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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 553 533 530
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Mule 42 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.095% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 18
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£450 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £316 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £441 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 29 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 19 December 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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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 -39 39 £413 -1.78% 16
London +16 27 £450 +5.88% 8
City of London +10 5 £413 -8.33% 1
East of England -16 3 £625 +101.61% 2
South East -19 3 £500 +122.22% 3
Hampshire -18 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £625 -
Luton - 2 £625 -
Scotland -2 1 - - 1
Crawley - 1 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Andover - - - - 2
Beckenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
North West - - - -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (73.68%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) Web Services
3 31 (40.79%) Spring
4 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (30.26%) REST
6 22 (28.95%) Apache Camel
6 22 (28.95%) SOAP
7 21 (27.63%) XML
7 21 (27.63%) Scrum
8 18 (23.68%) SOA
9 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
10 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
10 16 (21.05%) Maven
11 15 (19.74%) TDD
11 15 (19.74%) Open Source
12 14 (18.42%) RESTful
12 14 (18.42%) J2EE
13 13 (17.11%) JBoss
13 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.79%) Java EE
14 12 (15.79%) ETL
14 12 (15.79%) JMS
14 12 (15.79%) EAI
14 12 (15.79%) MySQL
15 11 (14.47%) SQL
15 11 (14.47%) XSD
15 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
15 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
15 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
16 10 (13.16%) Linux

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (17.11%) JBoss
2 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 9 (11.84%) CMS
4 7 (9.21%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.58%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.58%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (2.63%) Alfresco
8 2 (2.63%) Confluence
9 1 (1.32%) Moodle
9 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
2 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
2 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.26%) Redis
7 3 (3.95%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.95%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.63%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.32%) DB2
9 1 (1.32%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Maven
3 13 (17.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.84%) JUnit
5 6 (7.89%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) JMeter
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.32%) Hudson
8 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.32%) ERwin
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Greek Language
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Architect
4 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Database Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.74%) Web Services
2 31 (40.79%) Spring
3 23 (30.26%) REST
4 22 (28.95%) Apache Camel
4 22 (28.95%) SOAP
5 21 (27.63%) XML
6 14 (18.42%) RESTful
6 14 (18.42%) J2EE
7 12 (15.79%) Java EE
7 12 (15.79%) JMS
8 11 (14.47%) XSD
8 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.53%) Spring Integration
9 8 (10.53%) jQuery
10 7 (9.21%) Lucene
11 6 (7.89%) JTA
11 6 (7.89%) JPA
12 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (6.58%) XSL
12 5 (6.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Open Source
2 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Statistics
4 5 (6.58%) PKI
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.26%) Blog
6 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) Online Games
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.32%) DTV
8 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Scrum
3 18 (23.68%) SOA
4 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 15 (19.74%) TDD
6 12 (15.79%) ETL
6 12 (15.79%) EAI
7 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.53%) OO
8 8 (10.53%) CRM
8 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.21%) Data Architecture
9 7 (9.21%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (9.21%) Physical Data Model
9 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.21%) MVC
10 6 (7.89%) Data Management
10 6 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (73.68%) Java
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
5 4 (5.26%) Scala
6 2 (2.63%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) HL7
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
1 7 (9.21%) yum
2 5 (6.58%) OpenSSO
2 5 (6.58%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.58%) Endeca
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) BEA
3 5 (6.58%) Informatica
3 5 (6.58%) ATG
4 4 (5.26%) Atomikos
4 4 (5.26%) Axway
5 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.32%) WSO2
6 1 (1.32%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.32%) webMethods
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) InterSystems
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