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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mule
UK / England
Rank 517 555 521
Rank change year-on-year +38 -34  
Contract jobs citing Mule 66 62 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 0.74% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 48
Median daily rate £475 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £394 £413
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mule is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7324 8422 8362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.24% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5397 5026
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 212 301
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Mule
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Mule as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 38 £500 - 7
Yorkshire +17 12 £513 +22.38% 1
South West +2 10 £375 - 5
East of England -3 3 £475 +31.03% 2
South East +26 2 £450 -5.26% 1
North West +27 1 - -
Mule
UK

Mule
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Mule.

1 135 (78.95%) Java
2 77 (45.03%) Finance
2 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (43.86%) Mule ESB
4 67 (39.18%) Spring
5 59 (34.50%) TDD
5 59 (34.50%) Apache Camel
6 58 (33.92%) SOA
7 56 (32.75%) JSON
7 56 (32.75%) MuleSoft
8 55 (32.16%) Oracle
9 54 (31.58%) XML
10 52 (30.41%) SOAP
10 52 (30.41%) Middleware
11 49 (28.65%) Maven
12 43 (25.15%) Marketing
12 43 (25.15%) Digital Marketing
12 43 (25.15%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (25.15%) REST
13 42 (24.56%) SAP
13 42 (24.56%) Electronics
13 42 (24.56%) Telecoms
13 42 (24.56%) Manufacturing
13 42 (24.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 42 (24.56%) Programme Management
14 39 (22.81%) Jenkins
15 38 (22.22%) Web Services
16 33 (19.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 33 (19.30%) SQL
16 33 (19.30%) Hibernate

Mule
Top Related 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 75 (43.86%) Mule ESB
2 33 (19.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (16.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (12.28%) Tomcat
5 16 (9.36%) Anypoint
5 16 (9.36%) WebSphere
6 11 (6.43%) Apache
6 11 (6.43%) Confluence
7 9 (5.26%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (3.51%) Apache Solr
8 6 (3.51%) CMS
8 6 (3.51%) JBoss
9 5 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.75%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (24.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.34%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.60%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (7.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 12 (7.02%) GitHub
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.17%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.58%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.58%) IaaS
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) HTTP
2 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.75%) FTP
4 2 (1.17%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) AMQP
5 1 (0.58%) DHCP
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.70%) MongoDB
2 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.60%) MySQL
4 9 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.68%) Endeca
6 5 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.75%) Big Data
8 3 (1.75%) QlikView
8 3 (1.75%) Redis
9 2 (1.17%) DataStax
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.58%) DB2
10 1 (0.58%) HBase
10 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 49 (28.65%) Maven
2 39 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.11%) JIRA
4 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.60%) Cucumber
6 11 (6.43%) JUnit
7 10 (5.85%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.68%) Mockito
9 7 (4.09%) Xcode
10 6 (3.51%) EasyMock
10 6 (3.51%) Selenium
10 6 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.92%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (1.17%) Hudson
13 2 (1.17%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.17%) Subversion
General
1 77 (45.03%) Finance
2 43 (25.15%) Marketing
3 42 (24.56%) Electronics
3 42 (24.56%) Manufacturing
3 42 (24.56%) Telecoms
4 28 (16.37%) Banking
5 12 (7.02%) Retail
6 10 (5.85%) Legal
7 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.34%) Law
9 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (76.61%) Developer
2 65 (38.01%) Java Developer
3 35 (20.47%) Integration Developer
4 28 (16.37%) Architect
5 22 (12.87%) SOA Developer
6 16 (9.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Middleware Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Agile Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Java Middleware Developer
8 11 (6.43%) MuleSoft Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.26%) Java Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Integration Specialist
11 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Salesforce Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.34%) Applications Architect
13 4 (2.34%) Integration Architect
13 4 (2.34%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.18%) Spring
2 59 (34.50%) Apache Camel
3 56 (32.75%) JSON
4 54 (31.58%) XML
5 52 (30.41%) Middleware
5 52 (30.41%) SOAP
6 43 (25.15%) REST
7 38 (22.22%) Web Services
8 33 (19.30%) Hibernate
9 31 (18.13%) XSLT
10 28 (16.37%) CSS
11 27 (15.79%) HTML
11 27 (15.79%) Java EE
12 25 (14.62%) J2EE
13 24 (14.04%) JMS
14 23 (13.45%) AngularJS
14 23 (13.45%) RESTful
15 22 (12.87%) JPA
15 22 (12.87%) Swagger
15 22 (12.87%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.34%) PKI
6 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.75%) DataPower
6 3 (1.75%) iPad
6 3 (1.75%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Animation
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 8 (4.68%) Unix
3 7 (4.09%) Android
3 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.51%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.50%) TDD
3 58 (33.92%) SOA
4 43 (25.15%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (25.15%) Digital Marketing
5 42 (24.56%) Programme Management
6 31 (18.13%) MVC
7 27 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (14.04%) E-Commerce
9 21 (12.28%) BDD
10 19 (11.11%) Scrum
11 17 (9.94%) Open Source
12 16 (9.36%) EAI
13 15 (8.77%) Integration Testing
14 14 (8.19%) DevOps
14 14 (8.19%) Microservices
14 14 (8.19%) OO
14 14 (8.19%) SDLC
15 13 (7.60%) UML
16 12 (7.02%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (78.95%) Java
2 33 (19.30%) SQL
3 32 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.04%) XPath
5 7 (4.09%) Apple Swift
5 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.92%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.92%) SOQL
7 5 (2.92%) SOSL
8 3 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) C#
9 1 (0.58%) Korn
9 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.17%) CISA
3 2 (1.17%) CISM
3 2 (1.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.58%) CDISC
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) CloudHub
2 4 (2.34%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.34%) OpenSSO
3 3 (1.75%) MOM
4 2 (1.17%) Kibana
4 2 (1.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (32.75%) MuleSoft
2 55 (32.16%) Oracle
3 42 (24.56%) SAP
4 30 (17.54%) WSO2
5 16 (9.36%) IBM
6 9 (5.26%) Informatica
7 8 (4.68%) ATG
8 7 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.09%) Splunk
8 7 (4.09%) Tealium
9 6 (3.51%) Adobe
9 6 (3.51%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.92%) Demandware
10 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
10 5 (2.92%) VMware
11 4 (2.34%) Apigee
11 4 (2.34%) BEA
11 4 (2.34%) hybris
11 4 (2.34%) Omniture
12 3 (1.75%) Ab Initio
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