Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 178 156
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22 +45
Contract jobs citing Mule 73 4 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 0.090% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.31% 0.53% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 4 38
East of England median daily rate £513 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.81% +23.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £506 £329 £281
90th Percentile £600 £469 £596
England median daily rate £513 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +7.89% +0.53% +5.00%
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 784 754 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.60% 16.95% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 435 455
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +1.97%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £190
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 69
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £31.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.46% +6.78% +47.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.20 £46.90
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 January 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 +51 63 £513 +10.81% 6
Cambridgeshire -14 10 £563 +87.50%
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 72 (98.63%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (90.41%) JSON
3 65 (89.04%) Maven
4 64 (87.67%) Middleware
5 63 (86.30%) SOA
5 63 (86.30%) XML
5 63 (86.30%) TDD
5 63 (86.30%) WSO2
6 62 (84.93%) XSLT
7 61 (83.56%) Oracle
7 61 (83.56%) XPath
7 61 (83.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 61 (83.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 60 (82.19%) Swagger
8 60 (82.19%) WireMock
8 60 (82.19%) Greenfield Project
9 59 (80.82%) Apache Camel
10 56 (76.71%) Finance
11 55 (75.34%) Manufacturing
11 55 (75.34%) Electronics
11 55 (75.34%) Telecoms
11 55 (75.34%) Programme Management
11 55 (75.34%) Marketing
11 55 (75.34%) Digital Marketing
11 55 (75.34%) SAP
11 55 (75.34%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (63.01%) SOAP
12 46 (63.01%) Web Services
13 44 (60.27%) RESTful
14 32 (43.84%) Java

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 61 (83.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 61 (83.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.74%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (89.04%) Maven
2 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (76.71%) Finance
2 55 (75.34%) Electronics
2 55 (75.34%) Manufacturing
2 55 (75.34%) Marketing
2 55 (75.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (95.89%) Developer
2 53 (72.60%) Integration Developer
3 45 (61.64%) Senior Developer
4 37 (50.68%) SOA Developer
5 36 (49.32%) Agile Developer
6 23 (31.51%) Lead Developer
7 22 (30.14%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) MuleSoft Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
12 1 (1.37%) Integration Architect
12 1 (1.37%) Lead Architect
12 1 (1.37%) Messaging Architect
12 1 (1.37%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (90.41%) JSON
2 64 (87.67%) Middleware
3 63 (86.30%) XML
4 62 (84.93%) XSLT
5 60 (82.19%) Swagger
5 60 (82.19%) WireMock
6 59 (80.82%) Apache Camel
7 46 (63.01%) SOAP
7 46 (63.01%) Web Services
8 44 (60.27%) RESTful
9 7 (9.59%) REST
10 2 (2.74%) OAuth
10 2 (2.74%) Spring
11 1 (1.37%) Java EE
11 1 (1.37%) Java SE
11 1 (1.37%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.37%) Spring Integration
11 1 (1.37%) WSDL
11 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
11 1 (1.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 60 (82.19%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) AIX
1 1 (1.37%) HPUX
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Solaris
1 1 (1.37%) Unix
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (98.63%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (86.30%) SOA
2 63 (86.30%) TDD
3 55 (75.34%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (75.34%) Digital Marketing
3 55 (75.34%) Programme Management
4 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (5.48%) Scrum
5 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.74%) DevOps
6 2 (2.74%) High Availability
6 2 (2.74%) Microservices
6 2 (2.74%) OO
7 1 (1.37%) API Design
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.37%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (1.37%) Kanban
7 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.37%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) XPath
2 32 (43.84%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Groovy
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (86.30%) WSO2
2 61 (83.56%) Oracle
3 55 (75.34%) SAP
4 5 (6.85%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.48%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.74%) Talend
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) webMethods