Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Mule skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mule over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mule
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 121 215
Rank change year-on-year -63 +94 +37
Contract jobs citing Mule 2 3 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.051% 0.16% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 1.22% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
10th Percentile £534 £430 "
25th Percentile £548 £513 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £593 £650 £575
Median % change year-on-year -8.85% +13.04% -7.07%
75th Percentile £633 £675 £613
90th Percentile £645 £690 "
Central London median daily rate £593 £650 £575
% change year-on-year -8.85% +13.04% -6.12%

Mule is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 467 246 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.82% 12.72% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 169 727
10th Percentile £341 £284 £263
25th Percentile £425 £406 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £594
90th Percentile £725 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £503
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.50% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
10th Percentile £22.53 £16.38 £16.96
25th Percentile £24.81 £20.63 £19.67
Median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £34.81 £26.81 £23.25
90th Percentile £37.18 £33.68 £35.55
Central London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.35% +9.52% +9.09%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mule as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the City of London

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mule in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Mule in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Mule also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mule.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Fuse
2 1 (50.00%) Java 11
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Fuse
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Java 11
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase