The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mule
Rank 581 547 554
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs citing Mule 23 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.035% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 20
Average daily rate
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£463 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9633 8711 9863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.04% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 4970 5582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 438 451
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -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 July 2014.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 28 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 July 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 -2 23 £463 +12.12% 17
London +13 11 £510 +20.00% 14
South East -22 6 £466 +16.56%
City of London +14 5 £510 +2.00% 9
South West -27 4 £375 -
North West -8 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Derby - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 48 (70.59%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) Spring
3 29 (42.65%) Web Services
4 25 (36.76%) JBoss
5 24 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 23 (33.82%) XML
7 20 (29.41%) CSS
7 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 18 (26.47%) Oracle
9 18 (26.47%) Maven
10 17 (25.00%) Middleware
11 16 (23.53%) HTML
11 16 (23.53%) Adobe
12 15 (22.06%) ETL
12 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
12 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
12 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
13 14 (20.59%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) TDD
13 14 (20.59%) Subversion
13 14 (20.59%) J2EE
14 13 (19.12%) Finance
15 12 (17.65%) SQL
15 12 (17.65%) Scala
15 12 (17.65%) RESTful
15 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
15 12 (17.65%) REST
15 12 (17.65%) Apache Camel
16 11 (16.18%) Apache Solr

Mule
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (16.18%) Apache Solr
2 9 (13.24%) LiveCycle
2 9 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.29%) CMS
5 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
5 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 6 (8.82%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (8.82%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (4.41%) Node.js
6 3 (4.41%) Drupal
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.47%) Moodle
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Heroku
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) AMQP
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.29%) MySQL
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.82%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.47%) CloverETL
7 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (26.47%) Maven
4 14 (20.59%) Subversion
5 7 (10.29%) JIRA
5 7 (10.29%) JUnit
6 6 (8.82%) Ant
7 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.35%) Mercurial
8 4 (5.88%) JMeter
9 3 (4.41%) Selenium
9 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Electronics
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Games
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) Architect
4 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Database Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Automated Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Django Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (45.59%) Spring
2 29 (42.65%) Web Services
3 23 (33.82%) XML
4 20 (29.41%) CSS
5 17 (25.00%) Middleware
6 16 (23.53%) HTML
7 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
8 14 (20.59%) J2EE
8 14 (20.59%) jQuery
9 12 (17.65%) RESTful
9 12 (17.65%) REST
9 12 (17.65%) Apache Camel
10 11 (16.18%) XSLT
10 11 (16.18%) SOAP
11 10 (14.71%) JSON
11 10 (14.71%) Play Framework
11 10 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (11.76%) HTML5
13 7 (10.29%) Struts
14 6 (8.82%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.82%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) PKI
3 6 (8.82%) Statistics
4 4 (5.88%) DTV
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Online Games
5 3 (4.41%) Blog
6 2 (2.94%) Wiki
6 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
1 15 (22.06%) ETL
2 14 (20.59%) TDD
3 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
4 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.71%) SOA
5 9 (13.24%) BDD
5 9 (13.24%) DevOps
6 8 (11.76%) UML
7 7 (10.29%) EAI
7 7 (10.29%) ERD
8 6 (8.82%) Network Management
8 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) MVC
8 6 (8.82%) Data Management
8 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Scala
4 7 (10.29%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) PHP
6 4 (5.88%) C
7 3 (4.41%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) ISEB
1 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (8.82%) OpenSSO
2 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) YUM
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) JBoss
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle
3 16 (23.53%) Adobe
4 10 (14.71%) Endeca
4 10 (14.71%) WSO2
5 8 (11.76%) ATG
6 6 (8.82%) BEA
6 6 (8.82%) Splunk
7 5 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (5.88%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.94%) Intershop
9 2 (2.94%) hybris
9 2 (2.94%) Demandware
10 1 (1.47%) Talend
10 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.47%) Informatica
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) Murex
10 1 (1.47%) Fidessa
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