Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 112 194
Rank change year-on-year -15 +82 -26
Contract jobs citing Mule 79 104 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 2.02% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.45% 11.09% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 3
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +20.00%
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +14.94%
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 935 938 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.35% 18.19% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 530 463
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +12.18% +4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £251 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +15.87% +8.62%
10th Percentile £16.90 £13.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.95 £45.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.10%

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 16 November 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 -35 55 £525 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 21 £550 -2.22% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £550 -
Mule
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (92.41%) Java
2 73 (92.41%) Web Services
3 61 (77.22%) Middleware
4 60 (75.95%) SOAP
5 58 (73.42%) SOA
6 55 (69.62%) TDD
6 55 (69.62%) Marketing
6 55 (69.62%) RESTful
6 55 (69.62%) WSO2
6 55 (69.62%) Apache Camel
6 55 (69.62%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (68.35%) Oracle Service Bus
7 54 (68.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 54 (68.35%) Oracle
8 52 (65.82%) Programme Management
8 52 (65.82%) Telecoms
8 52 (65.82%) Finance
9 51 (64.56%) Manufacturing
9 51 (64.56%) Electronics
9 51 (64.56%) Business Intelligence
9 51 (64.56%) SAP
9 51 (64.56%) Digital Marketing
10 50 (63.29%) JSON
11 40 (50.63%) Java 8
12 37 (46.84%) XML
13 33 (41.77%) XPath
13 33 (41.77%) Maven
13 33 (41.77%) XSLT
13 33 (41.77%) 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 54 (68.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 54 (68.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 33 (41.77%) Maven
2 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 6 (7.59%) JUnit
General
1 55 (69.62%) Marketing
2 52 (65.82%) Finance
2 52 (65.82%) Telecoms
3 51 (64.56%) Electronics
3 51 (64.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (92.41%) Developer
2 47 (59.49%) Integration Developer
3 43 (54.43%) Senior Developer
4 37 (46.84%) Java Developer
5 24 (30.38%) SOA Developer
6 22 (27.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (21.52%) Agile Developer
7 17 (21.52%) Senior Agile Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Lead Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Data Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Middleware Developer
11 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (92.41%) Web Services
2 61 (77.22%) Middleware
3 60 (75.95%) SOAP
4 55 (69.62%) Apache Camel
4 55 (69.62%) RESTful
5 50 (63.29%) JSON
6 37 (46.84%) XML
7 33 (41.77%) Swagger
7 33 (41.77%) WireMock
7 33 (41.77%) XSLT
8 18 (22.78%) REST
9 15 (18.99%) J2EE
10 6 (7.59%) RAML
11 3 (3.80%) Lambda Expressions
12 1 (1.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (69.62%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (73.42%) SOA
3 55 (69.62%) TDD
4 52 (65.82%) Programme Management
5 51 (64.56%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (64.56%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (21.52%) E-Commerce
7 15 (18.99%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.06%) Scrum
9 3 (3.80%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (3.80%) API Integration
9 3 (3.80%) CRM
9 3 (3.80%) Data Mapping
9 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (3.80%) Marketing Automation
9 3 (3.80%) Service Design
9 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 73 (92.41%) Java
2 40 (50.63%) Java 8
3 33 (41.77%) XPath
4 10 (12.66%) Java 9
5 3 (3.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
1 3 (3.80%) TOGAF Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (69.62%) WSO2
2 54 (68.35%) Oracle
3 51 (64.56%) SAP
4 8 (10.13%) Talend
5 5 (6.33%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.80%) Marketo
6 3 (3.80%) Microsoft