Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 September 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 113 189
Rank change year-on-year -11 +76 -14
Contract jobs citing Mule 86 98 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 2.01% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.54% 10.83% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 6
East of England median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% +16.88%
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 901 905 842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.92% 18.52% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 502 496
East of England median daily rate £450 £447 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +11.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £252 £208
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 38
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +5.76% -24.24%
10th Percentile £13.35 £13.00 £10.05
90th Percentile £50.13 £43.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.41 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.34% -

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Mule as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Mule in the East of England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in the East of England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in the East of 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 East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -12 58 £525 -2.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 24 - -
Bedfordshire - 10 - -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (91.86%) Java
2 79 (91.86%) Web Services
3 65 (75.58%) Middleware
4 62 (72.09%) Apache Camel
5 61 (70.93%) JSON
5 61 (70.93%) SOA
6 58 (67.44%) SOAP
6 58 (67.44%) WSO2
6 58 (67.44%) RESTful
7 57 (66.28%) Oracle Service Bus
7 57 (66.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 57 (66.28%) Oracle
8 56 (65.12%) TDD
8 56 (65.12%) Marketing
9 54 (62.79%) Greenfield Project
10 53 (61.63%) Programme Management
10 53 (61.63%) Telecoms
10 53 (61.63%) Finance
11 52 (60.47%) Manufacturing
11 52 (60.47%) SAP
11 52 (60.47%) Business Intelligence
11 52 (60.47%) Digital Marketing
11 52 (60.47%) Electronics
12 40 (46.51%) XML
12 40 (46.51%) Java 8
13 35 (40.70%) XSLT
13 35 (40.70%) Maven
13 35 (40.70%) XPath
14 33 (38.37%) Swagger

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of 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 57 (66.28%) Oracle Service Bus
1 57 (66.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 35 (40.70%) Maven
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 56 (65.12%) Marketing
2 53 (61.63%) Finance
2 53 (61.63%) Telecoms
3 52 (60.47%) Electronics
3 52 (60.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (88.37%) Developer
2 55 (63.95%) Integration Developer
3 48 (55.81%) Senior Developer
4 31 (36.05%) Java Developer
5 26 (30.23%) SOA Developer
6 18 (20.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (18.60%) Agile Developer
7 16 (18.60%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Lead Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Data Integration Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) Integration Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.33%) Integration Architect
12 2 (2.33%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) Web Services
2 65 (75.58%) Middleware
3 62 (72.09%) Apache Camel
4 61 (70.93%) JSON
5 58 (67.44%) RESTful
5 58 (67.44%) SOAP
6 40 (46.51%) XML
7 35 (40.70%) XSLT
8 33 (38.37%) Swagger
8 33 (38.37%) WireMock
9 21 (24.42%) REST
10 17 (19.77%) J2EE
11 4 (4.65%) Spring
12 3 (3.49%) Lambda Expressions
13 1 (1.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (62.79%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (70.93%) SOA
3 56 (65.12%) TDD
4 53 (61.63%) Programme Management
5 52 (60.47%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (60.47%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
6 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.81%) Scrum
8 4 (4.65%) API Integration
8 4 (4.65%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (3.49%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (3.49%) Marketing Automation
9 3 (3.49%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (3.49%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (3.49%) Service Design
9 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 79 (91.86%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) Java 8
3 35 (40.70%) XPath
4 10 (11.63%) Java 9
5 4 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
1 3 (3.49%) TOGAF Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (67.44%) WSO2
2 57 (66.28%) Oracle
3 52 (60.47%) SAP
4 8 (9.30%) Talend
5 3 (3.49%) Marketo
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) MuleSoft