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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mule
Rank 525 575 558
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Contract jobs citing Mule 97 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.046% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 12 15
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£394 £444 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £591 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +3.22%
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
10425 9897 8755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.31% 18.11% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 5831 4980
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 395 421
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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 4 August 2015.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 23 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 4 August 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 +50 94 £400 -9.85% 22
London +46 57 £443 -11.94% 3
East of England - 19 £350 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 12 £385 - 2
South West +1 8 £400 +6.66% 4
South East -25 8 £525 +12.60% 3
Surrey -3 7 £525 +12.60%
Croydon - 6 - -
Essex - 5 £235 -
Gloucestershire -3 4 £380 +1.33% 2
Bristol 0 2 £408 +8.66% 1
Luton - 2 £575 - 4
Wales - 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £575 - 4
Manchester -12 1 £700 -
City of London -15 1 £375 -26.47% 1
North West -26 1 £700 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 2
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 140 (84.85%) Java
2 90 (54.55%) Mule ESB
3 73 (44.24%) Spring
4 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (37.58%) SOA
6 58 (35.15%) Hibernate
7 55 (33.33%) Web Services
8 47 (28.48%) TDD
9 44 (26.67%) Apache Camel
10 42 (25.45%) Scrum
11 41 (24.85%) Maven
12 40 (24.24%) Jenkins
13 38 (23.03%) SOAP
13 38 (23.03%) HTML
13 38 (23.03%) J2EE
13 38 (23.03%) REST
14 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
15 35 (21.21%) E-Commerce
16 32 (19.39%) XML
16 32 (19.39%) Linux
16 32 (19.39%) Open Source
17 31 (18.79%) SQL
18 30 (18.18%) MVC
18 30 (18.18%) MongoDB
18 30 (18.18%) Spring MVC
19 28 (16.97%) Marketing
19 28 (16.97%) MuleSoft
20 27 (16.36%) Finance
20 27 (16.36%) JavaScript
21 26 (15.76%) WebLogic

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 90 (54.55%) Mule ESB
2 26 (15.76%) WebLogic
3 23 (13.94%) JBoss
4 14 (8.48%) Apache
5 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.88%) nginx
6 11 (6.67%) WildFly
6 11 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (6.06%) Apache TomEE
7 10 (6.06%) GlassFish
7 10 (6.06%) Jetty
7 10 (6.06%) Alfresco
7 10 (6.06%) iPlanet
8 9 (5.45%) Confluence
8 9 (5.45%) Apache Qpid
8 9 (5.45%) Node.js
9 8 (4.85%) Tornado
9 8 (4.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (4.85%) CMS
10 7 (4.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.27%) SmartFocus
3 10 (6.06%) GitHub
4 7 (4.24%) OpenShift
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (2.42%) SaaS
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.88%) HTTP
2 7 (4.24%) OpenLDAP
3 5 (3.03%) FTP
4 2 (1.21%) VPN
4 2 (1.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.12%) MySQL
3 14 (8.48%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.48%) Redis
4 13 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (7.27%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.67%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.45%) Riak
7 9 (5.45%) Infinispan
8 7 (4.24%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (3.64%) Big Data
10 4 (2.42%) DB2
11 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 41 (24.85%) Maven
2 40 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 37 (22.42%) Git (software)
4 19 (11.52%) JIRA
5 16 (9.70%) JUnit
6 14 (8.48%) SonarQube
7 12 (7.27%) Hudson
8 11 (6.67%) Gradle
9 10 (6.06%) JMeter
9 10 (6.06%) Subversion
9 10 (6.06%) Selenium
10 9 (5.45%) Gerrit
11 8 (4.85%) Artifactory
12 7 (4.24%) Ant
12 7 (4.24%) Mocha
13 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.61%) Mockito
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 28 (16.97%) Marketing
2 27 (16.36%) Finance
3 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 16 (9.70%) Electronics
4 16 (9.70%) Manufacturing
5 15 (9.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.42%) Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Publishing
7 2 (1.21%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (75.76%) Developer
2 86 (52.12%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.79%) Architect
4 23 (13.94%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.70%) Technical Architect
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.27%) MuleSoft Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.24%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Java Programmer
11 4 (2.42%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Integration Specialist
11 4 (2.42%) Java Technical Architect
11 4 (2.42%) Programmer
11 4 (2.42%) UI Programmer
12 3 (1.82%) Applications Developer
12 3 (1.82%) Integration Architect
12 3 (1.82%) Project Manager
13 2 (1.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (44.24%) Spring
2 58 (35.15%) Hibernate
3 55 (33.33%) Web Services
4 44 (26.67%) Apache Camel
5 38 (23.03%) SOAP
5 38 (23.03%) HTML
5 38 (23.03%) J2EE
5 38 (23.03%) REST
6 32 (19.39%) XML
7 30 (18.18%) Spring MVC
8 23 (13.94%) Middleware
9 22 (13.33%) RESTful
10 21 (12.73%) HTML5
11 20 (12.12%) CSS
12 19 (11.52%) JSON
12 19 (11.52%) AngularJS
12 19 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (10.91%) jQuery
14 17 (10.30%) JPA
15 16 (9.70%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) DTV
2 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.85%) W3C
4 7 (4.24%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.03%) Blog
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.42%) Wiki
6 4 (2.42%) MPEG
6 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.39%) Linux
2 8 (4.85%) CentOS
3 7 (4.24%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.82%) VMS
5 1 (0.61%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.58%) SOA
3 47 (28.48%) TDD
4 42 (25.45%) Scrum
5 35 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 32 (19.39%) Open Source
7 30 (18.18%) MVC
8 25 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.70%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (9.70%) Programme Management
9 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.48%) Integration Testing
10 14 (8.48%) BDD
11 13 (7.88%) Microservices
12 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.67%) CRM
14 10 (6.06%) Validation
15 9 (5.45%) OO
15 9 (5.45%) SDLC
16 8 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 140 (84.85%) Java
2 31 (18.79%) SQL
3 27 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.64%) XPath
5 5 (3.03%) Groovy
5 5 (3.03%) C#
6 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.82%) Scala
7 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.21%) C
7 2 (1.21%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Squid
1 8 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.85%) Varnish
1 8 (4.85%) vCloud
2 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) CloudHub
2 9 (5.45%) Rundeck
2 9 (5.45%) Ansible
2 9 (5.45%) logstash
2 9 (5.45%) Salt
2 9 (5.45%) Kibana
2 9 (5.45%) Puppet
3 8 (4.85%) ZABBIX
4 7 (4.24%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.42%) yum
6 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) MuleSoft
2 22 (13.33%) Oracle
3 21 (12.73%) TIBCO
4 18 (10.91%) SAP
5 17 (10.30%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (8.48%) Demandware
7 11 (6.67%) Splunk
7 11 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.45%) VMware
9 8 (4.85%) Adobe
10 7 (4.24%) Twitter
10 7 (4.24%) Pega
11 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
11 6 (3.64%) SEEBURGER
12 5 (3.03%) webMethods
13 3 (1.82%) ATG
13 3 (1.82%) AppDynamics
14 2 (1.21%) Atomikos
14 2 (1.21%) GoldenSource
14 2 (1.21%) Endeca
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