The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
UK / England
Rank 473 537 515
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -22
Contract jobs citing Mule 95 53 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 33
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £589 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £363 £444
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -18.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7188 7738 7934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.31% 16.89% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4645 4960 5036
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 221 284
Median hourly rate £21.29 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Mule Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mule
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mule across the England region.

Mule Daily Rate Trend in England

Mule
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mule across the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 38 £500 - 4
London +17 37 £451 -9.75% 3
South East +18 9 £450 +9.09% 1
South West - 8 £415 - 12
East of England -17 3 £463 +27.58%
Mule
UK

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 136 (78.16%) Java
2 91 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (51.72%) Mule ESB
4 80 (45.98%) MuleSoft
5 73 (41.95%) Spring
6 66 (37.93%) Finance
7 55 (31.61%) TDD
8 53 (30.46%) SOAP
9 51 (29.31%) SOA
10 49 (28.16%) Oracle
10 49 (28.16%) REST
11 47 (27.01%) Maven
12 42 (24.14%) Apache Camel
13 39 (22.41%) Middleware
14 38 (21.84%) Web Services
14 38 (21.84%) XML
14 38 (21.84%) Jenkins
15 34 (19.54%) JSON
16 31 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
17 30 (17.24%) SQL
17 30 (17.24%) Marketing
18 29 (16.67%) Banking
19 28 (16.09%) Java EE
19 28 (16.09%) Digital Marketing
19 28 (16.09%) WSO2
20 27 (15.52%) RESTful
20 27 (15.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 27 (15.52%) SAP
20 27 (15.52%) Business Intelligence

Mule
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (51.72%) Mule ESB
2 24 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (11.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 18 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (5.17%) Confluence
7 8 (4.60%) Apache
8 7 (4.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (4.02%) CMS
8 7 (4.02%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.87%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.30%) Apache Solr
11 4 (2.30%) JBoss
11 4 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.72%) Liferay
13 2 (1.15%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (15.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.75%) GitHub
3 6 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.45%) SaaS
3 6 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.30%) PaaS
5 3 (1.72%) IaaS
6 2 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) HTTP
2 4 (2.30%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.15%) DHCP
3 2 (1.15%) DNS
3 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) MongoDB
2 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.47%) MySQL
4 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.30%) Endeca
7 3 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.72%) Redis
8 2 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (27.01%) Maven
2 38 (21.84%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 18 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.20%) JIRA
5 16 (9.20%) JUnit
6 8 (4.60%) Mockito
7 6 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.45%) Xcode
8 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.87%) EasyMock
8 5 (2.87%) Selenium
8 5 (2.87%) Subversion
9 3 (1.72%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.72%) JBehave
9 3 (1.72%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.15%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 66 (37.93%) Finance
2 30 (17.24%) Marketing
3 29 (16.67%) Banking
4 27 (15.52%) Electronics
4 27 (15.52%) Manufacturing
4 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.75%) Retail
6 9 (5.17%) Legal
7 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.87%) Law
8 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (71.84%) Developer
2 62 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 31 (17.82%) Integration Developer
4 21 (12.07%) Architect
5 16 (9.20%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (7.47%) MuleSoft Developer
7 13 (7.47%) SOA Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Middleware Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Java Middleware Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Java Architect
11 6 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
11 6 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.87%) Agile Developer
12 5 (2.87%) AWS DevOps
12 5 (2.87%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (2.87%) Consultant
13 4 (2.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (41.95%) Spring
2 53 (30.46%) SOAP
3 49 (28.16%) REST
4 42 (24.14%) Apache Camel
5 39 (22.41%) Middleware
6 38 (21.84%) Web Services
6 38 (21.84%) XML
7 34 (19.54%) JSON
8 28 (16.09%) Java EE
9 27 (15.52%) JMS
9 27 (15.52%) RESTful
10 26 (14.94%) Hibernate
10 26 (14.94%) J2EE
11 23 (13.22%) HTML
12 20 (11.49%) CSS
12 20 (11.49%) Spring Boot
13 18 (10.34%) XSLT
14 14 (8.05%) JPA
14 14 (8.05%) Spring Integration
15 13 (7.47%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.75%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.87%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.30%) PKI
5 4 (2.30%) User Experience
6 3 (1.72%) iPad
7 2 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.64%) Linux
2 8 (4.60%) Unix
3 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.02%) Windows
4 6 (3.45%) Android
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.61%) TDD
3 51 (29.31%) SOA
4 31 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (16.09%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (15.52%) Programme Management
7 25 (14.37%) Scrum
8 24 (13.79%) DevOps
9 22 (12.64%) BDD
10 21 (12.07%) E-Commerce
10 21 (12.07%) MVC
11 14 (8.05%) Microservices
12 13 (7.47%) Integration Testing
13 12 (6.90%) CRM
13 12 (6.90%) Open Source
13 12 (6.90%) SDLC
14 10 (5.75%) OO
15 9 (5.17%) EAI
15 9 (5.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 136 (78.16%) Java
2 31 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.24%) SQL
4 15 (8.62%) XPath
5 13 (7.47%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.60%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.02%) Ruby
8 6 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.30%) Groovy
10 4 (2.30%) Python
10 4 (2.30%) Scala
11 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.15%) Lua
12 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.57%) C#
13 1 (0.57%) Clojure
13 1 (0.57%) Go
13 1 (0.57%) Korn
13 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) CDISC
2 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) CloudHub
2 8 (4.60%) Puppet
3 5 (2.87%) Grafana
3 5 (2.87%) Graphite
3 5 (2.87%) Packer
3 5 (2.87%) Terraform
3 5 (2.87%) Uchiwa
4 4 (2.30%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.30%) OpenSSO
5 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Ansible
6 1 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 80 (45.98%) MuleSoft
2 49 (28.16%) Oracle
3 28 (16.09%) WSO2
4 27 (15.52%) SAP
5 9 (5.17%) IBM
6 8 (4.60%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.02%) Adobe
8 6 (3.45%) Splunk
8 6 (3.45%) Tealium
8 6 (3.45%) VMware
9 5 (2.87%) Google
9 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
10 4 (2.30%) Apigee
10 4 (2.30%) ATG
10 4 (2.30%) BEA
10 4 (2.30%) Teradata
11 3 (1.72%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.72%) Vertica
12 2 (1.15%) Citrix
12 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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