21 (15.33%) Oracle
16 21 (15.33%) E-Commerce
17 20 (14.60%) J2EE
18 19 (13.87%) Finance
18 19 (13.87%) HTML5

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (28.47%) Mule ESB
2 27 (19.71%) WebLogic
3 23 (16.79%) Tomcat
4 22 (16.06%) JBoss
5 18 (13.14%) Node.js
6 15 (10.95%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (10.22%) Apache
8 13 (9.49%) Apache Solr
8 13 (9.49%) CMS
8 13 (9.49%) Confluence
9 10 (7.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (7.30%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (7.30%) FileNet
10 9 (6.57%) WebSphere
11 7 (5.11%) nginx
12 6 (4.38%) Alfresco
13 5 (3.65%) Drupal
13 5 (3.65%) Liferay
14 4 (2.92%) JCAPS
14 4 (2.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.65%) GitHub
4 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.46%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Firewall
1 6 (4.38%) VPN
2 4 (2.92%) HTTP
2 4 (2.92%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (2.92%) SSL
2 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) FTP
4 2 (1.46%) DHCP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) IPsec
5 1 (0.73%) AMQP
5 1 (0.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.87%) MongoDB
2 14 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.57%) Big Data
3 9 (6.57%) MySQL
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.46%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) JIRA
2 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
3 23 (16.79%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.22%) Maven
5 13 (9.49%) Selenium
6 10 (7.30%) Hudson
6 10 (7.30%) JUnit
6 10 (7.30%) Subversion
7 9 (6.57%) Eclipse
7 9 (6.57%) Gradle
8 8 (5.84%) JMeter
9 7 (5.11%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.11%) Mockito
10 6 (4.38%) Artifactory
10 6 (4.38%) Gerrit
10 6 (4.38%) Gitweb
10 6 (4.38%) SonarQube
10 6 (4.38%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.92%) EasyMock
12 2 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (13.87%) Finance
2 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.03%) Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.92%) Electronics
6 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (64.23%) Developer
2 69 (50.36%) Java Developer
3 36 (26.28%) Architect
4 22 (16.06%) Integration Developer
5 17 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 16 (11.68%) Technical Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Java Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Node.js Developer
9 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Digital Architect
11 5 (3.65%) Lead Architect
12 4 (2.92%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Digital Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Java Technical Architect
12 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.96%) Web Services
2 46 (33.58%) SOAP
3 44 (32.12%) Spring
4 40 (29.20%) Middleware
5 39 (28.47%) REST
6 26 (18.98%) Hibernate
7 25 (18.25%) Apache Camel
8 24 (17.52%) HTML
9 20 (14.60%) J2EE
10 19 (13.87%) HTML5
11 18 (13.14%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.68%) .NET
12 16 (11.68%) JSON
13 15 (10.95%) XML
14 14 (10.22%) CSS
15 13 (9.49%) Java EE
15 13 (9.49%) RESTful
16 12 (8.76%) WCF
17 11 (8.03%) EJB
17 11 (8.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Data Integration
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.84%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.65%) Blog
6 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.92%) Derivative
6 4 (2.92%) Equities
6 4 (2.92%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.92%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.19%) PKI
7 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 3 (2.19%) W3C
8 2 (1.46%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.73%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.73%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.38%) Unix
3 4 (2.92%) CentOS
4 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.66%) SOA
3 40 (29.20%) TDD
4 28 (20.44%) Scrum
5 23 (16.79%) Open Source
6 21 (15.33%) E-Commerce
7 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
7 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
8 16 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.22%) BDD
9 14 (10.22%) Data Modelling
10 13 (9.49%) Workflow
11 12 (8.76%) Low Latency
11 12 (8.76%) Microservices
11 12 (8.76%) OO
12 11 (8.03%) DevOps
12 11 (8.03%) Multithreading
12 11 (8.03%) SDLC
13 10 (7.30%) Data Architecture
14 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (75.91%) Java
2 26 (18.98%) JavaScript
3 25 (18.25%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.30%) C#
6 9 (6.57%) Groovy
7 7 (5.11%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.19%) XPath
10 2 (1.46%) Clojure
10 2 (1.46%) PHP
10 2 (1.46%) Python
10 2 (1.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.73%) ClojureScript
11 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.73%) CISSP
5 1 (0.73%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.73%) GPEN
5 1 (0.73%) GSSP-JAVA
5 1 (0.73%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
1 4 (2.92%) vCloud
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Ansible
1 6 (4.38%) Kibana
1 6 (4.38%) logstash
1 6 (4.38%) Rundeck
1 6 (4.38%) Salt
2 4 (2.92%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.19%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (2.19%) OpenSSO
4 2 (1.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.73%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.33%) Oracle
2 18 (13.14%) MuleSoft
3 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.03%) TIBCO
4 11 (8.03%) WSO2
5 8 (5.84%) Atlassian
6 7 (5.11%) IBM
7 6 (4.38%) Adobe
7 6 (4.38%) Endeca
7 6 (4.38%) Talend
7 6 (4.38%) Twitter
7 6 (4.38%) VMware
7 6 (4.38%) webMethods
8 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.19%) Apigee
10 3 (2.19%) ATG
10 3 (2.19%) BEA
10 3 (2.19%) hybris
11 2 (1.46%) AppDynamics
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