Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 186 164
Rank change year-on-year +55 -22 +20
Contract jobs citing Mule 64 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.72% 0.82% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 6 20
East of England median daily rate £525 £469 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +29.31% -34.09%
10th Percentile £506 £456 £356
90th Percentile £600 £488 £388
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +15.15%
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 734 734 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.60% 16.96% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 464 428
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £244 £213 £190
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 45
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.96 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -15.73% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £43.00 £38.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.75 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% +2.50% +6.95%

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 24 April 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 +42 53 £525 +12.00% 4
Cambridgeshire - 10 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (98.44%) Web Services
3 62 (96.88%) JSON
4 56 (87.50%) Apache Camel
5 54 (84.38%) Middleware
6 53 (82.81%) SOAP
6 53 (82.81%) SOA
6 53 (82.81%) Oracle
6 53 (82.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 53 (82.81%) RESTful
6 53 (82.81%) Oracle Service Bus
6 53 (82.81%) WSO2
7 52 (81.25%) XML
8 51 (79.69%) XSLT
8 51 (79.69%) Maven
8 51 (79.69%) XPath
8 51 (79.69%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (75.00%) TDD
10 46 (71.88%) WireMock
10 46 (71.88%) Swagger
11 45 (70.31%) Digital Marketing
11 45 (70.31%) Marketing
11 45 (70.31%) Electronics
11 45 (70.31%) Telecoms
11 45 (70.31%) Finance
11 45 (70.31%) Manufacturing
11 45 (70.31%) Programme Management
11 45 (70.31%) SAP
11 45 (70.31%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (68.75%) 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 53 (82.81%) Oracle Service Bus
1 53 (82.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 51 (79.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 45 (70.31%) Electronics
1 45 (70.31%) Finance
1 45 (70.31%) Manufacturing
1 45 (70.31%) Marketing
1 45 (70.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (95.31%) Developer
2 58 (90.63%) Integration Developer
3 36 (56.25%) Senior Developer
4 27 (42.19%) SOA Developer
5 17 (26.56%) Agile Developer
5 17 (26.56%) Lead Developer
6 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
6 14 (21.88%) Senior Agile Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Middleware Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) Web Services
2 62 (96.88%) JSON
3 56 (87.50%) Apache Camel
4 54 (84.38%) Middleware
5 53 (82.81%) RESTful
5 53 (82.81%) SOAP
6 52 (81.25%) XML
7 51 (79.69%) XSLT
8 46 (71.88%) Swagger
8 46 (71.88%) WireMock
9 10 (15.63%) REST
10 6 (9.38%) J2EE
11 5 (7.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (79.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (82.81%) SOA
3 48 (75.00%) TDD
4 45 (70.31%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (70.31%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (70.31%) Programme Management
5 10 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.69%) Scrum
7 1 (1.56%) API Integration
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (79.69%) XPath
2 44 (68.75%) Java
3 8 (12.50%) Java 8
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) Oracle
1 53 (82.81%) WSO2
2 45 (70.31%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Talend