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 June 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.

Mule
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 156 199
Rank change year-on-year +2 +43  
Contract jobs citing Mule 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.30% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 1.81% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £600 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £531 £465 £391
% change year-on-year +14.24% +18.84%  
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 506 551 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.45% 16.58% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 427 746
Median daily rate £493 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £22.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Spring
3 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 14 (82.35%) Banking
3 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
3 14 (82.35%) Microservices
4 13 (76.47%) BDD
5 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
7 10 (58.82%) REST
8 9 (52.94%) JIRA
8 9 (52.94%) Apache Camel
8 9 (52.94%) DevOps
8 9 (52.94%) Oracle
8 9 (52.94%) SOAP
9 8 (47.06%) CSS
9 8 (47.06%) XML
9 8 (47.06%) SQL
9 8 (47.06%) UML
9 8 (47.06%) Finance
9 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
9 8 (47.06%) JSON
10 7 (41.18%) JPA
10 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
10 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
10 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
10 7 (41.18%) Scrum
10 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
10 7 (41.18%) Selenium
10 7 (41.18%) OO

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 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (11.76%) Anypoint
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (11.76%) Mule ESB
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.76%) QlikView
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
4 6 (35.29%) EasyMock
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) Maven
4 6 (35.29%) Mockito
5 5 (29.41%) Appium
5 5 (29.41%) Calabash
5 5 (29.41%) webpack
6 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Spring
2 11 (64.71%) Spring Boot
3 10 (58.82%) REST
4 9 (52.94%) Apache Camel
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) JSON
5 8 (47.06%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
6 7 (41.18%) J2EE
6 7 (41.18%) JPA
7 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Java EE
7 6 (35.29%) JAXB
7 6 (35.29%) JMS
7 6 (35.29%) JSP
7 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (29.41%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
1 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Microservices
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 8 (47.06%) UML
5 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Concurrent Programming
7 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
8 5 (29.41%) Functional Programming
8 5 (29.41%) SOLID
9 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 2 (11.76%) API Development
10 2 (11.76%) CRM
10 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) EAI
10 2 (11.76%) SOA
10 2 (11.76%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Apex Code
4 2 (11.76%) SOQL
4 2 (11.76%) SOSL
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) Tableau
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO