Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 July 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 632 631 621
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing Mule 173 241 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 1.53% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 172 150
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £450 £450 £375
90th Percentile £675 £700 £619
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 13,218 15,736 15,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 16.56% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,476 10,422 9,742
England median daily rate £475 £450 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.67% +5.18%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 372 373
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.65% -0.15%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.43 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +4.28% +2.56% -2.50%

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mule in England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mule in England

Mule
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mule in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mule in England

Mule
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2019. 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
London -6 68 £575 - 5
East of England -3 62 £525 - 2
South East +28 18 £550 +13.64%
Yorkshire +34 17 £501 +12.96% 2
North of England +24 17 £501 +21.52% 3
South West -26 6 £475 +18.75%
Midlands +16 1 £450 -19.64% 1
Mule
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 123 (71.10%) Java
2 113 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (58.96%) SOAP
4 95 (54.91%) Web Services
5 90 (52.02%) SOA
6 87 (50.29%) Finance
7 81 (46.82%) RESTful
8 75 (43.35%) SAP
8 75 (43.35%) Apache Camel
9 74 (42.77%) Middleware
10 71 (41.04%) TDD
11 68 (39.31%) Oracle
11 68 (39.31%) WSO2
12 67 (38.73%) MuleSoft
13 65 (37.57%) Java 8
13 65 (37.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 64 (36.99%) Marketing
14 64 (36.99%) Digital Marketing
14 64 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
14 64 (36.99%) Programme Management
14 64 (36.99%) Electronics
14 64 (36.99%) Telecoms
14 64 (36.99%) Manufacturing
15 63 (36.42%) Oracle Service Bus
16 62 (35.84%) JSON
17 57 (32.95%) Maven
18 50 (28.90%) REST
19 49 (28.32%) XML
20 47 (27.17%) Greenfield Project
21 44 (25.43%) Jenkins

Mule
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 65 (37.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 63 (36.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 32 (18.50%) Anypoint
4 20 (11.56%) Mule ESB
5 15 (8.67%) Confluence
6 11 (6.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (4.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (4.05%) Apache
8 5 (2.89%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.16%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 2 (1.16%) JBoss
11 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) GitHub
2 14 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.78%) Slack
4 5 (2.89%) Boomi
4 5 (2.89%) iPaaS
4 5 (2.89%) PaaS
5 4 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.31%) Apigee
5 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.31%) SaaS
6 3 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.73%) IaaS
6 3 (1.73%) npm
6 3 (1.73%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 57 (32.95%) Maven
2 44 (25.43%) Jenkins
3 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
4 26 (15.03%) JIRA
5 24 (13.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (8.67%) Selenium
7 14 (8.09%) JUnit
8 10 (5.78%) Mockito
9 9 (5.20%) SonarQube
10 7 (4.05%) Ant
10 7 (4.05%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.47%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.31%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.31%) Cobertura
12 4 (2.31%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.31%) Gradle
12 4 (2.31%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.73%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.16%) Gerrit
General
1 87 (50.29%) Finance
2 64 (36.99%) Electronics
2 64 (36.99%) Manufacturing
2 64 (36.99%) Marketing
2 64 (36.99%) Telecoms
3 27 (15.61%) Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.89%) Front Office
5 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Back Office
6 4 (2.31%) German Language
7 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 138 (79.77%) Developer
2 78 (45.09%) Java Developer
3 62 (35.84%) Senior Developer
4 58 (33.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (26.59%) MuleSoft Developer
6 27 (15.61%) Integration Developer
7 12 (6.94%) Lead Developer
8 11 (6.36%) Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Architect
9 8 (4.62%) SOA Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Designer
10 6 (3.47%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.31%) Hybris Developer
12 4 (2.31%) React Developer
13 3 (1.73%) Integration Consultant
13 3 (1.73%) MuleSoft Architect
13 3 (1.73%) Solutions Architect
14 2 (1.16%) Governance Consultant
14 2 (1.16%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (58.96%) SOAP
2 95 (54.91%) Web Services
3 81 (46.82%) RESTful
4 75 (43.35%) Apache Camel
5 74 (42.77%) Middleware
6 62 (35.84%) JSON
7 50 (28.90%) REST
8 49 (28.32%) XML
9 40 (23.12%) Spring
10 32 (18.50%) WireMock
11 29 (16.76%) XSLT
12 27 (15.61%) Swagger
13 23 (13.29%) RAML
14 21 (12.14%) Spring Boot
15 16 (9.25%) CSS
15 16 (9.25%) HTML
16 14 (8.09%) JMS
16 14 (8.09%) Node.js
17 12 (6.94%) J2EE
18 11 (6.36%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.17%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.20%) User Experience
3 7 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) Linux
2 7 (4.05%) Android
2 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (65.32%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (52.02%) SOA
3 71 (41.04%) TDD
4 64 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
4 64 (36.99%) Digital Marketing
4 64 (36.99%) Programme Management
5 37 (21.39%) Test Automation
6 29 (16.76%) DevOps
7 21 (12.14%) API Development
7 21 (12.14%) Microservices
8 17 (9.83%) Scrum
9 13 (7.51%) EAI
10 12 (6.94%) API Design
10 12 (6.94%) Data Governance
10 12 (6.94%) Scorecard
10 12 (6.94%) Validation
10 12 (6.94%) Workflow
10 12 (6.94%) Workflow Development
11 11 (6.36%) Deployment Automation
11 11 (6.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (71.10%) Java
2 65 (37.57%) Java 8
3 23 (13.29%) SQL
4 22 (12.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.72%) XPath
5 12 (6.94%) Groovy
6 9 (5.20%) Python
7 6 (3.47%) Go
8 3 (1.73%) ES6
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.58%) C#
10 1 (0.58%) Java 9
10 1 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (2.31%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (5.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) CloudHub
2 4 (2.31%) Ansible
2 4 (2.31%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) Salt
4 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (43.35%) SAP
2 68 (39.31%) Oracle
2 68 (39.31%) WSO2
3 67 (38.73%) MuleSoft
4 36 (20.81%) Talend
5 12 (6.94%) Splunk
6 11 (6.36%) AppDynamics
6 11 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (4.05%) Adobe
8 6 (3.47%) IBM
9 4 (2.31%) Dell
9 4 (2.31%) hybris
10 3 (1.73%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.73%) F5
10 3 (1.73%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.58%) Google
11 1 (0.58%) Informatica
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.58%) TIBCO