The table below looks at the statistics for Mule skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mule over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mule
Rank 516 563 599
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +36
Contract jobs citing Mule 105 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 0.89% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 26
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
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 across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8804 9259 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.80% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5858 6294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 260 361
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

Mule
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mule as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Mule Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mule
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mule within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +36 103 £475 -5.00% 23
London +21 47 £458 -11.38% 6
Yorkshire - 29 £505 - 1
West Yorkshire - 29 £505 - 1
Leeds - 26 £510 -
South East +38 13 £525 +50.00% 1
Middlesex - 11 - -
South West +10 9 £415 -27.82% 10
Gloucestershire - 8 £415 - 8
East of England -21 3 £463 +27.58% 4
Wakefield - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +1 2 £525 -
Cheltenham - 2 £550 - 2
Essex - 2 £463 - 1
Reading +4 1 - -
East Midlands -3 1 £475 -13.63%
South Wales -3 1 £520 +36.84%
Newport -9 1 £520 +28.39%
West Midlands -12 1 £475 -13.63%
Wales -13 1 £520 +36.84% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 1 £300 -17.24% 3
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 -
Gloucester - 1 £550 -
City of London - 1 £650 -
Wimbledon - 1 £453 -

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for Mule.

1 172 (78.18%) Java
2 122 (55.45%) Mule ESB
3 119 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (49.09%) MuleSoft
5 75 (34.09%) Spring
6 68 (30.91%) TDD
7 66 (30.00%) SOAP
8 64 (29.09%) SOA
9 63 (28.64%) REST
10 59 (26.82%) Web Services
11 55 (25.00%) Finance
11 55 (25.00%) RESTful
12 54 (24.55%) Oracle
13 52 (23.64%) DevOps
14 47 (21.36%) JSON
15 45 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (20.45%) Scrum
16 44 (20.00%) Middleware
17 40 (18.18%) XML
17 40 (18.18%) Maven
17 40 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (16.82%) JMS
19 36 (16.36%) Apache Camel
20 32 (14.55%) Linux
20 32 (14.55%) SQL
21 31 (14.09%) JavaScript
22 30 (13.64%) Jenkins
22 30 (13.64%) Open Source
23 29 (13.18%) WSO2
23 29 (13.18%) J2EE

Mule
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 122 (55.45%) Mule ESB
2 28 (12.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (8.18%) JBoss
4 17 (7.73%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (6.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 11 (5.00%) Apache
7 10 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (4.55%) Confluence
7 10 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (4.09%) CMS
9 8 (3.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.73%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.27%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.36%) Liferay
14 2 (0.91%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.45%) GitHub
3 12 (5.45%) Office 365
4 11 (5.00%) SaaS
5 7 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.82%) PaaS
8 3 (1.36%) IaaS
9 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.45%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) LAN
1 12 (5.45%) VPN
1 12 (5.45%) WAN
1 12 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
1 12 (5.45%) Wireless
2 8 (3.64%) AMQP
3 7 (3.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.91%) DHCP
4 2 (0.91%) DNS
4 2 (0.91%) Network Security
4 2 (0.91%) SNMP
4 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.55%) MongoDB
2 19 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.91%) MySQL
4 12 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.18%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.82%) Endeca
7 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.36%) DB2
7 3 (1.36%) Redis
8 2 (0.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (18.18%) Maven
2 30 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 26 (11.82%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.18%) JUnit
5 16 (7.27%) JIRA
6 15 (6.82%) Eclipse
7 10 (4.55%) IntelliJ
8 9 (4.09%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.64%) NetBeans
10 7 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.73%) Mockito
12 5 (2.27%) Subversion
13 4 (1.82%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (1.36%) JBehave
14 3 (1.36%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.91%) Selenium
15 2 (0.91%) Spock
15 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (25.00%) Finance
2 25 (11.36%) Marketing
3 23 (10.45%) Electronics
3 23 (10.45%) Manufacturing
3 23 (10.45%) Telecoms
4 22 (10.00%) Banking
5 10 (4.55%) Retail
6 9 (4.09%) Legal
7 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (69.09%) Developer
2 74 (33.64%) Java Developer
3 45 (20.45%) Integration Developer
4 41 (18.64%) Architect
5 28 (12.73%) MuleSoft Developer
6 19 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.09%) Java Architect
10 9 (4.09%) MuleSoft Architect
11 8 (3.64%) SOA Developer
12 7 (3.18%) Integration Architect
13 6 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) Lead Developer
13 6 (2.73%) Middleware Developer
14 5 (2.27%) AWS DevOps
14 5 (2.27%) AWS Engineer
14 5 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.27%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (34.09%) Spring
2 66 (30.00%) SOAP
3 63 (28.64%) REST
4 59 (26.82%) Web Services
5 55 (25.00%) RESTful
6 47 (21.36%) JSON
7 44 (20.00%) Middleware
8 40 (18.18%) XML
9 37 (16.82%) JMS
10 36 (16.36%) Apache Camel
11 29 (13.18%) J2EE
12 27 (12.27%) Hibernate
13 24 (10.91%) HTML
14 23 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (9.55%) Java EE
16 20 (9.09%) XSLT
17 19 (8.64%) ActiveMQ
18 18 (8.18%) CSS
19 17 (7.73%) RAML
20 16 (7.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.73%) User Experience
4 5 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.82%) PKI
6 3 (1.36%) iPad
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.36%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Blog
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.55%) Linux
2 15 (6.82%) Windows
3 12 (5.45%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.27%) Unix
5 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.91%) TDD
3 64 (29.09%) SOA
4 52 (23.64%) DevOps
5 45 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (20.45%) Scrum
6 30 (13.64%) Open Source
7 27 (12.27%) API Development
8 24 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 24 (10.91%) MVC
9 23 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (10.45%) Programme Management
10 20 (9.09%) OO
11 17 (7.73%) BDD
11 17 (7.73%) Release Management
12 16 (7.27%) Integration Testing
13 12 (5.45%) CRM
13 12 (5.45%) Microservices
13 12 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 172 (78.18%) Java
2 32 (14.55%) SQL
3 31 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.00%) XPath
5 9 (4.09%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.64%) Ruby
7 7 (3.18%) Groovy
8 5 (2.27%) Python
8 5 (2.27%) Scala
9 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.91%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.91%) C
10 2 (0.91%) Go
10 2 (0.91%) Korn
10 2 (0.91%) Lua
10 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.91%) SOQL
11 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) CISSP
2 10 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) CDISC
2 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.91%) Docker
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (8.64%) Puppet
2 13 (5.91%) Ansible
3 12 (5.45%) CloudHub
3 12 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (5.45%) SCCM
4 6 (2.73%) Grafana
4 6 (2.73%) Graphite
5 5 (2.27%) Packer
5 5 (2.27%) Terraform
5 5 (2.27%) Uchiwa
6 4 (1.82%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.82%) OpenSSO
7 3 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) Kibana
8 1 (0.45%) logstash
8 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 108 (49.09%) MuleSoft
2 54 (24.55%) Oracle
3 29 (13.18%) WSO2
4 23 (10.45%) SAP
5 17 (7.73%) Google
6 12 (5.45%) Cisco
6 12 (5.45%) Palo Alto
7 10 (4.55%) IBM
8 9 (4.09%) Adobe
8 9 (4.09%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.27%) Teradata
11 4 (1.82%) Apigee
11 4 (1.82%) ATG
11 4 (1.82%) BEA
11 4 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.36%) Vertica
13 2 (0.91%) VMware
13 2 (0.91%) webMethods
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