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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
London / City of London
Rank 147 153 189
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36  
Contract jobs citing Mule 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 1.09% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £625 £550 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +27.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 574 550 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.94% 16.54% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 409 612
Median daily rate £475 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +18.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.80 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Mule as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the City of London

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mule in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in the City of London

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mule.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Camel
2 8 (88.89%) REST
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) UML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Maven
4 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit

Mule
Top Related 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 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) QlikView
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) EasyMock
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 6 (66.67%) Mockito
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Platform Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Camel
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) REST
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Java EE
3 6 (66.67%) JAXB
3 6 (66.67%) JMS
3 6 (66.67%) JPA
3 6 (66.67%) JSP
3 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Structures
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) UML
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (66.67%) Microservices
3 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) API Development
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) EAI
5 2 (22.22%) ERD
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Apex Code
5 2 (22.22%) SOQL
5 2 (22.22%) SOSL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MOM
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Informatica
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Vertica